Idabel Public Library Temporarily Closed

The City of Idabel is replacing all of the AC units at the Idabel Public Library. Due to this renovation, the library will be closed from Friday, July 12th, through Monday, July 15th. We anticipate reopening on Tuesday.

Read It!

Read it

Specialized Content to Support English Language Learners

Read It! helps English Language Learners (ELLs) succeed academically and in everyday life by providing resources such as:

  • Content that supports English-language reading proficiency and comprehension as well as general literacy, research, note-taking and academic writing
  • Customized articles and practice quizzes to support ELL success and promote reading comprehension across a variety of school and life skill subject areas
  • Links to related articles leading students to further content that increases topic comprehension
  • Licensed content from leading ELL publishers including Capstone Press and Cricket Media
  • Illustrations, images and diagrams to support understanding
  • Research guides and worksheets
  • The American Heritage Children’s Dictionary

Features & Functionality Include: 

  • Intuitive interface navigation — Users can easily browse content by categories and subcategories
  • "Read Out Loud" text-to-speech tool that enables students to highlight and listen to text at various speeds
  • Lexile Measures to indicate a text's level of reading difficulty
  • Translation tool that allows students to translate into 35 languages to assist their learning and check their work

Subjects Covered:

  • Science
  • Math
  • History
  • Literature
  • Civics
  • Culture
  • Life skills

New and Updated Topics Include:

  • Autism
  • Black Lives Matter
  • Bureau of the Census
  • Digital Natives
  • Ethics
  • School Bullying