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Ebooks, Streaming Music & Video, Homework Help, Databases, and More

The Provo City Library subscribes to a number of valuable resources that card holders can access with their library cards. These resources include downloadable ebooks and audiobooks, streaming movies and music, online encyclopedias and research helps, learning tools for all ages, homework assistance for students, special interest tools for patrons who enjoy crafting, travel, language learning, and so much more.  

Check out the categories listed below and discover something new!

  • Overdrive
  • Kanopy
  • Freegal
  • World Book Online
  • EBSSCOhost Collections
  • Novelist Plus
  • Auto Repair Source
  • Morningstar
  • Creativebug
  • Global Road Warrior
eBooks & eAudiobooks
Overdrive & Libby (App)
Overdrive & Libby (App)Download best-selling audiobooks, eBooks, and videos from Overdrive 24/7 to your computer at home, in the office, or from anywhere in the world.
Music & Movies
Freegal Music
Freegal MusicA downloadable and streaming music service that gives you access to millions of songs in MP3 format.
Kanopy Streaming Video
Kanopy Streaming VideoKanopy provides streaming access to more than 30,000 documentaries, classics, and indie films.
Online Learning
LinkedIn Learning (
LinkedIn Learning ( software, technology, creative, and business skills to achieve your personal and professional goals.  Our LibraryID is provolibrary.
Adult Core Skills: Learning Express Library
Offers online tutorials, practice tests, and eBooks for busy adults to help improve their basic skills. Resources are focused on reading, writing, and math; preparing for the GED® test; or become a U.S. citizen.
Career Preparation: Learning Express Library
Career Preparation: Learning Express LibraryLearning Express Library's Career Preparation Center has the tools to help you prepare for a professional exam, learn more about a particular occupation, learn how to improve your workplace skills, and more.
College Students: Learning Express Library
College Students: Learning Express LibraryCollege Students Center can help you strengthen your fundamental academic skills for your courses, prepare for an important placement test, or ensure a top score on a graduate school entrance exam.
Explora: Public Libraries
Explora: Public LibrariesA user-friendly interface to access magazine articles and research resources.
Popular Software Skills Center: Learning Express Library
Popular Software Skills Center: Learning Express LibraryFeature courses on popular office programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint. There are also courses to teach you about your operating system and graphic and illustration design.
World Book
World BookBased on the print version, this database adds to the print content with extensive graphic and multimedia enhancements, special reports on selected topics, and links to external websites by World Book editors. 
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
Funk & Wagnalls New World EncyclopediaThis online encyclopedia provides access to over 25,000 entries covering a variety of subjects. 
Preschool Resources
Preschool Pioneer
Preschool PioneerQuality early childhood resources for youngsters age 3-6, parents, and caregivers.
Help Me Grow Utah
Help Me Grow UtahA free information and referral helpline that provides parents, physicians, and community partners all across Utah with resources to make a difference in the lives of pregnant parents and families with children 8 and under.
Homework Help (Grades K-6)
World Book Students
World Book StudentsA mainstay to meet the research needs of students in primary/elementary and middle school with thousands of articles and multimedia.
Explora: Elementary Schools
Explora: Elementary SchoolsArticles and facts for research papers, class projects or homework for elementary school students.
Novelist K-8
Novelist K-8An extensive database of fiction and nonfiction for children. This database offers enhanced subject access to full-text reviews, author read-alikes, award winners, theme-oriented booklists, book talks, and feature articles.
Primary Search Magazine Index
Primary Search Magazine IndexFull-text magazines for elementary school research. Plus encyclopedia, dictionary, photos, maps and flags.
World Book Kids
World Book KidsThis resource was developed especially for young library patrons. The site offers easy-to-read articles and a wealth of engaging multimedia, games, science projects, interactive tools, and activities.
Additional Homework Help
Additional Homework HelpA powerful collection of homework resources provided by the Utah State Library and UEN. Contact your school or the library for login information.
Middle Search Plus
Middle Search PlusA full-text database providing popular middle school magazines and reference books for middle school students.
Grades 4 -8 Educator Resources: Learning Express Library
Grades 4 -8 Educator Resources: Learning Express LibrarySkill-building lessons and practice for guiding young learners. Both Elementary and middle school grades are represented.
Homework Help (Grades 7-12)
Biography Reference Center
Biography Reference CenterA comprehensive collection of biographies on notable personalities from around the world— from past to present, obscure to prominent, notorious to reputable.
Literary Reference Center
Literary Reference CenterThis comprehensive, full-text database provides a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and time frames.
Science Reference Center
Science Reference CenterDesigned to meet every student researcher's needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources.
World Book Advanced
World Book AdvancedA powerful reference tool designed for high school students and adults.
Prepare for College: Learning Express Library
Prepare for College: Learning Express LibraryThis resource can help you do well on your college admission tests and write a personal essay that highlights your special talents. Also helps you prepare for the SAT and PSAT/NMSQT, ACT, AP tests, admissions essays, and more.
Explora: Secondary Schools
Explora: Secondary SchoolsArticles and facts for research papers, class projects, or homework for secondary school students.
High School Equivalency Center: Learning Express Library
