eMagazines (previously on RBdigital) are now available on OverDrive through the Library of Virginia. This new selection features more than 3,000 publications from around the world that you can read on your computer or on your mobile device using the Libby app. 

Start reading now from a web browser through the Find It Virginia collection or in the Libby app by adding the Library of Virginia as an additional library. Click here for more information or download our eMagazine guide (PDF).

  • What you get: Unlimited downloads
  • Borrowing period: 21 days with unlimited renewals


Download five songs per week and stream unlimited music 24/7. Choose from a collection of more than 15 million titles. Downloads are yours to keep and there’s no digital rights management to worry about.

  • What you get: Unlimited streaming plus 5 download credits per week

Download app: Google Play | iTunes App Store


Download or stream eBooks, comics, music and movies straight to your tablet or smartphone. Enjoy them as often as you like during the borrowing periods.

  • What you get: Borrow 10 titles per month
  • Borrowing periods: 21 days for eBooks, eAudiobooks and eComics; 72 hours for movies and TV shows; 7 days for music

Download app: Google Play | iTunes App Store | Amazon. Also on Chromecast, Apple TV, Android TV, Fire TV and Roku.


This streaming service offers over 30,000 independent films, documentaries and classics on demand. In addition, there's an entire site just for kids, plus over 5,000 Great Courses.

  • What you get: Borrow 10 titles per month
  • Borrowing period: 3 days
  • Plus: Enjoy unlimited access to Great Courses and Kanopy Kids (these don't count against your 10 titles per month)

Download app: Google Play | iTunes App Store. Also on Apple TV, Roku, Chromecast, Android TV and Fire TV.


Our most popular way to download eBooks and eAudiobooks. Pick from thousands of bestsellers and new releases for adults, teens and kids. Plus, foreign language collections: Spanish | Hindi | Chinese

  • What you get: Borrow 15 titles per month
  • Borrowing period: Your choice of 7, 14 or 21 days

Download app: Google Play | iTunes App Store | Amazon Kindle


A resource for new readers that pairs video storybooks with related eBooks to build a love of reading.



Consumer Reports Online

Ratings, reviews, recommendations and buying advice for thousands of products and services.

LinkedIn Learning (formerly

Online learning to help you achieve your personal and professional goals. Over 16,000 classes to choose from. Below are some of the most popular areas of study.

Download app: Google Play; iTunes App Store.
Library ID: loudounlibrary

  • Business and career skills: Productivity, marketing, time management
  • Software: MS Word, Excel, or PowerPoint; Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator
  • Job search tools: Resume design, searching for positions, working with recruiters
  • Web design: Graphics, interactive design and prototyping
  • Social media and publishing tools: Facebook, Twitter and WordPress
  • Photography: Lighting and photographing still life, Photography 101, shooting in low light

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Complete text of books in the STEM, STEAM and coding fields for all ages.

Heritage Quest Online

Discover where your American past begins with this comprehensive collection of genealogical sources, including U.S. census records.

Mango Languages

Basic or complete online instruction in dozens of languages, including English for speakers of other languages.

Morningstar Online

Comprehensive reports on stocks and mutual funds and exclusive ratings to help guide investors.

Value Line Research Center

Online access to Value Line’s leading publications covering stocks, mutual funds, options and convertible securities, guides and more.

O'Reilly for Public Libraries (formerly Safari Books Online)

Get essential technology eBooks and videos covering topics like certification, enterprise computing, Java, Linux/Unix, Web development, Windows, XML and more. This resource accommodates a limited number of simultaneous users. If you cannot access the database, please try again later.‚Äč


Westlaw access from home: Search federal and state legal research materials, including case law, statutes, court rules, administrative codes, forms, law reviews and journals. To use this resource remotely, customers can click here to email a password request for three-hour, temporary access to If more time is needed, you may request additional passwords.

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