Virtual Services For Teens

Blackstone Unlimited

Blackstone Unlimited allows you to listen to an unlimited selection of digital audiobooks,
available from your own local library! All you need is a valid library card from a participating
library and you can get started listening right away.

Key Features of Blackstone Unlimited:

-Instant Access, No Restrictions: Bid farewell to holds, waiting lists, and restrictions. Library patrons can now enjoy a world of audiobooks without limits, ensuring a seamless and gratifying reading experience.

-Diverse and Growing Catalog: With an ever-expanding collection, Blackstone Unlimited offers a diverse array of genres and authors, ensuring that libraries can cater to the varied tastes of their patrons.

-Renowned Authors at Your Fingertips: Dive into the captivating narratives of some of the world’s most renowned authors. Blackstone Unlimited brings the works of literary giants directly to library shelves and digital platforms.

– Checkout ebooks for all ages
– Stream live from your computer or download to a mobile device
– Never have to put items on hold
– 4 checkouts per library card per month
– Checkout ebooks, comics & audiobooks for 21 days, music for 7 days, movies & TV shows for 3 days
– Create an account using your library card number and PIN

Discover a world of possibilities with Boundless, an extensive collection of ebooks, audio, and digital media. Whether you’re an avid reader or someone who listens to audio at 2x speed, Boundless is your gateway to the best in digital content and programming.
Access our digital library from the comfort of your own device, so you can read, learn, and explore wherever you are. The My Shelf feature is a personalized page for all of your checkouts. You can also view specially curated carousels and content based on your reading activities and interests.  With insights, goals, and badges, you can set personal reading goals, track your progress, and earn badges!
Boundless makes it easy for the whole family to get involved in reading. Once you download the app or use the web version, you can create user profiles within your account. Sign up all members of your family with teen and kid-friendly experiences!
-Ebooks and audio access
-Streaming videos
-PDF activities as well as video books
-Hit your personal reading goals and earn badges!
-View specially curated carousels and digital content based on reading activity and interests!
All you need to access Boundless is your library card! Download the app in your preferred app store today!

Libby, by OverDrive
– Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines to read on your phone or tablet using the Libby app by OverDrive.
– You can even send and read your borrowed ebooks to your Kindle ereader (U.S. only)!
– It’s free and easy to get started for new users and a streamlined experience for current OverDrive app users.
– Learn more at
– If you currently use the legacy OverDrive app and need assistance, visit

Missouri Libraries 2 Go
– eBooks and eAudiobooks for all ages
– eBooks and audiobooks
– Kindle eBooks
– Checkout up to 7 titles
– Checkout titles for up to 21 days
– Checkout using your library card number

-Download the app to your mobile device
– Sign up with your library card number and PIN
– Access you account
– Place holds
– Renew materials

Accelerated Reader Bookfinder
Accelerator Book Finder for Chillicothe R2 Schools and Bishop Hogan School. You can search for book titles based on authors, topics, or titles of books. Just type what you want to search for in the blank field above and click Search. You will then be able to sort your search results, select book titles to add to your AR BookBag, print a list of your search results, or start a new search. This is a great resource to find reading level and points value for almost every book your teen will read!

Book Connections
A collection of 260,000+ digital materials about books for children and teens. This service includes a reader’s advisory tool, resources for homework help and homeschool support, summer reading and diverse book selections, and more.

Professionals/Educators go to and enter their work email. We’ve set up the follow default credentials that anyone can use for anonymous access.

Username: livingstoncountylibrary

Password: showme

Q: What is Booklist?
A: Booklist is a book-review magazine that has been published by the American Library Association for more than 100 years, and is widely viewed as offering the most reliable reviews to help libraries decide what to buy and to help library patrons and students decide what to read, view, or listen to. It comprises two print magazines, an extensive website and database, e-newsletters, webinars, and other resources that support librarians in collection development and readers’ advisory.
Q: What is Booklist Online?
A: Booklist Online is the web version of the Booklist print magazine. It offers free content to non-subscribers including a Review of the Day (a highlighted review we’re featuring), and a generous selection of additional reviews and features written exclusively for Booklist Online. Subscribers also gain access to digital editions of Booklist and the full Booklist Online database, which contains more than 180,000 reviews and thousands of features dating back to 1992 and 8,000 new reviews and related features every year. Much of that content dynamically linked—review to review, review to feature, and feature to feature.

Citation Machine
An interactive Web tool designed to assist you in modeling the proper use of information property

Digital Literacy
Empower learners with digital citizenship skills to navigate today’s virtual landscape. Interactive activities guide students through project-based learning activities using digital tools to create podcasts, multimedia presentations, social media campaigns, and more. Database articles explore cyberbullying, digital research skills, citizen journalism, and more. Digital Literacy will give your students and patrons the skills to be savvy digital citizens!

Free Driving-Tests
14 car practice tests
9 motorcycle practice tests
27 CDL (commercial driver’s license) practice tests
3 online driver’s manuals (car, motorcycle, CDL)
An FAQ section with detailed answers to over 100 questions

EBSCO databases
(in Library use)

EBSCO databases
(at home use)

DMV Permit Test
Pass your DMV Written Test online. Practice test are 100% Free
Now with a lot of new driving tests and an up to date and more user friendly design.

Financial Literacy
The Rosen Financial Literacy database makes economics and personal finance easy to understand and highly engaging. Articles explore macro-, micro-, and global economics as well as personal and household finance. Users will learn to manage credit and debt, save and invest with confidence, plan for college and retirement and avoid fraud and scams. Financial Literacy is an online economics and personal finance resource specifically designed for students in grades 7-12, but can easily benefit adults.

Gale Gateway
(in Library use)

Gale Gateway
(at Home use)

Gale Resources
Discover a great collection of articles from thousands of Gale resources – magazines, journals, newspapers and books along with videos, images and podcast content – all brought to you by your library.

LearningExpress Library
A comprehensive, interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help patrons—students and adult learners—succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass. You’ll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results. Click on a category to the right so that you can start on your path to success right now.

Teen Health and Wellness
This award-winning resource provides middle and high school students with up-to-date, nonjudgmental, self-help support. Articles are correlated to state, national and provincial standards. Topics covered include diseases, drugs, alcohol, nutrition, mental health, suicide, bullying and LGBTQ+ information. It has recently been updated to meet the needs of today’s teens and with new content on bullying, suicide, vaping, opioid abuse, gender identity, school safety, sexual harassment, COVID-19 and more.

While these books and media have been selected for teens from 12 to 18 years of age, the award-winning titles and the titles on YALSA’s selected lists span a broad range of reading and maturity levels. We encourage adults to take an active role in helping individual teens choose those books that are the best fit for them and their families.

Coursera partners with more than 200 leading universities and companies to bring flexible, affordable, job-relevant online learning to individuals and organizations worldwide. We offer a range of learning opportunities—from hands-on projects and courses to job-ready certificates and degree programs.

Missouri Connections Academy is an online public school for students in grades K‒12 who reside in the state of Missouri. Missouri Connections Academy is tuition-free for families and is funded through the local school districts in accordance with Missouri law. This is a unique program that combines the strong parental involvement of homeschooling, professional expertise and accountability, and a flexible learning environment. Missouri Connections Academy provides the tools and support students need to learn in an online setting.