Grand Ledge Area District Library

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Everything You Need In One Place

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!

Tutor.com

Live Tutors 3pm-10pm, every day!  You can access it from any computer or mobile device to get help with math, science, English, social studies and writing, including AP level assistance.  Online tools available 24/7.

Research in Context

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.

 

 

Kids Info Bits

An easy to use database covering a broad range of topics. Explore animals, music, movies, people, science, sports, technology, and more! 

OverDrive/Libby

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

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.

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.   

Hoopla

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. 

MelCat

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

novelist Plus

Novelist Plus (Mel)

NoveList Plus: Want to find your next favorite author? Can’t remember all the titles in a series?  Just look for the area called “Read-alike Recommendationss.

Ancestry Library Edition

Uncover family records and trace your history to create family trees.  Includes Census data, Vital Records, Immigration and Military records, and more. For a limited time we now have REMOTE Access!  Please email questions@gladl.org for the password.

Britannica

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. 

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.

Countries, States, Cities, & Maps

Travel Guides for 175 Countries, over 100,000 maps, all 50 States, and 202 World City Guides!

Mango

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.

Mel eResources

MeL provides great resources — access full-text magazine & journal articles, encyclopedias, auto-repair manuals, business research, quality health information, job and career preparation

Book FLIX

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

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.

Kanopy

Kanopy offers streaming classic cinema, independent films, and top documentariesCreate an account and link your library card to get start watching up to 10 videos per month.  Available on Roku, Android, and Apple Apps.

Magazines

Over 3000 full-color digital magazines for anytime, anywhere reading on any device with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limits. 

Sept. 2020 Update — No Waiting Audiobooks have now been moved to Overdrive!  

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!

DemographicsNow

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.

Consumer Reports

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

New 9/15/2020

Username = wlcmichigan
Password =  read@2020

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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  • Sun              1 pm-  5 pm

Address: 131 E. Jefferson St.,
Grand Ledge, MI 48837

  • Phone: 517.627.7014