Sora is always OPEN!

Answers to all your questions about checking out ebooks

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Sora is the app for Beaverton School District's digital library with ebooks and audio books available for staff and students to borrow. You can find a link on your school's library page. [Found under the Academics menu on your school website.]

Go forth and READ!!!

Sora App Information

Instructions for connecting Sora to your public library account

Check it out:

  • Users can check out up to three books at a time
  • Check out time is for two weeks
  • Return books when finished so other students can enjoy them
  • If a book is not renewed, the item will automatically return
  • Users can only renew an item if there are no holds on the item

Place a hold:

  • Users can place a hold on up to three books
  • Books on hold get checked out immediately when they're available
  • Check your Sora account regularly to see if a hold has been checked out to you

Browsing with success - Explore Sora!

To find your next great read:

  • Use the "Popular Subjects" links to find a book in your favorite genre (Humor, SciFi, Thriller...)
  • Click on "Collections" for curated lists of books (OBOB, ORCA, Project Lit...)
  • Choose "Available Now" for the most successful browsing experience
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