ABC Mouse (In Library Use Only)

This resource only works from within the Library. features hundreds of fun and interactive games, each designed to teach a specific educational concept. Your child can play games to learn the alphabet, to learn new words, to learn about numbers and shapes, and even to learn about the planets!

Academic Search Premier

For scholarly research and information needs, explore this collection of academic and professional journals from EBSCOhost.

Acorn TV

Acorn TV is an American subscription video streaming service offering television programming from the United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Spain, and Mexico. It is available on a variety of devices including Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Android TV, Chromecast, and Roku.

Adult Core Skills (Learning Express Library)

Build skills in the following areas:

  • Math
  • Become a Better Reader
  • Improve Your Writing, Speaking, and Grammar
  • Become a U.S. Citizen Prep Tools

African American Heritage (Proquest)

Digital resource exclusively devoted to African American family history research.

AHF Consumer Medication Information

AHFS Consumer Medical Information is published by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists—long recognized as an authority on educating patients about drug use and safety, and a founding member of the National Council on Patient Information and Education (NCPIE).

Key Features of AHFS

  • Drug information monographs written in lay language for consumers

  • Available in a Spanish version translated by experienced human health and medical translators (not by computer programs)

  • Updated monthly

  • Conforms to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Keystone Guidelines for the provision of “useful” prescription medicine information to consumers and the FDA's Guidance for Useful Written Consumer Medication Information

  • Includes “How To” monographs for administering different types of medications such as eye drops and inhalers

  • Identifies medications that have the potential for adverse events when used by elderly patients as recommended by a panel of nationally recognized experts (Beers Criteria). These criteria identify medications that should generally be avoided or that should be used with caution in older adults (65 years of age or older)

Alt Health Watch

This alternative health research database focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. Alt HealthWatch provides the latest information and materials for the evolving practice of holistic medicine and therapies, with in-depth coverage across the full spectrum of subject areas covered by complementary and alternative medicine.

America's News (NewsBank)

Contains the electronic editions of 1200 local, regional, and national U.S. newspapers–all in one easy-to-search database. Each paper provides unique coverage of local and regional news, including companies, politics, sports, industries, cultural activities, and people in the community. Paid ads are excluded.

American & English Full Text Literature Collections

Electronic books of American and English literature – poetry, drama, fiction, and the Bible – originally published in print.   Explore American poetry from 1600 to the present. Compare different editions of Shakespeare’s work. Read early American fiction. Explore English drama. (In Library use only)

Delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more.


An interactive website for anyone to learn American Sign Language.  This site was developed to help deaf students improve their English grammar; for parents to improve their sign language skills;  and for the community at large to learn to sign.

  • Personalized progress chart
  • 15,000 + Video dictionary
  • 300 + Themed lessons
  • Retention activities and quizzes
  • 4 Distinct levels of learning
  • Story telling time
  • Multiple meaning words
  • Fingerspelling
  • Customizable vocabulary bank
  • Deaf culture section
  • ASL grammar
  • ASL syntax
  • Handshapes
  • Classifiers
  • English to ASL translation practice
  • APP for IOS and Android “asldeafined”


AtoZ Food America

With thousands of recipes, hundreds of fascinating culture and ingre9dient articles, and essential culinary resources, Food America brings United States cuisines to you!  For remote access you will need your library card number.  Enter your library card number with no spaces.

AtoZ World Food

traditional recipes for 174 countries of the world in all course categories: appetizers, soups, salads, breads, main courses, side dishes, desserts, and beverages.  Also includes: National Cuisine, Regional Cuisine, Daily Meals, Dining Etiquette, Special Occasion Foods, and Food Trivia.  For remote access you will need your library card number.  Enter your library card number with no spaces.

Author Check

Author Check is a library service enabling you to create a list of your favorite authors that are currently available in the library’s catalog. You will receive an email notice as soon as the library orders a new title by one of your authors, with a link into the catalog to place your own hold!

Biography Reference Source

H. W. Wilson’s collection of 120,000+ biographies from over 60 reference titles, thousands of biographical magazine articles, and over 32,000 printable images. Search by name, profession, ethnic background, place of birth, and more.

BookChat (Novelist Plus)

Great way to find new authors and books!  BookChat provides reading suggestions and advice on the spot, powered by the experts at NoveList. BookChat Specialists provide quick, on-demand answers.  Chat option is available Monday-Saturday 1pm - 9pm ET.  Email requests can be submitted outside of the Chat hours utilizing the same chat widget.


BookFlix offers a truly unique paired fiction and nonfiction reading experience. Animated stories are thematically paired with nonfiction eBooks to engage beginning readers as they cultivate early literacy skills and build their real world knowledge. For Pre-K through 3rd Grade


Keep your brain sharp.  BrainHQ has more than two dozen brain-training exercises organized into six categories: Attention, Brain Speed, Memory, People Skills, Intelligence, and Navigation.

Check the BrainHQ free webinar series

Business Source Premiere (EBSCO)

Business Source Premier is a full text business database, which provides full text for more than 2,950 scholarly business journals, including full text for nearly 900 peer-reviewed business publications. Coverage includes virtually all subject areas related to business. This database provides full text (PDF) for more than 300 of the top scholarly journals dating as far back as 1922. Updated daily.

Car Insurance Estimator (OHIO)

This Ohio car insurance estimator lets you calculate auto insurance costs customized to your age, location, driving record, vehicle, etc. Your personal information is only used to calculate insurance price.

View tutorials on using the ValChoice calculators and web apps.

