How to Read, Play, & Learn from Home

Posted on March 30, 2020

WFL’s e-Library has links to downloadable and streaming e-books, magazines, music, movies, audiobooks and more, for adults and children – all available 24/7.  Click here if you need a library card.  

You can reach a librarian Monday through Friday from 9am-8pm Mon-Thurs; 9am-6pm Fri; 10am-3pm Sat through chat or email.

An easy way to learn about some of the most recent e-books that the Wellesley Free Library has to offer is by subscribing to Wowbrary, a weekly newsletter that sends a list of the library’s most recent acquisitions to you directly in an email or RSS feed.  Sign up for your free Wowbrary emails using the 02482 zip code.


PRESS READER: Connecting People through News 

PressReader offers access to 7000 newspapers and magazines in 60 languages using either a computer or mobile app. Find global news from the world’s most reputable journalists and sources, including The Guardian, and The Globe and Mail. Explore magazines on a wide range of topics including art, science, business and history.  Click here for a tutorial on how to use PressReader. 

Ancestry Library access has been temporarily expanded so that library cardholders can work remotely!

The Ancestry Library consists of family history databases, including vital records, census records, ship passenger lists, military records and more.




Watch art films online anytime, anywhere.   Masterclasses, documentaries, interviews, content that can entertain, educate and inform: Artfilms streams thousands of videos from top artists and producers.


PebbleGo is a database for emergent readers providing information on a variety of topics within the scope of Social Studies, Biographies, Animals and Earth & Space. Bright colors, pictures and an easy to navigate design make for a fun, educational experience.


Mango Languages immerses you in real, everyday conversations in 60 different language courses and ESL instruction for speakers of 18 languages.


Tumblebooks is a collection of animated, talking picture books created by adding animation, sound, music and narration to existing picture books in order to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you.

Kids Infobits  targets the research needs of students in Kindergarten through Grade 5 with a developmentally appropriate and visual graphic interface, a subject-based topic tree search and full-text, age-appropriate, curriculum-related content.