Mary Gilkey
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Mary Gilkey City Library

Library Holds Resuming

The library building is closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Our high speed WiFi is on 24 hours a day and can be accessed at our curb. 

Need some ideas about what to read next?

Click here to search the CCRLS catalog.

 

Click here to see the Library News Page.

 

Check below for online services that are available now. If you need a library card, just look below. 
You can get one online now and use it today!

Our building is closed, but our high-speed WiFi is on. You can access it from your car along the curb in front of our building 24 hours a day. Just search for Mary Gilkey Library, no password in required.

Do you need something printed?

Suspended until further notice

Email a document to MaryGilkeyLibrary@gmail.com and we'll notify you when it will be ready to pickup at City Hall (curbside delivery also available if you prefer). Printouts will be black and white only.

Listen to and read audiobooks and ebooks with Library2go, which you can access using the app, Libby.  Libby works with smartphones, tablets, Kindles, and eReaders. 

Watch award-winning movies and documentaries on Kanopy. Create your account with your library card number, and stream instantly on your smart TV, smartphone, computer, or tablet.

Kanopy Kids has a huge array of amazing kids content that will educate and delight, including familiar faces and new ones. Enjoy animated storytime featuring your favorite books, go on adventures to places far away, and discover science all around you all for free with your Kanopy account. 
You can stream premium content made by Great Courses on Kanopy as well! With your Kanopy account you also have access to over 6,000 Great Courses classes, from American history to mindfulness, there is so much to learn and re-learn!

Creativebug is our go-to resource for high-quality, on-trend arts and crafts instructional videos. Grab your card and set up your account to access to the full library 1,000+ art and craft classes for artists and makers of all levels. 

Engage and excite with reputable, authoritative, and appropriate content that brings children aged 6-14 the world in a way they’ve never seen it before. Fun and substantive, National Geographic Kids will take them on amazing adventures.

ChiltonLibrary.com represents the most authoritative automotive repair information available to car owners. There are thousands of year, make and model combinations covering the most popular vehicles of the past 30 years, plus additional coverage of specialty models. ChiltonLibrary.com gives you the confidence to service or repair virtually any system on your vehicle.

 

Access ChiltonLibrary through the eResources in your CCRLS account. 

Learning Express offers online practice tests, skills-building for math, reading, and writing, computer skills tutorials, e-books and career development tools.
Gale in Context is a research tool created to support critical thinking and research skills for Middle school and High school students.
NoveList Plus connects readers to their next book by making recommendations for what to read next. One of the most popular elements is read-alikes. This feature suggests titles that are ‘just like’ other titles. Parents & teachers can also find tools to teach with books and engage young readers.
With kids at home and parents looking for educational activities, many of our favorite authors are offering online read-alouds and activities on social media. Click the link to see 50 of the best virtual author activities!

Field trip out of the question? Think again. Thanks to technology, it’s now possible for kids to visit all kinds of places from the comfort of their classroom (or home!). Click the link see a list of the best virtual field trips for you, so enjoy your “visit”!

Gardening, Landscape, and Horticulture Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines focused on both the practical aspects as well as the scientific theory of horticulture studies. The database offers biotechnologists, farmers, hobbyists, and landscape architects alike access to important content relevant to their pursuits.

 

Access this resource through your CCRLS account. Click here and scroll to "gardening."

Browse and Download Free Ebooks

Our new web catalog allows anyone to browse and directly download any of the more than 6,300 ebook titles available on DPLA’s Open Bookshelf. Choose from classic novels, children’s books, textbooks and non-English titles, all for free, with no login or library card needed.

 

Click here to get started.

You can register for a card online and access our electronic resources immediately! Just click here. 

Register now for a temporary account online. With this temporary account, you can:

  • Access CCRLS-provided electronic resources & databases
  • Access eBooks
  • Place 1 hold on an item in the catalog
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