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What is Playaway View®?

Morton Public Library was honored to receive $1,100 toward the purchase of  Playaway View® portable video devices & travel DVDs for preschool and elementary school children from the Morton Community Foundation in 2012. Our collection continues to grow. 

What are they? Education meets entertainment with the first self-playing, pre-loaded, all-in-one video player, exclusive to libraries. Playaway View® is pre-loaded with multiple videos, offering the best in award-winning programs, popular television episodes, animated picture books and curriculum based learning. Kids will love the content and parents will approve. This unique device is not available in the consumer marketplace.

Visit our display in the Children's area or ask a librarian for more information.

 Playaway View® is: 

  • Portable
    Includes a head-phone jack and speakers
  • Convenient
    Pre-loaded content; no internet or downloads needed
  • Durable and Scratch-Resistant
    Made with kids in mind
  • Multiple Videos
    Each View holds hours of great content
  • Chargeable
    Simply use the included standard AC Adaptor

Some sample titles are:

Caps for Sale and Other Storybook Classics
Dinosaur Train - Ocean Adventures!
Liberty's Kids - Revolutionary Beginnings
New Classics from Annick Press
American History: Things You Should Know
Be a Scientist!
Draw Me A Story: Cinderella and Other Classic Tales. 

Each Playaway View® has multiple stories on each device.