Monday, March 26, 2012

Enrich Your Life & Learn Something New at the Library

The Mississippi Valley Library District now offers free digital resources to support and enrich your life on our virtual reference website:

Downloadable eBooks and Audiobooks

Mango Languages

Learning Express Job and Career Builder

Tired of paying for eBooks or wish you could download audiobooks straight to your mP3 player from the convenience of home?
The Library offers thousands of downloadable eBooks and audiobooks on all manner of subjects to be enjoyed on your eReader or other portable device through Overdrive and OneClick virtual databases.

Want to learn a new language?
Mango Languages is an online language-learning system that can help you learn languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, German, Greek, Italian, Russian and more. Mango also has an online translator and provides English as a Second Language courses.

Studying for the GED or U.S. citizenship test? Interested in a career change or have a child who needs help in math or reading but can’t afford a private tutor?
Learning Express offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life. Learning Express also has an entire Learning Center dedicated to helping you get the job that's right for you.

These services are available for Collinsville Memorial Library Center and Fairmont City Library Center library card holders. You can find access to these new and exciting services through the library’s websites –


For more information call 618-344-1112.

Posted by Jessica Lawrence, Adult Services Librarian