COVID-19 update: The library is open 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM Monday, and Tuesday - Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM with restrictions. Curbside service is Monday - Friday 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM. Please check the "Gradual Reopening of the Library" page for more information.
Welcome to your Siloam Springs Public Library Digital Resources page. It is here you will be able to access those links that will allow you to access items to read, listen to, or watch. You will need your library card for some resources. Other sites will let you access them without a card.
Your Library is available 24/7 through the following resources:
Polaris On-line Library Catalog
SSPL Young Adult Instagram
Recorded Books Digital
Recommendations can be made by patrons using the Arkansas Library2Go site for digital items. Search for the title or author. Click on "Recommend to library" under the availability tab. Make sure you recommend the format you want it in (audiobook or ebook). When you recommend the title, it will take you to another page which describes the item you are recommending. If you recommend it again, it will put you on the wait list. There is no guarantee the item will be ordered. You are limited to 3 requests per month.
Digital Resources of the Month
Two or three digital resources will be highlighted every month. Please check these resources out and let us know what you think!
Explore the constitution's text, meaning, and history through interactive videos, podcasts, blogs, and educational resources. Click on the logo to enter the site.
Driving Tests - Arkansas DMV Driver's Handbook & Practice Tests. Click on the logo to enter the site.
Tumble Book Library is a resource for young children. It is available to library card holders through an app. The app can be downloaded for an Android or Apple device. When you login the first time, select Library then enter Country and State and then tap Next. For Library, select Siloam Springs Public Libraryand then enter your library card number without spaces. Include the "P" if it is a part of your library card number.
ABCya! - Use activities, games, and music to learn new concepts and have fun! Try the Christmas Lights in the First Grade Holiday Games and hear what the results are!
GoNoodle - These videos get kids moving to be their strongest, bravest, silliest, smartest, bestest selves! And its an inspiration for parents and adults that work with kids.
KidLit TV - A great site for activities related to books and to learn more about the authors who wrote these books!
Unite for Literacy - Books for children written in English or Spanish and read in many different languages. Includes books being read in Hmong.
Young Adult & Adult Resources
Digital Public LIbrary of America - Discover 36,918,180 images, texts, videos, and sounds from across the United States. This is a great site for educators and students. They have the open bookshelf which is providing summer reading for free.
Duolingo - Learning languages can be fun. Earn points for correct answers, race against the clock, and learn a language in bite-size lessons that are effective!
Exploratorium - This is a site that teaches science through hands-on activities, videos, and story-time books for all ages.
Internet Archive - This is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more. There is also a collection of 1.3 million modern eBooks that may be borrowed by anyone with a free archive.org account.
The Literature Network - This database has over 3500 full books and over 4400 short stories and poems by over 260 authors. Their quotations database has over 8500 quotes, and their quiz system features over 340 quizzes. Perfect for students!
National Constitution Center - Explore the constitution's text, meaning, and history through interactive videos, podcasts, blogs, and educational resources.
National Day Calendar - A calendar of usual and unusual holidays or celebrations for every day of the year.
PBS.org - This is a gateway into PBS KIDS, Food, Arts, Black Culture Connection and Digital Studio. There are also pages for Parents and PBS Teachers. Scroll down to the bottom of the home page under "Our Sites" to gain access to these resources.
Ted-Ed - Stay curious is the mantra of this site. It has links for students, educators, and parents. Videos of different topics and the supporting activities in the "Think, Dig Deeper, and Discuss" sections allow you to gain an in-depth perspective of the topic.
Only in Arkansas
CALS The Encyclopedia of Arkansas
Driving Tests - Arkansas DMV Driver's Handbook & Practice Tests