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.

Chilton Library  – Auto repair featuring service and repair guides, troubleshooting, wiring diagrams, and more.

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

Testing and Education Reference Center (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. 

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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.