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Sunnyside Library!

Click on the links below and in the sidebar to access resources for kids, teachers, and families.

Distance Learning Book Resources

Our school library may be closed, but Ramsey County Library is offering special services.

  • A library account providing instant access to electronic resources may be obtained by calling 651-724-6001.

  • Book returns are closed. No returns will be accepted. Due dates for all items have been extended and will not accrue any fees.

  • Books placed on hold may still be checked out through curbside pickup at some branches.

  • Reference, tech help and reader’s advisory services are available by email and phone.


Our students have access to 12,425 eBooks through MackinVIA.

To access the collection, enter:

  • School/Library Name: SUNNYSIDE ELEMENTARY, NEW BRIGHTON (Just start typing "sunnyside," then select our school from the list.)

  • User ID: sunny621

  • Password: readers


Our students have access to 1,463 eBooks and other resources through Tumblebooks.

If prompted to log in, enter:

  • User name: sunny621

  • Password: reads

Free subscriptions and book-related opportunities during the COVID-19 school closures

The world's largest collection of audiobooks. Now, kids of all ages can stream hundreds of free audiobooks across 6 different languages. Totally free. No sign-ups. No personal information required. No strings attached.

Listen to wonderful stories accompanied by beautiful classical music.

This free resource (available all the time!) is an excellent source for conducting research and exploring topics of interest. Click on Student Research to see the databases.

Favorite authors and illustrators share resources for learning anywhere - Spring 2020

Join author and illustrator Mo Willems in his studio to hear about his creative process, to learn to draw like him, and to play games.

Spend some time listening to good books read by astronauts on board the International Space Station.

Click to listen to so many books read by members of the Screen Actors Guild.

Just for Fun!

June Tumblebooks calendar
May 2020 Calendar
April Poem a Day Calendar