LDND InfoCenter

Early Learning by World Book

World Book Early Learning

What Is It?

Early Learning Introduction Video

Early Learning by World Book is an immersive early childhood digital resource for young learners eager to explore information about the world around them.  The device agnostic site features content organized by topic of interest and relevance to these young learners, from Dinosaurs to Tough Trucks and includes 12 stories in Spanish as well as English.  Short bursts of content supports micro-learning, and read-aloud with word-by-word highlighting makes the content accessible to all children as they learn their colors, numbers, and more while having fun.  Classic songs, nursery rhymes, and fairy tales complete the program, and are often included in the lesson plans and other educational materials available in the For Grownups section for educators.

How Do Patrons Access It?

    • Links:
        • Each library has a specific URL for statistical purposes.
        • Your account number and unique URL are found here: Early Learning sub accounts.

Training Support?

Marketing Support?

    • Graphics 
        • To use this graphic for Early Learning on your website, cut and paste the following HTML into your webpages.  Remember to add your subaccount (subacct) number.
        • <a href=”https://www.worldbookonline.com/ewol/home?subacct=”><img src=”https://www.worldbookonline.com/assets/admin-asset/widgets/worldbook_ewol.gif” alt=”Early Learning” border=”0″ /></a>
    • Social Media

Technical Support?

    • Download a MARC record
        • MARC records for all World Book Online products are available from the MARC records page on the World Book Training Guide.  
        • Click to add MARC records to your collection.
            • Records must be edited to reflect the sub-account number in the base URL of each 856 field.
        • Please note that this download includes both a record of the online resource itself as well as records for the individual stories.
    • General Support
      • E-mail: wboltech@worldbook.com
      • Phone: 800-338-8382 — Please include your name, the library name, account #, a phone number, and a detailed description of your question, concern, or comment.
      • For account #, please use your library’s subaccount (subacct) number.
      • Request in-person training: Laura.brawley@worldbook.com or (804) 839-0042


  1. Please request stat reports from Barry Trott, barry.trott@lva.virginia.gov or Nan Carmack, nan.carmack@lva.virginia.gov

This site is made possible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services. It is managed by the The Library of Virginia Library Development and Networking Division.