Language Arts & eBooks

To access these websites, you will need to login using your DBRL library card number. Your PIN is your birthdate (MMDDYYYY). If you have questions or encounter difficulties logging in, please call (573) 443-3161 or (800) 324-4806. You can also try the library’s chat reference service to visit with a librarian who can help in real time from your computer. Learn more.

Overdrive offers access to thousands of eBook and downloadable audiobook titles, including many of the most popular young adult novels. Whether you enjoy reading on your Nook or Kindle, or listening on your iPod, this service provides you with free titles to download at anytime. Overdrive also offers an app for Apple and Android smartphones. View a list of devices compatible with this service.

Hoopla allows you to watch movies, or listen to music and audiobooks with your computer or mobile device for free. Download the free Hoopla mobile app on your Android or iOS device to begin enjoying thousands of titles from major film studios, recording companies and publishers.

Zinio offers over 100 free digital magazines for you to read on your computer, tablet or mobile device such as Seventeen, ESPN, Girl’s Life, Rolling Stone, Popular Science and more. Get the app for your Android, Apple, Kindle Fire, Blackberry, Nook HD, or Windows 8 mobile device.

EBSCO eBooks: eBooks in this collection are books you read on your computer. Rather than checking out a physical book from the library and taking it home, you read these books while you are connected to the Internet. Most of the titles currently available are adult non-fiction or classic literature.

Transparent Language Online gives you the tools to learn any of 70 languages as well as English for non-native speakers.

Literature Resource Center: Critical essays and biographical/bibliographical information on more than 120,000 authors.

LitFINDER: Search poetry, stories, essays, plays and speeches.

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