All YPL locations will be closed Sunday, Feb. 12 & Monday, Feb. 13 in observance of Lincoln’s Birthday and Sunday, Feb. 19 & Monday, Feb. 20 in observance of Washington’s Birthday.

Online School Resources

Yonkers Public Library (YPL) is dedicated to providing quality eBooks and online learning resources for Yonkers students for education, enrichment and escape.

The following collections and online resources can be accessed using a YPL library card barcode number and PIN. If you’ve never had a library card we can set up a virtual one for you if you fill out this form. If you need to re-register your account or reset your PIN you can email cardhelp@ypl.org or call 914-375-7953.

If you teach in Yonkers but do not live in the city we encourage you to apply for a YPL Educator Card.

When setting up accounts on many of these services, please choose “Westchester Library System.”

Homework Help and Test Preparation

Tutor.com – Free Live Homework Help – An online tutoring service that connects students to qualified tutors in math, science, social studies, and English via the Internet.  Online tutoring is available everyday from 9 am-10 pm.  Note: Password is your 4-digit library card pin #.
Download the Tutor.com_Instructional Flyer here (PDF)

Learning Express – Students and adult learners can improve their skills required for academic and career success.  Some practice tests include TASC, SAT, PSAT, ACT, and AP. Plus, there are practice sets and tutorials to develop skills in math, reading, writing, and basic sciences.
Download the LearningExpress Library Instructional Flyer here (PDF)

Early Childhood and Elementary Education Resources

Tumblebooks – An online collection of animated, talking picture books, reading comprehension quizzes, educational games, and teacher resources.
App for iPhone & iPad / App for Android  

TumbleBookLibrary (K-6 children’s eBooks)

TumbleMath (K-6 math eBooks)

Kids InfoBits – For students in kindergarten through grade five.  It features a kid-friendly graphic interface with full-text content from elementary reference sources and magazines. Kids InfoBits covers geography, current events, the arts and sciences, people, government, history, and more.

Middle School and High School Education Resources

Biography in Context (in GALENET) – Contains biographies searchable by date of birth, nationality, and more. Note: Yonkers Public Library card needed to access information from home.  

Britannica School – A source for all grades (Pre-K-12) and all reading abilities.  Available at three levels–elementary, middle, and high.

Britannica Academic  – Includes Encyclopedia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools.

General Onefile (in INFOTRAC) – A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily.

Mango Languages– Online language learning designed to teach you conversational abilities in many foreign languages and ESL courses. Now offering language learning through film! Click here for iDevicesClick here for AndroidsNote: You must be a Yonkers Public Library cardholder to access information from home.
Download the Mango Languages_Instructional Flyer here (PDF)

School Center – Offers worksheets, lessons, videos, and more resources for study, test prep, and careers.   

eBooks and Multimedia

Overdrive  – Popular fiction and nonfiction eBooks and eAudiobooks for all age levels. Download the Overdrive Libby App 

Comics Plus – Online digital graphic novels and comics available for free with your library card. Download the App for iPad or the App for Android

Kanopy Kids is being offered free for 30 days.