Art & Entertainment


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General Arts Sites

Archives Unbound
Archives Unbound presents digital content from: "County and Regional Histories & Atlases: California, 1867-1910"; and "Through the Camera Lens: The Moving Picture World and the Silent Cinema Era, 1907-1927."

Offers authoritative full-text reference titles from Gale and other premier publishing partners. Special features include: on-demand machine-aided content translations into 14 languages and text-to-speech technology in 19 languages.  search tips

Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center
Offers "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby-enthusiast. Full text from the leading hobby and craft magazines, including Bead & Button, Birder's World, Creative Knitting, FineScale Modeler, PaperWorks, Scrapbooking, Quilter's World, and many more. search tips

Literature — eBooks and eAudiobooks

A new beta platform for downloadable audiobooks by Recorded Books, Inc., previously NetLibrary. Compatible with iPod and most media players. For details please visit eBooks & More page on the Library's web site.  

Online Book Clubs
Join one or more book clubs and receive 5-minute selection from a chapter of a book each day, Monday  through Friday.  

Download free bestseller eBooks and eAudiobooks onto your computer, e-reader device or portable MP3 player, including iPods and iPads. Quick Guide

  see also Literature, Books and Reading