County Library Expands Digital Offerings

County Library Expands Digital Offerings

Reinforcing National Library Week 2020’s slogan, “Find Your Way at the Library,” partners of the Ocean County Library have expanded free online resources. That means extra helping hands for students and teachers during the COVID-19 social distancing period.

Newly available for a limited time through EBSCO and its trusted affiliates at the Ocean County Library website are study packets of numerous subjects for various age ranges; EBSCO eBooks eClassics for young adults; lesson plans; Google Classroom tutorials; abstracting and indexing databases; Cricket Media Magazines with teacher guides; and much more.

Available free through June 30 are EBSCO Learning Express resources for the College Admissions Test and GED exam in match, sciences, social studies, history, literature, and civics.

Other features are a Hogwarts Digital Escape Room for Harry Potter fans; art therapy for all ages; Mo Willems’s Lunch Doodles; beginners’ touch-typing lessons; and daily family workouts by Australian body builder Joe Wicks.

In addition, through May 31, valid OCL card holders have access to expanded free databases of World Book Online. Extra limited-time resources include eBooks, Activity Corner, Dramatic Learning, Science Power and Social Studies Power, along with mainstays World Book, Online Advanced, Early Learning, Student and WB en Español.

Explore the full range of online services, free with your Ocean County Library card, by visiting