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An all-in-one suite of services designed for a wide range of career needs: whether it’s tackling a resume, writing a cover letter, developing additional skills, or adjusting to a new career. Must create a free account



On demand, anytime, anywhere eLearning for all ages and levels. Services include live tutoring, writing lab, study tools and an adult learning center.




An all-in-one suite of services designed for a wide range of veteran needs: whether it’s updating a resume for civilian life, navigating the VA system, or seeking local resources and support for veterans and their families. Must create a free account



A user-friendly search tool that supports both research and instruction.


Explora High Schools

This interface is designed specifically for high school students according to their needs and search abilities.



The largest collection of popular full-text magazines, reference books and other highly-regarded sources from the world’s leading publishers.


A place to find reading material about many subjects. Articles are short, and written to support your reading skills.

Gale In Context Elementary

Easy to use visually graphic
interface, a subject-based
topic tree search and full-text,
and age-appropriate,
curriculum-related magazine,
newspaper, and reference
content covering current events,
the arts, science, health, people,
government, history, and more.


Offers Virginians free access to Library of Virginia materials currently hosted by 

Family Search

Local library patrons will now have greater and more convenient access to over 6 billion searchable names and 2 billion images of historical genealogical records. In Library Use, must create a free account.

Comprehensive treasury of American genealogical resources.  Put in your library card number to search this database from home.



Use Novelist to discover your next favorite author, series, or title! Library card required for access outside the library.

A comprehensive reading resource for fiction and nonfiction. With a fun and intuitive interface. Library card required for access outside the library.



Transparent Language Online

Learn to speak 110+ foreign languages including, American Sign Language. Also includes Citizenship Prep and ESL/ELL materials for speakers of 34 different languages.

Digital Learn

If you are new to computers, haven’t used them for a while, are a little unsure and uncomfortable, or just need a bit of a refresher, we have the tools to help you tackle technology at your own pace and gain the confidence you need to succeed.


Over 300 classes from academic to hobby to business skills. Must have library card.



Legal Forms

Provides a wide selection of state-specific legal forms across the most popular legal areas. Includes is a comprehensive attorney state directory and a dictionary of legal definitions.


A family literacy calendar featuring a book recommendation, a song, an activity, a video and additional resource links for every day of the year.

Short video, summaries for business and leadership books and articles by industry leaders on current working world issues. Create your own account or login using:

  • Username:
  • Password: V1rgin1a



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