Career Preparation (Learning Express Library)

General career information and career exam prep materials.  Caree test prep includes:

  • Air Traffic Controller
  • Allied Health & Social Worker
  • Civil Service
  • Commercial Driver's License (CDL)
  • Cosmetology
  • Hospitality
  • Electrician & Plumbing
  • EMS & Firefighting
  • Law Enforcement
  • Military
  • Nursing
  • Real Estate
  • Teaching
  • WorkKeys Assessment & TOEIC

Chicago Tribune (Full Text)

Contains full-text articles from the Chicago Tribune from Feb 23, 2017 - present.   The current day's articles are typically available by 8:00 a.m. ET.  Please note these are the text of the articles and not the actual newspaper page itself.  If you would like to see it in newspaper form, you can do that here.

Chilton Library

This continually updated resource provides:

  • Step-by-step service and repair procedures
  • Wiring diagrams
  • Maintenance and specification tables
  • Troubleshooting guides and diagnostic trouble codes
  • Photos, illustrations, diagrams and multimedia (videos and animations)
  •  ASE test prep

Chronicling America - Historical Newspapers

Chronicling America provides access to information about historic newspapers and select digitized newspaper pages, and is produced by the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP). NDNP, a partnership between the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Library of Congress (LC), is a long-term effort to develop an Internet-based, searchable database of U.S. newspapers with descriptive information and select digitization of historic pages. Supported by NEH, this rich digital resource will be developed and permanently maintained at the Library of Congress. An NEH award program will fund the contribution of content from, eventually, all U.S. states and territories.

Classica (Stingray)

More than 1,000 videos devoted to classical music, opera, ballet and jazz

College Admission Test Preparation (Learning Express Library)

Test Prep includes:

  • ACT
  • SAT
  • AP Tests
  • College Admission Essay Writing

College Student Resources (Learning Express Library)

Build skills in the following areas:

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Grammar & Writing
  • Science
  • Prepare for Graduate School Admissions Exam
  • Prepare for College Placement Exam
  • Prepare for CLEP Exam

Comics Kingdom (Hoopla Bingepass)

Looking for a laugh? Start perusing digital editions of classic funnies like Zits, Blondie, Beetle Bailey, Hagar the Horrible, and more. You can take your pick from newly added comics or explore the robust library of archives. With thousands of comic strips at your fingertips, this collection will surely keep you entertained!

ComicsPlus All Access Edition

Instant access to thousands of Comic Books, Graphic Novels, and Manga!

ComicsPlus Children's Edition

Instant access to thousands of Comic Books, Graphic Novels, and Manga!  For ages K - 6th grade.

Computer Skills (Learning Express Library)

Lessons include:

  • Getting Started with Your PC
  • Getting Started with the Internet
  • Micrsoft Software Lessons
  •      Access
  •      Excel
  •      Office365
  •      OneDrive
  •      Outlook
  •      PowerPoint
  •      Project
  •      SharePoint Designer
  •      Visio
  •       Word
  • Learn Graphics & Illustration
  •      Adobe Illustrator
  •      Adobe Photoshop
  • Understanding Your Operating System
  •      Windows 7
  •      Windows 8
  •      Windows 10

Computer Source (EBSCO)

This database provides a balance of full-text journals and full-text consumer computer titles.  Content includes many subject areas and is not limited to: computers, electronics, the internet, telecommunications, computer science, programming, artificial intelligence, cybernetics, information systems, robotics, and software.

Consumer Health Complete

The single-most comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content, this resource is designed to support the information needs of patients, and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. Consumer Health Complete provides content covering all key areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.


Over 1,400 in-depth instructional video classes; covering 20 different creative passions.

Credo Reference

Credo is an easy-to-use tool for research projects and homework. Search in hundreds of encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, quotations, and subject-specific titles, as well as 200,000+ images and audio files, and nearly 100 videos.

Cuentos para Ninos en Espanol (Hoopla Bingepass)

Written primarily for kindergarteners to third graders, these books are a good entry point for young readers and those new to Spanish. And the whole collection is available for seven days using one borrow.

This title is available for 7 days after you borrow it. This title is available for streaming and downloading (mobile devices only).


CultureGrams includes information on lifestyles, the arts, life cycles, government, climate, and history. Explore maps of each country, and watch videos of personal stories. Engage your taste buds with recipes you can whip up that are full of flavors from places near and far.

Curiosity Stream (Hoopla Bingepass)

Watch high-quality and engaging documentaries and nonfiction series from the Curiosity Stream BingePass. Use one borrow to access an ever-growing collection of award-winning original and curated factual films, shows, and series covering science, nature, travel, history, technology, and more. Curiosity Stream's curated collections help you discover more about your favorite topics.

Data Axle Reference Solutions

(formerly: ReferenceUSA) – The Data Axel database contains, in module format, detailed information on more than 12 million U.S. businesses; 102 million U.S. residents; 683,000 U.S. health care providers. NOTE: You will need your patron barcode to access Data Axel from home.  You MUST access Data Axel through our website for authentication to work correctly.

Digital Public Library of America

The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) is a digital library that aggregates data for millions of books, photographs, films, and more from institutions across the United States. With its easy-to-use interface, you can search for millions of items in the National Archives, the Smithsonian Institution, the New York Public Library, and other great organizations. Or if you prefer to browse, the Digital Public Library of America has curated exhibitions, themed collections of primary sources, and items grouped by topic. No matter what you’re researching, you’ll find a treasure trove of information in the Digital Public Library of America.



DMV Practice Driving Tests – OH

Whether you’re studying for an automobile instruction permit, a temporary instruction permit identification card (TIPIC) for a motorcycle license, or a commercial learner’s permit (CLP), you will find a practice test. These practice tests resemble the official knowledge exams in every way.

e-Book Alerts

Monthly book suggestions delivered right to you!  e-BookAlerts is a service that notifies you of amazing books matching your interests.  Check out or place a hold right from your notification email.



