If you would like to be able to borrow books, movies, audio books and music; or do library research without ever leaving your home, you are in luck! As a member of the McCreary County Public Library you can access any of the following Digital Libraries without ever leaving the comfort of your own home, or come into the Library and access them with our computers.
Kentucky Libraries Unbound
At Kentucky Libraries Unbound you can download books to read on your computer or eBook device; or stream movies, audio books and music. For more information on how it works be sure to take their guided tour!
KY Virtual Library
kyvl.org is an online source for up-to-date magazines and scholarly articles and abstracts. Whether you are a student or teacher from Kindergarten through College you can come here for resources. KYVL has easy to use tutorials to help you learn how to research and to use their databases.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Another great online resource for reference materials, Gale Virtual Reference library features a large selection of accurate and authoritative reference content in e-book form, easily searchable by subject.
NewsBank provides Web-based access to tens of millions of articles and video clips from local, state, regional, national and international newspapers and other news sources. So you can use it to search the McCreary County Record (8/13/08-Current) as well as America’s Major News Magazines such as Newsweek, Time, U.S. News & World Report, Fortune, and Foreign Affairs. Search current and archived coverage of issues, events, people, government, sports and more with the largest collection of full-text U.S. newspapers. Includes staff-written articles, obituaries, editorials, announcements, real estate and other sections.
World Book Online Reference Center
The World Book Encyclopedia can take up a whole shelf at the library, but it is now available online for library members. Access up-to-date research information, pictures, maps and more, whenever and wherever you need it.