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Library Services During Closure

Top 10 Ways to FCPL at Home

Your Library Card Is Your Passport to Free Services

  1. Read eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines
    Read an eMagazine
    View all RBUnlimited eAudiobooks or
    See curated lists of always available books
    Tumblebook online read-along books for kids
    Tumble Math math picture books
    New: Lucky Day Collection—Two week checkout of popular digital titles. No holds, no renewals, no waiting.
    New: Libros Electrónicos en Español
  2. Stream Videos Just for Kids
  3. Learn a New Language! Expand your horizons from home by learning a new language or brushing up on one you haven't thought about since school.
    Mango Language
    Rocket Languages
  4. Take an Online Course
    Lynda.com—Add a new skill to your resume with courses in all aspects of business, technology, and creative fields.
    Universal Class—Keep your mind sharp with a course from Universal Class, in everything from hobbies like calligraphy and cake decorating, to other skills like personal finance and business writing.
    Great Courses eAudio—Become a lifelong learner with a Great Course in literature, music, history, or religion.
    LearningExpress Library—Teens can get a jump on preparation for the SAT/ACT/AP test, and adults can prep for various professional exams like Culinary Arts, Military, and Real Estate.
  5. Use Consumer Reports to check expert reviews before you get too far down that rabbit-hole of online shopping.
  6. Do Some Research in one of our many databases
  7. Find out more about your own history with genealogical resources. Some in-library-only resources are temporarily open for at-home use, including Ancestry.com (see instructions below).
  8. Visit our Home Improvement Reference Center if you have some time for those back-burner house projects.
  9. Discover Homework Resources and much more.
  10. And perhaps Find Your Next Book?

 

Bonus Activity! Find out more about your family history:

ancestry linkAncestry.com Availability

While branches are closed, off-site access to Ancestry for Libraries is now unlocked! The private link is only available to logged-in cardholders. Once you are logged in to your library account, look for the link in the "dashboard area" of the page (see image).

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