Digital Resources

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Welcome to your Siloam Springs Public Library Digital Resources page. It is here you will be able to access those links that will allow you to access items to read, listen to, or watch. You will need your library card for some resources. Other sites will let you access them without a card.

Your Library is available 24/7 through the following resources:

SSPL Facebook

SSPL Facebook Link

SSPL Blog

Siloam Springs Public Library Blog

Polaris On-line Library Catalog

Polaris On-line Catalog Link

SSPL Young Adult Instagram

This is the link to the Young Adult Instagram social media site

Arkansas Library2Go

Arkansas Library2Go Link

Recorded Books Digital

Recorded Books Link

Universal Class

Universal Class Link

Recommendations can be made by patrons using the Arkansas Library2Go site for digital items. Search for the title or author. Click on "Recommend to library" under the availability tab. Make sure you recommend the format you want it in (audiobook or ebook). When you recommend the title, it will take you to another page which describes the item you are recommending. If you recommend it again, it will put you on the wait list. There is no guarantee the item will be ordered. You are limited to 3 requests per month. 


Digital Resources of the Month

Two or three digital resources will be highlighted every month. Please check these resources out and let us know what you think!

National Constitution Center Logo Opens in new window

Explore the constitution's text, meaning, and history through interactive videos, podcasts, blogs, and educational resources. Click on the logo to enter the site. 

.Arkansas Department of Motor Vehicle practice tests and Arkansas driver's license guide Opens in new window

Driving Tests - Arkansas DMV Driver's Handbook & Practice Tests. Click on the logo to enter the site.


Children's Resources

TumbleBooks - ebooks for eKids! webpage

Tumble Book Library is a resource for young children. It is available to library card holders through an app. The app can be downloaded for an Android or Apple device. When you login the first time, select Library then enter Country and State and then tap Next. For Library, select Siloam Springs Public Library and then enter your library card number without spaces. Include the "P" if it is a part of your library card number.

ABCya! - Use activities, games, and music to learn new concepts and have fun! Try the Christmas Lights in the First Grade Holiday Games and hear what the results are!

GoNoodle - These videos get kids moving to be their strongest, bravest, silliest, smartest, bestest selves! And its an inspiration for parents and adults that work with kids.

International Children’s Digital Library - This is a collection of books representing outstanding historical and contemporary books from throughout the world. (20 languages are represented.) 

Jack Hartmann Kids Music Channel - You Tube - An excellent site for preschool children. Learn the alphabet, numbers, signing, holidays, etc.

KidLit TV - A great site for activities related to books and to learn more about the authors who wrote these books!

Unite for Literacy - Books for children written in English or Spanish and read in many different languages. Includes books being read in Hmong.

Young Adult & Adult Resources

Digital Public LIbrary of America - Discover 36,918,180 images, texts, videos, and sounds from across the United States. This is a great site for educators and students. They have the open bookshelf which is providing summer reading for free.

Duolingo - Learning languages can be fun. Earn points for correct answers, race against the clock, and learn a language in bite-size lessons that are effective!  

Exploratorium - This is a site that teaches science through hands-on activities, videos, and story-time books for all ages.

Internet Archive - This is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more. There is also a collection of 1.3 million modern eBooks that may be borrowed by anyone with a free archive.org account.

The Literature Network - This database has over 3500 full books and over 4400 short stories and poems by over 260 authors. Their quotations database has over 8500 quotes, and their quiz system features over 340 quizzes. Perfect for students!

National Constitution Center - Explore the constitution's text, meaning, and history through interactive videos, podcasts, blogs, and educational resources.

National Day Calendar - A calendar of usual and unusual holidays or celebrations for every day of the year.

PBS.org - This is a gateway into PBS KIDS, Food, Arts, Black Culture Connection and Digital Studio. There are also pages for Parents and PBS Teachers. Scroll down to the bottom of the home page  under "Our Sites" to gain access to these resources.

Ted-Ed -  Stay curious is the mantra of this site. It has links for students, educators, and parents. Videos of different topics and the supporting activities in the "Think, Dig Deeper, and Discuss" sections allow you to gain an in-depth perspective of the topic. 


Arkansas Resources

Only in Arkansas

Only in Arkansas weekly paper

CALS The Encyclopedia of Arkansas

Central Arkansas Library System The Encyclopedia of Arkansas

Driving Tests - Arkansas DMV Driver's Handbook & Practice Tests

Arkansas Department of Motor Vehicle practice tests and Arkansas driver's license guide

Arkansas State Library Traveler Database

Arkansas State Library Database Traveler Logo