Warsaw Schools students can access and read or listen to digital ebooks or audiobooks using the Overdrive App Sora with Chromebooks or your own personal device. Our library of FREE books is large and growing!!
Steps to access great books on Sora --
- Open soraapp.com on your Chromebook or load and open the Sora App on your personal device.
- Find Genesee Valley BOCES in list of schools
- On the Genesee Valley BOCES drop down, choose Warsaw Central School District
- Student ID numbers will begin with a zero followed by your four digit student ID. If student ID is 5555, the Sora ID will be 05555
- Adult faculty, staff, or administrators who would like access, please contact Mr Lloyd for an ID.
- Choose from a large and growing library of content!!
- If you would like access to a book that is not listed, contact Mr Lloyd to request purchase. Some books can be added withink a few days.
Readers do not need a user name or password to access titles provided by JLG through this special access point. Readers do not need a user name or password to access titles provided by JLG through this special access point, on left side under the heading "FREE access to our JLG Digital online reading platform!" Titles are broken down between elementary, middle, and high school levels with additional instructions oncefor each level.
Available titles are limited and only a small amount are great reads, but some are very good and the good news is that there are no limits to the number of users who can access titles at any given time so we can all read the same book at the same time!
BOCES has acquired a free trial of Comics Plus Library Edition. Content includes thousands of titles and series for elementary, middle school, and high school students from Disney Princess, Toy Story, Angry Birds, Big Nate and Bone to a large selection of manga titles by publishers including Dark Horse, Tokyo Pop, Viz Media.
The subscription is broken down into three distinct age groups according to content. Please consult with family members and care givers for permission to access titles outside of your prescribed collection.
Tumble Books has lots of E-resources for Elementary and Middle School students including high quality and popular fiction and nonfiction print books, picture books, childrens's books, read-alongs, and graphic novels, all in e-book format.
Access is usually available with our WCSD Databases but during this unusual season is available with direct log-in through the Warsaw Public Library. Check out all of the great content and thank a librarian later!
If you have a public library card you have access to free ebooks and audiobooks. Check it out!!
To access OWWL2Go for e-books and e-audio books, you will need your library card number and your pin/password, which is the last 4 digits of the phone number the library has on file in your record. If this does not work, and you need to reset your pin/password, you can send a password reset request to this link.
If books you want are not available, place a hold on the wait list. Unfortunately if your card is not updated in the library files or if there are excessive overdue fines, OWWL2Go may not be available.
Free audiobooks from Audible during Coronavirus quarantine!
The subscription audiobook service, Audible, has made some content available for free during the Coronavirus lock in. There is a lot of public domain (older) content and some Audible originals but also an assortment of popular content. It is certainly worth checking out! Take a look. -- stories.audible.com/start-listen
Older students and big readers (or aspiring writers) may want to check out Wattpad
Wattpad are unpublished stories written by authors of all kinds. Some are edited, improved, and of very high quality while others are available only in draft form. Multiple published authors in recent years have found there way via Wattpad and so it is recommended both as a place to find fun new stories to read, but also as a place to post stories you have written or are writing for others to read and to comment upon.
Elementary teachers or families can sign up for GetEpic.com