BOOKS & WRITING
Indiana Writers Center lists links to sites about agents, publishing, scams, technology, writing craft, and more. The group also offers classes and other programs for writers.
National Novel Writing Month started out as a dare to write 50,000 words - a short novel - in November. It now offers free writing resources year-round. It also hosts the Young Writers Program for writers under 18, with special materials for teachers. (Hint: Adults like the workbooks, too.)
NoveList Plus helps you find fiction, nonfiction, and audiobook titles based on a favorite author, title, description, or subject. It's part of EBSCO. Plug in your library card number, and you're set to go.
Online Book Clubs service sends daily emails Monday through Friday featuring a five-minute selection from a chapter of a book.
Project Gutenberg has digitized more than 60,000 books in the public domain.
The kids in your life will flip for animated talking stories in TumbleBooks. Pair stories and tech to make reading even more fun.
TumbleMath uses stories to teach math concepts.
Coming soon: Wowbrary will showcase MPL's new titles. Stay tuned.
More on books
Besides databases, MPL librarians share favorite resources about books on the Parents & Educators links page.