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Whether you are researching, prepping for college, building your tech skills, or digging into your family history, we have the resources for you. Most are even available from home with a library card. Take a look!

Online Checkouts & Recommendations

Video checkouts with Kanopy

If you have a library card with us, you have access to the on-demand film streaming service Kanopy for free. Library card holders can access Kanopy and sign up to start streaming films instantly by visiting Films can be streamed from any computer, television, mobile device or platform by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, AppleTV, Chromecast or Roku.

Check out limit: 12 videos a month

eBooks and Audiobooks with Overdrive

Check out ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines with Overdrive! All you need is a library card.

No late fees, no monthly limits. There are limited copies of each book, so please note that there may be wait times for popular titles.

On mobile? Try out the Libby app for easy Overdrive checkouts.

Books, Movies and More with hoopla

Hoopla allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately. There are hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily.

Items can be downloaded on the mobile app and return automatically, so there are never late fees to worry about.

Check out limit: 12 items a month

Read along picture books with Tumblebooks

Browse Tumble Books online library of storybooks, games, and puzzles that encourage literacy with your child. Children can watch, listen, and read online or from an iPad device.

Book Recommendations with NoveList

Find your next favorite read with NoveList!

NoveList is a resource that provides book recommendations based on appeal factors, curated lists, and read-alikes for titles you enjoy, curated by librarians!

Contact us for log-in information

Learning & Research Sites

Local newspapers online

Digitized copies of our newspaper archive. Some editions may not be available.

News-Democrat & Leader: 1899-2018

The Adairville Enterprise: 1954 – 1973

Auburn News: 1890 – 1966

The Herald Ledger: 1879 – 1906

The Mirror: 1806 – 1809

In-library use only

Local genealogy

Our collection of yearbooks, photos, obituary lists (not full obituaries), and more, available online. This is a starting point, not a complete list of our historical documents. Please contact us directly for full details.


ABCmouse is an award-winning learning program that covers reading, math, art, music, and more for kids ages 2 to 8.

In-library use only

Discover census, vital, military, and immigration records to help you trace your family history.

In-library use only

A to Z World Food

Get a taste of the world! Recipes and cultural tidbits surrounding food.

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A to Z Food America

Hungry to learn about American cuisine? Learn about food from around the country with Food America.

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A to Z Maps Online

Explore hundreds of royalty-free, downloadable maps of many countries, times, and uses for your projects.

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A to Z World Culture

Learn about cultures from around the world.

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A to Z the USA

Learn about the United States, from state symbols and economy, to maps and state parks. Perfect for school reports and sating your curiosity.

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Curated articles with Britannica

With Britannica Library, you have access to thousands of curated articles and magazines, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, and research tools, along with a pop-up dictionary and thesaurus.

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Scholarly sources with EBSOhost

EBSCOhost is an online collection of reference databases, digital archives, online journals, and eBooks. With over 375 vetted databases and hundreds of thousands of titles, EBSCOhost provides quality materials for every research inquiry.

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Test prep and skill building with LearningExpress

With tons of resources in each center, LearningExpress has what you need to prepare for an exam, explore a new career path, and improve your basic writing, math, and computer skills.

Requires account

Community Resources

Local business information: the Chamber of Commerce

If you need information about the commerce side of Logan County, check out the Chamber. Lists of local businesses, job postings, community events, and more!

Local genealogy and history: the Russellville Archive

The Logan County Archives is a department of the Logan County Fiscal Court and provides access to records such as census, court, land, and so much more.

Local News: News Democrat & Leader

Your local newspaper serving all of Russellville and Logan County for over 200 years.

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