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Resources for Readers

AudioBookCloud

Temporarily available remotely.

Get unlimited access to online audiobooks from home! You can listen to as many audiobooks as you want, when you want, and on any device. There are no check-outs, holds, or bulky downloads. Audiobooks are available instantly.  Easily search by title, author, and genre. Includes nearly 50 audiobooks in Spanish.

Booklist Online

Temporarily available.

Booklist Online is the web version of the Booklist book-review magazine that has been published by the American Library Association for over 100 years. Booklist online includes access to the Review of the Day, digital editions of the magazine, and over 180,000 book reviews dating back to 1992. 

Core Collections (H.W. Wilson)

Includes Children's Core Collection, Graphic Novels Core Collection, Middle and Junior High Core Collection, Fiction Core Collection, Public Library Core Collection: Nonfiction, and Senior High Core Collection; created with the input of librarians, each catalog is a guide to thousands of books, plus review sources and other professional aids for librarians and school media specialists.

Epic!

Digital books, audiobooks, videos, and quizzes for classrooms. Parents can try a free 30 day trial and teachers can sign up for free. Access using a browser, Android app, or iOS app.

Gale Literature

Searches across Literature Resource Center and Literature Criticism Online to find full text of literary works, journal articles, literature criticism, reviews, biographical information and overviews.

RomanceBookCloud

Temporarily available remotely.

Get unlimited access to a curated collection of over 1,5000 romance eBooks online. You can read as many books as you want, when you want, and on any device. There are no check-outs, holds, or bulky downloads. Books are available instantly.  Easily search for books by title, author, theme, and genre.

TeenBookCloud

Temporarily available remotely.

Get unlimited access to tons of eBooks for grades 7 - 12 from home! You can read as many books as you want, when you want, and on any device. There are no check-outs, holds, or bulky downloads. Books are available instantly.  Easily search for books by title, genre, and by Common Core. Features a collection of eBooks for AP English.

Access World News

Provides searchable full text and indexing of many U.S. and international newspapers, including print and online-only resources. Provides comprehensive news and information on differing perspectives for a variety of topics, including economics, business, political science, environmental issues, health and welfare topics, social problems, consumer affairs, education, international affairs and defense, sports and much more. Click here for a video tutorial about using this resource.

General OneFile

Comprehensive general interest resource providing periodical and news information. Also includes Fodor travel guides, NPR programs, and more than 20 reference sets on a wide range of topics.

Independent News

Searchable full text access to this weekly newspaper featuring community news, events, and announcements for the Florissant Valley area, including Black Jack, Florissant, Hazelwood, and Spanish Lake. Includes access from October 2006 to present.

News For You

News for You provides adult ESL students and struggling readers with news and human interest stories that are easy to read and understand. These engaging, timely stories will help students build language, reading comprehension, vocabulary, writing, listening and speaking skills. Use the password 0EEEB7 to enter.

Newspapers.com

The Newspapers.com database offers more than 10,000 digitized newspaper titles for large and small communities in the U.S. as well as newspapers in Canada, Australia, Ireland, the British Isles and Panama. Date range varies by publication.

North Side Journal

Searchable full text coverage of local news and community-submitted content from North County, including births, engagements, and community events. Falls under the Suburban Journals of Greater Saint Louis. Includes access from 2004 to 2008. 

South County Journal

Searchable full text coverage of local news and community-submitted content from South County, including births, engagements, and community events. Falls under the Suburban Journals of Greater Saint Louis. Includes access from 2004 to 2013.

Southwest County Journal

Searchable full text database of local news and community-submitted content from South and West St. Louis County, including births, engagements, and community events. Falls under the Suburban Journals of Greater Saint Louis. Includes access from October 2004 to January 2009.

Booklist Online

Temporarily available.

Booklist Online is the web version of the Booklist book-review magazine that has been published by the American Library Association for over 100 years. Booklist online includes access to the Review of the Day, digital editions of the magazine, and over 180,000 book reviews dating back to 1992. 

General OneFile

Comprehensive general interest resource providing periodical and news information. Also includes Fodor travel guides, NPR programs, and more than 20 reference sets on a wide range of topics.

Qikan

Collection of Chinese language journals appealing to adults, teens, and children. The journals cover a variety of topics, including current events, literature, women's issues, and education. Special software must be installed on your computer to view written Chinese characters.

RB Digital

Current issues of popular magazines, available immediately. Unlimited downloads, no late fees, no need to return. Works with PC, Mac and most mobile devices.