Online Resources Overview

Enjoy free access to eBooks, eMagazines, audiobooks, music, streaming video, online research and more when you log in with your library card!

Just For Kids Access Video

Just for Kids, by Infobase, provides access to over 11,000 streaming videos for children.

New York Times Book Review

Access to full text of The New York Times Book Review from 1988 to present. Part of U.S. Major Dailies.

The Digital Collection

OverDrive eBooks & eAudio

Popular fiction and non-fiction eBooks and eAudio titles for all ages. Download the Libby app for the best experience.

hoopla digital

Download and stream from hoopla’s catalog of 1 million+ audiobooks, eBooks, videos, music, and more on your mobile device or computer.

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eLearning

LinkedIn Learning

Video-based online training resource offering courses covering technical skills, creative techniques, business strategies, and more.

Universal Class

Learn from hundreds of online education courses, ranging from accounting to crafts & hobbies to improving writing skills.

Mango Languages

An online language learning system that can help you learn languages such as English, French, Spanish, Japanese, Italian, and many more.

Birds of the World

Explore 10,721 species from 249 bird families, living in habitats around the world. From the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

Tech Answers

Links to online and in-person computer assistance, along with technology resources and news outlets.

Quick Links

HelpNow

HelpNow: Online Tutoring Service

A unique tutoring, homework help, and studying resource designed to assist library customers of all ages succeed.

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Homework Help for Children

Check out the great online resources that the library has available for the younger members of the family.

Britannica Library Children

Children can search for information or browse arts, geography, language arts, mathematics, religion, science, social studies, and sports.

Gale in Context: Elementary

Highly visual, guided research tools for students in kindergarten through grade 5. Provided by Find It Virginia.

Homework Help for Teens

Check out the great online resources that the library has available for teens.

Explora Middle & High School (EBSCO)

Supports both student research and classroom instruction. For Grades 6-12. Provided by Find it Virginia.

Read It! (EBSCO)

Adapted reading material on a variety of topics designed for middle school, high school, and English language learners.

En Español

Britannica Escolar

Articulos en español.

Lenguajes de Mango

Un sistema de aprendizaje accesible en línea que puede asistir en aprendiendo otros idiomas.

New York Times Español

Se pueden buscar artículos de texto completo de The New York Times, edición en español. Parte de los principales diarios de Estados Unidos.

Reading Resources

NoveList Plus

Read-alike recommendations based on factors such as tone, pace, settings, and characters.

NoveList K-8 Plus

Read-alike recommendations specifically for younger readers.

Gale Literature Criticism

Biographical/critical introductions, listings of principal works, and sources for further study on contemporary authors.

Gale Books and Authors

A customizable, rich experience to answer that age-old question of “What do I read next?” Fiction and nonfiction recommendations.

Deaf Culture Digital Library

Offers resources for the Deaf and hard-of-hearing communities, including a collection of Deaf resources in digital formats.

New York Times Book Review

Access to full text of The New York Times Book Review from 1988 to present. Part of U.S. Major Dailies.

ePeriodicals

U. S. Major Dailies

Provides access to five major U.S. national newspapers: Chicago Tribune, LA Times, NY Times, Wall Street Journal, & The Washington Post.

Gale Onefile: News

Search a collection of more than 1,000 newspapers, translate articles into 11 different languages, and create email alerts.

The Free Lance-Star

Read and search full-text articles from current and archived issues (2004-Current) of the Free Lance-Star. Available remotely.

The Washington Post Newspaper

Searchable full-text archive of The Washington Post, updated daily by 8 am. Part of U.S. Major Dailies.

The Wall Street Journal Newspaper

Searchable full-text archive of The Wall Street Journal, updated Mon-Sat by 8 am. Part of U.S. Major Dailies.

The New York Times Newspaper

Searchable full-text articles from The New York Times, updated daily by 8 am. Part of U.S. Major Dailies.

Chicago Tribune Newspaper

Searchable full-text articles from the Chicago Tribune, updated daily by 8 am. Part of U.S. Major Dailies.

Los Angeles Times Newspaper

Searchable full-text articles from the Los Angeles Times, updated daily by 8 am.

Washingtonpost.com

Unlimited digital access to washingtonpost.com, including expert reporting and analysis from Washington and around the world.

New York Times Español

Se pueden buscar artículos de texto completo de The New York Times, edición en español. Parte de los principales diarios de Estados Unidos.

Research Answers & More

Business Resources

Browse Business Answers

Whether you are opening a new business or are already running one, you’ll need information and support.

Reference Solutions by Data Axle (Formerly ReferenceUSA)

Business, residential, and market research data for entrepreneurs, businesses, students, and others wanting access to consumer information.

Gale Business: Entrepreneurship

Covers all major areas of starting and operating a business: financing, management, marketing, human resources, and more.

Consumer Reports

Product reviews and ratings on cars, appliances, electronics, and more. Remote access unavailable - ask a staff member for in-branch access.

Grant Resources

Nonprofit Answers

Looking out for a way to secure a grant either individually or for a group? Check our resources.

Grants to Individuals Online

Information for individual grant seekers, primarily to fund arts & education research. Contact us at librarypoint.org/ask for assistance.

Grants Connection [Directory of Virginia Foundations]

Profiles of nearly 1,000 private, corporate, and community foundations in Virginia. Contact us at librarypoint.org/ask for assistance.

Job & Career Resources

Job Answers

Are you looking for a job? Let us provide you the resources to explore careers, designing a résumé, and even going to an interview.

JobNow

Create a resume, browse job resources, get interview tips, and chat with JobNow coaches. Live coaches are available every day from 2-11pm.

Accel 5 Business Library

Features short videos, book summaries, and articles on leadership and management practices.

Investment Resources

Morningstar Investment Research Center

Research, data, and analysis for investors. Includes many portfolio tools to calculate asset mixes, retirement costs, & college savings.

Value Line - Expanded Library Edition

Analyst commentaries and rankings on current operations and future prospects for thousands of large, small, and mid-cap companies.

Healthcare Resources

Health Answers

Resources to help you find information about health issues.

Gale Health & Wellness

Articles from health & fitness magazines and scholarly medical journals, medical encyclopedias, a health organization directory, and more.

VetNow

Connect with a live veteran navigators for resume coaching, live tutoring, and more about VA eligible benefits and community resources.

Law Resources

Law Answers

Recommended law databases, local resources, and websites.

Gale Legal Forms

Create legal documents and view completed sample forms. Provided by Find it Virginia.

Thomson Reuters Westlaw

Legal research including cases, statutes, regulations, trial documents & transcripts. Please request assistance at ask.librarypoint.org.

Historical & Local Resources

AncestryLibrary

Available at most library branches. Remote access unavailable.

Regional Answers

Links to official websites for local and state government, colleges and universities, businesses and attractions, and more.

Voting Answers

Information about registering to vote, where to vote, links to Virginia political parties, and more.

Black Freedom Struggle in the United States

Find historical newspaper articles, diaries, and more marked by the opposition African Americans have faced on the road to freedom.
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