Ebooks for Teachers


If you have a tablet, ereader, or even a smart phone, you have even more options when it comes to finding the perfect book! Check out these resources:

Some of the books we have in the library are also available in ebook format! You can borrow them on your ipad or on a computer. You can click on the picture above to browse the collection and then log in to your account. See us in the library to get you started!

Download the Follett Shelf apps here:

iPad, iPod, and iPhone            Android

Truman Moon FollettShelf Collection: https://wbb00711.follettshelf.com

Presidential Park FollettShelf Collection: https://wbb17525.follettshelf.com

Maple Hill Elementary FollettShelf Collection: https://wbb05053.follettshelf.com

William A. Carter Elementary FollettShelf Collection: https://wbb09744.follettshelf.com

Monhagan Middle School FollettShelf Collection: https://wbb01133.follettshelf.com/

Twin Towers Middle School FollettShelf Collection: https://wbb01143.follettshelf.com/

Middletown High School Gale Virtual Reference Library

All of the books in this collection may be read by more than one user at a time, allowing the entire building to access different information in the same book. The books we currently have in the collection cover literary criticism, history, nation and world cultures.

NovelNY Gale Virtual Reference Library

These books may also be read by more than one user at a time. Provided by the State of New York, the topics covered by these books include literary criticism, the environment, and education.

Project Gutenberg

This is a group of volunteers who digitize books whose copyright has expired. Many classics and foreign books can be found here and may be read in a variety of formats, depending on what kind of device you are using.

Google Book Project

Researching a topic? Google Books lets you preview or read many books for free! If you love a book, check out the Google Play store to buy the digital ebook copy.

International Children’s Digital Library

Children’s books from many countries.

Thrall Library

Read all about their new ebook system and watch a video on how to use it: http://www.thrall.org/blogs/reference.html#79

New York Public Library (NYPL)

Get your NYPL Library Card! Anyone who lives or works in NY can get a NYPL card for free! 

The NYPL collection for ebooks spans the gamut from downloadable onto an ereader to available through Google.


Interactive, versatile titles that can be used in the classroom or for personal use.

iTunes U

Lectures and discoveries from the country’s top universities as well as the opportunity to create your own lectures (GREAT for flipping the classroom!)


Teaching Books

Fantastic resources and tie-ins for classrooms for specific authors, books, and genres.

Kindle Apps

Download the Kindle app to read ebook purchases from Amazon on your tablet or smartphone.

iPad, iPod, and iPhone                          Android

Nook Apps

Downlaod the Nook app to read ebook purchases from Barnes and Noble on your tablet or smartphone.
iPad, iPod, and iPhone                          Android