Read, Listen & Watch
Download ebooks and audiobooks for free through the Green Mountain Library Consortium using the Libby app and your library card. Libby is the free app created by Overdrive. It is available for Android, iOS (iPhone/iPad/iPod touch), Windows 10 devices, and some Chromebooks. On Macs and incompatible Chromebooks access Libby through a web browser at libbyapp.com.
Three checkouts and 5 holds at a time.
What is my library card number? Enter your entire library card number. If you do not know your library card number please contact the library.
What is my password? Your password is the same as your password on your library account. By default it is your last name with standard capitalization (e.g. Smith, McCord, O’Brien, Grant-Smith)
Use the following links for device instructions and other help:
- Libby App Guide
- Libby Help & Getting Started
- Overdrive: Getting Started and Troubleshooting Help
- Kindle E-readers
- Kindle Fire Users (compatible with Overdrive app only)
Instantly borrow free movies, TV series, music albums, ebooks, and audiobooks anytime with your library card. No waiting or holds! Three checkouts per month.
Hoopla is available on your desktop, phone, tablet, Alexa devices, Roku, Apple TV, Fire TV, and Android TV. Download the app to take your borrows anywhere. Device specific instructions available here.
Set up an account with your library card and email address. You will make your own password.
What is my library card number? Use the entire number on your card (2V65A…)
Digital Resource Guides
Provides a comprehensive selection of academic and career-related solutions available in one platform. It includes skill-building in reading, writing, math, and science, college admissions exams, occupational licensing tests, workplace skills improvement, career exploration, and much more. No login required. There is an option to create an account to save your progress.
Learn Something new today. Over 500 free, online, non-college-credit continuing education courses.
What is my “Enter Code”? For Universal Class use your entire library card number. For more information go to the Universal Class information page [PDF].
If you are new to computers, haven’t used them for a while or just need a bit of a refresher, here are some tools to help you tackle technology at your own pace. No library card required.
From Microsoft Office and email to reading, math, and more, GCFLearnFree.org offers 125 tutorials, including more than 1,100 lessons, videos, and interactives, completely free.
Look it Up
Digital Public Library of America
Discover 34,992,017 images, texts, videos, and sounds from across the United States. No log in necessary.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ free, community-based family history tool provides a single place for people to store information about their ancestors and collaborate with others working on the same family lines.
Vermont Digital Newspaper Project
An ongoing project with the National Digital Newspaper Program organized by the Library of Congress. Search Vermont newspapers published 1836-1922. National newspaper search is also available.
Vermont Online Library
The Vermont Online Library (VOL) offers a wide array of electronic information databases on a variety of topics geared to a range of age levels.
How do I log in? In Vermont no log in is required. If accessing out of state, please call the library for the password.
Video tutorials and tipsheets
Vermont Vital Records on Ancestry.com
Vermont residents can research Vermont birth, marriage, and death records from 1909-2008 on Ancestry.com for free if they first sign up for a MyVermont.gov account.
For information on how to get free access please see: https://www.sec.state.vt.us/media/51380/AncestryVermontFAQ.pdf
There are many options for communicating with live video chats for personal or work use. Here are a few. Compatible with Android, Apple and Windows devices unless otherwise noted.
If you need help connecting, click the Get Tech Help button below to be in touch with our tech librarian.