Lexia is an online program designed to help improve reading skills – offered FREE to Fingal Library members. With Lexia, users get to practice and develop the skills that make a successful reader, including fluency, vocabulary and comprehension. The programs have been proven to accelerate progress and close the reading gap so that personalised learning can be achieved. They are also designed in a way which enables learners to use the program at school, in the library and at home.

There are two versions of Lexia available to our members:

Lexia Core 5 is suitable for use by primary school pupils, while the Lexia Power Up literacy program is suitable for secondary school students and adults.

Access: Please email lexia@fingal.ie to sign up. Join the library here.

LOTE4Kids – eBooks and Language Learning

LOTE4Kids  is an online database of digital picture books in World Languages that allows children to enjoy the magic of books in LOTE (Languages Other Than English)– all offered FREE to members of Fingal Libraries. Each book also comes with English translations to help develop multilingual reading and listening skills. Kids can also watch a selection of English-only books with Australian, US and UK accents.

LOTE4Kids has 1500+ digital picture books in 50+ languages,
with new books and languages released each month, so there’s always new content to enjoy!

On your browser: Simply follow the link  https://bit.ly/LOTEFingal, enter your library card number and click “Submit Query”.

On your mobile device: Download the LOTE4Kids app from your app store (Google Play) (iTunes), search for “Fingal” when prompted for a library, then enter your library account details.

Access: Join the library here.

Touch-type Read and Spell – Online Learning 

TTRS is a multisensory online course available FREE to Fingal Library members that teaches touch-typing to help children and adults improve their reading and spelling skills. It is a highly accessible typing program whereby students learn to touch-type whilst simultaneously developing spelling, decoding, and sight-reading skills. TTRS provides step-by-step tuition with feedback and scores, so you can learn at your own pace. Suitable for home-schooling families and those with learning difficulties, dyslexia, dyspraxia, ASD, ADHD, working memory and processing weakness.

On your browser: Simply register by emailing your name and library card number to library.eservices@fingal.ie .

Access: Join the libraryhere.

TumbleBooks & Tumble Math – eBooks, eGraphic Novels & Online Learning

Tumble Book Library is a curated database of over 1,100 children’s e-books. Items are always available – with no wait list – and can be accessed simultaneously by any number of readers, making them the ideal choice for school classes or book clubs. Tumble Book Library is the perfect complement to building children’s literacy and technology skills, and it includes educational resources for teachers. Happy tumbling!

Content includes:

  • Animated talking picture books
  • Read-along chapter books
  • Graphic novels
  • National Geographic videos
  • Nonfiction books
  • Books in Spanish and French
  • Puzzles and games

On your browser: Simply follow the link (we recommend Chrome) https://bit.ly/FingalTumbleBook

On your mobile device: Download the TumbleBooks app from your app store (Google Play) (iTunes), select “Library” and “Country”, choose “Fingal Libraries” when prompted for your library service, then register with your library card number.

Access: Join the library here.

Tumble Math is the most comprehensive collection of maths picture books you will find anywhere. All are in the amazing TumbleBook format, complete with animation and narration, so the collection is the most effective way to teach maths concepts. Tumble Math also has thousands of fun quizzes, making leaning maths fun! Books are always available – with no wait list – and can be accessed by any number of users, so they are perfect for teachers and classes. Happy tumbling!

On your browser: Simply follow the link (we recommend Chrome) https://bit.ly/FingalTumbleMath

Access: Join the library here.

Universal Class – Online Learning

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