We are pleased to announce that the library now has full access to Ancestry.com, Library Edition! Ancestry Library Edition is a research tool offering the most comprehensive, international genealogical information available online, with more than 5 billion names in thousands of collections.
This service is only available within the library, by clicking the above link.
Encyclopedia Virginia is a publicly accessible online publication of the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities. As a web publication, the Encyclopedia adds an entirely new dimension to the work done by VFH over the last thirty years. With the mission to develop the civic, cultural, and intellectual life of the Commonwealth by creating learning opportunities for all Virginians, VFH brings together the resources and content to make the Encyclopedia a valuable tool for exploring the people, history, government, economy, and culture of Virginia.
“Virginia Memory is part of the online presence of the Library of Virginia, the state archives and reference library at the seat of government for the Commonwealth of Virginia. Established in 1823, the Library maintains vast and varied collections of print materials, manuscripts, archival records, newspapers, photographs and ephemera, maps and atlases, rare books, and fine art that tell the history of the commonwealth and its people. Since the mid-1990s, the Library has digitized parts of the collections in an effort to make our materials more widely available to our online users.”
Biography In Context is a comprehensive database for all your biographical researching needs. A curriculum-aligned resource that offers media-rich content in context that’s updated daily to meet the needs of today’s user, the database includes: 600,000+ biographies covering more than 525,000 individuals, integrated reference material, periodical information and multimedia content, and hundreds of hand-crafted topic pages covering the highest-interest features
Testing and Education Reference Center (TERC) has e-books and practice tests for most of your testing needs. Tests include: ASVAB, SAT, PSAT, MCAT, LSAT, CDL, Citizenship, and Real Estate. The database also has a user-friendly resume building tool.
In addition to all that, use TERC to research colleges and find scholarships. This database has it all!
All your car repair needs in one, simple-to-use source!
ChiltonLibrary.com represents the most authoritative automotive repair information available to car owners. There are thousands of year, make and model combinations covering the most popular vehicles of the past 30 years, plus additional coverage of specialty models. ChiltonLibrary.com gives you the confidence to service or repair virtually any system on your vehicle.
Let the Wizard help you choose a career, get the information you need to pursue your career, find the college that is right for you, pay for college, transfer from a community college to a university, and get answers to your questions about your future.
A comprehensive resource for consumer medical needs, finding a doctor, locating clinical trials, and viewing procedure videos.
- Screen for eligibility for social services benefits & services
- Apply for these benefits & services (including renewals)
- Check the status of their benefits
- Report changes to their status
- Access help 24/7
OneClickdigital is a free software for patrons to download e-audiobooks and ebooks directly to their iOS, Android, Kindle Fire, or Nook devices. Resources can also be downloaded onto a patron’s computer in order to transfer them to mobile devices. Patrons must create an account using their own library card from a subscribed library before downloading.
Zinio is a electronic newsstand that offers digital downloads of popular magazines. Patrons create accounts and access titles through their local library’s subscription. Magazines can be downloaded onto a patron’s computer and even read offline using mobile apps for IOS and Android devices.
Search Books, Newspapers, Encyclopedias for all Users…
Need help writing a paper? Having difficulty with math or struggling with reading comprehension? Students grades 3-12, now have an online resource to help with all of their Math, Reading and Writing homework.
Each day, this family literacy website suggests a new fun activity to help develop pre-reading skills in young children. It also provides parenting information and resources.
TumbleBooks picture book collection and beginning reader books may be accessed at Find It Virginia;
select “Elementary and Middle School Resources”;
then click on “Tumblebooks”.
Find It VA, the mobile app for Library of Virginia, lets you locate and search your library catalog wherever you are. If you are a library card holder in and of the Library of Virginia below, you can locate books, movies, music and more with easy search features designed for Mobile devices.
Residents of Virginia have access to a variety of digital resources to Virginia residents through their local public library. This is made possible with Library Service and Technology funding granted by the Institute of Museum and Library Services administered by the Library of Virginia.