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.
  • Universal Class - Continue your lifelong learning with over 500 courses in a wide variety of topics for academic, career, and personal development.
  • RBdigital - *Note: Access to this service will end on Sept. 30; it will be replaced by Overdrive at a future date. Enjoy audiobooks online or on your phone. Get eAudio titles from major publishing houses along with exclusive eAudio titles produced by Recorded Books and narrated by professional, award-winning actors. Download the RBdigital app to listen on your phone or tablet. Also read magazines for free using the app.
  • 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 - E-Books; newer & popular titles. The library system's e-book provider replaces OverDrive.
  • 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.
  • Career Transitions- 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.
    • On September 30, Career Transitions will be replaced by Gale Presents: Peterson's Career Prep. If you have created a resume in Career Transitions, please download and save it before that date.
  • 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