A strong community is resilient. We band together in tough times and help each other through. Here are some resources to help you during our current challenge!
Digital library materials
Tumblebooks: Free online books! TumbleBooks has generously offered to make several of their digital book collections available for FREE through August 31, 2020.
North Texas Libraries on the Go with rbDigital: WPL's collection of digital magazines and comics. Read online or download the rbDigital app:
NewspaperArchive.com: WPL cardholders may now search Newspaper Archives' vast collection of digital newpapers for free! Click here to go to the login page, where you will have to enter the first five digits of your library card number to gain access to the login link.
eBooks and eAudio (PreK-8)
ABDO Elementary Digital Bookshelf—free access through June 2020
eBooks and eAudio (Grades 5-12)
ABDO Secondary Digital Bookshelf—free access through June 2020
Online Storytimes and Book Readings
#SaveWithStories: videos of celebrities reading children’s books aloud
Education (Preschool and Elementary)
ABDO Zoom Online Research for Beginning Readers (Grades PreK-2) —free access through June 2020
AWE Learning—free printable learning worksheets from AWE, the company that provides our children’s educational computers
City of Weatherford Parks and Recreation: Mission Possible! Complete a list of activities to receive prizes! New activities posted each week.
Education (all ages)
Khan Academy: Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard for students
Ancestry.com has provided access to their Ancestry Library Edition database from home for WPL cardholders. You will need to enter the first five digits of your library card number on this page to access the link to Ancestry Library Edition.
Nextdoor: a free app that connects you with your neighbors online. In many areas, residents who can't or shouldn't leave their homes can find volunteers who would be willing to pick up essential items such as groceries for them.
Internal Revenue Service: Tax payment deadline for 2019 individual income tax extended to July 15, 2020.
Texas DMV: Changes to vehicle registration, titles, and disabled parking placards
Texas DPS: Press release from Texas Governor’s Office regarding waiver of expiration dates and other changes for Texas Driver’s Licenses, ID cards, and CDL
More coming soon!