The Auburn Public Library offers a large variety of online resources to meet your information needs.
Reach your reading goals with Beanstack! Track your reading, earn badges, and rewards. You can also get personalized book recommendations emailed to you each week. This one-of-a-kind app lets readers time reading sessions, log books by scanning their ISBN numbers, keep a log of current and past reading, track daily reading stats, and achieve streaks for reading multiple days in a row - all while they are reading independently or participating in Auburn Public Library Learning Challenges!
The premiere database of reading recommendations. It is a comprehensive source of information about books that includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more. (In library use only)
eBooks, eAudiobooks, & Digital Magazines
Flipster Digital Magazines by EBSCO
Flipster is a next-generation magazine service that allows patrons to browse digital versions of the latest issues of popular magazines, courtesy of the library. Over 50 popular magazine titles are available including Consumer Reports, Time Magazine, Southern Living, Forbes, People, Sports Illustrated, and more! Download the app for iOS, Android, or Kindle Fire today!
Discover new content, borrow all of your favorites, and save future reads with the cloudLibrary App. You can read or listen to eBooks and eAudibooks on the go, at home or in the library! We offer thousands of popular eBooks and audiobooks through the cloudLibrary digital lending platform. Offered at no cost to patrons, all that’s needed to get started is an active library card.
Arts & Crafts
Creativebug.com has more than 1,000 award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists. Classes include sewing, art & design, cooking, quilting, knitting, and home crafts.
Career Alabama offers career and job search assistance as well as academic tutoring. Live help is available from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. 24/7 self-study resources are also available. Help topics include: resume writing, cover letters, online job searches, interview preparation, online application assistance, writing for ESL, and academic subjects including math, science, English, and computer skills.
Value Line provides unbiased investment research for stocks, mutual funds, options, convertibles, and ETFs.
Value Line is also available to our patrons at home or outside the library with a valid library card number.
Homework Help Alabama
Homework Alabama offers FREE online tutoring and academic resources from Tutor.com for Alabama residents from kindergarten students through college, plus adult learners. Get help in math, science, English, social studies or writing from a live tutor. Tutors are available 3p.m. - 10 p.m., seven days per week. The Tutor.com SkillsCenter Resource Library is available 24/7. The services can be accessed from an Alabama public library, from your home computer or from your mobile device.
Receive one-to-one, real-time assistance with your job search. Online tutors are available to help navigate job sites, complete applications, write/review resumes and cover letters and even practice for an interview. You can take a career assessment, search job openings and download resume samples and templates on the 24/7 SkillsCenter Resource Library.
Alabama Virtual Library
A collection of data arranged for ease and speed of search and retrieval by a computer. The Alabama Virtual Library is composed of over 50 databases on different reading levels, and on different topics.
Learning Express Library
Helps you achieve your educational and career goals by practicing the kind of tests that you must pass. Exams range from elementary school to post-graduate work
Chilton Auto Repair
The world’s most comprehensive and trusted automotive repair database with easy-to-follow, step-by-step repair guidance on thousands of cars and trucks from 1940 to the present.
One of the most popular genealogical collections. Contains birth records, marriage and death records, census records, immigration documents, photographs, maps, military records, personal narratives, newspapers, and more. (In library use only)
Combines digital, searchable images of U.S. federal census records with the digitized version of the popular UMI Genealogy & Local History collection and other valuable content.
HeritageQuest is also available to our patrons at home or outside the library with a valid library card number.