A proven and highly trusted tool that empowers anyone to find the authoritative content they need in every format from worldwide library collections. FirstSearch navigates through WorldCat’s 547 million bibliographic records in seconds, connecting searchers to exactly what they need. It’s a direct link to the authoritative content that informs collection development decisions, solves reference questions, and meets interlibrary loan demands.
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Enjoy an award-winning, hassle-free eBook experience—anytime, anywhere, and on any device. Gale’s eBook platform provides comprehensive support from many of today’s top publishers.
Whether you’re looking for homework aids, how-to manuals, or travel tips for your next trip, Gale eBooks will have you covered.
Content can be translated into 40 languages, while the platform itself can be translated into more than 30 languages. ReadSpeaker text-to-speech technology allows audio files to be downloaded and saved onto any mobile device and read aloud in nearly 25 languages.
Watch the Gale eBooks tutorial to learn more.
eBook collection featuring medical topics on diseases, mental health, drug use, and the human body.
Gale eBooks offers patrons an award-winning, hassle-free eBook experience—anytime, anywhere, and on any device. Gale’s eBook platform provides comprehensive support from many of today’s top publishers.
Borrow eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, and more for free! Libby is the newer library reading app by OverDrive, loved by millions of readers worldwide.
Explore the collection through catalog guides, subjects, featured titles, and curated lists. It's a delight to discover new books through Libby.
The app can be downloaded for Android, iPhone, and Kindle or used in a web browser by visiting libbyapp.com in your Chrome, Firefox, Safari, or Edge (Chromium) browser.
Read across devices
All your loans, notes, bookmarks, and reading progress sync across your devices.
Download ebooks and audiobooks for offline reading, or stream them to save space.
Listen in your car
Enjoy audiobooks in your car through Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, or a Bluetooth connection.
Send to Kindle
If you prefer reading on your Kindle, Libby can send your library books to it.
A database of book recommendations to help kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Recommendations for titles, authors, and series are crafted by experts in children’s literature. NoveList K-8 Plus lets you search for books with your kids' favorite story elements, then limit by reading level so you can find your young reader the perfect book.
A database of book recommendations covering fiction and nonfiction titles for all ages. Includes book club discussion guides.
NoveList has been helping readers find their next favorite book for more than 25 years and continues to develop innovative solutions for connecting readers, books, and libraries. By helping libraries help readers, NoveList empowers libraries to engage and inspire their communities.
Search TRL's digital collection of eBooks, Audiobooks, and Magazines on a desktop through the OverDrive website. Place holds, checkout, manage your account, and read/listen from the desktop. If you would like read or listen on your smart device, your items will sync up in the Libby App. (Learn more about Libby, opens a new window)
Collection categories update frequently, don't miss these:
- Available Now
- Lucky Day Collection
- Book Clubs
- World Languages: Español, 한국어, русский
Set website language to English or en Español.
This curated database of children’s e-books has over 1,100 titles for grades K-6, and includes unique animated, talking picture books, read-along chapter books, non fiction books and videos, curated playlists, as well as books in Spanish and French. Plus, the collection features Graphic Novels – a student favorite!
There are no check-outs, holds, or downloads, and books are available instantly.
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This collection of ebooks from the Washington State Library can be accessed by anyone in any community across our state! Powered by geolocation, these books are available for simultaneous use for readers of all ages, with no username or password required. Kids and Teen Comics collections, Young Adult (YA) collections of Fantasy & Sci-Fi and Mystery & Action, Adult Fiction, and Adult Nonfiction.