Buchanan County Public Library

Digital Library


Accel5 Business Video Library:
For just in time learning for the working professional, Accel5 Business Library features…

-Short videos on topics including:

  • business competencies
  • leadership and management
  • personal effectiveness

-Summaries for business and leadership books

-Articles by industry leaders on current working world issues

*Login Credentials*
Username: libraryva@accel5.com
Password:  V1rgin1a (note the numeral 1 in place of the letter i for the first and last instance of i)


AtoZ Food America:
Hungry to learn about American cuisine?  Visit AtoZ Food America to learn about foods around the country.

AtoZ Maps Online:
The World at your fingertips, more than 100,000 ways of seeing the world.



AtoZ the USA:
Get to know America the Beautiful.  Learn about the United States.



AtoZ World Food:
Hungry to learn about internation cuisine?  Visit AtoZ World Food to learn about foods from around the world.



AtoZ World Travel:

AtoZ World Travel was designed for world travelers, schools and universities, global businesses, and
anyone who wants to prepare for their trip abroad.  This new library resource includes 202
world city travel guides covering 67 topics each. The travel guides cover a multitude of topics that are of
interest to those planning their international travel.



Global Road Warrior:
Learn about the many different cultures around the world.



Lingo Lite:

LingoLITE is a vocabulary builder and contains thousands of native speaker video clips in 30 languages
including Spanish, French, Italian, German, Chinese, Japanese, Chinese, Farsi, Hindi, German, Swahili,
Thai, and 18 others. The LingoLITE system helps users learn vocabulary up to four times faster than any other method.


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.

Brainfuse Databases

Introducing Brainfuse JobNow! Get free online career prep, resume help, interview prep, and much more with your library card.


Introducing Brainfuse VetNow! Get free online job and academic assistance for Veterans, and much more with your library card.

Introducing Brainfuse HelpNow! Get free online tutoring with your library card.

Ebsco Databases

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.

Explora Public Libraries


Explora Schools



Checkout Ebooks from publishers not found in our other eBook sources.

Gale Databases


Chilton Library:

ChiltonLibrary provides access to repair, maintenance and service information on the most popular cars, trucks, vans and SUVs on the road today, as well as, many new vehicles. This continuously updated resource provides step-by-step repair procedures, troubleshooting guides, diagnostic trouble codes, photos, illustrations, diagrams, and multimedia (videos and animations) to simplify even the most complicated tasks.


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 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.


Heritage Quest Online:
Family history records from 1790 through 1940



A digital media service that allows you to access and enjoy nearly 600,000 titles in six different formats –ebooks, audiobooks, comics, movies, music, and television–all in one location!


AVOD Just For Kids

The Just for Kids Streaming Video Collection includes clips from thousands of fun and informative video and audio titles on topics including music and arts, animals, sports and hobbies, math and science, history, reading, and much more, plus hundreds of educational interactives—kid-safe, ad-free, and perfect for children’s programs.


Consolidates current and archived information from thousands of newspaper titles, as well as newswires, web editions, blogs, videos, broadcast transcripts, business journals, periodicals, government documents and other publications.



Black Life In America:

The experience and impact of African Americans as recorded by the news media.



Heritage Hub:

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 from the mid 1900’s, and original obituary images. Access is available 24/7.


Magzter is a cross-platform, self-service, global digital newsstand with thousands of magazines and newspapers from 5,000+ publishers.


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.

Overdrive:  SWVA Public Libraries Collection

Click here for instructions on how to download the Libby app by Overdrive

Oxford University Press:

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




Transparent Language:
Over 140 languages including American Sign Language and Citizenship Preparation.


Salem 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.


World News Digest

For more than 75 years, World News Digest has been a go-to resource for context and background on key issues of both historical events and breaking news. With more than 300,000 original articles and a vast archive covering every major event since its inception, this database offers concise summaries of current events and clearly written essays on the top issues of the day.


  • Hours

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

  • Get in touch


    Fax: 276-935-6292

    Email: sherry@bcplnet.org

  • Find us

    1185 Poe Town Street
    Grundy, VA 24614

This site is made possible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services. It is managed by the The Library of Virginia Library Development and Networking Division.