Provides access to over 30 databases with citations, abstracts and selected full-text. Includes Academic Search Premier, Business Source Complete and other subject-specific resources.


ERIC (Education Resources Information Center)

an authoritative database of indexed and full-text education literature and resources.


Search multiple EBSCO databases at once. Designed for all public library users.

Fancy Nancy (Hoopla Bingepass)

This collection of over 60 eBooks is all about Nancy, a spirited young girl who enjoys the finer things in life. Fancy Nancy adds flair to each tale with her sophisticated attire and vocabulary. Along with “I Can Read” stories, the BingePass features “Nancy Clancy” chapter books that follow an older Nancy as she aspires to be a super sleuth. With themes involving friendship and individuality, the eBooks offer approachable messages for readers ages 4 to 10 that resonate.

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center

Offers a wealth of resources for users to assess their career goals and interests, plan their education, learn workplace skills, find apprenticeships and internships, conduct a job search, and much more. It provides users with clean, fast access to core content; a fully responsive design; a seamless multimedia experience; unparalleled, up-to-date information; proprietary directories of apprenticeships and internships; and financial aid and school search databases.

For students choosing a career path, graduates entering the workforce, or professionals changing careers, Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center supports users at every step of their career journey.

Fiero Code

Fiero Code is a self-guided online software program that teaches you how to code through
hundreds of coding tutorials and dozens of real-world projects. Fiero Code offers a gamified
learning experience ― as you progress through the activities, you’ll earn clothes and accessories
for your personal avatar.

Parent's Guide to Fiero


Browse a number of popular magazines.

Fold3 by Ancestry

The Web’s Premier Collection of Military Records from Rev War to WWII.


Freading offers ebook digital content that is downloadable for many devices. There are no waiting lists and a two week loan period with two week renewals.  There is a 9 title per week limit.

Freading (Comics and Graphic Novels)

Freading offers ebook digital content that is downloadable for many devices. There are no waiting lists and a two week loan period with two week renewals.  There is a 9 title per week limit.

Freegal Music

Freegal Music is a music service offered through libraries that allows patrons to stream and download songs and music videos. ... It is comprised of music from over 28,000 labels. Its music originates from over 100 countries.

Fret Zealot (Hoopla Bingepass)

Master Your Instrument at Your Own Pace
Now you can learn how to play your favorite songs from anywhere! This exclusive BingePass invites you to browse over 100 courses covering all styles of playing for guitar, bass, and ukulele. Dubbed the “Netflix of music education,” the Fret Zealot platform provides over 3,500 video lessons from the world’s top instructors. Whether you’re a novice or an adept player, the curated courses cater to all skill levels and let you learn at your own pace.

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

 Funk and Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia indexes over 25,000 full-text articles covering an array of topics. The database contains images, brief biographies and information in a variety of subject areas.

Gale Courses

Free courses to enhance your career and your life.  Over 300 courses to choose from in a variety of disciplines.  Each course runs 6 weeks with two lessons released on Wednesdays and Fridays.  This is a great way to brush up on your skills or explore an area of interest with no financial obligation

Gardening with Monty Don (Hoopla Bingepass)

Discover Delightful Gardening Ideas with the UK’s Premier Horticulturalist!
Embark on a heartwarming garden journey with the renowned British horticulture broadcaster and writer, Monty Don. Watch over 300 family-friendly episodes, spanning 10 seasons of the UK’s acclaimed gardening series, Gardeners’ World, and enjoy three additional series—all for one borrow. Join Monty Don as he shares his decades of expertise and passion, turning each episode into a enchanting and educational experience for gardening enthusiasts of all ages.

From Microsoft Office and email, to reading, math, and more— offers more than 200 topics, including more than 2,000 lessons, more than 1,000 videos, and more than 50 interactives and games, completely free.

Get Healthy U TV (Hoopla Bingepass)

Get Motivated to Work Out at Home! Transform your home into the ultimate fitness studio with a diverse range of workouts led by expert trainers. Choose from accessible categories like strength, cardio, kickboxing, barre, bodyweight, low impact, yoga, and more. No matter your fitness level, there is something for everyone. With workouts of various lengths and difficulties, the inspiring trainers will keep you consistent and help you reach your goals.

Global Road Warrior

The Global Road Warrior is an international resource for social, cultural, travel, and business information. The database covers 175 countries and territories and includes information on demographics, economy, holidays, currencies, visas, climate, passports, immunization, entry and departure, emergencies, internal travel information, country and regional maps, airports, international dialing guides, and more. For remote access you will need your library card number.   Enter your library card number with no spaces.

GoKidGo Spine Chillers (Hoopla Bingepass)

Just one borrow gives you seven days of unlimited access to the newest podcasts – and an exclusive series! – from the mind of Goosebumps creator R.L. Stine – R.L. Stine’s Story Club! This BingePass also includes access to Ivy’s Chilling Tales and a third spooky series exclusive to hoopla from award-winning kids’ horror writer Don Roff! This BingePass is perfect for kids who enjoy a ghastlier listening experience. The fun, engaging scary stories are kid friendly and presented without ad interruption.

GoKidGo Universe (Hoopla Bingepass)

With one borrow, explore the entire GoKidGo Universe – including episodes only available on hoopla! These captivating, ad-free podcasts for kids, voiced by beloved talent like Ariel Winter, Danny Pudi, and Richard Kind, feature interconnected stories based on the fictional town of Pflugerville – and the wacky characters that inhabit it. As a bonus, kids get access to 20 episodes available exclusively on hoopla from accomplished television writer Ben Fleck.

