eBooks and More

Looking for your next book? Want to find a new author? Can’t remember all the titles in a series? NoveList Plus helps readers of all ages find books that match their reading level and interests. Use it to search, browse, or find read-alikes for your favorite titles, authors, and series.

freegallogoAccess over 7 million songs including Sony Music Entertainment’s catalogue of legendary artists using Freegal Music Service. Download three MP3 files each week and stream music for up to three hours a day. The Freegal Music Service also has popular music videos for download. For Irondale Residents.


Universal ClassChoose from over 500 courses offered by real instructors through Universal Class. Subjects range from finance to English to yoga. Courses may be taken at your own pace (up to 6 months), and continuing education credits are available. For Irondale Residents. First time users REGISTER HERE.



Download audiobooks and eBooks or listen/read in your browser with Overdrive.




Stream digital movies and TV shows and download or stream music, eBooks, comic books, and audiobooks with Hoopla. For Irondale residents.


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Check out your favorite magazines online with rb digital. No due dates or check-out limits. Choose from over 60 titles! For Irondale residents. Please note: You will need to create a new account with our library collection and rb digital.

Rb digital also offers a collection of ebooks and downloadable audio. The magazine and book collections will soon merge into one.



Available in library only – Discover your family history with access to over 7 billion genealogy records from around the world through Ancestry Library Edition. Made possible by the Alabama Public Library Service.



database_image-plChilton Library offers the most authoritative automotive repair information available with thousands of year, make and model combinations covering the most popular vehicles of the past 30 years, plus additional coverage of specialty models. Made possible by the Alabama Public Library Service.


Homework Alabama offers free online tutoring and academic resources, test prep, citizenship and language resources, help with your job search, and more to Alabama residents from kindergarten students through college, plus adult learners. Tutors are available 3 p.m. – 10 p.m., Sunday through Thursday. The Tutor.com SkillsCenter Resource Library is available 24/7.




Learning Express Library features nearly 1,000 online tutorials, practice tests, and eBooks to help patrons of all ages. It offers job search and workplace skills improvement, skill building in reading, writing, math, and basic science, career certification and licensure exam prep, college entrance test prep, GED® test prep, and more.


Go to http://www.publiclibrariesinjc.org/resources/databases/ for even more research tools, learning resources, and more.



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