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We offer a variety of digital resources. All you need is a library card!

Click here to visit PINES site and apply for a card today!

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eBOOKS FOR KIDS
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Galileo
Mango Languages
Learning Express
Gale Legal Forms

ABC Mouse

 
ABCmouse logo

In the Library? Click the image above to visit ABCmouse!

The award-winning ABCmouse curriculum is designed to help young children (ages 2-8+) build a strong foundation for future academic success. ABCmouse is 100% educational, with more than 10,000 learning activities (books, puzzles, educational games, art activities, songs, etc.) across all major subject areas: reading, math, science, social studies, art, and music—including more than 1,200 of those learning activities in Spanish. Best of all, kids just love it!
                          -Age of Learning, Inc.

At Home? You can still access the site! Click the image to the right to visit ABC Mouse!

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eBooks, eAudio, & eMagazines

 
We offer access to great digital content for all of your devices! All you need is your library card, a device, and internet access. Borrow ebooks, audiobooks and magazines to read on your phone or tablet using the Libby app by Overdrive. You can even read books on your Kindle! It's free and easy to get started. Click on Libby below to start reading!
Libby with link to PRLS GADD page

Once in the app: 

  1. Search for Piedmont Regional Library

  2. Select Georgia Download Destination

  3. Enter your library card number.

Browse and borrow!

Spanish Titles for Young Readers with no holds or waiting!

OverDrive is committed to providing no-cost, simultaneous access collections to help meet increased demand for digital content. As part of their Everyone Reads programs, Overdrive has donated a collection of 69 Spanish Titles for Young Readers. This bundle includes Spanish-language ebook and Read-Along titles, and is available until October 1, 2023. In addition to always being available, multiple patrons can check out the same title at the same time. This makes these titles perfect for classroom use. A full title list is available here.

Books in spanish for young readers!

Overdrive Donates Kids & Teens Titles to Public Libraries Worldwide

Books you can read right now. Libby. The library reading app.
Books you can read right now. Libby. The library reading app.
Books you can read right now. Libby. The library reading app.
Books you can read right now. Libby. The library reading app.

To help libraries meet increased demand for digital content, OverDrive donated 260 juvenile and young adult titles to public libraries around the world. This bundle includes high-interest ebook, audiobook and Read-Along titles that are always available to patrons through September 1, 2024. In addition to always being available, multiple patrons can check out the same title at the same time. This makes these titles perfect for book clubs and classroom use. Click below for the list of titles. Then follow the instructions above to use the Libby app to check them out!

The digital library is always open. Read on Libby. Visit the PRLS GADD page.
Visit Everyone Reads .com
Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines. Libby. The reading app from our library, built by OverDrive. Visit everyonereads.com

Find videos featuring authors and celebrities discussing why they love to read (and listen) to books! You'll also find book recommendations from your favorites!

Everyone Reads is a social movement designed to show the countless reasons and inspirations why we all love reading. In an effort to promote literacy and raise awareness for the joys of literature, we’re looking at stories from authors and celebrities about what made them fall in love with reading, what reading means to them and why they continue to read. These are stories about the importance of books, the worlds reading can take us to, and what it means to us. Everyone has their own story and we’re excited to share them. Whether it’s physical books, ebooks, or audiobooks, everyone reads.

eBooks for Kids

GPLS eRead Kids Logo with Bookworm. Click to visit eRead Kids site.

Build reading confidence with eRead Kids!

Build confidence and reading skills, and have fun, with eRead Kids, a new digital library available through all public libraries in the state. Young readers have access to almost 15,000 electronic and audio books. 

This free collection of ebooks and audio books is for kids in pre K to fourth grade. It’s a mix of fiction and non-fiction titles that can be downloaded onto computers, tablets and smartphones.

Check out eRead Kids at your library or anywhere with an Internet connection. All you need is your library card and library PIN.

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Download the Axis 360 app from Baker & Taylor to access eReads Kids on-the-go! 

 
 

World Book Online

ALL YOU NEED IS YOUR LIBRARY CARD! CLICK HERE TO VISIT THE PINES WEBSITE TO GET ONE TODAY!

EBOOKS

All ebooks are always available, all the time!
Free mobile app...take books on the go!
Create bookmarks, highlights & notes

Classics

More than 1,000 beloved titles, from Shakespeare to Shelley. Choose a title for your book club!

 

Advanced Readers: All Ages

In-depth and comprehensive information

  • Documenting History

  • Exploring the Universe

  • Early Peoples of the World

  • Inventions and Discoveries

 

Beginning Readers: K-6th Grade

For early researchers

  • Types of animals

  • Science & math graphic novels

  • Tales through time

Emerging Readers: K-2nd Grade

Engages new readers & aids contextual understanding

  • Read-alouds

  • Word-by-word highlighting

  • Videos

  • Interactivity

ONLINE ENCYCLOPEDIA

World Book Online is not your grandmother’s encyclopedia! It is a verified, expertly-written, continually updated resource that teaches responsible digital citizenship, informs strong research and analytical skills, and approaches subjects from every angle...for all ages, including adults.
 
Tired of fake news? Get the facts!
 