Great Courses Library Collection (Hoopla Bingepass)

Now on Ohio Digital Library (via Hoopla Digital). 

"Binge-learn” over 250 of the most popular courses taught by the world's top professors from The Great Courses Library Collection.  All the courses you can watch in 7 days with a "Binge Pass"


 Covers all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. 

Growing Up (Hoopla Bingepass)

There's more to growing up than reading, writing, and arithmetic. Give your kids an advantage with these stories about handling emotions, responsibility, and more. The whole collection is yours for seven days using one borrow!

This title is available for 7 days after you borrow it. This title is available for streaming and downloading (mobile devices only).

Hallmark Movie Now (Hoopla Bingepass)

Stream feel-good films and series for free with your library card! This BingePass gives you unlimited access to the entire Hallmark Movies Now on-demand library for seven days. Enjoy exclusive Hallmark Originals, along with 1,500+ hours of ad-free content from Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries. Curl up with series like When Calls the Heart, Chesapeake Shores, and The Way Home. With new releases added weekly, you can catch up on your favorite shows and movies anytime, anywhere.

Hands on Crafts for Kids (Hoopla Bingepass)

Children’s Arts and Crafts
Spark imagination and creativity for kids aged 6-12. They’ll embark on a journey of discovery, learning, and self-expression. From molding clay to painting masterpieces and stitching fabrics into unique creations, there’s something to captivate every young mind. This collection includes a diverse range of projects spanning curriculum-based themes, cultural exploration, and seasonal festivities. With 52 episodes packed with inspiration and step-by-step guidance, it's a surefire way to ignite their creativity and let their imaginations soar!

Health Source Consumer Edition

This rich collection of consumer health information provides access to more than 80 full-text consumer health magazines, including American Fitness, Better Nutrition, Harvard Health Letter, Men’s Health, Muscle & Fitness, Prevention, Vegetarian Times, and many others. Also included in this database is searchable full text for current health-related pamphlets and 110 full-text health reference books.

Health Source Nursing/Academic Edition

This full-text database offers a trusted source of nursing and allied health literature. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition covers an array of relevant topics, including pediatric nursing, critical care, mental health, nursing managem

Hellosaurus (Hoopla Bingepass)

Available via Hoopla Digital.  You will need an iOS or Android device and you must download the Hellosaurus iOS or Android app to your mobile device first to play this content. No signup needed.

Incredibly engaging, interactive, and educational, Hellosaurus puts kids ages 2 to 8 in their favorite shows. Featuring popular titles like The Wiggles and Love, Diana, children develop life skills independently and safely by having fun. One borrow gets them all the Hellosaurus they want for 7 days.

HelpNow (Brainfuse)

Brainfuse HelpNow is an all-in-one suite of tutoring services designed for a wide range of academic needs whether it’s tackling a tough homework problem, mastering a particular topic, or writing a paper.

HelpNow services include expert academic tutoring and self-study tools to empower users to study at their own pace or collaborate with peers and teachers.  Students access live, on-demand academic help and state-aligned skills building lessons from expert tutors.

With HelpNow, tutors and students communicate in real time in our online classroom by typing, drawing, and marking-up lessons and web content. Plus, students can use our secure file sharing feature in the writing lab to submit writing assignments to our writing tutors any time of the day.

The Brainfuse full-service test center offers practice tests for all levels in math, reading, and writing as well as college preparatory tests – including the SAT


Delivers an essential collection of genealogical and historical sources—with coverage dating back to the 1700s—that can help people find their ancestors and discover a place’s past.

High School Equivalency (Learning Express Library)

Check your basic skills, build your basic skills and prepare for the GED, HiSET and TASC tests.

High School Skills Builder (Learning Express Library)

Tools to help build skills in the following areas:

  • Mathematics
  • English Language Arts
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Technology
  • Logic & Reasoning

Highlights Collection (Hoopla Bingepass)

With content from the publishers of the award-winning magazine that generations of families grew up with, the Highlights Collection BingePass delights kids with its positive messages, puzzles, and "things-to-do." With one borrow, enjoy 7 days of uninterrupted access to more than 200 multimedia series including the Timbertoes, Listen & Learn, Tex and Indi, and Ask Arizona.

Highlights Library for Kids

Highlights Library is an all-in-one digital reading tool that gives children instant access to a comprehensive collection of more than 2,500 leveled stories. It focuses on helping children discover a love of reading and provides teachers and parents with tools to support their discovery. 

History Reference Source

Covering both U.S. and world history topics, History Reference Source is a full-text database featuring historical reference books, magazines, journals and thousands of primary source documents.

Hobbies & Crafts Source

Detailed “how-to” instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast.
Full text is provided from leading hobby and craft magazines.

Home Improvement Source

Provides users with detailed, user-friendly “how-to” information covering a variety of home improvement and repair projects.

Home Insurance Calculator (OHIO)

Use this Ohio home insurance calculator to estimate home insurance costs based on home replacement value and location. Your personal information is only used to calculate insurance price.

View tutorials on using the ValChoice calculators and web apps.


Hoopla is a groundbreaking digital media service offered by your local public library that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! ... hoopla is like having your public library at your fingertips. Anytime. Anywhere.

Hoopla Bonus Borrows Collection - these titles do not count against your monthly checkouts. (not currently active)

Hoopla Comics

Find the best free comics with your library card. Read online or download them to your mobile device with our app. Enjoy comics and graphic novels including Marvel, DC, manga, Spider-Man, and more!

