Anderson Public Library’s resources are accessible online twenty-four hours a day and anywhere there’s an internet connection. All members of the library can choose to read from thousands of eBooks with just a tap on a smart phone screen or tablet.
You no longer need to visit the library to check out items. You can be anywhere in the world and still read your favorite novel. Enjoy all these resources at any time completely for free! All you need is your library card.
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- eBooks, Audiobooks, & Streaming
- Learning & Professional Development
- Resources for Writers
- History & Genealogy
- News & Research
eBooks, Audiobooks & Streaming
Kentucky Libraries Unbound (Overdrive)
Access many thousands of eBooks, magazines, and more for all ages with this easy to use resource. Utilize the Libby app, available for iOS and Android, to download and read the collection on mobile devices.
Gale Nonfiction eBooks
Discover a wide selection of non-fiction eBooks at Gale eBooks. From self-help to biographies, Gale offers hundreds of titles.
Discover the library’s newest digital streaming service! hoopla offers thousands of eBooks, audiobooks, movies, shows, and much more. New to hoopla? Check out our post on how to sign up!
Find your next great book to read with Novelist. This service helps connect readers with books to read based on interests and more.
Tumblebooks for Kids
Are you looking for entertainment for children that is also educational? TumbleBooks is a great online collection of interactive children’s books, games, videos, and more.
Tired of listening to the same music but don’t want to pay for a streaming service or listen to commercials? Try Freegal where you can stream or download music for free.
Learning & Professional Development
Learn to drive not only a car but also motorcycles and commercial vehicles with Driving Test. Multiple practice tests are included as well as state approved manuals.
Kentucky Virtual Library
The Kentucky Virtual Library offers many different databases and resources, including GED prep, student resources, and more. Must call the library at 502-839-6420 for login information.
Learning Express Library
Learn interview, job skills, and much more with Learning Express Library. Find help with college entrance exams and other student services.
Learn thousands of new skills by watching professionally created tutorial videos. Topics include graphic design, business, technology, and more. Replaced Lynda.com.
Have fun learning a new language completely for free using Mango Languages. Mango offers easy to follow tutorials for many different languages.
Resources for Writers
Indie Author Project
Have you written an eBook? Submit it to the Indie Author Project! Learn how to get your book accessible to library members around the state.
Utilize this tool to publish your own eBook! Learn how to format your manuscript for the eBook markets.
History & Genealogy
Ancestry.com Library Edition
Research census records, original documents, indexes, and much more with Ancestry.com Library Edition. Must call library for KYVL login.
Sanborn Map Collection
Find historical maps with the Sanborn Map Collection. Showcases Lawrenceburg and parts of Anderson County.
Finish building your family tree! Heritage Quest is a great free genealogy service that will help you find your ancestors.
News & Research
EBSCO Research Databases
Research thousands of papers and documents utilizing EBSCO. Special topics are covered in the EBSCO services.
Even if you are thousands of miles away from home, you can still know what is happening locally with NewsBank. Access many local newspapers for free.