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The Library hosts several programs to aid you in your life long learning. All of the programs are offered as a free service. All you need is your Library Card and a password. If you do not already have a Library Card, please stop by today and sign up. You will need a picture ID and proof of your mailing address.

Begin your journey to furthering your education at your Floyd County Public Library.


Are you interested in where you came from? Are you wanting to do Genealogy research but don’t know where to begin? This is the right place to start. This service can only be used inside the library (Main branch, Minnie Branch and Bookmobile) due to license restrictions but it offers invaluable research on family history.

ArtistWorks for Libraries

ArtistWorks for Libraries provides patrons with world-class instruction through self-paced video lessons from Grammy Award-winning music and artistic professionals. ArtistWorks for Libraries offers users everything they need for musical and artistic instruction, from introduction to advanced performance. Students now have access to this kind of instruction, regardless of reductions/eliminations of school music programs and without the high cost of private instruction.

  • Beginner to advanced music instruction for the most popular string and band instruments
  • Professional musicians provide instruction
  • Art and voice classes also included
  • Video based with bookmarking features
  • On-the-go learning
    • Remote access for 24/7 availability
    • Browser enabled for desktop and mobile devices

Career Transitions

Employment-related activities are the number one use of public libraries today. Similar demands extend to colleges and schools, as well as communities at large. The new Career Transitions provides hands-on guidance and immediate access to key job search activities.

Chilton Auto Manuals

For more than 100 years, Chilton® products have set the standard for reference sources for Do-It-Yourself automotive enthusiasts and professionals. Cengage Learning is proud to be the publisher of Chilton content and products while increasingly utilizing technology to better serve today’s technicians, DIYers, students, and businesses.

You will need to enter your library card number to gain access to this resource if you are accessing it from outside of the library.

Comics Plus

Comics Plus: Library Edition brings unlimited access to thousands of digital graphic novels and comics to library patrons on any Web-connected device. View titles through your Web browser on any computer, tablet or smartphone with an Internet connection. Read titles through the iOS Mobile App for iPad or iPhone. Browse by genre, publisher, and comic — then instantly check out your favorites. Access comics whenever you want them — no holds or waiting.


Freading offers tens of thousands of ebooks which are available anytime, anywhere. There is no download manager, and users have simultaneous access to all titles – it’s never been so easy.

Heritage Quest

Heritage Quest online is avaiable for use both at home and in the library and branches. All you need to supply is a valid library card (the 14 digit number on the back of your library card) It is very similar to Ancestry.com in functionality.

Kentucky Virtual Library

Have you ever wanted to search databases that the library does not provide in house? Your answer is the Kentucky Virtual Library. This resource is free to use both in the library and at home to all residents of the county. If you would like to access this at home, please ask the library staff or call for the password.


Learn4Life offers a wide range of highly interactive courses that you can take entirely online. You can enroll in courses with your library card. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month.

Learning Express Library 3.0

Learning Express Library is an online service that offers help for ALL walks of life. Elementary – High School students can get help on the subjects that they need the most. Adults can find job placement help as well as practice tests for many service exams. Want to brush up on Computer Skills? If you feel that computers has passed you by, you can check out the Popular Software Titles sections and get caught up on Microsoft Word, Excel or Powerpoint as well as others.

Mango Languages

If your only phrase in Spanish is “Yo no hablo español.” then this is the place for you. You can learn to speak a multitude of languages including Spanish, French, Italian, Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese) and my favorite, PIRATE! Never be left not knowing what is being said on Speak like a Pirate day again!!

Nationwide Papers – NewsBank

Search and browse nearly any of the nations newspapers.


NewsBank, inc. has been one of the world’s premier information providers for more than 35 years. NewsBank’s comprehensive, Web-based research products satisfy the diverse needs of publishers, public libraries, colleges and universities, schools, government and military libraries, genealogists, professionals and researchers.

OneClick Digital

One Click Digital is a new E-Audiobook database from Recorded Books.

• All content is iPod®-compatible
• Exclusive Recorded Books content
• No waiting. All of the books in One Click Digital are available for immediate download

For help using One Click Digital please contact any of the library staff and we will be glad to help you or send you to someone who can.

OverDrive – Kentucky Libraries Unbound

OverDrive is a library-purchased subscription to eBook, audiobook, music and video content. The Floyd County Public Library has access to this shared collection. Using your library card, you can browse for titles to download to your computer or a variety of portable devices including MP3 players, iPods, iPads, Nooks, Kindles, and smartphones.

Testing & Education Reference Center

Taking a college entrance or licensing exam? Looking for a college or graduate school? Need help finding scholarships? Use this database to search thousands of college and graduate school entries. Identify scholarships that meet their financial needs. Take on-line practice tests and use test prep eBooks to obtain your education goals.

You will need to enter your library card number to gain access to this resource if you are accessing it from outside of the library.

The Floyd County Times

The Floyd County Times has won numerous editorial and advertising awards, including recognition in 1990 as the kentucy’s best multi-weekly paper. The newspaper Norman Allen pushed to become a voice “of and for Floyd County” has progressed and grown with the ever changing technology that keeps news papers on the cutting edge; updating each year and moving ahead in commitment and quality.
Our coverage of the Floyd County Times as a searchable online paper starts in 2004.


TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they’ll love. TumbleBooks are created by taking existing picture books, adding animation, sound, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you. TBL also includes National Geographic videos and games. With a school licence, teachers and students have access to the Common Core Portal, quizzes and teacher materials/lesson plans!

Tumblebooks Cloud

TumbleBookCloud is our high school and middle school collection and has almost 800 titles, including audio books, e-books, graphic novels and videos. This collection contains a vast array of YA/Teen novels, classics, poetry, short stories, YA/Teen audio books , our very popular graphic novels, and world class educational videos from National Geographic.  By uniquely melding the worlds of books and technology, TumbleBookCloud offers a HUGE array of books at a WIDE variety of levels and topics that easily align with the requirements of the Core Curriculum.

World Vital Records

A massive library with billions of Family History and Genealogy records, and millions of family trees. Access key collections: COMPLETE U.S. Federal Census images and indexes from 1790 to 1940; military records; enhanced Social Security Death Index (SSDI) records; millions of newspaper articles; unique, exclusive local and international collections.

Zinio Magazine Service

Zinio is a multi-platform distribution service for digital magazines, with more than 5,500 magazines from a wide range of publishers. Users can access their magazines through a web browser or on custom apps for Apple iOS, Android and Windows 8 smartphones and tablets, and download magazines to read offline.

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