The Hannibal Free Public Library is excited to offer this new service to our patrons. Please stop by either Library Desk and present you valid library card to receive your login. This resource is for library and home online use only.
The TumbleBookLibrary is a collection of TumbleBooks (animated, talking picture books). TumbleBooks are created from existing picture books which we have licensed from children's book publishers and converted to the TumbleBook format.
You may want to explore the site by checking out all the books, games and features. Our catalogue has book descriptions, book reviews, and author/illustrator/publisher information. You can view a TumbleBook by clicking on the ‘View Online” button or on the cover of the book. There are a number ways you can access a book:
your favorite title(s) to the My
Favorites section for easy access
any time. This feature is cookied onto
Our online search allows you to search by title, author, publisher, and language. In addition, you can search by reading levels: in both Automatic and Manual modes.
TumbleBooks are designed to be experienced in either automatic or manual mode. In automatic mode, the pages turn by themselves and are narrated; in manual mode, the narration is turned off and users turn the pages at their own speed.
Users can use the pause button to stop the story at any time in order to practice story prediction, interpret pictures, discuss new vocabulary words, empathize with a character, discuss possible consequences of actions, encourage problem solving, or provide historical, geographical, or other perspectives.
This feature allows you to click on a book to hear a sentence repeated, or click on a vocabulary word in order to hear it pronounced.
Each title has recommended reading levels for both automatic and manual modes. Click on the reading level to see other books at the same level.
The TumblePuzzles and TumbleGames are great educational tools.
Our Language Learning section has a growing collection of books in Spanish and French.
en Español/ en Français:
Our drop down menu on the top right hand corner of the site allows you to view the entire site in Spanish or French.