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Academic Search Premier
Full-text scholarly articles on popular culture, computer sciences, engineering, physics, arts, business and more from over 8,450 journals.
Adult Learning Center
Build your math skills, become a better reader, improve your writing, speaking, and grammar, or become a U.S. citizen.
America’s News
Explore and stay informed on local and national topics, people, and events in areas such as business, health, education, jobs and careers, political and social issues and more. Library Edition
Unlock the story of you with sources like censuses, vital records, immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, directories, photos, maps, and more.
Auto Repair Source
Helps users diagnose, repair, and maintain today's complex vehicles. Includes technical service bulletins, wiring diagrams, and images which can be easily magnified and printed.
BiblioBoard lets you read eBooks written by independent authors in Colorado and more than 12,000 indie authors across North America with no wait or hold time. Plus, share your own eBooks with the Indie Author Project using the PressBooks self-publishing platform.
Biography Reference Source
Biography Reference Center provides thousands of unique and reliable full-text biographies, including the complete full text of Biography and Biography Today. In addition to keyword search, users can locate biographies by subject occupation, activity, nationality, gender, birthplace and more.
Book Page
Discover your next great book! BookPage highlights the best new books across all genres, as chosen by our editors.
Book Series in Order
The goal of this website is simple: to list the series of every book in order.
Scholastic BookFlix pairs classic animated stories with thematically aligned nonfiction ebooks to build a love of reading and learning for children in grades PreK-3.
Brainfuse Help Now
Receive one-on-one live homework help, skill tutoring, writing assistance, and test preparation for students and adult learners.
Business Source Premier
Search full-text articles covering management, marketing, economics, finance, accounting and international business.
Career Center
Take practice career tests for the ASVAB, Medical Assistant certification, Commercial Driver's License (CDL), Electrician, Law Enforcement, Real Estate, and more. Create a free account to get started.
Code Combat
Learn to code through the power of play! With this game-based learning approach, you'll learn to write code using a text-based code engine with user-friendly terms.
College Prep Center
Practice tests, interactive tutorials, and eBooks to help you prepare for college success. Topics covered include the ACT, SAT, AP exams, PSAT, TOEFL, and more. Create a free account to get started.
Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection
Search more than 924,000 digitized pages, representing over 200 individual newspaper titles published in Colorado primarily from 1859 to 1923. Includes many local Garfield County papers.
Common Sense Media
Since 2003, Common Sense has been the leading independent source for media recommendations and advice for families.
Computer Skills Center
Get started with your computer or the Internet, improve your keyboarding/typing skills, learn popular software tools, learn computer graphics and illustration, or understand your operating system.
Consumer Health Complete
Provides access to easily understandable health and medical information. Browse medical encyclopedias, popular reference books, and magazine articles.
Consumer Reports
Make better purchasing decisions by doing your research using CR! Search full-text articles that provide expert, unbiased product reviews, tests and comparisons.
Creativebug has thousands of award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists.
Data Axle Reference Solutions
Business & consumer data for small businesses, entrepreneurs, or job-seekers who need to look for new business opportunities, business executives, suppliers, analyze competitors, conduct market research, etc.
Denver Post
Explore Denver history through local news, events, and people with the Denver Post collection on NewsBank.
Driving Tests
Includes practice tests for the driver's exam for cars, motorcycles, and commercial driver's license as well as online driver's manuals and an FAQ section with answers to DMV-related questions.
Choose from 20 multidisciplinary databases to search across simultaneously. Scholarly articles, magazines, regional newspapers, videos, and more!
Elementary and Middle School Center
Practice, lessons, and study aids to help kids in grades 4-8 do their best in school. Subjects covered include math, English language arts, social studies, science and logic. Create a free account to get started.
Environment Complete
Search full-text articles, journals, and books covering agriculture, ecosystem ecology, environmental law, energy, and related areas of environmental study.
Ethnic Diversity Source
This full-text database is a dedicated resource covering the culture, traditions, social treatment and lived experiences of different ethnic groups in America. It provides full text from a growing list of sources including peer-reviewed journals, magazines, e-books, biographies and primary source documents.
Search all of EBSCO’s articles, essays, and primary source documents including journals, abstracts, magazines, newspapers, and encyclopedias in one easy to use interface.
Explora Elementary School
Designed for elementary school researchers. Easily search age-appropriate articles, essays, and primary source documents or browse popular topics as a starting point for research.
Explora High School
Designed for middle and high school researchers. Search age-appropriate articles, essays, and primary source documents to kickstart research.
Fantastic Fiction
Search and browse the complete works of over 50,000 bestselling fiction authors, with all the latest books and series listed in order.
