Buchanan County Public Library

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We offer online resources for research and learning. You can access these resources with your library barcode number, which is located on the back of your library card.


2013tahancestry Ancestry Library:
 Explore your family history and discover things you never knew about your heritage. Only available inside the library.


britannicaBritannica Online:
 The world’s most reliable encyclopedia available on computer, tablet or smart phone.


Ebsco Databases

Explora:
Ebsco’s Explora is a user-friendly interface, designed to meet the unique needs of its users. Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction.  Also available in student friendly formats, presenting age-appropriate materials from within all of Ebsco’s subscribed databases.

 

 

 

eBooks:

K-8 Collection 

 

 

The eBook K-8 Collection contains more than 13,000 titles chosen to support a quality learning experience for K-8 students across all subject areas taught in elementary and middle schools.

High School Collection

 

Containing more than 10,000 e-books that support a quality learning experience across all academic subject areas, including history, language, literature, science and technology. 

Cricket Media Collection

 

The eBook Cricket Media Collection includes more than 400 titles in e-book format and is suitable for Children grades Pre-K through 8th.

 

History Collection:

 

This collection features more than 17,000 world history e-books to meet the content needs of students in their research.


 

Masterfile Complete:
The most comprehensive and valuable collection of full-text general interest resources. This authoritative general information database is the best place to start your research.

 

NoveList Plus:
Can’t decide what to read next? Need a recommendation for a child, student or family member? Use Novelist to discover your next favorite author, series, or title.

 

NoveList K-8 Plus:
NoveList K-8 Plus is a comprehensive reading resource for fiction and nonfiction. With a fun and intuitive interface, and extensive proprietary content, NoveList K-8 Plus will help you integrate reading across the curriculum and support your young readers.


Read It:
Practice Reading Skills with Read It! Read It!™ Helps students with a basic foundation in English grammar and reading who need adapted reading material for many subjects and is also a great tool for English Language Learners.


Gale Databases

 

Career Transitions:
An online career guidance center that walks users through the job-search process from beginning to end.

 

Kids InfoBits:
Kids InfoBits delivers trusted, age-appropriate online content. Through newspaper and magazine articles, videos, images, and graphics, elementary students can learn about everything from animals and outer space to famous artists and favorite athletes. The database is visual and intuitive, and rewards students’ efforts by developing comprehension and research skills to prepare them for middle school.

gvrl-thumbGVRL eBooks:
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7. Because each library creates its own eBook collection, the content you see may vary if you use the database at different libraries (your school, your public library, or your office).

 

Legal Forms:
Provides a wide selection of state-specific (and multi-state) legal forms across the most popular legal areas. Includes real estate contracts, wills, pre-marital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord tenant and many others. Also included is a comprehensive attorney state directory and a dictionary of legal definitions explained in laymen’s language.


HeritageQuest200Heritage Quest Online:
Family history records from 1790 through 1940


OUP_logo_roundedOxford University Press:
Over 180 core resources on a wide range of subjects carefully selected to be authoritative and up to date.


 

 


Rocket Languages:
An award-winning interactive online language-learning system. The multi-faceted system allows patrons to learn new languages at their own pace. Your library patrons will have access to downloadable lessons, games and much more.



indexSalem Press:
Discover literature, history, and health information.


 

 

 

Universal Classroom:
Improve your job skills or just learn new stuff on your own. Over 450 free continuing education classes ready and waiting when you are.


Early World of Learning World Book Early World of Learning:
Early World of Learning, World Book Online’s early childhood digital resource, is a child’s first encyclopedia, eBook, and introduction to core early concepts.


World’s News Digest:
Stay current on world events and new stories. Includes historical files so you can follow the story from its beginning.


 

 

 

  • Hours

    Mon: 1pm-8pm
    Tues-Wed: 8:30am-5pm
    Thu: 8:30am-8pm
    Fri-Sat: 8:30am-5pm
    Sun: Closed

  • Get in touch

    276-935-5721

    Fax: 276-935-6292

  • Find us

    1185 Poe Town Street
    Grundy, VA 24614

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