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Gale Literary Sources

  

Find everything you need to research the world of literature: biographies, bibliographies, critical analyses, essays, poems, primary sources, and more for authors both historical and current.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library

  

Search full-text reference books on a variety of topics or read entire travel guidebooks without leaving your computer.

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GCF LearnFree.org

Access online tutorials for computer basics, office software, job hunting skills, money management, social media, online security and more.

Find your specific area of interest under one of these headings: Technology Basics, Living in the Online World, Microsoft Office, Essential Skills, and Work & Career. Follow these links for practice using a mouse or to learn about email. Most tutorials also available in Spanish.

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General OneFile

  

Select from several news, magazine, or journal articles with images--many in full-text.

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GREENR

  

Read about emerging green technologies and issues on the environment and sustainability.

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Health & Wellness Resource Center

  

Use this eResource to find magazines, journals, newspapers, definitions, directories, and information on all health related topics.

The materials contained in this resource are intended for informational purposes only.

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History Reference Center

  

View full-text reference books, encyclopedias, non-fiction books, history periodicals, documents, and biographies along with historical photos, maps, and videos.

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History Study Center

  

Dig into study units covering over 500 historical topics on global history from ancient times to the present day.

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Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center

  

Search magazines, books, videos and reports for projects and information. Find detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas.

Subject areas include arts & crafts, collecting, games & electronics, model building, home & leisure, needlework, outdoors & nature, and scrapbooking & paper crafts.

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Homeless Youth Handbook - Washington

Learn about the legal issues and options available to youth, from foster care to domestic violence; parenting to immigration; and more.

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Hoopla

  

Check out up to 12 films, TV episodes, music albums, or eComics from Hoopla monthly.

  • Hoopla is available only to FVRL cardholders who are also district residents or paying non-residents.
  • View movies and TV shows* for three (3) days following checkout.
  • Stream music albums for up to seven (7) days following checkout.
  • Download and view eComics for 21 days following checkout.

Get started today!

  1. Create an account with the email and password of your choice.
  2. Download the appropriate app for your device if necessary. (For FAQs and help getting started, see Hoopla Support.)
  3. Borrow and enjoy!

*You may need the Widevine plugin to view videos in your browser. If you are using Firefox, you may wish to use Google Chrome instead, as it doesn't require the plugin.

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Japanese for Anime & Manga

Learn to write and speak different Japanese expressions so you can better understand and enjoy your favorite manga or anime.

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JSTOR

  

Dig deeper into full-text, academic journal articles and primary sources in a variety of disciplines.

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Kanopy

  

Stream independent films, documentaries, classic films, Great Courses, world cinema and more.

  • Watch up to 10 films per month. (Play credits reset on the 1st of the month.)
  • Take up to 3 days to watch each film

Get started now!

  1. Create an account with an email and password of your choice.
  2. Verify your email and enter your card number and PIN to complete sign-up.
  3. Download the appropriate app for your device if necessary.
  4. Borrow and enjoy!
  5. Find Help if you need it.
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Khan Academy

Watch tutorials online and practice a wide variety of life skills and academic subjects, from computer programming to printmaking or 3rd grade math to entrepreneurship.

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Learning Express Library

  

Learn new skills or prepare for exams of all kinds in one of the many learning centers:

  • Adult Learning Center - Improve your basic skills in math, reading, writing, speaking, and grammar, or prepare to become a U.S. citizen.
  • Career Center - Learn about careers, prepare for entrance and occupational exams, like the civil service or ASVAB, or even the TOEIC if you're an English language learner.
  • Popular Software Tutorials - Expand your skills and claim some self-study time with common computer software from Adobe and Microsoft.
  • School Center - Find extra lessons and practice exams for elementary, middle and high school students on topics ranging from reading comprehension to trigonometry.
  • High School Equivalency Center - Build your basic skills and prepare for the GED test.
  • College Prep Center - Study up before you take standardized tests for college such as PSAT/NMSQT, AP Exams, SAT and ACT.
  • College Center - Strengthen your academic skills in science, grammar and writing, reading, or math; and prepare for placement tests and graduate entrance exams.
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Lexile Framework for Reading

Find the right book for your reading level. Don't know your Lexile measure? Get help finding it.

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Make

Read, plan, make, and share creative projects with other makers.

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