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Daniel D. Waterman School Library: E-Book Resources

Ebook Collections

The Cranston Public Schools Library Media Department has been 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!

Storyline Online

Famous actors read some of your favorite stories.

NOOK Online Storytime

Click the image above for Barnes and Noble's Storytime now on YouTube.

Oxford Owl

Click on the image above to access the Oxford Owl's free ebook library.

World Book ebooks for K-2

World Book Online's Early World of Learning has a variety of interactive books for the youngest students.

Click on the above icon and explore with beginning readers!

ABDO Digital Books!

Abdo Digital Bookshelf online digital library

This is new, free and temporary due to our current distance learning situation.

Click the icon.  You will find books for all grade levels.


Audible is free during our virtual learning. 

Audio Book Cloud

Audio Book Cloud is another audio book company currently free of charge.

E-Books at 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 the family and reading on the go!

Thanks and Acknowledgements

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

Follet Shelf

Click the icon above and scroll down to the ebook banner to check out the ebooks available through the library catalog (RICAT). You'll need your user name (CRAlunchnumber) and password (lunchnumber).


Click on the icon above for an online library that includes picture books, chapter books, early readers, and nonfiction. Many of the books include narration.

Biblioteca Tumblebook

Books in Spanish

World Book ebooks Grades 3+

World Book Online has a growing collection of nonfiction e-books that can be read on any device.

Click on the icon. No password required!

Big Timber Media ebooks

Fiction, Nonfiction, Early Literacy

Explore animals, careers, sports, geography, biographies and more.