The Library may be closed right now, but we still have a lot of ways to satisfy your reading & learning needs – at home, online, for free, using just your library card!
Get the free Overdrive app on your phone or tablet, or use your computer or e-reader, to check out our ebooks and e-audiobooks. At any time, there are tens of thousands of books available to you, by great authors including James Patterson, Danielle Steel, Lee Child, Janet Evanovich, Mary Balogh, and more. Check them out on your schedule, without leaving home.
We’ve got ebooks for kids – picture books, chapter books, graphic novels, and exciting non-fiction reads. Find them in our Tumblebook Library, in lots of different formats – readalongs and videos included – along with other amazing content like math stories, French stories, and puzzles and games. Explore Tumblebooks in the Kids’ section at www.midlandlibrary.com/edatabases-page.
You also have access to magazines like Chatelaine, GQ, Forbes, Rolling Stone, National Geographic, Vogue, and many more, through our Flipster subscription! Take a look at www.midlandlibrary.com/e-books-audio-books.
Lynda.com is part of our online collection. With thousands of courses taught by industry professionals in everything from design, business, photography, to learning to play musical instruments, these videos, learning paths, and certifications can help you meet your personal and professional goals. All it takes is your library card and an internet connection.
We also have lots of other great online resources. Teen Health and Wellness can answer your questions in an age appropriate way. Auto Repair Source and the Small Engine Repair Center can help you save money by showing you how to make fixes yourself. If you’re wanting to learn a new language, log in to Mango Languages – there are over 70 languages to choose from! You can find all our offerings at www.midlandlibrary.com/edatabases-page.
Find updates, and links to lots of great shared resources, at www.midlandlibrary.com/library-service-and-the-novel-coronavirus-covid-19 and on our social media pages. We hope you’re staying happy, and healthy, and that we’ll see you again soon!