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Online Tutorials

Niche Academy


Need help figuring out how to use and access eBooks and other online tools that the library offers? Check out the library’s Niche Academy. These brief, online tutorials will help walk you through using the library’s digital services and more!

Tutorials Available

Ancestry Library Edition – Genealogy database

BRIDGES by Overdrive – eBooks & eAudiobooks

Facebook – Social media

GoodReads – Book recommendations

Hoopla – eBooks, eAudiobooks, music, and video

LearningExpress Library – Practice tests and tutorials

Mango Languages – Foreign language tutorials

Novelist Plus – Book recommendations

OneClickdigital – eBooks & eAudiobooks

ReferenceUSA – Business and consumer information

Twitter – Social media

Zinio – Downloadable Magazines