FVRL Resources

These resources are provided by FVRL and are available to all in any FVRL library. They are also available outside the library with your FVRL card. (See restrictions as noted.)

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Ferguson's Career Guidance Center

Do a career interest assessment, research industries and careers, plan your education, get expert advice, and launch your career. Learn about 140 different industries and career fields and thousands of professions to find the one right for you.

FIMO (Fire Insurance Maps Online)

Chart the growth and development of cities and towns in Washington with fire insurance maps (including Sanborn maps), plat books, real estate atlases, and other historical maps. Use the information to supplement your historical or genealogical research. Added in 2020: Portland maps! Use the "Place Name Search" to locate them.

Fine Arts (Gale OneFile)

Search for articles art history, music, drama, filmmaking, and related fields.


View recent issues of your favorite popular magazines digitally (including Bloomberg Businessweek, Entrepreneur, Forbes, Fortune, and Wired)—no need to wait for the print edition. You can download to the app for offline reading or read in your browser. Have a question? Read Flipster—Frequently Asked Questions. To find magazine titles not available through Flipster, check Journal Finder or PressReader. Flipster en español

Important details
  • There is no checkout limit.
  • Most titles can be downloaded to the Flipster app and kept indefinitely. But some popular titles expire after two days (for weekly publications) or seven days (for monthly or seasonal publications). These titles will display the time remaining, and will gray out once they expire.
  • Flipster doesn't sync across devices, but you can manually download the same content to multiple devices.
  • If your iOS device is in Dark Mode, you may want to switch to Light Mode to make it easier to browse categories or search.
  • For more information, see Flipster's handouts for iOS or Android or the Flipster FAQs.
Get started today!

If you're at a FVRLibraries location or using our Wi-Fi, you can access Flipster without signing in.

If you're using the Flipster app or are outside a FVRLibraries location, sign in with your library card number and PIN.

Make title suggestions

FVRLibraries selects the titles that are available in our Flipster account, and we review and update the list in October of each year for the following calendar year.

If you'd like us to consider a title to add, please fill out our contact form and let us know you're requesting an addition to our Flipster titles.

Flipster en español

Vea revistas populares y actuales en formato digital, sin necesidad de esperar la edición impresa. Puede descargar la aplicación para leer sin conexión o leer en su navegador. Para encontrar títulos de revistas que no están disponibles a través de Flipster en español, consulte Journal Finder o PressReader


Discover your family's military past. Find service records, casualties, and memorials from wars since the American Revolution. Search sources also include U.S. Federal Census records, Dawes enrollment cards, homestead records, naturalizations, and international military records.

Foundation Directory from Candid

Available in library only.
Access essential facts on grantmakers and their funding activities worldwide. Build robust prospect lists from 242,000+ grantmakers. Learn which funders are more likely to provide support. Connect with key decision makers through the LinkedIn integration. Find collaboration opportunities and join forces with other nonprofits. Includes Grants to Individuals, where you can find scholarships, fellowships and awards for students, artists, researchers, and individuals.

Freegal Music+

Listen to music for free with your library card!

  • Stream up to 5 hours of music per day.
  • Download up to 5 songs in MP3 format per week. They are yours to keep.
  • Enjoy 2 music videos per week.

Have questions? Read the Freegal FAQs.

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