OverDrive (apps available) is a collection of downloadable ebooks and audiobooks, as well as streaming video. Find extensive online help on the OverDrive site.
Stream and download thousands of movies, TV shows, music albums, and graphic novels with Hoopla. Hoopla works with most smartphones, tablets, and computers as well as Roku, Apple TV, Chromecast, and Fire TV. The library pays per use so patrons are limited to 5 checkouts each month. At the beginning of each month your limit will reset.
Watch over 16,000 films on Kanopy (apps available) including selections from Kino-Lorber, The Great Courses, PBS, and independent and world cinema. The library pays per checkout, so patrons are limited to 5 per month. This limit resets at the start of each month.
Provides literary works throughout history, including full-text novels, plays, essays, short stories, speeches, poems, and classic nonfiction. For offline reading, you can save works to Google Drive or OneDrive, or email to a Kindle. This is a subcollection of Gale Literary Sources. Provided by the Tennessee Electronic Library.
Offers over 7000 courses (apps available) in business, technology and creative subject areas (such as marketing, project management, data analysis, communication, information technology, design, office software, programming, photography, 3D/animation, audio, video and Web development). Tutorials are segmented and indexed into tasks for just-in-time learning, and course playlists can map to specific job roles or competencies. New courses are added weekly. Many courses include downloadable practice files. (Transition from Lynda.com to LinkedIn Learning has been postponed indefinitely.)
Music, spoken word, and natural and human-made sounds for streaming; jazz, classical, American song, world music, sound effects can be sent to your mobile device for 48 hours.
Provides a collection of full-color magazines on a variety of subjects; read online or download to the RBdigital app for your mobile device (Android, iOS, Kindle). (When a publisher stops licensing to RBdigital, we move the inactive magazine to the end of the list, but you can still find the back issues by searching or by scrolling past all of the current titles. Inactive magazine titles will also show up when you use the Genre filter.)
Computer technology books and video tutorials from the world's most respected publishers such as O'Reilly Media, Addison-Wesley, Peachpit Press, Wiley, Adobe Press, Microsoft Press, Sams, McGraw Hill and more. Books are fully searchable and always available, no "on hold" waiting.
Safari Books Online was purchased for the Library through the Shelton Bequest and Friends of the Library.
Animation, sound, music and narration are added to picture books (apps available from Google Play or the Apple App Store). Read along or just let it read aloud to you. Watch National Geographic videos, also.
Other e-media to explore
Our own audio programs you can listen to online or download
- Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming – Dr. Melanie Mayes shares the alarm and urgency of the bestseller by David...
- Dopesick – Dr. Mark McGrail discusses Dopesick by Beth Macy about the opioid...
- Subvert the culture of contempt – Dave Wells reveals the subversive call to Love Your Enemies, by...
- Julie Gautreau indicts profiteering prisons – For Books Sandwiched In, discussing American Prison by Shane...
- Fracking's financial fragility – Dr. Maria Fernanda Campa considers the facts revealed in Saudi America...