Share your writing, connect with other readers, and discover new stories and authors. Whatever you're into, from sonnets to mysteries, from sci-fi stories to cell phone novels, you can find it there.
Listen to music for free with your library card!
- Stream up to 5 hours of music per day.
- Download up to 5 songs in MP3 format per week. They are yours to keep.
- Enjoy 2 music videos per week.
Get a bird's-eye view of the FVRL Minecraft world.
The Access My Library app puts a variety of our eResources at hand.
Find everything you need to research the world of literature: biographies, bibliographies, critical analyses, essays, poems, primary sources, and more for authors both historical and current.
Search full-text reference books on a variety of topics or read entire travel guidebooks without leaving your computer.
Access online tutorials for computer basics, office software, job hunting skills, money management, social media, online security and more. Find your specific area of interest under one of these headings: Technology Basics, Living in the Online World, Microsoft Office, Essential Skills, and Work & Career. Follow these links for practice using a mouse or to learn about email. Most tutorials also available in Spanish.
Learn how to perform basic, adult tasks like banking, filling out a time sheet, paying bills, or reading a map.
Select from several news, magazine, or journal articles with images--many in full-text--in General One File.
Find scholarships for your education based on your location, major, gender, ethnicity, or even application type.
Are you a pregnant or parenting teen? Enroll in this program that focuses on work and family foundation skills.
Read about emerging green technologies and issues on the environment and sustainability.
Use this eResource to find magazines, journals, newspapers, definitions, directories, and information on all health related topics. The materials contained in this resource are intended for informational purposes only.
View full text reference books, encyclopedias, non-fiction books, history periodicals, documents, and biographies along with historical photos, maps, and more than 80 hours of videos.
Dig into study units covering over 500 historical topics on global history from ancient times to the present day.
Search magazines, books, videos and reports for projects and information. Find detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas. Subject areas include arts & crafts, collecting, games & electronics, model building, home & leisure, needlework, outdoors & nature, and scrapbooking & paper crafts.
Learn about the legal issues and options available to youth, from foster care to domestic violence; parenting to immigration; and more.
Check out up to 12 films, TV episodes, music albums, or eComics from Hoopla monthly.
- Hoopla is available only to FVRL cardholders who are also district residents or paying non-residents.
- Movies and TV shows are available to view for three days following checkout.
- Music albums are available to stream for up to seven days following checkout.
- eComics are available for 21 days following checkout.
- For FAQs and help getting started, see Hoopla Support.
- The Widevine plugin may be necessary to view videos in your browser. If you are using Firefox, you may wish to download Google Chrome and use it instead, as the plugin isn't required with Chrome.
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