Featured Digital Collections

Find a Great Read

Overdrive (Libby) – Downloadable ebooks, magazines, and audiobooks

Hoopla  –  Audiobooks, ebooks, movies, music, comic books for streaming or downloading

NoveList – recommendations, reviews, book club discussion guides, lexile ratings

Goodreads – book choices based on your reading preferences

Fantastic fiction – great site listing series in order

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Dig Into Genealogy and Local History

Ancestry Library edition– Birth, marriage, and death records as well as obituaries and so much more.

Denton Journal – *in-library use only.  Searchable collection of Denton, Maryland newspaper from 1870-1965.

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Learn New Skills

Mango – Learn to speak over 72 languages, or build skills as an English-as-a-second-language (ESL) learner in over 21 languages.

Creativebugoffers online video arts and crafts workshops and techniques. Learn how to paint, knit, crochet, sew, screen print, and more.

Driver Education –  Maryland car, motorcycle, and CDL practice tests, as well as online drivers manuals.

Stay Safe and Healthy

Medline Plus – Trusted health information for consumers.

MasterFILE Premier –  Full-text articles from Consumer Reports magazine and thousands of other titles.

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Learn Online

Gale Presents: Peterson’s Test and Career Prep (TERC) – Practice tests for SAT, AP, GRE, GED, ASVAB, NCLEX, PRAXIS for teachers, real estate. 

Brainfuse HelpNow for Adults – Online help with GED prep, U.S. Citizenship test, 24/7 writing lab, live tutoring.

Gale Courses – Over 300 instructor-led classes focusing on professional and personal development.

Gale Ebooks and Gale OneFile – Search scholarly journals, magazines and more from over 8000 titles.

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Useful Maryland Information

Maryland Judiciary Case Search – Searchable public access to case records of the Maryland Judiciary.

Who are Your Elected Officials – Look up your elected officials and their contact information by your address.

People’s Law Library – Search Maryland public legal information.

Maryland Real Property Search –  Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation information searchable by address.

Maryland Business Express – Everything you need to know to open a business in Maryland. 

Maryland Workforce Exchange – a powerful online job seeker/workforce services system, accessed as a website on the Internet or an Intranet at a OneStop Center. It was specifically designed for job seekers, students, case managers, employers, training providers, workforce professionals, and others seeking benefits and services. The system provides fast access to a complete set of employment tools in one website. Surveys have proven that users find it convenient and very useful.

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Partner Resources

Maryland Deaf Culture Digital Library

The Deaf Culture Digital Library is dedicated to providing leadership and guidance in: offering resources about deaf culture,acquiring and preserving an excellent collection of deaf resources in digital formats, furnishing access to information regardless of location, and providing highly competent assistance to Maryland residents and library staff in local public library systems, academic librarians in colleges and universities, and other libraries in the state of Maryland.

Maryland State Library for the Blind and Print Disabled

The mission of the Maryland State Library for the Blind and Print Disabled (LBPD) is to provide comprehensive library services to the eligible blind and print disabled residents of the State of Maryland. Our vision is to provide innovative and quality services to meet the needs and expectations of our patrons.