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Alan Shawn Feinstein Middle School Library : E-Book Resources

Ebook, Audiobook, and Electronic Short Story Resources

  • Yay!! The library is open for the 2023-2024 school year!!

We missed you.... so come in to grab a book, sit and read, take a break, or just say hi!  

If you are unable to visit our school library at this time, there are still many ways for you to keep reading. There are a variety of resources available for you to read or listen to books online.  Scroll down and look at the exciting options!

Follet Shelf - This is our school's collection of E-Books


  • Scroll down and browse the books in the ebook section or use the search box (use the + next to the search box to limit your results to ebooks)
  • If a book is available, you will see two options: Open and Checkout. To preview the book, choose Open. To borrow the book, which will add it to your device, choose Checkout. If you want to read the book, be sure to check it out. If a book is not available, you have the option to place a Hold so you can read it when it is returned.
  • You may check out more than one ebook at a time.


  • Download the Destiny Read app on your smartphone, tablet, or e-reader.
  • Open the app. In the Location box, find Rhode Island.
  • In the Schools box, start typing Alan Shawn Feinstein and you should see ASFMS
  • Log in  ( your log in information is your cov+6 digit student number and your password is cov ) E-mail Mrs. Sefcsik if you have trouble.
  • Your ebooks will appear. Click the 3 lines for the menu options.
  • ebooks will automatically be returned on their due date. You can return an ebook earlier by clicking "Remove."

Exploring Destiny Discover ASFMS eBooks




Check MackinVIA for multi-user simultaneous eBooks.

Once you log in with the information below, click on the Categories tab to search by genre. 

Enter the following information:

School/Library Name: RILINK MS MackinVIA

Username: rilinkms

Password: rilinkms

Short Stories for Middle Schoolers

Penguin House Open License

Penguin Random HouseOpen License

In order to encourage reading and classroom read-aloud experiences, and to support schools and public libraries forced to close by the escalating COVID-19 outbreak, Penguin Random House is permitting teachers, librarians and booksellers to create and share story time and read-aloud videos

E Books at ASFMS

Visit Destiny Discover to access ebooks you can read on your computer, chromebook, tablet, or phone.

Destiny Discover shows all titles in our library collection. Look at the "ebook" and "audiobook" sections to see titles available for digital download. 

**Requires a username and password.


Directions for downloading to a device.

Watch how to explore eBooks

open ebooks

First Book offers thousands of free ebooks geared specifically for middle school readers! The selection is large and easy to browse since it organized by genre. 

Image result for open ebooks icon


How to download the App:
1. Go to the App Store on your device (Apple or Android).
2. Search for “Open eBooks” and follow the instructions to download.
3. Open the app.
4. Agree to any terms and conditions.
5. Enter your code and PIN combination  when prompted.
6. Browse the catalog of books available.
7. Download eBooks of interest to you and enjoy reading! 
8. You can download 10 eBooks at a time. Each eBook will be available for 56 days before it must be renewed.
That’s it! Enjoy!

Libby App tutorial video

E-Books at the Coventry Public Library!

Click the icon below to see what e-books the Coventry Public Library has available for you! (You'll need your library card number to borrow/read books this way. You can apply for a library card online here. eZone will suggest you download the Overdrive App, but I think the Libby app works better.)

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

Ebooks about the Corona Virus

Here is a link to many ebooks about the Corona virus for younger kids in multiple languages. Great to share with families! Thanks to the NYC School Library System for making these available.

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!

World Book Ebooks

Junior Library Guild Free Usage During Covid19 Shutdown


Open access to JLG Books...



High School

user name : JLGHI

password:   JLGFREE

Free Audible!

Read to your child in your home language / International ...

Click the Read Books button.

Click the type of book and language.

Adapted Books Online

Paul V. Sherlock Center 


Free Podcasts

Gale Databases

Gale, a Cengage Company, has posted on their website the following:

"If you're looking for additional digital content to enhance instruction and do not already have access to these resources through your library, district or statewide consortia partner, Gale is proud to provide open access to the below interdisciplinary, curriculum-aligned resources that support online learning from pre-K through undergraduate."

  • Miss Humblebee's Academy is an interactive kindergarten-readiness program that introduces children ages three to six to key concepts in math, science, social studies, language and literacy, art, and music. It’s as challenging as it is fun!
  • Kids InfoBits introduces elementary schoolers to database searching with easy-to-use resources featuring age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics. 
  • Gale In Context: Middle School combines reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and more.
  • Gale In Context: High School supports student papers, projects, and presentations while empowering the development of critical thinking and problem-solving skills with content aligned to national and state curriculum standards

Authors Allowing On Line Reading of their Books

  • Storyline On-Line  (Picture Books read by Screen Actor Guild members)

  • Operation Storytime Search #operationstorytime on YouTube or twitter for authors reading their favorite books. Make sure you use the # or you will find some things you were not looking for.

  • Kate Messner Ranger in Time. Ms.Messner will be reading her book Ranger in  Time starting on Thursday March 19,2020. Please click here for the link.