Resources at Dover Public Library

There are many great resources available at Dover Public Library.

There are many great resources available at the Dover Public Library. There are resources such as genealogy resources, links to Overdrive, Kanopy and more. Read more for further information about each resource. 

America’s News
Explore and stay informed on local and national topics, people and events in areas such as business, health, education, jobs and careers, political and social issues and more.  Features a wide variety of credible, vetted news sources spanning the U.S., including Delaware State News and Dover Post. Remote access available with library cards that start with 233.​

Black Life in America
The experience and impact of African Americans as recorded by the news media, from 1704 to today. Remote access available with library cards that start with 233.

Experience the joy of making with over 1,000 award-winning video classes taught by top designers and artists.  You’re more creative than you think!  New content is added weekly.

Read digital copies of magazines on your computer, smartphone, or tablet using your library card! Choose from many popular titles for adults, teens, and kids with no holds and no limits.

Know what we know.  Search our libguide to find local Delaware resources, partners, news and updates, and databases to help you in your search for family records.

Explore your family history with the premier collection of U.S. obituaries and death notices for in-depth genealogical research from 1704 – today. HeritageHub helps you easily identify relatives, uncover new information and potentially unknown family members. Includes deep coverage from all 50 states, hard-to-find content from the mid 1900’s, and original obituary images. Remote access available with library cards that start with 233.

Hispanic Life in America
The experience and impact of Hispanic Americans as recorded by the news media, from 1704 to today. Remote access available with library cards that start with 233.

hoopla is a digital media service offered by Delaware Public Libraries that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! Download the hoopla app to your device, sign-in with your Delaware Library Card.

Kanopy is a video streaming service that provides instant access to thousands of critically acclaimed movies, documentaries and Kid favorites. You can stream on any of your favorite devices; via mobile/tablet apps for iPhone and Android, on your Desktop, and SmartTV apps like Roku, Apple TV, and Fire Stick.

New Book Alerts
New Book Alerts is a free online service that showcases the newest titles purchased by the Dover Public Library. You can select to receive alerts via email and/or RSS feeds. If you see a new title that you are interested in, just click “Check Catalog” to place a hold on the item right away.

Download thousands of eBooks, eAudiobooks and videos. Install the Libby App! A fresh and easy way to borrow and read from your library. Also enjoy OverDrive for Kids!

Salem Press
Online access to Reference Shelf.  Each volume provides comprehensive, balanced coverage of an issue of importance in modern society.
For remote access, use the following credentials:
Username:  [email protected]
Password:  Doverpl01

Select Reads
Sign up for a newsletter full of reading recommendations based on the genres that you enjoy. Peruse lists of award winners and recommended reading from your librarians. If you see a title that you are interested in, just click “Check Catalog” to place a hold on the item right away.

Teen Resource Center
An informative online resource covering health, finance, personal growth, and other important issues. In addition to authoritative coverage of the top issues facing teens today it serves up links to support groups, hotlines and more, plus a searchable database of frequently asked questions complete with helpful, real-world answers. Just login with your Delaware library card.

Transparent Language
With 100+ languages and growing, an extensive English Collection, this program is perfect for learners of all levels.

Universal Class
Learn anything, anytime and anywhere. High quality, online courses to help you learn the skills needed to achieve your goals. Courses are not just tutorials; they are real. They include lessons, exams, assignments, discussion boards and an instructor to help you master the learning outcomes.

Value Line
For beginner or advanced, the uncontested authority in reliable, unbiased information, Value Line puts you in the driver’s seat with accurate and insightful investment research on companies, industries, markets and economies. From the latest data, sophisticated tools and proven ranks to expert analysis and guidance, Value Line gives you the power to evaluate investments with confidence. Make smarter, more profitable decisions with Value Line. Remote access is available with your 14-digit library card beginning with 23316.

The Resources listed below are for In-Library Use Only

Foundation Directory
Access the Foundation Directory Online from home while the library is closed. Search grant makers and available grants in your area.  New to grant searching?  You may want to view a tutorial first to help you get started.

Also available – Grants to Individuals & Foundation Maps

ProDemand provides full OEM repair, estimating, maintenance, and real-world experience-based information in one easy-to-use product built to help auto service professionals work faster and more accurately.


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