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Digital Resources for Families

Links to resources and activities for fun and education at home.

Early Literacy


Early literacy is what children know about reading and writing before they can actually read and write.  Early literacy skills are the roots of reading success -- and it is never too early to plant the seed! 
To explore more Early Literacy information and resources visit the Babies, Toddlers, and Preschoolers Guide.

Digital Library

Anyone with a library card can gain FREE access to the NLPL Digital Library. The links below will lead you to the Digital Library home page. From there, enter your library card number and PIN (last 4 digits of your phone number) and sign-in. Forgot your PIN? Go to

Most of the resources on the Digital Library can be used with an App, available for download at Google Play or the App Store (search Flipster, PressReader, or Libby (for OverDrive).

Centre for Equitable Library Access

CELA (Centre for Equitable Library Acess) provides services to NLPL to support patrons with print, visual, or learning disabilities. Eligible patrons of all ages will find a broad choice of books, magazines and newspapers in accessible formats. Click HERE for more information about CELA, to find out if you qualify and/or to register. 

Teachers looking to support their students with print, visual, or learning disabilities should visit the Educator Access Program to find out more details.