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309 N 5th St, Norfolk, NE 68701
Phone: (402) 844-2000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Online Library Services

eBooks & Reading  -  Music & Magazines  Career & Business  - Crafts & Do-It-Yourself Repair   

 General  -  Genealogy  -  Grants & Finances  - Health & Medical 

Especially for K-12 Students - Especially for High School & College Students

  eBooks & Reading Suggestions  
  OverDrive
Download popular ebooks and audiobooks.  Use on your computer, transfer to a mobile device or get the "OverDrive" app in the Play Store or App Store.
*Use your library card number to login.  View instructions for how to download OverDrive books onto your device.
 
  NoveList Plus
Find your next great read, books in series, and read-alikes for your favorite book or author. **Use your library card number to login. View a list of NoveList video tutorials.
OneClickdigital
Download popular audiobooks to your computer or portable device. Download the eAudio desktop apps for Windows or Mac from here or install from your mobile device's app store by searching for OneClickDigital. You will need to create an account using your library card number.
 
Music & Magazines
     
Freegal Music
With access to the Sony Music catalog, you can download up to three free songs per week or stream 3 hours of commercial-free music each day.  Use on your computer or get the Freegal app in the Play Store or App Store. *Use your library card number to login.  View Freegal's FAQ page.
Zinio Digital Magazines
Access over 120 digital magazines covering a wide range of entertainment, sports, news and family topics. From an internet browser, use your library card number to log in and create a free account.  Search for magazines and check out your selected titles.  Those titles are then available to read online or in the "Zinio for Libraries" app.  View Zinio for Libraries FAQ page.
 
Career and Business Resources
AtoZdatabases
Includes 30 million business profiles & 220 million residents.  Ideal for market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more! Includes Job Search and Resume Writing Guide.  *Use your library card number to login. View A to Z's introduction videos.

LearningExpress Library
Containing the Adult Learning Center, Career Center, High School Equivalency Center, Popular Software Center and Recursos en espanol para adultos, this website has everything you need to take your job skills to the next level.  *To access from home, create an account using your library card number as your username. View the LearningExpress Library video tutorial. [16:43 minutes]
Mango Languages
Learn languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian and more. Use on your computer or get the Mango Languages for Libraries app in the Play Store or App store.  *Use your library card number to login.
DMV Practice Tests 
Online practice tests and handbooks for your Nebraska Driver's License, Motorcycle License, and CDL.
  Small Business Reference Center
Learn how to start, finance, or manage a small business. *Access from home using your Nebraska Driver's License, State ID number or NebraskAccess password.  Contact the library for details.
  Legal Information Reference Center
Find full text consumer legal information plus legal forms from all states. *Access from home using your Nebraska Driver's License, State ID number or NebraskAccess password.  Contact the library for details.
 
     
  Crafts and Do-It-Yourself Repair    
Auto Repair Reference Center
Auto repair guides by year, make and model.
*Use your library card number to login.  View the Auto Repair Reference Center video tutorial. [4:27 minutes]
Small Engine Repair Center
Repair guides for ATVs, snow blowers, lawn mowers and other small engines.  *Use your library card number to login. View the Small Engine Repair Center video tutorial. [2:36 minutes]
Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center
Patterns, guides and instructions for needlework, scrapbooking, jewelry making and more.  *Use your library card number to login.  View the Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center video tutorial. [3:34 minutes]
Home Improvement Reference Center
Guides and videos for plumbing, electrical, remodeling, woodworking and more.  *Use your library card number to login. View the Home Improvement Reference Center video tutorial. [3:08 minutes]
  
  Health and Medical Information  
         
Medline Plus
Information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information. View the Medline Plus video tutorial.
Teen Health and Wellness
Straight-forward information for teens on a variety of heath and wellness issues. See the Teen Health and Wellness User's Guide.
  Consumer Health Complete
Access full text information and videos on health and wellness. *Access from home using your Nebraska Driver's License, State ID number or NebraskAccess password.  Contact the library for details.
 
         
  General Research Resources  
         
AtoZdatabases
Includes 30 million business profiles & 220 million residents.  Ideal for market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more! Includes Job Search and Resume Writing Guide.  *Use your library card number to login. View A to Z's introduction videos.

Consumer Reports
Find ratings and reviews for more than 5,000 products.  *Norfolk Public Library password required to access from home. Contact the library for details.