A Powerful Research Tool
  • Current news stories
  • Primary sources
  • Historical documents
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive maps
  • World Book Atlas
 
Bonus for Students
  • Citation Builder
  • How to Do Research
  • Behind the Headlines
  • Fun quizzes!
 

GALILEO

Galileo Logo Georgia's Virtual Library. An Initiative of the University System of Georgia. Click here to visit the Galileo website!

GALILEO stands for “GeorgiA LIbrary LEarning Online,” an initiative of the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia. GALILEO is an online library portal to authoritative, subscription-only information that is not available through free search engines or Web directories.

Access over 100 databases indexing thousands of periodicals and scholarly journals. Over 10,000 journal titles are provided in full-text. Other resources include eBooks, encyclopedias, business directories, and government publications. Through collaboration and resource sharing, GALILEO seeks to provide equal access to information for all Georgia citizens.

To access GALILEO, you'll need a library card. Click here to visit the PINES website to get one. Then click the logo below to access the world of GALILEO!
Galileo Logo with North American Hemisphere.
 

Mango Languages

You will need a library card and password to access Mango. Click here to visit the PINES website to apply for a library card.

Remember your password.

Then click here to visit the MANGO Languages website to begin!

OR

Download the free Mango app from the App Store or Play Store, and click here for the PRLS Mango access page.

Mango app on computer and tablet
Mango Languages logo. Click here to visit the Mango access portal for PRLS!

Learn a Language with Mango

Mango Languages is the only personalized, adaptive language-learning experience that provides the tools and guidance you need to expand your language skills wherever and however you learn best. Here’s why that’s awesome:

  • Real-world conversations that won’t leave you lost in translation

  • Voice Comparison for matching your pronunciation with native speakers

  • Listening & Reading Activities for reinforcing learned material and building new skills

  • Personalized Review System that adapts to your individual learning pathway

  • Culture Notes for unique insights into different cultures

  • Mango Movies for learning through engaging, authentic content

LearningExpress

 
You will need a library card and password to access Learning Express. Click here to visit the PINES website to apply for a library card.

Remember your password.
LearningExpress Library features online tutorials, practice tests, and e-books to help patrons of all ages. It offers job search and workplace skills improvement, skill building in reading, writing, math, and basic science, career certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance test prep, GED® test prep, and more.

Adult Core Skills
The Adult Core Skills center helps adults achieve their personal, education and career goals by offering resources to help them improve their basic skills in reading, writing, and math, and prepare for the U.S. citizenship exam.

School Center
The resources in the School Center provide skill-building for classroom and homework success. The school center helps students in elementary, middle, and high school prepare for important tests, get extra help with assignments, and boost their skills in important subjects.

College Admissions Test Preparation
Getting into college is an important step to building a strong future. First, you must do well on your college admission tests and write a personal essay that highlights your special talents. Use this center to get the resources you need to achieve your college preparation goals.

College Center
The College Center provides valuable resources that help college students strengthen their academic skills, prepare for placement tests, and get ready for graduate school entrance exams.

Career Preparation Center
Are you preparing for a professional exam? Are you curious about a particular occupation or looking to improve your workplace skills? Choose the Career Preparation Center and begin your path to a bright future.

High School Equivalency Center
Earning a high school equivalency credential can open the door to better income, a more fulfilling job, and a college education. If you are preparing for the GED® test, HiSET® or TASC exams, the High School Equivalency Center's practice tests, interactive tutorials, and e-books will help you reach your goal.

Recursos en Español
Herramientas de aprendizaje, carrera y ciudadanía en español. Este centro ofrece a los adultos que están muy ocupados los recursos para mejorar sus habilidades básicas, ganar sus credenciales de GED® o ser ciudadano estadounidense.

Resources in Spanish (English Translation)
This center provides learning tools as well as career and citizenship resources to help busy adults improve their basic skills, earn a GED® credential, or become a U.S. citizen.

 

Gale Legal Forms

What is Gale Legal Forms?

Gale Legal Forms is the most extensive free forms site available to library patrons. Thousands of legal forms available with more forms being added daily. Official, State Specific, Federal, Business, Personal, Real Estate, and General forms covering hundreds of legal subjects and issues. You'll need a PINES library card to access this service. 

*Warning: Public users should consult an attorney in your state for serious legal matters.

Get Free Help with Legal Matters with Gale LegalForms. Click to visit gale.com!
You will need a library card and password to access Gale Legal Forms. Click here to visit the PINES website to apply for a library card.

Remember your password.

Where do the forms come from?

Forms available on Gale Legal Forms include forms drafted by attorneys for a particular legal matter, forms from public records, and participating companies and attorneys. "Official" forms for many states are also included.

What forms are available?

The legal forms available on Gale Legal Forms include business, personal, litigation, and federal forms.

  • General Business Forms are forms which may be used in all 50 states with little modification.

  • General Litigation Forms are various litigation forms covering many diverse causes of action. These forms are easily modified by Attorneys to apply in their state.

  • State Specific Forms are forms provided by Participating Attorneys, form companies, or forms specifically adapted to a particular state.

  • Federal Forms are business and litigation forms used in the Federal system.