Digital Resources

Learn about the resources that our library offers to the community.

For instructions on accessing our digital resources, use this document: Digital Resources Flyer


Local History & Genealogy Center

This area of the library is dedicated to the preservation and promotion of local, state, and family histories.

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Ancestry is a database for genealogy and family history records to help you connect with the past. You can access Ancestry library edition while visiting the library.

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Fold3 is a a service provided by Ancestry for military records and databases. You can access fold3 at any time while visiting the library.

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​INSPIRE is Indiana’s Virtual Online Library. INSPIRE is a collection of online academic databases and other information resources that can be accessed by ​Indiana residents.

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Borrow eBooks, audiobooks and more from your local public library – anywhere, anytime. All you need is your library card.

For help using Overdrive, click here.

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Libby is an app built by Overdrive to access e-materials from your mobile devices with ease.

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Hoopla is a digital service available for patrons to digitally check out e-books, audiobooks, comics, music, movies and TV from a growing collection of 610,000 titles. Patrons with an SWCPL library card can check out five items per month.

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Kanopy is an on-demand streaming service for our patrons to digitally check out videos from a collection of over 30,000 films including documentaries, classic movies, and educational cinema. Patrons with an SWCPL library card can check out five movies per month.

For help with using Kanopy, click here.


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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.

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One-stop resources for books you are reading and teaching, including author and illustrator interviews, lesson plans, and other enrichment content.

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