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Bancroft Public Library offers a rich selection of digital resources that encompass career planning, newspapers, science journals, eBooks, audio-books, trades, health and so much more. Our databases are available through the library's web site 24/7 from the library, home, school or work.

You will need your library card number to access them.




With millions of checkouts and desktop installations, OverDrive provides the leading download service for libraries. Our support for PC, Mac®, iPod®, Zune®, Sony® Reader™, nook™, and thousands of other mobile devices makes our library platform the most compatible library download service. We also offer the largest collection of audiobooks, eBooks, music, and video for the library – all available on a single website for browsing, checking out, and downloading.
Use in Library or Outside Library (requires Bancroft Public Library card)

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TumbleBookCloud junior is a collection of videos and chapter books in categories which include: Ebooks, Read-Alongs, Graphic Novels, Videos (from National Geographic!), and Audio Books suitable for elementary grades.Our books feature adjustable text sizes, full narration, and a read-along function which highlights text as it is read. These features make TumbleBookCloud a great tool for reluctant readers and ESL students. Plus, all these options can be switched to manual so readers can read at their own pace. Teachers can take advantage of lesson plans and quizzes that accompany the books.

Use in Library or Outside Library


TumbleBookLibrary ( is an online collection of ebooks for children in grades K-6 (approximately). Existing children's books are licensed for use then animated using the existing illustrations and adding audio narration. The collection includes old time favorites such as The Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch, Diary of a Worm, How I Became a Pirate, Miss Malarkey Doesn't Live in Room 10, One Duck Stuck, as well as favourite fairy tales such as Jack and the Beanstalk and Old Mother Hubbard.
Use in Library or Outside Library




Ancestry Library Edition - Access available only on computers at your local library. Ask your librarian for details.
Use inside the Library Only




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