NOLA Library App

Access the New Orleans Public Library anytime, anywhere on your mobile device by using the NOLA Library App. Quickly and easily find our locations, hours, and contact info. Check your library card account. Learn about upcoming events and much more. (Visit)

e-Books, Audiobooks, & Videos: Overdrive

Download e-books (as well as audiobooks, music and children's and instructional videos) to most electronic devices or to your computer. Try Overdrive if you're looking for older titles. (Visit)

e-Books: NOPL Cloud Library

Download e-books to most electronic devices or to your computer. Try the Cloud Library if you're looking for recently published books. (Visit)

e-Books for Kids: TumbleBooks

Interactive electronic storybooks, chapter books, nonfiction, language learning, puzzles, and games for kindergarten through sixth grades. (Visit)


The Lynda.com online training library is a massive online training resource where patrons are able to learn — self-paced and on-demand content. Learn business, software, technology and creative skills with online video tutorials taught by recognized industry professionals. Finish a course and receive a certificate of completion that you can... (Visit)

Download or Stream Music: Freegal

Download up to 7 songs per week to most electronic devices or stream music for up to 3 hours per day. Choose from over 11 million songs and over 15,000 music videos. (Visit)

e-Magazines: Flipster

Read the latest issue of your favorite magazine from your computer or mobile device. (Visit)

Stream or Download Movies, TV Shows, Comic Books, Music e-Books, & Audiobooks: Hoopla

Instant streaming or temporary download of movies, television shows, music, comic books, e-books and audiobooks to your smartphone, tablet, computer, or Apple TV. (Visit)


Learn one of 80 languages, practice English as a Second Language, or study for the citizenship test. (Visit)


Access The New York Times online from any computer on the library’s network. Requires a free account to NYTimes.com website. To access from home, talk to a library staff member for a 72-hour pass. (Visit)

Historic Archive of the Times-Picayune newspaper 1837-1988

Historic archive of the Times-Picayune newspaper 1837-1988 (Visit)

HeritageQuest Online

A database that provides genealogical and historical sources for more than 60 countries, with coverage dating back as early as the 1700s. The collection consists of U.S. Federal Censuses, Revolutionary War records, Freedman’s Bank Records, Genealogy and local history books, Social Security Death Index, and more. Available for use in... (Visit)


EBSCOhost offers a variety of proprietary full text databases and popular databases from leading information providers. Available for desktop and mobile devices. (Visit)

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Literary criticism, author biographies and business resources. Includes Twayne's and Scribner. (Visit)

History Reference Center

EBSCO's History Reference Center offers full text from more than 1,620 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books, cover to cover full text for more than 150 leading history periodicals, nearly 57,000 historical documents, more than 77,000 biographies of historical figures, more than 113,000 historical photos and maps, and more than... (Visit)

Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center

Exclusive articles from the EBSCO databases covering over 140 topics, as well as many other periodicals, books and videos that focus on categories commonly referred to as hobbies and crafts; available in high-quality PDF format. (Visit)

Book Index With Reviews

Full-text searchable reviews of book, music, and DVD/video titles. (Visit)

Biography Reference Center

EBSCO's comprehensive collection of more than 450,000 full text biographies, including the complete full text run of Biography Today and Biography Magazine, as well as thousands of narrative biographies that are not available in other databases. (Visit)

Sanborn Maps

Digitized maps detailing property and land-use for Louisiana cities and towns. Extensive information is given on building construction and use, street names and addresses, and property boundaries. Other features shown include pipelines, railroads, wells, and dumps. Map dates range from 1885 to 1951, with most falling in the early part... (Visit)

NoveList Plus

Discover new books and authors based on what you like to read. Includes summaries and series order for titles. Special features include author read-alikes and book discussion guides. (Visit)


Includes the Times-Picayune 1988-Present and other newspapers. (Visit)

Ancestry.com Library Edition

Ancestry.com Library Edition is only available within a library location. Access to thousands of databases of genealogical and historical information. (Visit)


ABCMouse.com can only be accessed from within a library location. ABCmouse.com is a global education initiative whose goal is to help children build a strong foundation for future academic success by providing a comprehensive and engaging online curriculum to greatly assist early learners to succeed in pre-k, kindergarten, and early... (Visit)

Home Improvement Reference Center

The following is being donated by the vendor through June 30, 2017. EBSCO's Home Improvement Reference Center is designed to assist homeowners in do-it-yourself home repair, maintenance, and remodeling projects. Step-by-step instructions for thousands of projects in the areas of plumbing, outdoor, woodworking, electrical, and decorating are provided in high-quality... (Visit)


Live Online Tutor Skills Builder Homework help and tutoring for K through basic college level Writing Center Career Center Adult Education Center (Visit)


Data reports covering more than 20,000 securities. (Visit)

Science Reference Center

EBSCO's Science Reference Center is a comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full text science-oriented content. This database contains full text for nearly 640 science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, etc. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history... (Visit)


Links to free newspaper sites in Louisiana and in other states. (Visit)

Louisiana Public Library Ebook Collection

Gateway to multiple resources providing eBooks and Audiobooks to Louisiana Public Library users of all ages. (Visit)

Louisiana Jobs & Career Center

LAJaCC pulls together resources for those seeking new careers, changing jobs, needing a little extra help preparing for the job market, online one-on-one tutoring and access to free workforce development classes. (Visit)

Louisiana Digital Library

An online library of over 144,000 digital materials about Louisiana's history, culture, places, and people. (Visit)

Learning Express 3.0

A comprehensive interactive learning platform of tests, courses, software tutorials, and career preparation for students and adults. (Visit)

Legal Information Reference Center

Provides online full-text from EBSCO for many of the top consumer legal reference books and contains more than 310 full-text publications and thousands of legal forms. Many of the full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo, the nation's oldest and most-respected provider of legal information for consumers and small... (Visit)

Literary Reference Center

Information from major respected reference works, books, literary journals as well as original content from EBSCO Information Services. (Visit)

Literati by Credo

Over 550 reference e-books covering a wide variety of subjects. (Visit)

Biography Reference Center

EBSCO's comprehensive collection of more than 450,000 full-text biographies, including the complete full-text run of Biography Today and Biography Magazine, as well as thousands of narrative biographies that are not available in other databases. (Visit)

Book Index with Reviews

Full-text searchable reviews of book, music, and DVD/video titles. (Visit)

Small Business Reference Center

Provides up to date information from EBSCO on relevant topics from starting a company, operations management and sales to growing or rescuing a business. The database contains nearly 400 full-text periodicals and over 450 full-text reference books. (Visit)

World Book Online Encyclopedia

Online children's version of the renowned encyclopedia. (Visit)

Britannica eBooks

Hundreds of full color and black and white non-fiction downloadable e-books for ages preschool to 18. (Visit)

Business Searching Interface

Provides an easy way to both browse and search for country economic data, company profiles, industry information and market research in the EBSCO databases. (Visit)

Consumer Health Complete

Convenient access to easily understandable health and medical information from EBSCO. Search and browse within medical encyclopedias, popular reference books, and magazine articles. (Visit)

Explora Quick Search

Reliable content from the world's leading magazines and reference books in the EBSCO databases. Browse categories organized by popular topic, with overviews that provide a starting point for your research; or use the simple search that quickly delivers relevant results, including primary source documents, news articles, and Associated Press videos. (Visit)