For Children

Learning games In-library use only

TumbleBook Library:
Interactive reading experiences

Databases for Research

Full-text database

Go to EBSCOhost link in order to access:

  • Academic Search Elite
  • Explora
    • Elementary
    • Middle School
    • High School
    • Educators
  • Job Accelerator
  • Science Reference Center

eBook and eAudiobook Resources

Downloadable eBooks

Missouri Libraries 2 Go:
ORL's connection for ebooks and e-audiobooks. (Also listed in ORL catalogue)

Project Gutenberg:
Free, open-source resource for ebooks

Wolfner Talking Book and Braille Library:
Free library service for Missourians who are unable to use standard print

Genealogy and History

Ancestry Library Edition:
Genealogical database
In-library use only

HeritageQuest® Online:
American genealogical database

Ozark Regional History:
A mixed-media collection of our region's history curated by the library
Coming Soon!

State Historical Society of Missouri:
Past issues of Missouri newspapers

Language and Creativity

Creativebug: Craft classes

Mango Languages: Learn a new language

Learning Resources

Learning Express Library:
Tutorials, practice exams, resumes, and core skills
Create an account at the library which you can later use elsewhere

Financially Literate? Check out this site — Treasurer Fitzpatrick's Financial Literacy Portal

Book Connections

Personalize and enjoy digital connections to books for kids and teens.

Need help from Book Connections? See our support page. 800-596-0710 |

Visiting our area?

Local News

The Mountain Echo:
Iron County news

The Democrat News:
Madison County news

Seasonal Resources

Tax Forms

IRS for federal tax forms and instructions.

Missouri Department of Revenue for state tax forms and instructions.