Access thousands of books, audiobooks, magazines, database entries, articles, and more

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No internet? Check out one of our mobile hotspots using your library card at the Circulation Desk. Hotspots are checked out on a first-come, first-served basis and must be returned to a staff member at the Circulation Desk during library hours. There are no renewals and there is a limit of one hotspot per family.


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Borrow eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, or take online classes on your internet connected device using the Libby app by OverDrive. You can even send and read your borrowed eBooks to your Kindle eReader. It’s free and easy to get started for new users and a streamlined experience for current OverDrive app users.


Hoopla provides online and mobile access to thousands of ebooks, audiobooks, comics, movies, TV shows, and music. Patrons can borrow, instantly stream, and download content with your library card. Click here for a how-to guide.


Grinnell Library card holders can access over 30,000 films entirely free! Stream from your favorite internet connected device.



The Kids eReading Room from OverDrive offers juvenile eBooks and downloadable audiobooks in a separate environment just for kids.



Universal Class brings libraries lifelong learning courses in over 30 subject areas, many of which offer continuing education units. More than 500 courses are available, and all are designed and led by professional instructors to build deeper understanding and mastery of subject matter.


Transparent Language Online provides rich, interactive learning materials in over 120 languages. Other services include: video-based ASL, ESL/ELL materials, American Citizen test prep course, K-12 courses, and much more!


JobNow offers expert interview, job search, and resume help. Practice interviewing with live one-on-one help. Also includes resume templates to help you write your resume, tips to answer tough interview questions, and links to job search sites.



Creativebug offers thousands of award-winning art and craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists. Create projects, learn new skills, and become inspired to practice your craft every day.


The New York State Department of Labor is partnering with Coursera, the leading online training provider. Through Coursera, unemployed New Yorkers will have access to nearly 4,000 programs across high-growth industries and can hone skills in data science, business, and technology.


The American Physical Society (APS) is a nonprofit membership organization working to advance and diffuse the knowledge of physics through its outstanding research journals, scientific meetings, and education, outreach, advocacy, and international activities. The APS journals are available for access on-site using our public computers.


Access additional e-resources through MHLS HOMEACCESS.