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TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books that teach kids the joy of reading. Just sign in with your Northbrook Library card number! Hundreds of titles are available, including:

  • Picture books with animation and music
  • Early readers with highlighted text
  • Chapter books with suggested reading levels
  • Puzzles & games that complement the selected texts, with lesson plan suggestions for educators
  • Selections in English, French, and Spanish

Tumblebooks for iPad:

  • Sign into TumbleBookLibrary on your iPad and go to the Story Books section
  • Below the "Story Books" heading, tap "Click here for iPad-compatible titles"; iPad books will be sorted for you
  • Click on the "iPad" button to launch the book of your choice
  • Tap the "full screen" button to expand the screen