We have some great digital resources that you can access from the comfort of your own home with your library card! We have EBSCO databases that have information on everything from how to repair your car to what book you should read next. Creativebug is a database perfect for anyone who wants to create with hundreds of tutorials for different projects. Our Scholastic resources are just the thing for parents, teachers, and even daycare providers. We've also collected resources that are provided simply because you are a Minnesota resident. And finally, we have some Quick Links to local resources. Explore and enjoy!
NEW EBSCO Databases
Powered by the automotive experts at MOTOR, Auto Repair Source provides the most accurate, authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles. All content comes from the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and includes step-by-step repair information, diagrams, maintenance schedules, parts and labor estimates, service bulletins and recalls. To access from home, you will need your library card and then just select your library below!
Doing research takes time. Choosing the wrong product wastes money. Provide trusted information for making the smart choice. Enable thorough product comparisons with Consumer Reports' (CR) comprehensive archive of expert, unbiased product reviews. To access from home, you will need your library card and then just select your library below!
Legal Information Reference Center is an online database designed to assist the general public in legal matters of all kinds. It includes exclusive full text for many top consumer legal reference books, as well as thousands of legal forms. To access from home, you will need your library card and then just select your library below!
NoveList has been helping readers find their next favorite book for more than 25 years and continues to develop innovative solutions for connecting readers, books, and libraries. In this database you'll find NoveList’s unique story elements like appeal, genre, and theme help you understand what about a book your readers love, and help them find more that are their style. You'll also find read-alike and listen-alike recommendations for titles, authors, and series, as well as audiobooks. And you'll even be able to find full series information all in one place. To access from home, you will need your library card and then just select your library below!
Creativebug is your go-to resource for high-quality, on-trend arts and crafts instructional videos. You'll enjoy award-winning HD instructional videos on drawing, painting, sewing, knitting, crochet, quilting, baking and more. All classes are taught by experts, with new classes added daily.
Use your library barcode number to create a user account.
With colorful animation, rich audio, and interactive games, BookFlix® is a perfect tool to engage and support beginning readers. Built-in literacy support tools–including read aloud and word highlighting–cultivate key literacy skills, support beginning and ELL readers, and build fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension.
Offering more than 50 complete units of study with over 8,000 science-related assets in a variety of media, ScienceFlix® provides students with a better understanding of science concepts and ideas through hands-on projects, videos, multiple text types, interactive features and more.
Videos have become an essential part of teaching and are one of the best tools to build learning excitement! Created by the editors of Scholastic News® and Let’s Find Out Magazines®, the Watch & Learn Library provides teachers with an online bank of developmentally-appropriate nonfiction videos to build knowledge, vocabulary, and introduce new concepts and topics. Simple and intuitive navigation makes teaching with the Watch & Learn Library an educational delight!
ELM (Electronic Library for Minnesota) gives Minnesota residents access to magazine, journal, newspaper and encyclopedia articles, media, including images, videos, and audio files, and other information resources.
ELM provides information on a vast array of topics, including consumer information, arts and humanities, career, occupation, and test prep, current events, health, science, social science, politics, business, and more. There are resources available to help build resumes or practice college entrance tests in the Learning Express database within ELM.
MNLINK is a statewide system that serves as a discovery and interlibrary loan interface for library patrons and staff. Through our participating libraries, patrons have easy access to the catalogs of most libraries in Minnesota. The system also provides access to electronic resources that are available to Minnesotans. This includes electronic journals, images, and ebooks as well as access to the physical books that are held in libraries.
Minnesota Reflections is a database of digitized original materials shared by cultural heritage organizations located across our state. These materials include images, text, audio, film, and more, with new items added on a regular basis. The resources found on this site support research for scholars, educators, students, and the public. Minnesota Reflections is the premier project of the Minnesota Digital Library.
Find a Good Book
Checkout NoveList at the top of the page!
What's Next? Search fiction series from Kent District Library.
Read alikes. Look up your favorite author's name and find new authors who write like your favorite author.
- County of Jackson
- City of Jackson
- Target Jackson
- Jackson County Central School System
- Jackson County Pilot
- Chamber of Commerce
- Free Application for Federal Student Aid
- Internal Revenue Service
- MN Department of Revenue
- City of Heron Lake
- Heron Lake - Okabena ISD 330
- Tri County News
- City of Lakefield
- Lakefield Standard
- Employment: https://mn.gov/deed
- Plum Creek Library System