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
A general encyclopedia containing over 25,000 articles covering an array of topics appropriate for the research needs of students and adults.
Gale In Context: Biography
Discover the world's most influential people by searching narrative biographies, news, magazine, and multimedia content.
Gale in Context: Elementary
Fun and interactive for researchers in kindergarten through 5th grade! Find information on current events, the arts, science, people, history and more with language translation available.
Gale in Context: Middle School
Explore the most-studied topics including cultures, government, people, history, literature, and more.
GED Center
Build basic skills in reading, writing, math, grammar, and spelling, and take practice tests for the GED, HiSET, and TASC exams. Create a free account to get started.
Green File
Research all aspects of human impact on the environment including global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling and more.
Health & Wellness Resources
Explore local and national resources to help you live a healthy life.
Explore your family history with the premier collection of U.S. obituaries and death notices for in-depth genealogical research from 1704 – today. HeritageHub helps you easily identify relatives, uncover new information and potentially unknown family members. Includes deep coverage from all 50 states, hard-to-find content
High School Center
Practice, lessons, and study aids to help kids in grades 4-8 do their best in school. Subjects covered include math, English language arts, social studies, science, technology, logic and reasoning. Create a free account to get started.
Hispanic Life in America
The experience and impact of Hispanic Americans as recorded by the news media, 1704 to today.
History Reference Source
Search leading history periodicals, thousands of historical documents, biographies of historical figures, historical photos and maps, and more than 80 hours of historical video.
Hobbies & Crafts Source
How-to instructions and creative ideas for crafters, collectors, foodies and fans, with creative ideas that meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast.
Home Improvement Source
Your source for “how-to” information on a variety of do-it-yourself home improvement and repair projects. Detailed, user-friendly information for electrical, flooring, gardening, ktchens and bathrooms, painting and decorating, plumbing, woodworking and more.
Instantly borrow audiobooks, eBooks, comics, digital movies, TV shows, and music 24/7 with your library card. You can borrow 10 titles per month and an additional 5 "flex borrows" at a time.
Hoopla Kids
Keep kids engaged and entertained with children's digital media in multiple formats, including video, music, audiobooks, eBooks, and comics all in one place. Enable Kids Mode in your hoopla settings to show only kid-appropriate content.
IAP Expert Sessions
This is a recurring webinar series for experienced, beginning, or soon-to-be authors of any genre, at any stage in the writing process. Featuring indie authors and industry professionals, IAP Expert Sessions offers compelling content covering a wide range of writing topics, including marketing, the writing
Indie Author Project
Submit your completed book to the Indie Author Project so it can be shared on the Biblioboard platform with readers at participating libraries across Colorado.
Stream some of the world’s best films including film festival favorites and award-winning documentaries. Free with your library card. Limit of 10 per month (unlimited access to The Great Courses).
Kanopy Kids
Stream TV shows, movies, and animated books for kids. This on-demand service allows free, unlimited use of Kanopy Kids content with your library card.
Learning Express
Prepare for exams with practice tests including those for GED, ACT, SAT, and careers like commercial driving (CDL), military (ASVAB), and Real Estate Broker. Create a free account to get started.
Learning Express en español
Este centro ofrece práctica para mejorar las habilidades escritas, orales, y gramaticales, práctica para el examen de GED o ser ciudadano estadounidense. Crea una cuenta gratis para empezar.
Legal Information Source
Navigate legal matters of all kinds with reliable “how-to” information, Nolo legal guides, and thousands of federal and state-specific legal forms. Covering business and corporations, divorce, immigration, real estate, wills, estate planning and more.
Libby by Overdrive
Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, and more from your local library for free! Libby is the newer library reading app by OverDrive, loved by millions of readers worldwide.
LinkedIn Learning
Learn the latest software, creative, or business skills with personalized and self-paced learning. LinkedIn Learning gives users of any skill level, bite-size tutorials, or comprehensive courses, on hundreds of topics.
Literary Reference Source
Literary Reference Center is a rich full-text literary database covering all genres and time periods. It includes thousands of synopses, critical essays, book reviews, literary journals and author biographies, plus full-text classic novels, short stories and poems.
Little Pim
Designed for ages 0-5, Little Pim introduces a new language in a way that builds on a child’s love of play. Access by logging in to Mango, pick a language, click on "Explore" and choose Little Pim.
Lote 4 Kids
Kids can learn a language and connect with books through the magic of storytelling. Choose from thousands of audio-picture books in 65+ languages, together with English translations.
