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Links to all the online resources you will ever need anytime, anyday! Free with a GLADL Library Card.
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Find great books, CDS, or DVDs near or from a far. Search the Grand Ledge Area District Library:

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Hoopla provides instant access to movies, music and more. Click here to go to Hoopla.

Or Learn the basics here. — Get Homework Help — Live Tutors 3pm-10pm, 7 days a week!
Patrons can access it from any computer or mobile device to get help with math, science, English, social studies and writing, including AP level assistance.

  • Submit essays, papers, letters to the Writing Lab — get the proofing you need in 12 hours!
  • Videos and Worksheets on variety of academic topics
  • Practice Tests for SAT, ACT and AP Exams and more
  • Career Coaching and Resume help for Adults

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Research in Context

Even more great resources for 6th-12th graders — magazines, journals, audio files, images, interview transcripts to give you great quotes.  All the topics you are looking for and the great research tools to keep you organized.  Highlight important facts and add notes, then save your articles and your notes directly to Google drive to stay organized.

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Search MelCat

MelCat connects to 40 subscription based eResources,on topics such as business, jobs, legal, health, government, books and literacy, kids, and teens. Other components of the Michigan eLibrary include: MeLCat, a statewide borrowing system over 430 libraries.

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OverDrive offers ebook and audiobooks. Click here to access OverDrive.  Libby is an innovative new mobile app from OverDriveLibby is designed to make borrowing and enjoying eBooks and audiobooks easier than ever with Intuitive navigation.

Kids Info Bits

Magazines, newspapers, and reference books for K-5 covering geography, current events, the arts, science, health, biographies, history, sports, and more.  Great tools for research to highlight and add notes — use download feature to save articles to Google drive.

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Global World Warrior

175 Country guides — Topics include culture & society, travel, education, history, holidays and much more!

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A to Z World Travel

202 World City guides — travel essentials, attractions, insiders’ information, excursions, nightlife, shopping, culture, cuisine, restaurants, health, security, language, maps, hotels, and lots more.

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A to Z Maps

over 100,000 maps — Includes modern maps, antique maps, maps of exploration, geography games, video guides, and much more.

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Kanopy offers streaming classic cinema, independent films, and top documentaries. Create an account and link your library card to get start watching today.  Available on Roku, Android, and Apple Apps.

Learning Express Library

Learning Express Library Test Prep/Jobs/Careers with interactive learning centers of academic and licensing/certification practice tests.

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A to Z the USA

all 50 states, territories, and U.S.A. in general — Topics include history, geography, demographics, education, food and recipes, government, crime, maps, media outlets, symbols, sports, and more.

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A to Z Foods

over 6,000 recipes from 174 countries — contains traditional recipes,  Each recipe shows prep and cook time needed and you can easily search for recipes that meet special dietary needs like vegetarian, vegan, or gluten-free.

Search 6000 recipes 

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RB Digital

Patrons can access almost 300 popular magazines online and enjoy them from cover-to-cover on  their PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone, or Android device. Instructions on getting started are available for download.

To get started: Once you click on create a new account, enter your library card information, choose a username and password, and then pick Grand Ledge Area District Library as your library and you are all set to enjoy magazines anytime anywhere!

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Mango for online language and culture learning system featuring over 70 languages. Click here to begin.


Michigan Legal Help

Michigan Legal Help Created to help people handle simple civil legal problems. Click here to begin.

Morningstar Financial

Morningstar provides comprehensive financial information.  Click here to access.


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