Hoopla Magazines (Hoopla Bingepass)

Read current and recent issues of popular and in-demand magazines with the hoopla Magazines BingePass.

In the Kitchen with Craftsy (Hoopla Bingepass)

Cooking and Baking Classes
Dive into a collection of 64 cooking and baking episodes led by renowned experts, covering everything from baking basics to advanced techniques. Master artisan bread-making, perfect croissants, and bake delectable pies. Get expert tips on crafting flavorful pan sauces, roasting techniques, mastering fresh pasta, and exploring Mexican cuisine. Unlock the potential of your pressure cooker with innovative recipes. Whether you're a novice or a seasoned chef, these video courses will hone your skills and expand your culinary repertoire.


Now on Ohio Digital Library (using the Libby app or look under EXTRAS). 

IndieFlix is a global streaming service that promotes and supports social impact films to create positive change in the world. IndieFlix's screening service books offline and online community screenings in schools, corporations and communities around the world.

Job & Career Accelerator (Learning Express Library)

Build resume and job letters, explore careers, find a career match, prepare for an interview and more.

JobNow (Brainfuse)

Live, anytime, anywhere job assistance, including up-to-date nation-wide and local job search engines, professional resume critique and proven interview techniques. Experience personalized career center seamlessly integrated with advanced virtual technology to help job seekers of diverse backgrounds and needs


Kanopy is an award-winning video streaming service providing access to more than 30,000 independent and documentary films ─ titles of unique social and cultural value from The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, Media Education Foundation, and thousands of independent filmmakers.

Kanopy Kids

Kanopy Kids features a collection of films and TV series that inspire and inform, helping children develop social emotional skills and reinforcing valuable learning topics, such as history, science, and new languages.

Kelley Blue Book

For over 90 years, Kelley Blue Book has been The Trusted Resource for used car values, helping car owners understand what their used car is worth.

Kids Books in Action (Hoopla Bingepass)

As their favorite picture books come to life, kids will get excited about reading while watching the events of their favorite stories unfold. One borrow gives your little ones 7-day unlimited access to classic bedtime stories, nursery rhymes, and new favorites like Do Not Bring Your Dragon to the Library. There is so much variety that every child will find something they love.

Kidz Vidz (Hoopla Bingepass)

Kids will enjoy hours of fun and they'll learn something in the process with the KidzVidz BingePass. This collection of movies and TV series covers animals, inspirational children in history, and the planet, plus we included a how-to-draw animals series to jumpstart their creativity! Don't forget, one borrow gives you 7-day unlimited access to the entire collection

Kovels Antiques and Collectibles

the comprehensive, go-to resource for expert information on antiques and collectibles.

Learn About the World (Hoopla Bingepass)

These carefully selected, kid-friendly titles are a great entry to understanding others through stories that bring us all together. Make a big world a little smaller with books about family, holidays, famous athletes, and other countries. Every kid will enjoy this collection, available for seven days using just one borrow.

This title is available for 7 days after you borrow it. This title is available for streaming and downloading (mobile devices only).

Learning Express Library

  LearningExpress Library is an online platform with academic and career-oriented resources. It includes: a collection of over 1000 practice tests and skills tutorials and more than 200 eBooks. a comprehensive job search and career guidance system.

LinkedIn Learning

Learn software, creative, and business skills to achieve your personal and professional goals

Literary Reference Source

provides a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes—to give students, professors, and researchers a foundation of literary reference works to meet their research needs.

Los Angeles Times (Full Text)

Contains full-text articles from the Los Angeles Times from Dec 4, 1996 - present .   The current day's articles are typically available by 8:00 a.m. ET.  Please note these are the text of the articles and not the actual newspaper page itself.  If you would like to see it in newspaper form, you can do that here.


Digital easy books (ebooks and audiobooks) in World Languages, created for children to enjoy books and learn language through storytelling . LOTE4Kids allows children to enjoy the magic of books in World Languages from the comfort of home.

Download the LOTE4Kids app here

Mango Language

Mango’s unique teaching method quickly engages you in real conversations between two native speakers. Your instructor will take you through every step of the process! Each lesson revisits previously learned material, but you have complete control over your learning experience.  You must access Mango through the library’s website for authentication.  Please make sure your Mango screen shows Mason Public Library in the upper righthand corner.  If you wish to create a learning profile you will need to Enter your library card barcode number (with no spaces).

MAS Ultra – School Edition

Contains full text for nearly 500 popular high school magazines covering a wide-range of subject areas including history, science, careers, and more.

Mason Pulse-Journal 2005-2012 (NewsBank)

Archive of local Mason newspaper from Newsbank.

MasterFILE Premier

MasterFILE Premier provides full text from over 1,900 magazines – general reference, business, consumer health, general science, and multicultural. It also offers indexing and abstracts for nearly 2,510 other publications. For some titles, full text backfiles date from 1975. The database also contains full text for nearly 200 reference and travel books; 88,000 biographies; 60,000 primary source documents; and 91,000 photos, maps, and flags. Updated daily. (Hoopla Bingepass)

Considered the world’s source for the best classical music programming, boasts stunning live performances and recorded content from prestigious halls worldwide. With one borrow, you can explore free classical music and jazz videos online—including concerts, opera shows, ballets, music documentaries, master classes, and world-class jazz performances. Whether you want to stream a ballet composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, watch a documentary on Leonard Bernstein, learn from violin virtuoso Maxim Vengerov, or unwind with jazz music by Herbie Hancock, takes you on a classical music journey like none other.


An authoritative bibliographic database that contains citations and abstracts for biomedical and health journals used by health care professionals, nurses, clinicians and researchers engaged in clinical care, public health and health policy development.