Mango American Sign Language
Learn how to start the conversation in American Sign Language with basic greetings, introductory phrases, and important cultural insights. The lessons provide modeling by native ASL signers with a variety of ASL accents.
Mango Languages
Learn practical conversation & cultural awareness in 71 languages. Incluye clases de inglés para hispanohablantes. Create a free account to track your progress and download the app for learning on-the-go!
Mas Ulta
Designed for high school students, this resource contains popular magazines, reference books, biographies, primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 510,000 photos, maps & flags.
My Heritage
Browse billions of historical documents, census records, war records, photos, family histories, family trees and more that span the past five centuries.
New York Times
Find breaking news, multimedia, reviews & opinion on Washington, business, sports, movies, travel, books, jobs, education, real estate, and more.
News Bank
Find current & archived articles on world issues, events, people and more with the largest collection of full-text news sources.
Newspaper Source Plus
Search over 74 million articles from national, regional, and international newspapers including the Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, The Washington Post, Toronto Star, and more.
Niche Academy
Learn about various library databases and electronic resources through up-to-date tutorial videos.
Get both fiction and non-fiction reading recommendations based on genre, read-alikes, and awards. Search by title, author, and series to find similar titles and reviews.
Novelist K-8
Get reading recommendations based on interest, age, and read-alikes. Search by title, author, series, or reading level to find similar titles and reviews.
Online Book Club
A free online community for readers with all sorts of awesome free features and free tools for book lovers.
Oprah’s Book Club
Learn how to participate in Oprah's Book Club, get the Oprah's Book Club list, discover new books, read book reviews and find essays from famous authors.
Poetry & Short Story Reference Center
Poetry & Short Story Reference Center is a rich full-text database containing thousands of classic and contemporary poems, short stories, biographies, essays, lesson plans and learning guides. It also includes high-quality videos and audio recordings from the Academy of American Poets.
Points of View Reference Center
Contains a balance of materials from all viewpoints, including more than 1,300 essays, political magazines from both sides of the aisle, radio & TV transcripts, primary source documents and books.
Post Independent
Search full-text articles on local news, issues, events, people, and more from current and archived issues of the Post Independent on NewsBank.
Pressbooks Self-Publishing Platform
Pressbooks is online software that enables authors and publishers to design and format any kind of book using templates that are optimized to look great in a wide variety of shapes and sizes.
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection
Full-text articles covering topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.
Regional Business News
Provides coverage for popular business publications like ColoradoBiz Magazine, Colorado Springs Business Journal, The Washington Post, Oil & Gas News, and more.
Religion & Philosophy Collection
Religion & Philosophy Collection is an essential full-text database for theology and philosophy research. It includes hundreds of full-text journals and magazines covering many religious and philosophical topics, including world religions, religious history, political philosophy and philosophy of language.
Scholastic Teachables
Download printable lesson plans, worksheets, mini-books, games and puzzles, clip art, bulletin board ideas, and skill sheets for kids in any grade.
Science Reference Center
Provides easy access to a multitude of science-oriented content for student researchers. Contains science encyclopedias, reference books, magazines, topic overviews, and more.
Small Engine Repair Source
Contains repair guides covering routine maintenance and complex projects for all major makes and models. Browse a variety of categories — including engine type, brand, model and model number — to find the information you need.
Social Sciences Full Text
Search for information covering the latest concepts, theories and methods from both applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences.
Topic Search
Explore current events, social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today’s classrooms.
Tumble Books
Read animated, talking picture books from well-known publishers and authors. Also included are read-alongs, nonfiction books, puzzles, and books in French and Spanish.
Unite Books
Unite For Literacy is a digital library offering unlimited access to hundreds of free books online for kids of all ages. Children can discover and read books on desktop and laptop computers for free. Choose from English, Spanish, or Ukrainian.
Value Line
Value Line provides investment information and analysis for U.S. companies, mutual funds, and other securities, including balance sheets, income statement data, and capital and equity structure.
Vet Now
Free online VA benefits eligibility, community resources, job assistance, and academic tutoring for Veterans and their families. Available Monday through Friday from 2-11 p.m. MST.
Wall Street Journal
Find coverage of breaking news and current headlines from the US and around the world. Read the printed edition or explore videos, podcasts, and other features online.
Washington Post
Current news coverage on topics ranging from the environment to food and cooking, as well as interactives and videos. For remote access, users must renew their registration every 7 days. In-library access is always available.
What Should I Read Next
Enter a book you like and the site will analyse our huge database of real readers' favorite books to provide book recommendations and suggestions for what to read next.
World Book Online
World Book combines cutting-edge technology with traditional editorial excellence to produce authoritative, trustworthy, and unbiased content.