Digital Collections

Anderson Public Library’s resources are accessible online twenty-four hours a day and anywhere there’s an internet connection. All members of the library can choose to read from thousands of eBooks with just a tap on a smart phone screen or tablet.

No longer do you need to visit the library to check out items. You can be anywhere in the world and still read your favorite novel. Enjoy all these resources at any time completely for free. All you need is your library card. If don't have a library card, you can sign up for a card by clicking here.

Enjoy eBooks & Audiobooks

The library offers a wide selection of services with eBooks, audiobooks, and much more.  Choose from thousands of titles and read from a mobile device or computer.


Find free eBooks, booklets, and videos utilizing Biblioboard, including many from Kentucky authors! With no checkout limits, library members can read all they like. Continue to Biblioboard.

Gale eBooks

Discover a wide selection of non-fiction eBooks at Gale eBooks.  From self-help to biographies, Gale offers hundreds of titles. Continue to Gale.


Discover the library's newest digital streaming service!  Hoopla offers thousands of eBooks, audiobooks, movies, shows, and much more. Continue to Hoopla


Find your next great book to read with Novelist. This service helps connect readers with books to read based on interests and more. Continue to Novelist


Access many thousands of eBooks, magazines, and more for all ages with this easy to use resource. Utilize the Libby app, available for iOS and Android, to download and read the collection on mobile devices. Continue to OverDrive.


Are you looking for entertainment for children that is also educational? TumbleBooks is a great online collection of interactive children’s books, games, videos, and more. Continue to TumbleBooks.

Learn a New Skill

Get help learning a new skill with these free resources!  Learn a new language, photography, resumé writing and much more.

Driving Tests

Learn to drive not only a car but also motorcycles and commercial vehicles with Driving Test.  Multiple practice tests are included as well as state approved manuals. Continue to Driving Tests.

Indie Author Project

Have you written an eBook? Submit it to the Indie Author Project!  Learn how to get your book accessible to library members around the state. Continue to Indie Author Project.

Kentucky Virtual Library

The Kentucky Virtual Library offers many different databases and resources, including GED prep, student resources, and more. Must call the library at 502-839-6420 for login information. Continue to KYVL.

Learning Express Library

Learn interview, job skills, and much more with Learning Express Library.  Find help with college entrance exams and other student services. Continue to Learning Express Library.

LinkedIn Learning

Learn thousands of new skills by watching professionally created tutorial videos. Topics include graphic design, business, technology, and more. Replaced Continue to LinkedIn Learning.

Mango Languages

Have fun learning a new language completely for free using Mango Languages. Mango offers easy to follow tutorials for many different languages. Continue to Mango Languages.

PressBooks Public

Utilize this tool to publish your own eBook!  Learn how to format your manuscript for the eBook markets. Continue to PressBoos Public.

Movies, Music & More

No need to pay for streaming services when you're a member of the Anderson Public Library!  Choose from various movie, TV, and music streaming services below.

Freegal Music

Tired of listening to the same music but don’t want to pay for a streaming service or listen to commercials? Try Freegal where you can stream or download music for free. Continue to Freegal.


Discover the library's newest digital streaming service!  Hoopla offers thousands of movies, tv shows, eBooks, audiobooks, and much more. Continue to Hoopla

Find Your History

Trying to build your family tree? The Anderson Public library offers a number of databases for members to search census records, maps, and more.

Ancestry Library Edition

Research census records, original documents, indexes, and much more with Library Edition. Must call library for KYVL login. Continue to Ancestry Library Edition.

Sanborn Map Collection

Find historical maps with the Sanborn Map Collection.  Showcases Lawrenceburg and parts of Anderson County. Continue to Sanborn Maps.


Finish building your family tree!  Heritage Quest is a great free genealogy service that will help you find your ancestors. Continue to Heritage Quest.

News & Research

Read your local newspapers, world news, and research your favorite topics utilizing these services from the Anderson Public Library.


Research thousands of papers and documents utilizing EBSCO.  Special topics are covered in the EBSCO services. Continue to EBSCO.

NewsBank Services:


Even if you are thousands of miles away from home, you can still know what is happening locally with NewsBank. Access many local newspapers for free. Continue to NewsBank.

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