Middle Search Plus

Contains full text for more than 170 popular middle school magazines as well as more than 103,000 biographies and historical essays. Titles covered in this database include Sports Illustrated KidsScholastic NewsNational Geographic and dozens more.


MorningstarRemote Access Link

Investment resource specialized in fund investing. Offers news, commentary, fund information, tutorial, tools,  forums, and more.  Morningstar is now available only online. Note: For Remote Access you MUST access Morningstar through the link provided. Please do not bookmark to get access as it will not work. 

Visit the Investing Classroom to increase your knowledge.

NADA Guides

Research the latest new car prices, deals, used car values, specs and more.

New Book Alerts

a free online service that showcases the newest titles purchased by the library. You can select to receive alerts via email and/or RSS feeds. If you see a new title that you are interested in, just click “check catalog” to place a hold on the item right away.

New York Times (Full-Text)

Contains full-text articles from the New York Times from  Jun 1, 1980 - present.   The current day's articles are typically available by 8:00 a.m. ET.  Please note these are the text of the articles and not the actual newspaper page itself.

New York Times Book Review (Full Text)

Full text coverage of the weekly New York Times Book Review from Jan 3, 1988 - present.  PDF versions of the actual print publication are available.

New York Times Magazine (Full Text)

Full text coverage of the weekly New York Times Book Review from Jan 5, 1997 - present.   PDF versions of the actual print publication are available.

Newspaper Source

Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full text for nearly 45 national (U.S.) and international newspapers. The database also contains full text for more than 315 regional (U.S.) newspapers.  In addition, full-text television and radio news transcripts are provided from CBS News, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, NPR, etc.

NoveList Plus

NoveList allows readers of all ages to use a favorite author or title to discover new books to read. You can also search NoveList’s 96,000 title database by subject or genre.

NoveList Plus (K-8)

Especially designed for school libraries, NoveList K-8 allows you to discover the fiction titles that are popular with young readers as well as titles to use in classrooms. The NoveList Learning Center provides a complete introduction to the product and shows how to use NoveList to meet the reading needs of students.

NuWav Legal Forms

Ohio-specific forms spanning a variety of common concerns (bankruptcy, divorce, employment, landlord tenant, living wills, power of attorney, taxes, etc.).


O’Reilly for Public Libraries subscription includes more than 47,000 books and 30,000 hours of video in areas such as information technology and software; business; digital media; professional and personal development; and desktop and web applications.

You MUST access O'Reilly through our this link on our website for authentication to work correctly.



Ohio Digital Library

The Ohio Digital Library (formerly the Ohio eBook Project) is a statewide consortium of libraries that jointly provide free downloadable eBooks, audiobooks, music, and video to library customers.

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Ohio Digital Library Comics

Choose from DC Comics, Marvel Entertainment, Image Comics, IDW, VIZ Media, and many more!

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Ohio Digital Library Magazines

Offers over 3,000 magazine titles for you to read!

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Ohio Legal Help

Plain language legal help information, interactive self-help tools and connections to local legal and community resources that can help people resolve their legal issues.

Ohio Means Jobs

a site for Ohio job seekers as well as Ohio employers.  Assess your skills, post your resume and more.

Ohio Memory Project

Discover 26,000 primary sources from 330 archives, historical societies, libraries and museums that document Ohio’s past from prehistory through the present.

Online Book Clubs

Join the Library's Online Book Clubs and start receiving chapters from popular books in your daily email. Every day, Monday through Friday, we'll send you a portion of a book that takes only five minutes to read. Each Monday we begin a new book and by Friday you will have the chance to read 2 or 3 chapters, enough to know if it's a book you want to finish. You can read a wide variety of books including fiction, nonfiction, romance, business, teen, mystery and more.   There are 12 clubs from which to choose. Sign up for as many as you want!

Oxford Research Encyclopedias

Oxford Research Encyclopedias offer long-form overview articles written, peer-reviewed, and edited by leading scholars.  Each of the twenty-five distinct encyclopedias cover both foundational and cutting-edge topics in order to develop, over time, an anchoring knowledge base for major areas of research across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.

Peterson's Test Prep

Peterson's Test Prep (Formally Testing & Education Reference Center) helps you prepare for the future in ways never before possible. From the high school and community college students just embarking on a career path to the business veteran who wants to make a career change, the Testing & Education Reference Center provides users with in-depth information on colleges and universities, graduate and professional programs, distance learning, corporate training, available scholarships and awards, preparatory entrance tests and much more. Available online practice tests include entrance exams, certification and licensing tests. 

Pimsleur on Hoopla

Pimsleur language lessons in streaming audio.  Includes English as a Second Language for:  Chinese, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Vietnamese.

See All Pimsleur Audio Courses

Pinkalicious (Hoopla Bingepass)

Looking to add some sparkle to a child’s day? Featuring over 40 eBooks, this BingePass invites children into the colorful lives of Pinkalicious Pinkerton and her younger brother, Peter. From vibrant digital picture books to “I Can Read” stories, the fun-filled collection is designed to entertain young readers ages 4-8. The Pinkalicious series highlights the power of teamwork and creative problem solving — while encouraging kids to be themselves and to have some fun along the way.

Points of View Reference Source

Points of View Reference Source contains 450 topics, each with an overview (objective background / description), point (argument), and counterpoint (opposing argument). Each topic features a Guide to Critical Analysis which helps the reader evaluate the controversy and enhances students’ ability to read critically, develop their own perspective on the issues, and write or debate an effective argument on the topic.

