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FVRL Resources A-Z
These resources are provided by FVRL and are available to all in any FVRL library. They are also available outside the library with your FVRL card. (See restrictions as noted.)
View full-text reference books, encyclopedias, non-fiction books, history periodicals, documents, and biographies along with historical photos, maps, and 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.
Find articles and instructions for projects in the areas of outdoor, electrical, remodeling, plumbing, woodworking, decorating, and maintenance.
- Hoopla is available only to FVRL cardholders who are also district residents or paying non-residents.
- Materials are available in over 70 languages.
- View movies and TV shows* for three (3) days following checkout.
- Stream music albums for up to seven (7) days following checkout.
- Download and view eComics, eBooks and sheet music for 21 days following checkout.
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