BookBrowse for Libraries
BookBrowse for Libraries is now available to patrons both in the library and at home. Click the link to get started! BookBrowse offers online magazines for book lovers with in-depth reviews, the stories behind the books, previews and book news. You can browse for books by genre and themes; find handpicked "if you like this, try these" book suggestions; get advice on starting & running a book club; invite authors to chat with your book club by phone; and much more! To receive emails from BookBrowse when new issues of the magazine are published, sign up for their complimentary mailing list.
Learn Languages Online
Sign up for a Mango account at the library and you can learn to speak any of nearly 50 languages, anywhere that you have internet access. Mango also offers English as a Second Language courses tailored for more than a dozen different languages! You can also learn languages on the go with the Mango App, available for Android and iOS devices.
eBooks & Audiobooks from Overdrive & Freading
Download eBooks and Audiobooks
New: eBooks and MP3 Audiobooks can now be returned early from your mobile device via the Overdrive App!
Download titles to read or listen to on your computer, eReader, MP3 player and mobile devices. We also have Nooks and Kindles that can be checked out. Browse our OverDrive site, or visit our Quick start guide to get started!
With Freading and your MFRL library card, you will be able to download ebooks to your PC, iPad, Nook, and other devices. There will be new titles added each week, and there is never a wait list. Freading works on a token system; you receive 5 tokens each week. Checkouts require 1, 2, or 4 tokens and are for 2 weeks. Now start Freading!
Free Online Continuing Education
MFRL is now offering Universal Class online continuing education courses. There are over 500 courses from Accounting to Yoga. Features include real instructors guiding the learning, engaging video-based lessons, a collaborative learning environment, graded lesson tests, and 24/7 access. Sign up, peruse the course listings and start learning today!
Educational Content and Homework Help
Literati Public includes a host of resources, such as educational content for K-12 students and adults, informational videos and tutorials, and interactive discovery tools. Literati Public has been specifically customized for Virginia Libraries and includes Homework Help.
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