Pokemon (Hoopla Bingepass)

Watch Pokémon the Series: Seasons 6-13

With the Pokémon BingePass, every episode is a gateway to adventure! Watch seasons 6-13 of Pokémon the Series for one borrow. Begin with the Ruby and Sapphire storyline (seasons 6-9), following Ash and Pikachu through Hoenn's challenges and the Kanto Battle Frontier. Or dive into the Diamond and Pearl storyline (seasons 10-13), as Ash, Pikachu, Brock, and Dawn journey through Sinnoh, facing rivals like Paul on their quest for mastery. With 380 episodes of excitement, every moment is a step closer to becoming a Pokémon Master.

Press Reader

Offers instant access to more than 7,000 of the world’s top newspapers and magazines as soon as they’re available on shelves.  No limits on downloads. They’re yours to keep forever.

Be sure to download the PressReader app for your device. 

Select the login icon (generic avatar) in upper right corner of, select Library or Group as login method from Welcome popup box, and follow the prompts.

Professional Development Collection (EBSCO)

highly specialized database of full-text electronic information especially for educators, professional librarians and education researchers. 

Psychology & Behavioural Sciences Collection

This comprehensive resource is an essential tool for psychologists, counselors, researchers and students, providing extensive full-text coverage for a broad range of subjects in the fields of psychology, behavioral sciences and related disciplines.


Puzzle Palace (Hoopla Bingepass)

Now you can easily play a variety of brain-bending sudoku, crossword, and word games. Take a crack at 10 variations of Sudoku, 5 crossword puzzle types, and 5 word games. From “Guesstionary” and “Word Sleuth” to Stacked Sudoku and the Thomas Joseph Crossword, there’s something for kids, beginners, and seasoned experts alike. New games are added daily!

Qello Concerts

Now on Ohio Digital Library (using the Libby app or look under EXTRAS). 

Qello Concerts offers a wide range of All-Access features such as: premium and curated content, design your own Setlists, Share, social concert digital premiers, unlimited viewing on every Qello Concerts application, live Q&A sessions with artists, monthly reviews from tastemakers, and more.

Read-Along 2 Learn (Hoopla Bingepass)

This BingePass collection is perfect for curious kids. Read-Along eBooks allow young readers to explore independently or with narrator support and word highlighting. With topics like sports, animals, emotions, STEM, and more, kids can dig into the world around them at their own pace. And they can do all of this for 7 days using only one borrow.

Regional Business News

Business-related newspapers, newswires, and journals covering U.S. metropolitan and rural areas.

Religion & Philosophy Collection

An essential tool for researchers and students of theology and philosophical studies, providing a comprehensive full-text source of content as it pertains to the topics related to and discussed in disciplines of religion and philosophy.

Resume Builder

Build your job-winning resume in 3 easy steps

1.  Create resume content with step-by-step resume writing guide.

2.  Format resume by selecting a design template and font.

3.  Download and email resume in multiple formats.

Resume Help (Ferguson's Career Guidance Center)

Resume how-to's, tips, and samples to help you create a winning resume

Sanborn Insurance Maps 1882-1962

The Digital Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps provides a searchable interface for locating historical Maps of Ohio towns and cities. These maps were digitized from microfilm copies by Chadwyck-Healey, a Bell & Howell Information and Learning company. The searchable database is a joint project of OPLIN and OhioLINK.

Science Online

STEM resources including articles, diagrams, learning modules, interactive virtual experiments, timelines, and biographies.

Science Reference Source

Science Reference Source provides easy access to a wealth of full-text, science-oriented content. Designed to meet every student researcher’s needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other reliable sources. In addition, the database includes more than 280,000 high-quality science images from sources such as UPI, Getty, NASA, National Geographic and the Nature Picture Library.

Select Reads

Find your next favorite books through Select Reads!  Each month a newsletter will be emailed to you highlighting selections in the category for the newsletter you have chosen.  Choose from over 30 categories including: fiction, nonfiction, mystery & thriller, romance, audiobooks, teen, children, and many more!  Sign up for your favorite categories today.

Small Business Source

offers exclusive full text for many top consumer small business reference books, as well as tools to address many small business topics.  It includes business videos, a help and advice section and details on how to create business plans.

Small Engine Repair Source

This reference database provides detailed yet user-friendly repair guides for all manner of small engines. All of the content is organized in a powerful, easy-to-use manner so that users can quickly find the information they need.

Sociological Collection

Sociological Collection offers a trusted source of sociology literature, making it an essential tool for sociology and social work researchers, professionals and students. Sociological Collection covers a broad range of subjects relevant to sociology and its related disciplines.

STEAM Powered Kids (Hoopla Bingepass)

Do you have a budding Jane Goodall, Alan Turing, or Michelangelo in the house? Fuel the passion for all things STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) with engaging books for kindergartners to preteens. Enjoy the whole collection for seven days using just one borrow and ignite a lifelong fascination!

This title is available for 7 days after you borrow it. This title is available for streaming and downloading (mobile devices only).

The Reading Corner (Hoopla Bingepass)

Bring story time to your home or on the go. Kids 10 months to 10 years old will love hearing stories read out loud and brought to life with illustrations and music. Use just one borrow to view The Reading Corner’s entire collection of more than 500 videos in English and Spanish. And with new story time videos added every week, there’s always more to explore!

Today's Science

Today’s Science bridges the gap between the science taught in class and real-world discoveries—giving in-depth explanations of important advances in biology, chemistry, the environment, space, physics, and technology. Featured articles offer easy access to related content such as crossword puzzles, cartoons, and questions; additional articles that help place news and discoveries in context; and interviews with scientists that bring the research to life. An extensive backfile dating back to 1992 illustrates how one scientific advance leads to another; the stories focus on the questions scientists ask themselves and, in doing so, reinforce science educators’ traditional emphasis on the scientific method.


