Overdrive: Ebooks & EAudiobooks
The City Library's connection to Overdrive provides cardholders with access to free downloads of e-books and e-audiobooks
A film is never really good unless the camera is an eye in the head of a poet.Orson Welles
This streaming movie service provides unlimited access to award-winning shorts, feature films, and documentaries. With thousands of films to choose from across more than 50 countries, IndieFlix offers a viewing experience you can't get anywhere else. And it's all free with your library card!
Try to learn something about everything and everything about something.Thomas Huxley
slcpl.org/lynda provides an extensive library of training videos on practically any software program imaginable, including business productivity programs, professional design software, audio and video production, mobile platforms, and so much more.
Joy is a subtle elf; I think one's happiest when he forgets himself.Cyril Tourneur
The City Library now offers Library Elf, a web-based service to help keep your whole family's library accounts in order, with options for text message alerts when items are due and much more.
One day she said she couldn’t bear it anymore. The wind. The dust. The endless waiting.—from "When the Emperor Was Divine"
The Big Read gives communities the opportunity to come together to read, discuss, and celebrate literature. From now through April 2015, The City Library will be hosting events and book discussions centered on Julie Otsuka's novel "When the Emperor Was Divine". The Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) in partnership with Arts Midwest.
The City Library is pleased to provide access to dozens of databases for our patrons at all City Library locations. In addition, if you have a City Library card and internet access, you can access many of these database resources from your home.
The City Library offers downloadable ebooks & eaudiobooks with 3M Cloud Library, Overdrive, and OneClickDigital, music with Freegal, and streaming movies with Indieflix. With your library card, just click to explore!
The City Library hosts a variety of book clubs at multiple locations that are bound to generate interesting discussion and insight. Click on a book club below to learn more about their meetings and what books are being read.
The City Library receives loads of new materials every month. Click the links to see the items most recently added to our collection.