The Digital Hub

 Interlibrary Loan

worldcat Borrow from another library on WorldCat for Interlibrary Loan (Limits: 4 titles per patron at a time only; titles published in the current year & entertainment DVDs CANNOT be borrowed from ILL). If you are doing this from home, log into your library account to get to WorldCat/ILL.

Online Learning

 lynda.com Lynda.com brings computer courses to your desktop – grow your digital skills. Create a profile with the 14 digit library card number and last name/password.
 it-academy Microsoft IT Academy for free training courses from Microsoft and Washington State Library.  Learn and achieve industry-recognized certification. Prove you have the skills employers are looking for.

Movies, Music, Audiobooks, E-books

hoopla Hoopla: thousands of movies, television, music, and ebook/audiobook titles for free (signup for account)
overdrive Overdrive Washington Anytime Library downloadable audio & e-books for Kindles, etc. (use 14 digit library card number and last name/password)
tumblebooks Tumblebooks: online collection of read-along, animated titles for children.Tumblebook-of-the-day: Read today’s book, come back tomorrow for a new one.

Online Research Articles and Magazines

 birdsofna  Birds of North America (use 14 digit library card number) Thank SJ Audubon Society!
consumerReports Consumer Reports (use 14 digit library card number)
health&wellness Health & Wellness Resource Center: thousands of  magazine articles, book chapters and videos
studentResources Student Resources In Context and other Gale resources for finding magazine articles (use 14 digit library card number)
culturegrams CultureGrams: concise, reliable, and up-to-date reports on more than 200 countries, each U.S. state, and all 13 Canadian provinces and territories; includes a special “Kids Edition.”
smallBusiness Small Business Center: online magazine articles, business plans and how-to feature
novelistPlus Novelist: learn about the latest fiction and non-fiction books – find your next great read
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Proquest National News: newspapers from around the country and in our area. Unlimited access to all the articles and videos of the New York Times.
abi business ABI/INFORM Business Periodicals:  latest business publications including scholarly periodical, trade journals, and market research
 homework help Homework Help: Use CultureGrams for country and state research (watch a 2-minute video); eLibrary for K-12th research (watch a 2-minute video); and SIRS Discoverer for K-6th research (watch a 2-minute video).
GrantStation Find funding sources for your latest non-profit venture.  Contact library for login information, 468-2265.
 global road warrior Global Road WarriorWho needs dated travel books taking up space in your luggage? This international travel tool lets you learn all about your destination online in real-time.

Newspapers

the-new-york-times-logo Enjoy unlimited articles from home via 72 hour sign ons or just use the Wi-Fi at the library 24/7 to read on your device.

 

Languages

pronunciator  Learning a new language does more than help you communicate in far away lands.  It stimulates the brain to prevent memory loss. Pronunciator awaits!

History

 ancestry Ancestry.com: try for free and access billions of genealogy records (only available in library).

FamilySearch.com

GenealogyBank.com

FindMyPast.com
 washingtonrural Washington Rural Heritage: Lopez Island photographs

Library Events on Video

Did you miss your favorite authors book talk, or one of the Lopez Library music concerts?

Click on the link below to view some of the recent Lopez Library events on video.

Lopez Library Videos

Listen to Book Reviews

Lou Pray, Lopez Island Library Director,  Reviews Books in an enjoyable conversational tone that urges you to pick up the book and give it a read. Click on the link below and listen to Lou’s Book Chats.

Lou’s Book Chats