TumbleBookLibrary Premium has over 1100 titles for grades K-6, and includes our unique animated, talking picture books, read-along chapter books, national geographic videos, non-fiction books, playlists, as well as books in Spanish and French. Plus, the collection features Graphic Novels. 

U.S. Major Dailies

U.S. Major Dailies provides access to the five most respected U.S. national and regional newspapers, including The New York Times and Washington Post, co-exclusive access to The Wall Street Journal, and exclusive access to Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune. The titles offer researchers thorough and timely coverage of local, regional, and world events with journalistic balance and perspective. The current day content is available by 8am each day and provides archives stretching as far back as 1985. This database is available on the ProQuest platform.


Coverage: 1980 - current


More than 4,000 continuously updated, on-demand video courses across 75 categories in:

  • Business
  • Technology
  • Design
  • Arts & Creativity
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Health & Fitness
  • Personal Growth
  • Language Learning
  • and more! 

Available free with your Mason Public Library card.

Please note: vendor does not permit usage outside of Ohio or via a VPN

Universal Class

Over 500 online video-based courses for patrons interested in professional or personal growth.  Courses in a wide variety of subjects and some include continuing education credits.

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Value Line

Whether you’re a beginning investor or a veteran looking for high-impact ideas, Value Line can position you for financial success quickly and easily. The uncontested authority in reliable, unbiased information, Value Line puts you in the driver’s seat with accurate and insightful investment research on companies, industries, markets and economies. From the latest data, sophisticated tools and proven ranks to expert analysis and guidance, Value Line gives you the power to evaluate investments with confidence. Make smarter, more profitable decisions with Value Line.

Visit the Investment Education center to increase your knowledge.

Very Short Introductions

Very Short Introductions offers concise and original introductions to a wide range of subjects–from Islam to  Sociology, Politics to Classics, and Literary Theory to History. Not simply a textbook of definitions, each volume provides trenchant and provocative–yet always balanced and complete–discussions of the central issues in a given topic.

Vocational & Career Collection

Designed to meet a wide variety of vocational and technical research needs, this collection provides full-text coverage for trade and industry-related periodicals including Modern Machine ShopPediatric NursingWireless WeekDrug Store NewsReeves JournalRestaurant BusinessAdvertising Age and many more.

Wall Street Journal (Full-Text)

Contains full-text articles from the Wall Street Journal from Jan 8, 2010 - present.   The current day's articles are typically available by 8:00 a.m. ET.  Please note these are the text of the articles and not the actual newspaper page itself.

Washington Post (Full Text)

Contains full-text articles from the Washington Post from May 21, 2016 - present.   The current day's articles are typically available by 8:00 a.m. ET.  Please note these are the text of the articles and not the actual newspaper page itself.

Weiss Financial Rating Series

(to access with temporary card beginning PACREG, you will need to add MPL as a prefix, so MPLPACREG)


– includes important financial literacy tools from Weiss Ratings and Grey House Publishing.

With Weiss Financial Ratings, you can:

  • Check the values and ratings of stocks, mutual funds and exchange traded funds
  • Check ratings of banks, credit unions and insurance companies
  • Compare Medicare Supplement Insurance Plans
  • Download financial literacy & planning eBooks (PDF files to keep forever)

More features:

  • Independent, unbiased financial strength ratings of banks, credit unions & insurance companies
  • Conservative buy-hold-sell ratings of thousands of stocks, mutual funds & exchange traded funds
  • Create your own personal account to create a watchlist, get upgrade/downgrade notifications and log in from anywhere
  • Medicare Supplement Insurance – which plan to choose, how much it will cost, compare rates & plan benefits

Weiss Financial Planning Tools

World Alamanac For Kids

For Grades 6-8.  Reference resource for middle grade students. Features articles, videos, games, science projects, fun facts, maps, flags and more. Includes a Homework Help guide and Teacher Resources.
Topics include the arts, biographies, geography, health and guidance, language arts, life science, math, physical science, social studies, and sports.

World Alamanac For Kids - Elementary

For Grades K-5. Current digital content with important dates and statistical information. Featuring articles, videos, interactive games, and activities on topics including animals, Earth Science, famous Americans, plants, exploring space, and more. Teacher Resources include printable handouts, worksheets, graphic organizers, and classroom management forms to use with any lesson, plus science diagrams and projects.

World Book (Advanced)

World Book Advanced is a powerful reference tool that includes full encyclopedic and multimedia databases supplemented with online books, primary sources, website links, Back in Time articles, special reports and more.

In a world of digital news, World Book Advanced gives high school students and adults a reliable source to check the facts. The In the Headlines live news feed and world newspapers promote global awareness and international perspective. Primary source documents, biographies, Back in Time articles, and Teaching with Documents all aid in more in-depth and conceptual understanding within the classroom curriculum.

World Book (Spanish)

This dedicated Spanish-language database contains videos, compare-and-contrast features, selected articles, and a visual dictionary to allow ESL students and Spanish-learners the chance to learn. Integrated with World Book Kids for parallel English-language content.

World Book Early World of Learning

Early World of Learning is the premier online learning resource for preschoolers and children in early grades. Developed with education experts, Early World of Learning offers rich resources designed for easy integration into the lives of your children.

World Book Encyclopedia

Contains up-to-the-minute access to worldwide news publications, government links from numerous countries, and multimedia reference materials.

World Book Kids

thousands of articles, multimedia content, and a collection of biographies, World Book Kids is designed to encourage the young learner to be curious. The carefully curated content also supports STEM/STEAM instructional initiatives.