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Did you know your we have thousands of ebooks and audiobooks?


You can borrow them, instantly, for free, using just the device in your hand.





Your library card gives you access to a ton of great services. You can download and stream media right to your phone, tablet or computer with Hoopla, and/or Libby. You can search all available media through a search of the catalog. ​

How Mango Works 

Learning a new language isn’t easy. Committing to a new way of communicating is a verbal and physical commitment that is unfamiliar, but rewarding in what you’ll discover along the way. A blend of the right content at the right time, with intelligent algorithms and native-speaker audio, and powered by proven methodologies, Mango’s adaptive learning process evolves to your progress and unique learning behaviors, preparing you to start the conversation with confidence.

It takes just a few taps to find and borrow a book. Libby has a ground-breaking built-in ebook reader, and a beautiful audiobook player. If you prefer, you can send books to your Kindle for reading.

Library Card Required.


Niche Academy

What skills do they need? No matter what challenges you face our growing collection of online tutorials can be the solution. Niche Academy's training packages give patrons the skills and the understanding they need to address the most important challenges. Niche Academy provides a complete toolset to deliver training exactly when and where it's needed. Click the button or this link: 

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Book Connections 

Bring reading to life. Book Connections strives to joyfully enrich everyone's experience reading children's and young adult books.

Hoopla is a groundbreaking

digital media service that 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, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later.  

Library Card Required.

Rosen Financial Literacy:

The Rosen Financial Literacy database makes economics and personal finance easy to understand and highly engaging. Articles explore macro-, micro-, and global economics as well as personal and household finance. Users will learn to manage credit and debt, save and invest with confidence, plan for college and retirement and avoid fraud and scams. Financial Literacy is an online economics and personal finance resource specifically designed for students in grades 7–12, but can easily benefit adults.

Access through the school or library can be found at .



The BLRL now has a wonderful new FREE resource for local veterans; VetNow links you with online resources and real-live people who are available to assist veterans in a wide array of important areas.  If you are a veteran you can get help with job hunting, writing resumes, getting all of your benefits, and more. This video (linked here) explains more and below is the BLRL link that will take you to the site. You will not even need a library card to use this service. The Barry-Lawrence Regional Library thanks you for your service and invites all veterans to make use of all the services provided by the Library.  

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Rosen Digital Literacy

Empower learners with digital citizenship skills to navigate today’s virtual landscape. Interactive activities guide students through project-based learning activities using digital tools to create podcasts, multimedia presentations, social media campaigns, and more. Database articles explore cyberbullying, digital research skills, citizen journalism, and more. Digital Literacy will give your students and patrons the skills to be savvy digital citizens!

Access through the school or library can be found


Stream Films With Kanopy

Kanopy is a video streaming service that provides instant access to thousands of critically acclaimed movies, documentaries and Kid  favorites. We partner with studios like A24, The Criterion Collection,  PBS and more to bring your library access to thoughtful entertainment.
You can stream Kanopy on any of your favorite devices! Kanopy is accessible via mobile and tablet apps for iPhone and Android. You can also access Kanopy on your Desktop, and SmartTV apps like Roku, Apple TV, and Fire Stick. 

Library Card Required.


Duolingo was the first free language-learning app that rivaled paid programs. It offers plenty of exercises to build an understanding of dozens of languages or review one you already know.


If you're learning Spanish as an English speaker, you'll find a podcast, interactive short stories, and even get-togethers with other learners (which are online-only in light of COVID-19). More boutique languages don't have as much content.

Try it Free at


Merck Manuals & Veterinary Manuals

The Trusted Provider of Medical Information since 1899
The Merck Manuals are a comprehensive medical information source covering thousands of topics in all fields of medicine. They are offered as a free public service to health care professionals and the general public.

Merck & Co., Inc., has a long history of providing medical information to both human and animal health care professionals. For more than 60 years, the Merck Veterinary Manual (MVM) has provided veterinarians and other animal health professionals with concise and authoritative information on diseases and management of food-producing, companion, laboratory, and exotic animals. 

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Find what you are looking for; just try our powerful catalog search feature. It will help you find books, movies, audiobooks, music, comics, TV shows and more. Everything we have for you to borrow, download, or stream is listed, and its growing every day!

You can discover your personal history; We provide many options to research your genealogy. Find out where your family tree is rooted with both online resources and resources available only at Barry-Lawrence Regional Library locations. Ask your library about genealogy research or select from online options below. Your Library Card Is Required for HeritageQuest.

You have access to research & media options that will empower you to connect to the knowledge that inspires your own personal library story. Your Library Card Is Required for some resources.

Find out more information about services offered at your library location; We offer the public use of computers, Wi-Fi, copy machines, community rooms, and much more.  Click here or the button below to see more about library services fees and policies.  Your Library Card Is Required for services and services offered vary according to the branch location.

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