NebraskAccess
Free online access to thousands of full-text magazine, journal, and newspaper articles, biographical and business information, genealogical resources, and more.  *Access from home using your Nebraska Driver's License, State ID number or NebraskAccess password.  Contact the library for details.
Prices 4 Antiques Reference
Information from over 140 U.S. auction houses to help you assess the market value of your antiques. *Use your library card number to login.

MasterFILE
Search popular magazines, journals and other sources for info on a variety of topics.  *Access from home using your Nebraska Driver's License, State ID number or NebraskAccess password.  Contact the library for details.
         
Genealogy
         
Ancestry.com Library Edition
Includes 2 billion+ names, maps, vital records, and images.  *Available only in the library.  View Ancestry.com's Learning Center.
Norfolk Area Genealogy Resources
Obituary database and information on local resources.
MyHeritage  
Trace your family history though global genealogy resources. *Access from home using your Nebraska Driver's License, State ID number or NebraskAccess password.  Contact the library for details.  View the tutorial.
Norfolk Daily News Digital Archive
Keyword-searchable digital archive of the Norfolk Daily News from November 1887 - June 1983.  *Available only in the library.

Grants and Financial Databases

         
Foundation Directory Online
Research available grants by location and organization, and view grant histories.  *Available only in the library.
Financial Ratings Series
Bank, credit union, and insurance company financial strength ratings.
Especially for K-12 Students
         
Primary Search
Find popular magazine articles, encyclopedia entries and images.  *Access from home using your Nebraska Driver's License, State ID number or NebraskAccess password.  Contact the library for details.

Novelist K-8
Specially designed for students in Kindergarten through 8th grade, help them find great book recommendations, books in series and read-alikes for their favorite book or author. *Use your library card number to login. View a list of NoveList video tutorials.


LearningExpress Library
Containing the K-12 School Center, this website will help prepare students for tests and boost skills in core subjects.  *To access from home, create an account using your library card number as your username. View the LearningExpress Library video tutorial. [16:43 minutes]
Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia
Student-friendly online encyclopedia covering more than 25,000 topics. *Access from home using your Nebraska Driver's License, State ID number or NebraskAccess password.  Contact the library for details.

Something About the Author Online
Examines the lives and works of authors and illustrators for children and young adults.  *Use your library card number to login.
Especially for High School & College Students
Points of View Reference Center
Critical essays of current events with an overview and two sides of the issue. *Access from home using your Nebraska Driver's License, State ID number or NebraskAccess password.  Contact the library for details.

Science and Technology Collection
Search full text scholarly journals covering science and technology.  *Access from home using your Nebraska Driver's License, State ID number or NebraskAccess password.  Contact the library for details.

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
Search full text journal articles covering psychology, behavior and more. *Access from home using your Nebraska Driver's License, State ID number or NebraskAccess password.  Contact the library for details.

MasterFILE
Search popular magazines, journals and other sources for info on a variety of topics.  *Access from home using your Nebraska Driver's License, State ID number or NebraskAccess password.  Contact the library for details.

LearningExpress Library
Containing the College Prep Center, College Center, and High School Equivalency Center, this website has AP, SAT & ACT practice tests, help with college essays, and more.  *To access from home, create an account using your library card number as your username. View the LearningExpress Library video tutorial. [16:43 minutes]
DMV Practice Tests
Online practice tests and handbooks for your Nebraska Driver's License, Motorcycle License, and CDL. 

Contemporary Literary Criticism
Learn about the lives and works of thousands of authors.
*Use your library card number to login.

Biography Reference Bank
Full text biographical profiles and articles on notable people living and dead.   *Use your library card number to login.

Biography Reference Center
Comprehensive, full-text biographical profiles of over 450,000 people. *Access from home using your Nebraska Driver's License, State ID number or NebraskAccess password.  Contact the library for details.

FirstSearch
A collection of 12 databases, including ArticleFirst, ERIC and MEDLINE. (No full text.) *Access from home using your Nebraska Driver's License, State ID number or NebraskAccess password.  Contact the library for details.

Mango Languages
Supplement your language education with this interactive website that has learning modules and movies in over 70 languages. Use on your computer or get the Mango Languages for Libraries app in the Play Store or App store.  *Use your library card number to login.
         
 

If you have any questions about the library's online services, please contact us at 402-844-2100 or email Judy Hilkemann, Reference Supervisor, at jhilkema@ci.norfolk.ne.us.