Accelerated Reader

  1. Follow this link to Accelerated Reader:
  2. Sign in with your student log-in and the AR password abc
  3. Select the Accelerated Reader orange icon
  4. Search for the book, either by title or quiz number. (Double check that the correct title and author comes up before you start the quiz!)
  5. Select ‘Read Independently’
  6. Start the Quiz – good luck!

You must use the above link, Googling “Accelerated Reader” won’t work.

To check whether a book you have at home or have found online has an Accelerated Reader quiz, click here:

If it doesn’t have a quiz, why not write a book review instead?

Accelerated Reader Articles
When logged in to Accelerated Reader you can also click the other orange icon “Accelerated Reader Articles” to read and quiz on non-fiction articles on a range of topics. New articles on the main page, or you can choose a topic you’re interested in. When you’ve found one you want to read, click “Read & Quiz”.

To visit The Hurlingham Library online, click the link below:


Free Books Online

Below are some websites where you can get ebooks and audiobooks for free.

Hammersmith and Fulham library
(or whichever library service is local to you)

Library customers can download books, magazines, newspapers, audiobooks and comics free online.

You will need a valid library card to use the service. You can browse, borrow and return eBooks via the Cloud Library website in a browser but will need to use the Cloud Library app to download and read them.

If you’re not already a member you can sign up online for free:

RBdigital combines eMagazines, eAudiobooks and eComics in a single app, which is available to install from your device’s app store. Wide range of eAudiobooks, eMagazines and eComics to choose from on the app. You can listen/read them on your smartphone or tablet for free.


Download and listen to audiobooks, free while schools are closed

Solomon Kingsnorth
Free books in PDF, Word and audiobook format

Free books in PDF, Word and audiobook format 

Many books
50,000 free ebooks - arranged by genre

Open Library
Online library catalogue with many e-books available to borrow or read online for free. This website has lots of good books available but they can be hard to find - try searching the title of something you’d like to read.


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