FindItVirginia.com Provides Free Digital Resources through Local Public Libraries

(Richmond, Virginia) – The Library of Virginia is pleased to introduce a robust offering of free digital resources for all Virginians through their local public libraries. Citizens can research, read, and learn through FindItVirginia.com. A link is available at the Eastern Shore Public Library webpage, www.espl.org, under the “e-Resources” tab. Some of the databases require a local library card to access them.

 Photo: Wells Gregoire, Adult Services Specialist for Eastern Shore Public Library, demonstrates career resources on FindItVirginia at the recent Disabilities Awareness event.

Photo: Wells Gregoire, Adult Services Specialist for Eastern Shore Public Library, demonstrates career resources on FindItVirginia at the recent Disabilities Awareness event.

Research age-appropriate databases for factual information on any topic in a user-friendly environment, Explora, by Ebsco Publishing. Read from a wide variety of mobile-friendly, online, and downloadable platforms for magazines and books (both fiction and nonfiction) for all ages, including read-alouds for the youngest readers. Find a new job or learn a new language, skill, or hobby with Rocket Languages, Universal Class, and Career Transitions.

The full offering is listed here:

RESEARCH

  • Early World of Learning (grades Preschool–2)

  • Kids Infobits (grades K–5)

  • Explora Public Libraries

  • Explora High School (grades 9–12)

  • Explora Middle School (grades 6–8)

  • Explora Primary (grades K–5)

  • Masterfile Complete (general knowledge database)

  • Readit! (easier reading general knowledge database)

READ

  • eBooks/Magazines/Audio

  • Cricket Media

  • Early World of Learning (pre-K)

  • Ebsco eBooks High School

  • Ebsco eBooks K–8

  • Ebsco eBooks History Collection

  • Freading

  • NoveList Plus

  • NoveList K–8 Plus

  • RBdigital (Adult)

LEARN

  • Career Transitions (job and career)

  • Legal Forms (Virginia-specific templates for leases, sales, wills, etc.)

  • Rocket Languages (language, including American Sign Language)

  • Universal Class (must be accessed via your local public library)

To get assistance with these offerings and to see what else your public library may offer, visit FindItVirginia.com today. Find It Virginia is supported by federal funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. For more information, a demonstration of the resources, or for assistance connecting, call the Eastern Shore Public Library at (757) 787-3400 or stop by one of the four Eastern Shore public libraries in Accomac, Cape Charles, Chincoteague, or Nassawadox.