Arts & Literature

Creativebug

Creativebug offers online video arts and crafts workshops and techniques. Learn how to paint, knit, crochet, sew, screen print, and more! To log in, enter tcpl and then your 8 digit library card number.

For a tutorial on how to access this resource, click here!

NoveList

Novelist is an electronic readers' advisory resource that assists fiction readers in finding new authors and titles. In includes 90,000 full text reviews, over 36,000 subject headings and a complete spectrum of searching options, including searching by title, by author or simply by describing pertinent plot details. This collection is part of Kentucky Virtual Library (KYVL.) To access from home, please call the library at (270) 465-2562 to request the username and password.

eBooks and eAudiobooks

Kentucky Libraries Unbound

Welcome to TCPL's eBook library, brought to you by OverDrive! To log in, you will need your library card number.

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RBdigital

Access free audiobooks, magazines, and select e-books with the power of RBdigital! Click Register to create your account, or Sign In to log in to your account. If you were a former user of Zinio Magazines, you will need to create a new account to access magainzes through RBdigital. For help with this resource, call us at (270) 465-2562.

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TumbleBookCloud

TumbleBookCloud (TBC) is an online database of eBooks and educator resources perfect for a middle school, high school, or public library. TBC offers over 1,000 titles in a variety of formats, including ebooks, Graphic Novels, classic literature, National Geographic videos, and audiobooks, and supports a wide range of reading interests and levels.

The collection is available via the Internet around the clock. There are no check-out times, downloads or wait lists. Read, watch or listen with no delays and unlimited access. Scroll through a Graphic Novel on an iPad, read a classic novel on a computer, or listen to an audiobook on a smartphone! This collection is part of Kentucky Virtual Library (KYVL.) To access from home, please call the library at (270) 465-2562 to request the username and password.

Education

BBC Landmark Video Collection

From the depths of the oceans to the Antarctic ice sheet, from a first-hand view of evolution in animals and plants toCretaceous Alaska and far-flung corners of the globe, the BBC Landmark Video Collection is a groundbreaking, HD view into our natural world. Through cutting edge cinematic techniques and thousands of days in the field with never-before seen wildlife, you can now experience breathtaking natural events in all their splendor. To log in, just enter tcpl and then your 8 digit library card number!

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Scholastic Teachables

Scholastic Teachables is your one stop shop for all things education featuring printables, lessons, mini-books, and more! These teacher created lesson plans and activity sheets mean content you'll love from a source you can trust. You can also customize your own crossword puzzles, word searches, bingo sheets, and flash cards! Ready-made collections are designed to accommodate learning requirements for all students. Save your favorite resources to My File Cabinet for easy access 24/7. Search by grade, subject, type, or theme and get started today!

Typically you would pay an annual subscription for this service, but with your Taylor County Public Library card it is 100% free! 

To log in simply enter tcpl and then your 8 digit library card number! 

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Health & Wellness

AHFS Consumer Medication Information

Consumer drug information from the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. This collection is part of Kentucky Virtual Library (KYVL.) To access from home, please call the library at (270) 465-2562 to request the username and password.

Health Source: Consumer Edition

The richest collection of consumer health information available to libraries worldwide; topics include medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. This collection is part of Kentucky Virtual Library (KYVL.) To access from home, please call the library at (270) 465-2562 to request the username and password.

News & Information

Alt-Press Watch

Search full text information on alternate, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness, including many peer-reviewed journals. This collection is part of Kentucky Virtual Library (KYVL.) To access from home, please call the library at (270) 465-2562 to request the username and password.

Online Classes

Universal Class

Access over 500 online courses in a variety of subjects! There's something for everyone with Universal Class, including Real Estate, Parenting and Family, Accounting, Spiritual Studies, and hands on DIY classes! To log in enter tcpl and then your 8 digit library card number.

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Reference & Research

Britannica Academic Edition

Combines Encyclopdia Britannica and Merriam-Websters Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, plus magazines and periodicals, an atlas, biographies, e-books, and other tools. This collection is part of Kentucky Virtual Library (KYVL.) To access from home, please call the library at (270) 465-2562 to request the username and password.

Business Source Premier

Full text for more than 2,300 journals, including 1,100 peer-reviewed titles. Full text back to 1886, and searchable cited references back to 1998. Disciplines include marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. Business Searching Interface provides easy browsing of company and industry profiles, as well as country and market research reports. This collection is part of Kentucky Virtual Library (KYVL.) To access from home, please call the library at (270) 465-2562 to request the username and password.

College Admissions Test Preparation

Use this resource to prepare for college entrance exams, strengthen your essay writing skills, and more!

Once you click throuhg this link, you will need to either sign in using an existing account, or create a new account with a username and password of your choice.

ERIC

ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center, provides access to education literature and resources from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index. This collection is part of Kentucky Virtual Library (KYVL.) To access from home, please call the library at (270) 465-2562 to request the username and password.

Explora Educator's Edition

Ensure student and educator success with EBSCO’s new interface for schools and public libraries. Designed to meet the unique needs of its users, supports both student research and classroom instruction with rich, reliable content and easy-to-use functionality. This collection is part of Kentucky Virtual Library (KYVL.) To access from home, please call the library at (270) 465-2562 to request the username and password.

Scholastic GO!

New interface combines content from the previously separate resources: America the Beautiful, The New Book of Popular ScienceLands and Peoples, Encyclopedia Americana, The New Book of Knowledge, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, and Amazing Animals. This collection is part of Kentucky Virtual Library (KYVL.) To access from home, please call the library at (270) 465-2562 to request the username and password.