Virtual Services


Downloadables


Axis360

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– eBooks and eAudiobooks for all ages
– Checkout up to 5 titles
– Checkout titles for up to 21 days
– Checkout using your library card number and PIN

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hoopla

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– Checkout ebooks for all ages
– Stream live from your computer or download to a mobile device
– Never have to put items on hold
– 8 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

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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 overdrive.com/apps/libby/.

If you currently use the legacy OverDrive app and need assistance, visit https://help.overdrive.com.

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Missouri Libraries 2 Go

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– 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

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Reading


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What is Booklist?

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.

What is Booklist Online?

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.

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EVERGREEN

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

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Decide what to read next.

America’s News

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Find information on topics of interest including business, education, health, homework help, government, obituaries, sports and more from a variety of news media including newspapers, blogs, videos and web-only content featuring the Kansas City Star, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Chicago Sun-Times, Christian Science Monitor, Des Moines Register, USA Today and more.
(At home access requires your library card number)

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WorldCat Interlibrary Loan

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The Livingston County Library strives to have as many of the resources as possible that you would like to borrow, occasionally though we do rely on Interlibrary Loan to fill your requests for reading, viewing and listening. Worldcat is the largest library network in the world.

To make requests for items not owned by the Livingston County Library, click the link to the right.
Authorization Number: 100-226-121
Password: publicill
After selecting “Try It Now” use the pull down tab after IN: and select WorldCat.

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Databases & Learning


Helping Vets turn the skills they learned in service into civilian careers.


Chilton’s Online Library

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Get the detailed information you need to tackle vehicle maintenance and repairs. With step-by-step service and repair procedures, labor estimating tool, maintenance and specification tables, vacuum diagrams to simplify troubleshooting, wiring diagrams, close up photographs and illustrations, ASE test prep quizzes, and a print button to easily print out what is needed.

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Citation Machine

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

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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.

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creativebug

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-Art and craft video classes
– Unlimited access
– Sign up on the website with library card and pin
– Create an account with email and password
– Download app and sign in with email and password you created

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Digital Literacy

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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 citize

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EBSCO databases
(in Library use)

EBSCO databases
(at home use)

LearningExpress Library

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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.

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Financial Literacy

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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.

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Gale Gateway
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Gale Gateway
(at Home use)

Gale Resources

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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.

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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.

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Genealogy & Local History


Ancestry Library Edition(IN LIBRARY USE ONLY)

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ProQuest has partnered with Ancestry.com to create Ancestry® Library Edition, one of the most important genealogical collections available today. It has unparalleled coverage of the United States and the United Kingdom, including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records, as well as record collections from Canada, Europe, Australia and other areas of the world! This collection, with thousands of databases and billions of indexed names, is essential to having a broad genealogy collection, and its valuable content is a strong complement to HeritageQuest® Online.

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Chillicothe Business College Student Records

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Thousands of student records from the Chillicothe Business College have been digitized and are available to view and print. The institution opened in 1890 as the Chillicothe Normal School and was known nationwide as an outstanding School of Business. Before closing in the 1950s the CBC had educated more 130,000 students. Not all student records are included, only those obtained by the Livingston County Library.

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Chillicothe Newspaper Archives

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Copies of the Chillicothe newspapers from 1889-2009. Newspapers from 1889-1977, with the exception of a gap from 1893-1900, are fully searchable by keyword and date, making it easy to quickly explore historical content. Issues from 1977-2009 are not available at this time; we apologize for the inconvenience. Sign up for a free account to access this service.

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Downtown Chillicothe Historic Tour

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This historic walking tour begins at the location of the Ben Bolt Theatre and heads south and east through our downtown. Navigate using the online menu buttons to go to the next or previous building. Wherever there is a QR code in a window, scan it to go to that specific building. This site can also be explored virtually. This is an Endorsed Project for the Missouri 2021 Bicentennial. Enjoy looking at old maps, articles, pictures and more as you explore Chillicothe!

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Read, learn and enjoy Livingston County, Missouri history.
    A Livingston County group met multiple times for the Missouri Bicentennial leading up to 2021. One of our projects was to brainstorm ideas for the State Historical Society of Missouri’s online Bicentennial Encyclopedia. Read more….
    This is a Missouri Bicentennial Endorsed Project.

HeritageQuest Online
At home access requires your library card number.


Teen Resources


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Free Driving-Tests

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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

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Teen Health and Wellness

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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.

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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.

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Children’s Resources


Accelerated Reader Lists for the Chillicothe R-II School District & Bishop Hogan School

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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 child will read!

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Book Connections

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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 TeachingBooks.net/login and enter their work email. We’ve set up the follow default credentials that anyone can use for anonymous access.

Username: livingstoncountylibrary

Password: showme

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