Online Databases
Online Resources/Digital Collections
Overdrive - enjoy eBooks and audiobooks.  Be sure to login when using OVERDRIVE as you will not get to see everything available unless you login before searching.
 

BrainFuse HelpNow

Introducing Brainfuse HelpNow! Get free online tutoring with your library card. 

BrainFuse JobNow

Introducing Brainfuse JobNow! Get free online career prep, resume help, interview prep, and much more with your library card.

BrainFuse VetNow

Introducing Brainfuse VetNow! Get free online job and academic assistance for Veterans, and much more with your library card.

 

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.

Just For Kids - Streaming Videos on Demand

Just For Kids has education videos children want to watch, plus songs, games and other interactives that are sure to entertain, educate, and inspire.

Language Databases

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.

Rosetta Stone - The leader in language learning.  You'll find - instruction for thirty languages - core lessons to build reading, writing, speaking and listening skills - focused activities to refine grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, and more - mobile apps to reinforce language on the go.

Help Guide for Rosetta Stone on a computer or app

Research & Reference
HeritageQuest 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 Public Libraries

High Schools (grades 9-12)

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.

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 attorney, 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.

Pictorial search for encyclopedia and reference materials geared to elementary grades.