eBooks, eAudiobooks, Digital Magazines, Videos, & More
Download eBooks and eAudiobooks on OverDrive, available on iOS, Android, the Windows Store, Kindle, and desktop, or use the free Libby app. Be sure to log in to see the full catalog. Patrons now have access to 3000+ (!) digital magazines through the Library of Virginia. Magazines don’t count toward your borrowing limit and are automatically returned after 21 days.
You also have access to this collection of eBooks and eAudiobooks from the Library of Virginia. Just select Russell County Public Library from the drop-down login menu and enter your library card number. You can add this collection to the Libby app as well.
Freegal® Music is a free music service from your library. Freegal offers 3 downloads per week and 3 hours of free streaming per day. The catalog includes over 16 million songs, millions of albums, hundreds of curated playlists, the ability to create your own playlists, thousands of audiobooks, and thousands of music videos. In total, the collection is comprised of music from over 40,000+ labels with music that originates in over 100 countries. Free apps are available at the App Store and Google Play.
Junior Library Guild Digital is a collection of ebooks and eAudio for students K-12. The content is refreshed every 30 days so there is always something new to read! There’s also a mobile app, so you can read on the go. If you see a login screen, the username and password are both VirginiaReader.
Just for Kids offers a kid–safe, advertisement–free, media platform where children can learn, explore and enjoy. Just for Kids has the educational videos that children want to watch—from Sesame Street, The Electric Company, Franklin, Arthur, to The Berenstain Bears, and more! Games, songs, and interactives will keep these early learners interested and engaged as they discover a learning environment that is fun, safe, and entertaining.
Selection of current events, history, and medicine reference ebooks. Use your library card number to log in.
Reference & Research
AtoZ Food America contains recipes in all course categories (appetizers, soups, salads, breads, main courses, side dishes, desserts, snacks, and beverages) for six US regions, all 50 states, and 33 ethnic cuisines. It also covers food culture for the above regions, states, and ethnic cuisines with articles such as Classic Dishes, State Foods, Top Agricultural Products, Special Occasion Foods, Ethnic and Geographic Influences, Special Ingredients, and Food Trivia.
With thousands of international recipes, hundreds of fascinating culture and ingredient articles, and essential culinary resources, AtoZ World Food brings international cuisines to you, from Albanian byrek to Zimbabwean matemba! All you need to log in is your library card!
Early Learning by World Book is the premier online resource for preschoolers and children in the early elementary grades.
MasterFILE Complete offers the largest collection of popular full-text magazines, reference books and other highly-regarded sources from the world’s leading publishers. Covering virtually every general interest subject area, it also includes an extensive collection of photos, maps, and flags. Library card required.
A project of Virginia Humanities in partnership with the Library of Virginia, Encyclopedia Virginia publishes topical and biographical entries about the history and culture of Virginia written for a general audience.
Gale in Context: Elementary Formerly Kids InfoBits
Gale In Context: Elementary delivers trusted, age-appropriate digital 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—and a lifetime of learning.
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.
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! Library card required.
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. Library card required.
Special Digital Resources
Virginia Libraries are grateful for the sacrifice of our soldiers and their families. We hope to return the favor in some small part by providing resources and access. Included are resources from Military One Source, the USO, the Red Cross, and the Virginia Veterans and Family Service. If you can’t find what you need, please contact us for assistance!
Resources for individuals with reading challenges (visual impairment, dyslexia, etc.), hearing impairment, visual and hearing impairment, and those on the autism spectrum.