Author Check allows you to track your favorite authors, get email notifications when books written by your favorite authors arrive at SCPL, and explore author profiles.
Borrow and enjoy audiobooks, eBooks, comics, movies, TV, magazines, or music everywhere you have a screen-your computer, your phone, your car, even your TV. All you need is a library card. hoopla syncs across all your devices, so you can stream titles immediately or whenever you're in the mood. Most titles can also be downloaded to your phone or tablet. hoopla offers more content, in more places, than any other digital library platform and it's all FREE thanks to your public library! Titles may vary based on library catalog.
Video streaming service for quality, thoughtful entertainment. Find movies, documentaries, foreign films, classic cinema, independent films and educational videos that inspire, enrich and entertain.
Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, and more from your local library for free! Libby is the newer library reading app by OverDrive, loved by millions of readers worldwide!
Unlimited and free for you to use from anywhere 24/7!
TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of eBooks for children.
They are a great way to encourage tech-savvy kids to enjoy reading! There are over 250 animated, talking picture books!
Read exclusive biographies, watch videos, and discover fascinating stories about your favorite icons, musicians, authors, and historical figures.
Ensure student and educator success with EBSCO’s new interface for schools and public libraries.
Designed to meet the unique needs of its users, supports both student research and classroom instruction with rich, reliable content and easy-to-use functionality.
A personalized learning resource for all ages.
Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom.
Offers over 70 world language courses expertly designed to adapt to a diverse range of learning needs, styles, and backgrounds.
Your genealogy is the story of you. Who are your ancestors? What did they look like? Who did they love? And how did it all lead to you? This is what genealogy is all about, and the answers are waiting to be discovered on Ancestry.
Ancestry makes exploring your genealogy easy. Ancestry.com is the world's largest online resource for family history. Search 7 billion historical records, millions of family trees, and 65 million photos.
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Explore the world's largest collection of free family trees, genealogy records and resources.
The World's largest gravesite collection. Contribute, create and discover gravesites from all over the world.
Discover the premier collection of U.S. obituaries and death notices for genealogical research, 1704-today.
HeritageQuest Online is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. The database provides genealogical and historical sources for more than 60 countries, with coverage dating back as early as the 1700s.
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Find information on community issues and events, business, education, politics, people in the news, and more.
- City of Shelbyville
- Leadership Shelby
- Shelby County Chamber of Commerce
- Shelby County Clerk’s Office
- Shelby County Government
- Shelby County History
- Shelby County Photographs
- Shelby County Schools
- Shelby County Tourism
- Sentinel News
- America’s News
America’s NewsBank is a powerful online resource that empowers patrons to explore a diverse range of popular topics including business, health, politics, careers, entrepreneurship and much more.
With current content and archives back to the 1980s from more than 3,700 U.S. news sources, it is the most comprehensive domestic news resource available.
AtoZdatabases is the premier reference and marketing database marketed to Library, Academic, and Government institutions throughout the U.S.
This simple, user-friendly, web-based solution provides details on businesses and households within the U.S.
(EBSCO): Auto Repair Reference Center contains information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. Database content includes more than 31,660 vehicles covered from 1945 to present; including drawings and step-by-step photographs, technical service bulletins, recalls, enhanced wiring diagrams, specifications and maintenance schedules.
Access full reviews of thousands of products, including TVs, mattresses, vehicles, washing machines, and more.
Analyzes expert- and user-generated consumer product reviews and recommends the best products to purchase.
EBSCO is the leading provider of research databases, e-journal and e-package subscription management, book collection development and acquisition management,
and a major provider of library technology, e-books and clinical decision solutions for universities, colleges, hospitals, corporations, government, K12 schools and public libraries worldwide.
- eBook Collection
- Auto Repair Reference
- Explora for Primary Schools
- Explora for Secondary Schools
- Explora for Public Libraries
Explore encyclopedias, Novelist, health information, and more with Kentucky Virtual Library
A consortium of over 60 research and education databases for students, adults, librarians, and professionals.
Test prep for GED, ACT, SAT, AP tests, ASVAB, nursing, postal worker exams, U.S. citizenship test, and more on Learning Express Library
(EBSCO): This is a popular readers’ advisory service that helps readers find fiction and nonfiction books. It includes reviews, book covers, booklists, links to author web pages & much more!
Beanstack is a free service provided by the Shelby County Public Library that helps encourage reading by making keeping track of your achievements simple and intuitive.
By logging the number of books you’ve read or how many activities you’ve completed in Beanstack, you get a comprehensive view of your engagement and activity.