Online Resources

Available Through Your Library

  • Kanopy - Stream thoughtfully curated independent, award-winning and popular films for all ages to your computer, tablet, smartphone or Roku. New films are added every month.
  • Beanstack - This service makes it easy to earn virtual badges, tickets for drawings, and real-world prizes by keeping track of your reading and participation in activities. Readers can also post book reviews. All ages can register in seconds as individuals, a family, or classroom. Download the app for your android or apple device or use a web browser.
  • Universal Class - Continue your lifelong learning with over 500 courses in a wide variety of topics for academic, career, and personal development.
  • Pronunciator Language Instruction - Learn any of 80 languages, including English, in any of 50 languages. Use with most browsers and mobile devices.
  • Rocket Languages - Learn another language with interactive audio conversations, language and culture lessons, reinforcement activities, and much more.
  • Hoopla - Read ebooks and comics on your phone or tablet. Choose from more than 150,000 popular and classic titles for all ages.
  • Learning Express Test Preparation - Elementary to grad school, careers & citizenship. Find the practice tests here!
  • Find It Virginia - Find It Virginia is a carefully curated selection of authoritative databases, online learning products, and digital reading content (both text and audio) for Virginians of all ages.
  • Gale Presents: Peterson's Career Prep - Create a resume and cover letter, discover a new career based on your interests, find tips and interview simulations, and search for jobs all in one place.
  • Gale LegalForms - Download legal documents such as estate planning, divorce, landlord/tenant, power of attorney, and much more.
  • Kids InfoBits - Explore interesting topics like sports, technology, and science in kid-friendly format.
  • World Book Early World of Learning - Kids will find a number of resources for early readers, including fun facts, stories, videos, educational games and printable activities.
  • Daily Press - (Subject search 1989-current) Local issues, events, and obituaries
  • Daily Press Digital Microfilm - (Exact date required)
  • Access America's News - Information on almost any topic!
  • EBSCO Databases
    All you need is your library card to access EBSCO's powerful search tools, including MasterFILE Complete, Novelist, and Explora.
  • Explora
    Use Explora to research high quality content organized in easy to browse categories.
  • Novelist
    Not sure what to read next? Use Novelist to get recommendations!
  • Ancestry for Virginians
    Use this to learn more about your Virginia ancestors! Our Special Collections department in the Main Library offers the full Ancestry subscription.

Online subscriptions