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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Please note is available in select libraries; is available in all libraries; is also available outside the library with your FVRL card; and is freely available online.
Find articles and instructions for projects in the areas of outdoor, electrical, remodeling, plumbing, wood, decorating, and maintenance.
Discover methods for reducing your environmental impact, or get information about how major industries are working to curb pollution and improve the environment. Includes activities you can do in your home.
Change your brain through fun, cognitive exercises and games.
- Create a personal account with your email address and Library card.
- Download the app or log in online to track your progress, get feedback, and incrementally improve through the 5-minute exercises.
Licensed for users 18 and older, or 15 and up with adult permission.
Read, play, watch, and do entertaining, educational activities for pre- and beginning- readers.
Play fun games based on beloved PBS television characters. Get creative, get smart, and have fun all at the same time.
Use Culture Grams to research information on the peoples and cultures of over 185 countries, the provinces and territories of Canada, and all 50 states in the U.S.
Identify, research, and find pricing for art, antiques, and collectibles. Includes more than 10 million images to assist in searching.
Get a bird's-eye view of the FVRL Minecraft world.
Learn Minecraft basics and more.
In order to play Minecraft on the FVRL server, you'll need to purchase and register to play the Minecraft game here.
Click an item to see how to craft it in the game of Minecraft.
How to use mouse and keyboard controls in the game of Minecraft.
A publicly accessible and editable wiki for information related to Minecraft (the game).
Search for cheat codes, walk-throughs, guides, and more for 20 different video gaming systems. Note: This resource provides games for all ages.
Find parks, trails, and how to reserve county facilities in Clark County, Washington.
Locate local farms, crops, or links to farmers markets and recipes. Search by different criteria including "Certified Organic". Hosted by WSU.
Enjoy travel, hiking, table games, clubs, dancing, dining, classes, and more through Vancouver Parks & Recreation at the Luepke Senior Center at 1009 E. McLoughlin Blvd., or Trapedero II at Firstenburg Community Center at 700 NE 136th Ave.
Goldendale Observatory is part of the Washington State Parks system, a 5-acre educational facility and certified Dark Sky Park on a 2,100-foot elevation hilltop 2 miles north of downtown Goldendale. The park offers spectacular views of the countryside from atop the observatory hill in the daytime, and magnificent views of the universe at night.
Read, plan, make, and share creative projects with other makers.