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Acorn TV Movies & TV Library Card Required.

Acorn TV has ended their agreement with OverDrive and will no longer be offering their direct services to libraries through any platform after May 14, 2021. A number of your favorite Acorn TV programs remain available as DVDs through our physical catalog, opens a new window and as Instant Borrows through hoopla, opens a new window

We continue to remain in touch with Acorn TV, hoopla and OverDrive, and when available, will share any updates on your ability to access their services directly.



Ancestry Library Edition Library Card Required.

Trace your family history using historical records including census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more.

  • Special at-home access to this resource is available through December 31, 2021. (Normally you must visit a library location to use Ancestry Library Edition.)
  • The Library Edition of Ancestry does not include all the features available for purchase by individual home users.
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ArtistWorks Library Card Required.

ArtistWorks is now accessible through OverDrive with Libby. Access through the app or your web browser - click here to find out how.

Learn to play an instrument, sing, or draw with self-paced video lessons from professional musicians and artists. ArtistWorks lessons are suitable for all ages, and beginner to intermediate skill levels.

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AtoZ Maps Online Maps Library Card Required.

A to Z Maps Online is the world’s largest collection of royalty-free, downloadable maps for schools. Students, teachers, and administrators can use their more than 60,000 maps for school reports, lesson plans, and personal research projects.


AtoZ World Culture Encyclopedias

A to Z World Culture is an online database of information about the culture, language, history, food, religion, and much more, for 175 countries.


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BookFlix: Video Storybooks Library Card Required.

Read along with classic video storybooks paired with related nonfiction books, then try games and activities to show what you’ve learned.

  • Grade level: Preschool – grade 3


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Career Cruising Library Card Required.

Career Cruising provides assessments and exploration tools for careers, education, financial aid and more to help solve the problem of future readiness.

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ChiltonLibrary Library Card Required.

Fix your car, truck, van, or SUV with these diagnostics, maintenance schedules, service bulletins, diagrams, step-by-step repair procedures, and labor estimates. Get ready for the most popular certification exams with ASE test prep quizzes.

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Cochrane Library Library Card Required.

Browse databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform your healthcare decision-making.

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Consumer Health Complete Library Card Required.

Browse medical, health-related, and drug reference books. Read articles on health and fitness. Find sources for alternative health information.

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Driver Education Program

Practice online for the written portion of the Ohio BMV driver's license permit test. The program includes practice tests and handbooks for car, motorcycle, and commercial drivers. You'll also find answers to over one hundred frequently asked questions about getting your driver's license in Ohio.

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Explora Primary Schools Library Card Required.

Look up facts for class projects or homework in a safe, trustworthy environment for students.

  • Grade level: Kindergarten – grade 5


Explora Secondary Schools Library Card Required.

Look up articles and facts for research papers or homework with this more reliable alternative to websites and search engines.

  • Grade level: 6 – 12

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Flipster Magazines Library Card Required.

Read popular magazines on your computer, tablet, or phone. Back issues are also available.


Fold3 Library Card Required.

Bring the stories of America's veterans to life with historical U.S. military records, photos, and personal documents.

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Hoopla 2.0 Audiobooks Ebooks Movies & TV Music Library Card Required.

Download or stream movies, television shows, music, audiobooks, ebooks, and comics.


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LawDepot Library Card Required.

LawDepot is now accessible through OverDrive with Libby. Access through the app or your web browser - click here to find out how.

Create and print do-it-yourself legal documents using templates designed for Ohio.

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Points of View Library Card Required.

Gain an understanding of controversial issues from multiple sides. Use this resource to develop persuasive arguments and essays, learn about differing viewpoints, and develop analytical thinking skills.

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Scholastic Teachables Library Card Required.

Printable worksheets, lesson plans, reading passages, games and puzzles, clip art, skill sheets, and more.

  • Grade level: Pre-K - grade 6.



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Transparent Language Online

Build your listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in a foreign language. Transparent Language Online is a complete language-learning system with extensive courses and supplemental resources for more than 100 languages, including English.

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TrueFlix: Books & Videos Library Card Required.

Read interactive books and watch videos about science and social studies, then try games and activities to show what you've learned.

  • Grade level: 3 – 6

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World Book Encyclopedias Library Card Required.

Choose from several encyclopedias for students and families:

  • World Book for Kids
  • Online World Book for Students
  • Online World Book Advanced
  • World Book Timelines


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