DELAWARE COUNTY, Pa. (CBS) – A new app is keeping Ridley High School students connected to the library during remote learning. Through the “Sora” app, students can now borrow from the school’s collection of e-books and audiobooks, as well as Delaware County libraries’ digital collection.United States FDA Authorizes Pfizer's COVID-19 Vaccine For Use In Children Ages 12-15
Officials say the partnership will allow students to have expanded access to books for assignments and some to just read for fun.READ MORE: Community Recalls Memories At Historic St. Leo's Church In Tacony As Fire Crews Work To Determine What Caused Blaze
“We had an opportunity to give our students access to all of the K through 12 materials through the Delaware County libraries without the need for an additional sign-in or public library card,” Ridley High School librarian Amy Pickett said.
“There is a big need for it. The pandemic has even increased that need by a lot. We’re on par for circulating 75,000 e-books and audiobooks this year,” Delaware County Libraries Youth Services Coordinator Cheri Crow said.MORE NEWS: Expect Gas Prices To Tick Up Even More In Philadelphia Area After Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Attack, AAA Says
The county library is now working with eight school districts.