myON And Other Digital Reading Resources for Kids

May 31, 2012 at 12:06 pm


Every Hillsborough County Public School student now has access to myON, an online digital book platform created by Capstone Publishing containing books for students in grades K-8.  Like Tumblebooks, these books can be read directly online rather than having to be downloaded or checked out.

If your student has forgotten how to login to myON, please help them to follow the steps below:

  1. Go to the myON website.  You can find a link to myON on our website using the following path:  Just For Kids > Reading & Books > Books & Stories Online > myON Reader.
  2. Click “Login Now” at the bottom of the screen
  3. Type in the child’s School Name
  4. Type in the child’s Username: (their seven digit student number/lunch number)
  5. Type in the child’s Password: birth date month and year (Example: July 2005 = 072005)

When visiting the library, this site can be reached from all Just for Kids computers in addtion to any regular internet-access computers. If you have any trouble logging in, please see a librarian for assistance, we are happy to help.

If you are looking for more online reading opportunities for kids, try some of the other resources we link to from our website:

International Children’s Digital Library: A collection of books that represents outstanding historical and contemporary books from throughout the world.  Includes stories in over fifteen languages!

Children’s Books Forever: Free, scanned children’s books that can be used on SmartBoard, PowerPoint or overhead projectors.

American Folklore: Retellings of folktales, myths, legends, fairy tales, superstitions, weatherlore, and ghost stories from all over the Americas.

StoryPlace: The Children’s Digital Library: This site, voted a Great Website for Kids by the American Library Association, is hosted by the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library and includes stories and activities for children young and old.

Starfall: Scientific, research-based reading materials and activities modeled on the “Big Five” focus areas recommended by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development: phonemic awareness, systematic phonics, vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension.

For more information about these and other FREE resources available @ your library®, call (813) 273-3652 or visit http://www.hcplc.org/.

Happy Reading!

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