Digital Resources

more than just books . . .
digital resources available in the library and from
anywhere, anytime

Access FREE Downloadable Audiobooks & e-Books:  Listen Up! Vermont
Check out free downloadable audio- & e-books. All you need is your Middletown Springs Public Library patron barcode and the Libby app (available for Android, iOS, Windows 10, and some Chromebooks). If your device is not compatible with Libby, you can use the OverDrive app to borrow and enjoy digital titles. To learn more about the compatibility of individual devices, go to https://help.overdrive.com and click on the “Getting Started” button at top. Directions for downloading ebooks to Kindle are there as well.

Universal Class
More than 500 online classes ranging in topics from writing skills, software programs (including Adobe and Microsoft programs), to science, html, and graphic design. There’s something for everyone! Though classes are not for college credit, they are led by a real instructor with whom you can communicate by e-mail. Courses allow you to proceed at your own pace, working on assignments anytime, day or night.

Access – Go to http://bit.ly/vtlib_uc and use your library card number to login and create an account

Vermont Online Library (VOL)
Covering everything from newspaper articles to DIY car repair, the Vermont Online Library  (VOL) can help with any topic. Available for free to all Vermonters, VOL has options for all ages from elementary school through adult. You can even use it to read current articles from the NY Times, Washington Post, the Economist, and more.

Access – Use the link on your library’s website. It will ask if you share your location; if not, login with your library card number or a password (ask library staff).

Library Catalog
All items in the library are listed in our online catalog on Library World.
From home, or anywhere, find out if we have want you want and if it is in.
Request a HOLD on the title online and it will be held for you to pick up for two weeks.
If the item is out, you will be notified when it returns.

Inter-Library Loan
Can’t find it in this library? Ask about Inter-Library Loan.
Inter-Library Loan gives patrons access to most Vermont libraries and many around the country.
Most items received with in a week of the patron’s request.
To see what is available from DOLcat and Other Vermont Libraries, use the link above.
Requests must be made through the town librarian.

Vermont Department of Libraries
DOL Website has helpful links to general and law-related information
Special Services Unit offers Large Print and Recorded Books for the visually impaired

Public Computers & Free Internet Access

in the library (as of March 1, 2012) – from the e-Vermont Program & VT Dept. of Libraries
desktop computer
laptop computer
b&w printing (10¢ a copy)
b&w copier (10¢ a copy)
scanner

Wireless High Speed Internet Access 24/7
signal is on even when the library is closed.

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