Take the library with you – download books, magazines and audiobooks to your device. Watch award-winning documentaries and thousands of high-quality films. Access training videos to help you achieve your academic, career and personal goals!


Popular books & magazines

OverDrive/Libby via the Blue Ridge Download Consortium 
Instantly borrow free e-books and audiobooks, as well as over 3,000 e-magazines to read on your device or Kindle. Compatible with all smart phones, tablets, computers, and e-readers

Download the Libby app

Online newspapers

New York Times
Unlimited online access to news and multimedia content; also available (separately) – New York Times Cooking and New York Times Games

Wall Street Journal
Online access to wsj.com, free with your library card!

Educational materials

TumbleBook Library – An online collection of animated, talking picture books; features Spanish and French books, read-along chapter books, non-fiction books, and exciting games and puzzles


A collection of nearly 30,000 movies and other videos that inspire, educate and entertain – there is something for everyone! Your FPL library card gives you access to ten (10) movies credits and unlimited access to The Great Courses and unlimited Kanopy Kids each month. Many of Kanopy’s videos are not available on Netflix or any other streaming video platform, and the experience is easy-to-use and completely advertisement free.
Getting Started with Kanopy Streaming Video  |  Access Kanopy Mobile apps

Just for Kids – Educational videos children want to watch – Sesame Street, The Electric Company, Reading Rainbow, the Berenstain Bears, Franklin, and thousands more – plus songs, games, story times and other interactives that are sure to entertain, educate, and inspire young children


  • Great Courses (via Kanopy) – Delve into an immersive learning experience, covering a wide variety of subjects, with the world’s most engaging professors
  • LearningExpress Library – Support for students and professionals in skill-building, test prep and career certification
  • Peterson’s Test Prep – Test preparation for students and professionals and college and career planning guides
  • Transparent Language Online  – Interactive language lessons for 90+ languages, including ESL; mobile app available
  • Universal Class –Over 500 online continuing education courses covering a wide range of subjects