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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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Minecraft Wiki

A publicly accessible and editable wiki for information related to Minecraft (the game).

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National Geographic Virtual Library

  

Browse articles, explore topics, and find images. All the National Geographic resources are at your command, without the big stacks of yellow magazines.

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NoveList K-8 Plus

  

Discover new titles, series, and authors for kids and teens to enjoy. Find Author Read-alikes, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, and Feature Articles.

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Odilo

  

Use your library card to borrow eBooks in Spanish, Russian and Chinese. Read in your browser on PC, Mac®, tablets or mobile devices.

  • Borrow up to seven (7) titles at a time for 21 days, with one renewal allowed per title.
  • Odilo is available only to FVRL cardholders who are also district residents or paying non-residents.

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  1. Browse or search for a title you'd like to read. (More about searching.)
  2. Choose "Borrow" to check out the book. (More about borrowing and streaming.)
  3. Log in with your library card number and PIN.
  4. Choose "Display in Browser."  We recommend reading in your browser. The app is not yet fully functioning.

Printable instructions in English, Spanish, Russian and Chinese (PDF)

 

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Opposing Viewpoints in Context

  

Research viewpoint essays, topic overviews, images, podcasts, articles, graphs, tables, and charts on a variety of current topics.

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OverDrive Kids

  

Browse OverDrive's Kids' catalog for EPUB, PDF and Kindle format eBooks as well as MP3 eAudio. Check out up to seven (7) titles at a time for 21 days. Here's how:

  1. Go to OverDrive Kids and choose "Sign In."
  2. Sign in with your card number and PIN--unless you're over 13, then sign in with OverDrive and create an account.
  3. Download and install the appropriate app for your device.
  4. Find instructions for getting started with your device on OverDrive Help.

Redish-brown circle with a stylized maroon-haired character smiling above an open, aqua book coverDownload OverDrive's Libby app for iOS, Android or Windows 10+ and get help with Libby if you need it.

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PowerKnowledge: Earth & Space Science

  

Watch a volcano erupt! Play games, find project ideas, and have fun learning about ecosystems, space, energy and matter, maps, climates and more in Power Knowledge.

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PowerKnowledge: Life Science

  

Worried about polar bears? Study them and other animals, adaptation, habitats, the human body, food chains, green living, extinct species, and more in Power Knowledge.

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PowerKnowledge: Physical Science

  

What goes up must come down. You’ll find more about gravity, atoms, motion, temperature and more, with videos and games to explain it all in Power Knowledge.

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Privacy for Washington State citizens

Learn how to protect your privacy in the digital world. Review ten privacy tips, and read or listen to the privacy guide developed by Washington's Chief Privacy Officer.

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ProQuest Learning: Literature

  

Read KnowledgeNotes with author overviews and plot summaries for middle and high school assignment assistance.

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RBdigital (eAudio)

  

Browse the RBdigital catalog of downloadable eAudio. Check out up to seven (7) titles at a time for 21 days. Here's how:

  1. Register for an RBdigital account with an email and password or use your RBdigital Magazines account if you have one.
  2. Download and install the appropriate app for your device (also good for RBdigital Magazines!).
  3. Use the app or visit the site to borrow and enjoy!
  4. Watch a tutorial video or read FAQs for more information.
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