Fauquier County Public Library

E-Media

Take the library with you – download books, magazines and audiobooks to your device. Watch your favorite British TV series, award-winning documentaries or a full-length concert. Access thousands of training videos to help you achieve your academic, career and personal goals!

Read

Popular materials

OverDrive (Blue Ridge Download Consortium)
Instantly borrow free e-books and audiobooks to read on your device or Kindle. Compatible with all smart phones, tablets, computers, and e-readers.
Getting Started with OverDrive  |  Download the Libby app

RBdigital
Large collection of popular e-audio books (many “always available,” no holds required), as well as classic and best-selling e-books and popular e-magazines (Vanity Fair, New Yorker and OK! Magazine)
Getting Started with RBdigital  |  Download the RBdigital app

Educational materials

  • Early Learning by World Book
    With read-aloud across all functions, the 60 e-books/stories in “World of Reading” and “Trek’s Travels” tie learning together through videos, games, and printable activities; twelve stories are available in both Spanish and English
  • EBSCO eBook Collections:
    • Cricket Media Collection – For children in grades pre-k through 8th; Cricket is an internationally recognized education company with award winning print content for children, families and educators. Cricket is focused on engage children in a wide variety of subjects and disciplines helping them explore and expand their worlds
    • K-8 Collection – Full-text e-books across all subject areas taught in elementary and middle schools; aligned with the Common Core Curriculum Standards
    • High School Collection – Includes a selection of classic literary works, important historical documents and general reference materials
    • History Collection – Titles encompass a variety of subjects, including medieval history, history of music, history of science, law in history, history of philosophy, art history, history of technology, history of business and economics, history of religion, military history and more

Stream

OverDrive Video (Blue Ridge Download Consortium)
Borrow and watch free shows, movies, and more whenever you have an internet connection. Videos will play either in the OverDrive app (on Android, iOS, and Fire devices) or right in your web browser.
Getting Started with OverDrive Streaming Video  |  Download the OverDrive app

RBdigital
Check out seven (7) days of unlimited access to a variety of services, including:

  • Acorn TV – World-class mysteries, dramas, and comedies from Britain and beyond, including 80+ exclusive shows and a full slate of original programming
  • IndieFlix – Award-winning comedies, documentaries, drama, animation, shorts, and classic TV
  • Pongalo – Spanish-language telenovelas and movies, including exclusives, action series, Hollywood movies, sports, documentaries, and content just for kids
  • Stingray Qello – Over 1,500 full-length concerts and music documentaries spanning over 30 genres from the 1920s to today’s hottest artists

Getting Started with RBdigital  |  Download the RBdigital app

Learn

Items in bold (premium e-resources) require your library card number for access.

  • Early World of Learning – World Book Online’s early childhood digital resource, is a child’s first encyclopedia, eBook, and introduction to core early concepts
  • Hoonuit (RBdigital) – Extensive video tutorials covering PC basics, Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite and more
  • DigitalLearn.org  – Short (15 minutes or less) tutorials covering basic computer/technology skills
  • GCF LearnFree.org  – From the Goodwill Community Foundation, this site includes interactive lessons on technology/software (keyboarding, using a mouse, etc.) as well as reading, math and “everyday life” skills
  • Great Courses (RBdigital) – Delve into an immersive learning experience, covering a wide variety of subjects, with the world’s most engaging professors
  • Learn It Live (RBdigital) – Discover hundreds of expert-led programs covering topics on cooking, nutrition, child care, financial wellness, fitness, yoga, mindfulness, stress reduction, and much more!
  • LearningExpress Library – Support for students and professionals in skill-building, test prep and career certification
  • Method Test Prep (RBdigital) – Comprehensive self-paced program for ACT, SAT, proven to raise scores
  • Rocket Languages – Learn new languages at your own pace; includes downloadable lessons, games and much more
  • TechBoomers  Over 80 free courses, thousands of articles and videos on how to use technology, social media sites, and web services
  • Testing and Education Reference Center – Test preparation for numerous exams for students and professionals
  • Transparent Language Online  – Interactive language lessons for 90+ languages, including ESL
  • Universal Class –Over 500 online continuing education courses covering a wide range of subjects