NYC Students can access digital books FREE
Meet Sora, the student reading app.
Sora is the quickest and easiest way to read digital books. NYC students grades K-12 can log in using school credentials and instantly access hundreds of ebooks and audiobooks on virtually any device, for FREE.
New York City Department of Education’s ebook and audiobook collection is available 24/7. Get started with just a tap.
Using Sora is easy!
or download the app
Use setup code: NYCSCHOOLS
Sign in with your student ID
Sora Quick Tips for Students
Read, Listen or Read-along
Different types of books (ebooks, audiobooks or read-alongs) are available for all ages and reading levels!
Read in 20+ languages
Use Sora in 10 languages including English, Spanish, French, Chinese & more. Some books are also available to read in over 20 languages!
Read for long periods of time, finish a book, or borrow different types of books and you’ll earn badges and bragging rights!
Define, Highlight & Take Notes
Hold, drag & highlight text to make notes & define words. You’ll be able to export to PDF, Google Docs, & more.
Mosaic Reading Collections
Reading lists created for each grade level
Bonus: Connect to Public Libraries
In addition to ebooks and audiobooks available from the NYCDOE school collection, Sora allows students to:
- Access thousands of age-appropriate digital books in all subject areas
- Read books in more than 20 languages
Using your NYCDOE student login, you can borrow books from the Queens Public Library with Public Library CONNECT.
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