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Ouachita Parish Training Academy:
Learn how to use the eServices provided by the Ouachita Parish Public Library.
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RomanceBookCloud:
RomanceBookCloud is a quick and easy place to find  Romance novels. There are over 1800 romance novels of all types FREE, with more being added every day. All novels have unlimited, simultaneous use, which means no book is ever unavailable. Click the icon for a little romance! 
AAS NEW! We are pleased to announce the acquisition of a permanent collection of the American Antiquarian Society's Historical Periodicals Collection, Series 1-5. This collection of historical magazines document the life of America's people from the Colonial Era through the Civil War and Reconstruction. The periodicals were published from 1684 - 1912. Once there you can search by term.
A2Z A to Z USA:
Get the latest USA and US state information, always up-to-date. 127 feature articles on every state and US territory.

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BookBrowse: 
Provides access to reviews, previews, backstories, author interviews, reading guides, book clubs, and much more.
 
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cloudLibrary:
Download eBooks and more using this eService. Download cloudLibrary's free app to have access to your eBooks anytime, anywhere.  For more information, apps, video tutorials, and FAQs please click HERE

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Flipster: 
Provides direct access to the digital magazine collection of the Ouachita Parish Public Library. Android and iOS apps are available for download.

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Freegal: 
A free music download service. Over 5 million songs are available for you to download and keep.
GRW Global Road Warrior:
Taking a trip of just interested in learning about a new country or culture, then Global Road Warrior is for you. There are 175 countries and 125 topics to choose from.

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Hoopla: 
Delivers thousands of free streaming movies, audiobooks, music albums, and television shows to your computer and mobile device. Hoopla apps can be downloaded from the AppStore or GooglePlay.
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Kanopy is a video-streaming platform dedicated to thoughtful and thought-provoking films. It delivers a diverse collection of 30,000+ enriching films, available to stream anytime and anywhere — from desktop to TV to tablet. The Kanopy Kids section is dedicated to thoughtful entertainment includes educational and engaging videos for children of all ages. Parents can block their children from accessing the adult content section. 
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The Louisiana Digital Library (LDL) is an online library of over 400,000 digital items from Louisiana archives, libraries, museums, etc., making unique historical treasures accessible to the general public in Louisiana and across the globe. The items in the LDL are as diverse and interesting as the people and places in Louisiana, with photographs, maps, manuscript materials, books, oral histories, and more documenting the state’s history and culture. Ouachita Parish Public Library is happy to be a part of the LDL.
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LA Practice DrivingTests: 
Assists those who are learning how to drive. Free driving tests and downloadable driver manuals are available. 
Louisiana Library Connection
Louisiana Library Connection:  
Delivers  numerous databases provided by the State Library of Louisiana. Consumer Health Complete,
Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center, Louisiana Jobs & Career Center,
Small Business Reference Center are just a few. 

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Homework Louisiana is a free, online tutoring resource. From 2 p.m. - midnight every day, real, live tutors are available for more than 60 subjects. Tutors can also give feedback on essays, and help you with job resumes. Plus, you can prep for the ACT and SAT via Homework Louisiana.

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LearningExpress Library:
Provides access to a variety of learning centers. 

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Library Elf:
Combine your family's library accounts and will email you when items are due or ready for pickup. A mobile app is available for download.
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Miss Humblebee's Academy:  
Is a fun, interactive, online learning solution for children ages 3 to 6 yrs. old. It prepares children for kindergarten proficiency, includes hundreds of guided lessons with sound cues across many disciplines. It assesses skill levels and provides parents with weekly notification of progress. You can use it at home or the library, on mobile devices like iPads and tablets, and has printable worksheets.  Log on and create your account. All you need is a library card! 

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Newspapers.com Southern Edition for libraries is an extensive database that provides access to dozens of historical newspapers published in the South. It contains full runs and portions of runs for well known, regional and state titles. This is an invaluable tool for researchers and genealogists in our region.  Click on the icon to do a search. 

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NextReads:  
A Newsletter service that provides you with reading suggestions based on subject categories that you choose. Once you have signed up, you will receive a monthly newsletter with the latest and greatest suggestions. 

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NoveList Plus:
Allows you to search for books by in a variety of ways to help you find something great to read. The new user interface enriches your experience and makes it easy to search by age group, genre, fiction or nonfiction, and by mode of the work. Take a look and find your next best read!

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Online Book Clubs:
Each weekday the library emails subscribers two or three chapters of a book, then you can check the book out or put it on hold. 
 
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TumbleBooks:
Provides access to interactive children's books, games, and puzzles. 

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TumbleBookCloud Jr:
An online collection of eBooks, graphic novels, educational videos, and audiobooks for 3rd Grade to 8th Grade students.
 
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TeenBookCloud:
An online collection of eBooks, graphic novels, educational videos, and audiobooks for middle and high school teens and adults. 
WorldBook World Book:
Choose from 6 different World Book products including the Reference Center, Timelines, eBooks for all ages, and so much more.
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Wowbrary:
A weekly e-newsletter that sends out information about new items at the library.
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