High School Equivalency Center: Learning Express LibraryProvides help to prepare you for the high school equivalency credential with complete resources for the GED test, HiSET, and TASC. Here you’ll learn to build your basic skills and find practice exams.
MAS Complete Magazine Index
MAS Complete Magazine IndexDesigned specifically for high school students, this database provides the full text of over 600 popular general interest and current events publications.
Points of View Reference Center
Points of View Reference CenterContaining resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this database provides rich content that can help students realize and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues, and develop analytical thinking skills.
Reader's Resources
Novelist Plus
Novelist PlusAn extensive database of fiction and nonfiction books for adults, teens, and children offering enhanced subject access and full-text reviews, author read-alikes, award winners, theme-oriented booklists, book discussion guides, book talks, and feature articles.
Poetry & Short Story Reference Center
Poetry & Short Story Reference CenterThis full-text database includes hundreds of thousands of classic and contemporary poems, as well as short stories, biographies, and authoritative essays on such topics as poetic forms, movements, and techniques—including contemporary content from the finest publishers.
Auto Repair
Auto Repair Source
Auto Repair SourceAuto Repair Source offers a user-friendly search experience and access to a wealth of information to help users diagnose, repair, and maintain today's complex vehicles.
Magazines, Journals & Newspapers
MasterFILE Complete
MasterFILE CompleteA huge collection of magazine, journal, and newspaper indexes. Full text is often available as well as valuable multimedia supplements.
Newspaper Source Plus
Newspaper Source PlusSelected full text coverage for more than 240 newspapers and other sources.
ProQuest Newsstand
ProQuest NewsstandAn online newspaper resource that provides indexed and fully searchable electronic access to around 600 international, national, and regional newspapers.
Utah NewsSearch
A digital newspaper service of the Utah Press Association. This archive provides public access to all of Utah's newspapers in a searchable PDF format.
Utah Digital Newspapers
Utah Digital NewspapersDigitized archives of Utah newspapers. Includes Provo Daily Herald from 1922-2009.
Business & Finance
ReferenceUSA Directory (Data Axle)
ReferenceUSA Directory (Data Axle)Verified and updated directories for both U.S. businesses and residents.
Morningstar Investment Research Center
Morningstar Investment Research CenterA valuable investment and business resource. On it, patrons will find research for more than 23,000 stocks and mutual funds.
Small Business Reference Center
Small Business Reference CenterThis database offers a wide variety of information on small business and entrepreneurial subject areas, common business types, a help and advice section, and provides information on how to create business plans that lead to successful funding.
Health & Medicine
Health Source - Consumer Edition
Health Source - Consumer EditionFull-text consumer health magazines, books & pamphlets.
Alt HealthWatch
Alt HealthWatchFind full-text articles on alternative health and medicine.
Health Source - Nursing/Academic Edition
Health Source - Nursing/Academic EditionFull-text scholarly medical journals and drug patient education sheets.
AHFS Consumer Medication Information
AHFS Consumer Medication InformationA trusted source and recognized standard for patient drug information.
MEDLINEAn authoritative bibliographic database containing citations and abstracts for biomedical and health journals used by health care proffessionals.
Hobbies & Home
Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center
Hobbies & Crafts Reference CenterThe first complete collection of information covering virtually every hobby and leisure activity, including hundreds of full-text magazines and books.
Home Improvement Reference Center
Home Improvement Reference CenterThis database provides users with detailed, user-friendly “how-to” information covering all manner of home improvement/repair projects.
CreativebugFind thousands of award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists.
History & Genealogy
History Reference Center
History Reference CenterDesigned for secondary schools, public libraries, junior/community colleges, and undergraduate research, this database features full text for more than 1,990 reference books, encyclopedias, and non-fiction books. 
Law & Government
Legal Information Reference Center
Legal Information Reference CenterLegal forms and full-text resources from top consumer legal reference books.
Utah Government Digital Library
Utah Government Digital LibraryState, local, & federal publications about Utah. Includes reports, books, statistics, newsletters, budgets, videos, music, & more.
Congressional Research Service
Congressional Research ServiceProvides access to research products produced by the Congressional Research Service (CRS) for the United States Congress. Reports cover a wide range of current issues and topics.
ProCitizenUse your Pronunciator login to prepare for U.S. citizenship.
Global Road Warrior
Global Road WarriorA guide to over 175 countries. Perfect for travelers or students.
Recursos Electronicos
Recursos Para Hispanohablantes: Learning Express Library
Recursos Para Hispanohablantes: Learning Express LibraryLearning Express Library ofrece recursos en línea para mejorar sus habilidades básicas en lectura, escritura, matemáticas, y para prepararse para el exámen del GED o el exámen de convertirse en ciudadano de los Estados Unidos.
Fuente Academica
Fuente AcademicaUna colección única de revistas académicas de reconocidas editoriales latinoamericanas, sudamericanas y españolas.
World Book Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos
World Book Enciclopedia Estudiantil HallazgosBasada en la versión impresa, esta base de datos en idioma español también contiene amplias mejoras gráficas y multimedia, informes especiales sobre temas seleccionados y enlaces a sitios web externos seleccionados por los editores de World Book.
MedicLatinaTexto completo en español de bases de datos de revistas de investigación médica.
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