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NEW! Just for Kids

Unlimited access to thousands of fun and informative videoes  — PBS, Reading Rainbow, Weston Woods,  and Jim Henson to name just a few!

All content is kid-safe, and ad-free!

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Access Video on Demand

Unlimited, exclusive, high-interest videos from top producers like BBC, Ken Burns, A&E, TED, and HBO — plus new content is added regularly.

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Zoom 101

Learn the basics to get started with virtual meetings.  Check out the events coming up from the Library that you can participate from your home!

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Access FREE Tutors 7 days week from 2pm – 9pm!  SkillCenter Resources are available 24/7.   Resume help and Job Coaching too!  Brought to you by the Woodlands Library Cooperative.

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Access to over 40 million items from nearly 400 school, public, and university libraries across Michigan

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Gale Elementary

An easy to use database covering a broad range of topics. Explore animals, music, movies, people, science, sports, technology, and more! Great tools for highlighting, notes, and save to Google Drive.

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Gale High School

Includes biographies, newspaper & magazine articles, audio files, and images.Use highlight to mark key information and add notes. Use download feature to save article (including your notes and citation) directly to google drive.



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Ferguson's Career Guidance

Explore your interests while watching videos about thousands of jobs, industries and skills.  Watch “My Life” interviews to hear from people doing the actual work you are interested in.

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Infobase Learning Cloud

Users can learn at their own pace with a wealth of courses to choose from that cover basic and advanced technology topics as well soft-skill courses.  Learn-It, Do-It, Share-It!

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Michigan Activity Pass

You can with your GLADL Library Card “check out” FREE or discounted admission passes to hundreds of Michigan state parks, campgrounds, museums, trails, arts & cultural destinations, and more.

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OverDrive / Libby

OverDrive has a wide variety of bestsellers and classics in fiction and non-fiction in eBooks & audiobooks.
Borrow 10 items at a time with Libby, OverDrive’s app for phones and tablets. Checkout is for 21 days.

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Now in Overdrive Libby — Over 3000 full-color digital magazines for anytime, anywhere reading on any device with no holds, and no limits.

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OverDrive / Libby for Kids

Content for young readers from read alongs to chapter books to graphic novels.  Filter by AR or Lexile levels.  Borrow up to 10 ebooks or audiobooks at a time with checkout periods of 21 days.

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OverDrive / Libby for Teens

See what’s new in this always growing YA collection! Check out up to 10 ebooks and audiobooks at time for 21 days.  Try Read or Listen to a Sample to test drive a new book — lots of recommendations to find your next favorite book.

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Comics Plus

Borrow and read thousands of digital comics, graphic novels, and manga from the library with Comics Plus  No holds or waiting lists. Plus, offline access on your computer, tablet, or phone!

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ComicsPlus KIDS!

Thousands of comics and graphic novels for Kids!  No holds or waiting lists. Plus, offline access on your computer, tablet, or phone!

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BookFlix pairs animated stories with nonfiction ebooks — 137 pairs of fiction/non-fiction including 37 Spanish versions.

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Kanopy for Kids

Great access to video classics, storytime, and science & nature.  Check out up to 10 items per month.  Parents can set parental controls on Kanopy accounts to limit their children’s accounts to only Kanopy Kids.

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Kanopy offers streaming classic cinema, independent films, and top documentaries

Create an account  and link your library card to get start watching up to 10 videos per month.  Available on Roku, Android, and Apple Apps.

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Hoopla provides instant access to movies, TV shows, music, comic books, ebooks and audiobooks.  Check out 6 items per month.  No waiting and no holds. 

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Ancestry Library -- IN LIBRARY ONLY

Uncover family records and trace your history to create family trees.  Includes Census data, Vital Records, Immigration and Military records, and more.

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Food America

Cookbooks for all 50 states, 6 US regions, 33 major US ethnic groups, and over 100 Historic cookbooks dating back to the 1700’s. Over 3,200+ original TV food commercials dating back to the 1940’s. Check out our “What Did They Eat?” articles!

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World Food

Over 6,000 recipes from over 175 countries.   Pick a country, learn about how they eat — Do they use spoons? What are their favorite ingredients? Each recipe shows prep and cook time needed.

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Countries, States & Cities

Travel Guides for 175 Countries, all 50 States, and 202 World City Guides!

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Mango – Learn a Foreign Language: Utilizes conversation and foreign films to engage learners.  Need a bit of Spanish for a trip or Chinese for a business meeting – Mango can help!  Over 70 languages and 20+ ESL courses online and avaiable in the Mango app.

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AtoZ Databases

AtoZdatabases is the Premier Job Search, Reference & Mailing List Database including 30 million business & executive profiles & 240 million residents. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more!

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Demographics Now

Business and residential tool providing access to demographic data. Drill down to the city or even neighborhood level. Identify markets and audiences in your community. Ideal for supporting small business and local economic development activities. Strong tool for businesses and non-profits alike.

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Learning Express Library

Includes a resume builder you can save, edit, and print. Explore over 700 courses (including popular software tutorials), practice tests, eBooks, flashcards, as well as prepare for SAT, ACT, trade certification, civil service, and U.S. citizenship exams.

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Consumer Reports

Make better purchasing decisions — find the best deal on an LCD TV or research the top recommended vehicles; Consumer Reports has the ratings and reviews for thousands of products.

To access – email for Username and Password

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Everything you ever wanted in the print encyclopedia plus so much more — videos, games, images, quizzes, teacher tie-ins, trusted website links, online dictionary, and easy to jump between the reading levels.  Read aloud and Spanish and translation options as well.