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Chester W. Barrows School Library: E-Book Resources

E-Book Resources Available to You and Your Family--For Free!

This year the Cranston Public Schools Library Media Department have become very proactive to make available e-book collections that are free for you to use!  Please explore these resources and let us know how you enjoyed them!


Here is an e-book "scavenger hunt" to help your child explore the subscriptions that we have available this year at Barrows Elementary School.


E-Books at the Cranston Public Library!

Check out the Cranston Public Library!

Click the icon below to see what e-books the Cranston Public Library has available for you!  (You'll need your library card number to borrow/read books this way)

You can also get audio books!  Great for family sharing and reading on the go!

World Book Early World of Learning

World Book On Line's Early World of Learning has a variety of interactive books for your youngest students.  Click on the above icon and explore with your beginning readers!

E-Books Available through the Cranston Public Schools

This is the informational flyer that was sent out to the Cranston Public Schools to facilitate finding and accessing free ebook resources.


Chester Barrows School has a continued subscription to TUMBLEBOOKS for the current year!  Click on the icon above for a wonderful on-line library.  Includes videos, fiction, non-fiction, chapter books.

Welcome to Fable Learning Media!

Chester Barrows School has a continued subscription to Fable Learning Media for the current year. Click on the icon above for a wonderful on-line library with many of your favorite authors.  Student Username is chesterb.  Student password is chesterb  (all lower case for both). Happy Reading... on all of your platforms.  Fable Learning Media can be read on a computer, tablet... whatever device you have.

Welcome to Arbordale's Fun eReader

Mrs. Rose WON a FREE two year school subscription (until 2017!!!)  to this new e-book collection!

It is mostly science and natural science picture books.  Its features include:

auto flip, auto read, selectable English and Spanish text and audio!

Please let me know how you like it!

Click on the icon.  It will take you to the Arbordale Fun EReader Homepage for Chester Barrows School.

It will ask you for a password.

The password is (all lower case):


Click on the icon to explore!

Click here to access Arbordale eBooks

World Book OnLine E-Books

New for this year!  World Books On Line has a growing collection of e-books!  Enjoy these high quality materials on any kind of device!

Click on the icon.  No password required!


Subject Guide

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Sue Rose
Chester W. Barrows School
9 Beachmont Avenue
Cranston, RI 02905

Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg has more than 42,000 free ebooks: epub books and kindle books. You can also download them or read them online. These are free for you to use.

We Give Books

Read books online for FREE!
You can search the library by age range, genre, or author.
If prompted for a login:
username = chesterbarrows
 password = chesterbarrows

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Mrs. Evje of Cranston High School West for creating some of the icons and boxes used in this Guide.