Digital Collections | Research, Reference & Databases
Overdrive – enjoy eBooks, audiobooks and streaming video. Be sure to login when using OVERDRIVE as you will not get to see everything available unless you login before searching. Your best choice for bestsellers though they may have holds lists.
Hoopla allows 5 borrows per card, per month
MOVIES, FULL MUSIC ALBUMS, eBOOKS, eAUDIOBOOKS, TV EPISODES Including ACORN TV full catalog , COMICS and GRAPHIC NOVELS, GREAT COURSES – done as separate episodes
One all-inclusive mobile app or website. The platform is simple, intuitive and free to our patrons. BEST OF ALL? There is NO WAITING for titles, the collection contains more than 650,000 titles and is growing every day!! Streams with AppleTV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, and Chromecast. Audio content can also be used through a Hoopla app on Alexa.
- Borrowed content is available for immediate streaming on a computer or mobile device
- On the digital app, borrowed content can be temporarily downloaded for offline use (yes, you can watch movies and listen to movies and audiobooks while you are traveling!)
- Music albums can be listened in their entirety or shuffled between other checked out albums
- hoopla’s eReader, Action View, is interactive, allowing a comic book to be read panel by panel!
- hoopla has a Kid’s Mode setting, allowing young people access to content geared towards ages 12 and under
K-8 Collection E-books for K-8 students and educators.
eBook High School Collection Designed specifically for high school students and educators.
eBook Cricket Media Collection The collection includes more than 400 titles in e-book format and is suitable for Children grades Pre-K through 8th.
eBook History Collection Collection features more than 17,000 world history e-books to meet the content needs of students in their research. Titles encompass a variety of subjects, including medieval history, history of music, history of science, law in history, history of philosophy, art history, history of technology, history of business and economics, history of religion, military history and more.
Apple App Store link to download app
Google Play link to download app
Amazon Appstore link to download app
Zinio is a electronic newsstand that offers digital downloads of popular magazines. Patrons create accounts and access titles through their local library’s subscription. Magazines can be downloaded onto a patron’s computer and even read offline using mobile apps for IOS and Android devices. Zinio has been merged into RBDigital. Please use the links above to download the app.
Early World of Learning, World Book Online’s early childhood digital resource, is a child’s first encyclopedia, eBook, and introduction to core early concepts. With read-aloud across all functions, the 60 stories in “World of Reading” and “Trek’s Travels” tie learning together through videos, games, and printable activities. Twelve stories are available in both Spanish and English, and the worksheets also offer written instructions in Spanish. Classic songs, nursery rhymes, and fairy tales complete the program, and are often included in the lesson plan for each story.
Research, Reference & Databases
ProQuest has partnered with Ancestry.com to create Ancestry Library Edition, one of the most important genealogical collections available today with unparalleled coverage of the United States and the United Kingdom. Its valuable content is a strong complement to HeritageQuest Online.
HeritageQuest Online Online combines digital, searchable images of U.S. federal census records with the digitized version of the popular ProQuest Genealogy & Local History collection and other valuable content
Universal class offers over 500 courses from photography to physics, from calligraphy to Microsoft Word. CEU certificates available for many courses.
Great for lifelong learning, hobbies and job skills.
Explora provides reliable content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books and works on computers and mobile devices.
Simple search gets you to relevant results including primary source documents, news articles and Associated Press videos.
Also offers topic overview and easy to browse categories by popular topic to enable exploring.
No ads or pop ups, COPPA compliant for schools, offers text to speech for articles, and provides citation help and export to bibliography generators like Easy Bib and Noodle tools.
The most comprehensive and valuable collection of full-text general interest resources. This authoritative general information database is the best place to start any research project.
Over 3400 journals & magazines are indexed and abstracted including 898 peer-reviewed publications.
Rocket Languages is an award-winning interactive online language learning system developed for libraries.
The interactive, comprehensive website allows patrons to learn conversational language at their own pace.
The DRM-free program allows patrons to fully utilize Rocket Language learning by downloading it for easy access on all MP3 compatible devices.
Patrons continue to access their program online until they have completed the course.
Provides adapted material for those learning English with articles that can be read to you, quizzes for vocabulary and comprehension and research materials that are accessible for ESL learners.
NovelistPlus is a tool designed to help readers discover what to read next. It can help you find a book you remember, books in series, and recommend books for all ages from kids to seniors
Find downloadable, fillable forms for basic legal transactions, current to Virginia code. Leases, sales contracts, powers of atterney, etc.
Legal Forms, its publisher Gale Cengage, the Library of Virginia, Virginia Public libraries and their funding bodies assume no liability for actions resulting from the use of these forms.
Job seeking and career exploration. Create a professional resume for downloading or e-mailing, view webinars on interview skills, search for available jobs near you with a connection to Indeed. Take an interest and skills assessment to identify potential career fields.
Interested in the latest news headlines? Looking for something new to read? We’ll get you pointed in the right direction.
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Everything Orange County
Links to Orange County Information.
Residents of Virginia have access to a variety of digital resources to Virginia residents through their local public library. This is made possible with Library Service and Technology funding granted by the Institute of Museum and Library Services administered by the Library of Virginia.