Virtual Services For Children

Lightbox Learning offers everything you need to provide blended learning solutions with up-to-date digital books and online activities. Our team has produced thousands of physical books and digital resources that educators can use to create in-person and remote learning strategies quickly and affordably. Educators can select from a variety of print and digital solutions for the classroom and library that span all subject areas, including social studies, math, science, language arts, and sports.

Blackstone Unlimited

Blackstone Unlimited allows you to listen to an unlimited selection of digital audiobooks,
available from your own local library! All you need is a valid library card from a participating
library and you can get started listening right away.

Key Features of Blackstone Unlimited:

-Instant Access, No Restrictions: Bid farewell to holds, waiting lists, and restrictions. Library patrons can now enjoy a world of audiobooks without limits, ensuring a seamless and gratifying reading experience.

-Diverse and Growing Catalog: With an ever-expanding collection, Blackstone Unlimited offers a diverse array of genres and authors, ensuring that libraries can cater to the varied tastes of their patrons.

-Renowned Authors at Your Fingertips: Dive into the captivating narratives of some of the world’s most renowned authors. Blackstone Unlimited brings the works of literary giants directly to library shelves and digital platforms.

Q: What is Booklist?
A: Booklist is a book-review magazine that has been published by the American Library Association for more than 100 years, and is widely viewed as offering the most reliable reviews to help libraries decide what to buy and to help library patrons and students decide what to read, view, or listen to. It comprises two print magazines, an extensive website and database, e-newsletters, webinars, and other resources that support librarians in collection development and readers’ advisory.
Q: What is Booklist Online?
A: Booklist Online is the web version of the Booklist print magazine. It offers free content to non-subscribers including a Review of the Day (a highlighted review we’re featuring), and a generous selection of additional reviews and features written exclusively for Booklist Online. Subscribers also gain access to digital editions of Booklist and the full Booklist Online database, which contains more than 180,000 reviews and thousands of features dating back to 1992 and 8,000 new reviews and related features every year. Much of that content is dynamically linked—review to review, review to feature, and feature to feature.
Boundless makes it easy for the whole family to get involved in reading. Once you download the app or use the web version, you can create user profiles within your account. Sign up all members of your family with teen and kid-friendly experiences!
-Ebooks and audio access
-Streaming videos
-PDF activities as well as video books
-Hit your personal reading goals and earn badges!
-View specially curated carousels and digital content based on reading activity and interests!

-Download the app to your mobile device
– Sign up with your library card number and PIN
– Access you account
– Place holds
– Renew materials

– Checkout ebooks for all ages
– Stream live from your computer or download to a mobile device
– Never have to put items on hold
– 4 checkouts per library card per month
– Checkout ebooks, comics & audiobooks for 21 days, music for 7 days, movies & TV shows for 3 days
– Create an account using your library card number and PIN

Libby, by OverDrive
– Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines to read on your phone or tablet using the Libby app by OverDrive.
– You can even send and read your borrowed ebooks to your Kindle ereader (U.S. only)!
– It’s free and easy to get started for new users and a streamlined experience for current OverDrive app users.
– Learn more at
– If you currently use the legacy OverDrive app and need assistance, visit

Missouri Libraries 2 Go
– eBooks and eAudiobooks for all ages
– eBooks and audiobooks
– Kindle eBooks
– Checkout up to 7 titles
– Checkout titles for up to 21 days
– Checkout using your library card number

Ready to read something new? NoveList K-8 Plus has you covered!
Finding a new book is as simple as 1-2-3.
Log in to NoveList K-8 Plus from your library’s site.
Need help finding NoveList K-8 Plus? Ask your librarian.
Find the “Recommended Reads Lists” located on the left side of the home page.
Choose from any of the hundreds of great books organized by genre and age level.
Whether you’re hungry for a story about starting school, superheroes, or not-so-scary
monsters, our Recommended Reads lists will keep your to-be-read pile filled.

Accelerated Reader Lists for the Chillicothe R-II School District & Bishop Hogan School. You can search for book titles based on authors, topics, or titles of books. Just type what you want to search for in the blank field above and click Search. You will then be able to sort your search results, select book titles to add to your AR BookBag, print a list of your search results, or start a new search. This is a great resource to find reading level and points value for almost every book your child will read!
Book Connections
A collection of 260,000+ digital materials about books for children and teens. This service includes a reader’s advisory tool, resources for homework help and homeschool support, summer reading and diverse book selections, and more.

Professionals/Educators go to and enter their work email. We’ve set up the follow default credentials that anyone can use for anonymous access.

Username: livingstoncountylibrary

Password: showme