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Use OverDrive to download or stream free ebooks and audiobooks to computers or mobile devices with your library card. Available as the Libby app or the OverDrive app in most app stores.
TumbleBook Library is a digital collection of animated, talking picture books, read-along chapter books, and graphic novels for kids. It also includes a collection of full length, unabridged classics in audio format and a small collection of books in French, Spanish, Russian, and Chinese. Also available are puzzles, games and quizzes. TumbleBook Library can also be viewed in Spanish and French.
Use HeritageQuest to discover your family history with this easy-to-search collection of genealogical and historical sources—with coverage dating back to the 1700s. This collection consists of five core data sets: US Federal Censuses, genealogy and local history books, Revolutionary War record, Freedman’s Bank Records, and the US Congressional Serial Set.
JobNow™ consists of a unique suite of resources for job seekers, including access to trained career experts who provide live, one-to-one assistance. JobNow™ services include: templates, on-demand tutorials, helpful links and tips, live interview coaching, resume lab, live career assistance, eParachute, Optimal Resume, and the Adult Learning Center. The Adult Learning Center provides foundational, career-enhancing skills to adult learners through test preparation (including the TASC and the U.S. Citizenship Test) and a comprehensive academic skills center featuring live, online tutors. JobNow™ resources are available 24/7. Live services are available from 2pm-11pm; 7 days/week.
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Mango Languages is an online language-learning system teaching actual conversation skills for a wide variety of languages, including Spanish, French, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Arabic, and Japanese. Visit the website or download their app and learn a new language wherever you are!
Additional Reference Resources:
NOVELNY is an online library of hundreds of magazines, newspapers, maps, charts, research and reference books that are available to every New Yorker, free of charge. All you need is your public library card, New York driver license, or non-driver ID. Students may also access the NOVELny databases through their school or academic library. Check out the 2017 NOVELNY Fact Sheet for more information.
New York State Historic Newspapers project provides free online access to a wide range of newspapers chosen to reflect New York’s unique history.
All New York State residents can get a NYPL card online!
New York Heritage is a research portal for students, educators, historians, genealogists, and anyone else who is interested in learning more about the people, places, and institutions of New York State. The collections in New York Heritage represent a broad range of historical, scholarly, and cultural materials held in libraries, museums, and archives throughout the state. Collection items include photographs, letters, diaries, directories, maps, books, and more.
Open Data Resources
Open source licenses allow users to access, modify, and share data and code.