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Biblioboard Library

In BiblioBoard Library, discover local content from self-published South Carolina authors, as well as newly discovered indie books from authors around the world. All content always has unlimited access, simultaneous use, and no check-outs, waits, or holds.

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Flipster offers a variety of popular magazines for adults, teens, and children, with no overdue items and no limit to the number of titles you can check out. Access titles anytime, anywhere on your computer, tablet, or smartphone, and enjoy many immediately online or easily download them with the free Flipster mobile app.

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Freegal® Music offers access to over 16 million songs from over 40,000 music labels, including Sony Music. Enjoy unlimited music streaming or download up to 3 songs each week , with no software to download or digital rights management (DRM) restrictions.

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Gale eBooks, provided by Discus, offers an award-winning, hassle-free eBook experience — anytime, anywhere, and on any device, with comprehensive support from many top publishers. Optimized for search and discovery, Gale eBooks integrates with library educational programs for a better learning experience and includes these selections and more for middle school students through adults:

  • Drama for Students, a 38-volume collection, features critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures, including discussions of themes, characters, critical reception, dramatic devices, and traditions, as well as cultural and historical context.
     

  • Novels for Students, a 66-volume guide to novels from various cultures and time periods, features discussions of plot, characters, themes, critical overviews, and style, as well as the work’s cultural and historical significance.
     

  • Poetry for Students, a 62-volume collection, features an overview, discussions, and analysis of poems from all time periods, nations, and cultures.
     

  • Short Stories for Students, a 51-volume collection, provides synopses of the story's plot, characters and themes, author biographies, criticisms, and cultural and historical significance.

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hoopla Bonus Borrows are back February 1–28!

Choose from hundreds of Instant titles in our Bonus Borrows collection. These titles will be at NO cost to libraries and require ZERO of your monthly borrows.

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hoopla provides movies, TV shows, music, audiobooks, eBooks, and comics for your TV, desktop, and mobile devices. A valid Library card and email are required. Content may be renewed within 24 hours of due date. Renewals count toward your 10 monthly borrows.

  • hoopla BingePass: Explore great online content on hoopla with new BingePasses! Get unlimited streaming for 7 days with a single borrow — access current issues of digital magazines like HGTV, Popular Mechanics, Elle, Inc, Time for Kids, and more with the Magazines BingePass; choose from thousands of documentaries and nonfiction series to fulfill your curiosities with the Curiosity Stream BingePass; or, no matter your topic of interest, learn more about it with The Great Courses BingePass! Just visit hoopladigital.com/browse/binge or update your hoopla app and tap "More" in the bottom navigation to view hoopla BingePass.
     

  • hoopla Flex: In addition to the 10 Instant Borrows you receive each month, you also have 5 Flex Borrows to use on thousands of specially marked Flex eBooks and audiobooks. Return one Flex title to get another Flex Borrow, and if a title isn't available, you can place a hold for later! Click here for more information and frequently asked questions.

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Infobase eBooks includes a large collection of nearly 5800 eBooks covering a wide range of subjects, including law, current issues, the economy and business, the military, science and technology, history, and more.

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Kanopy offers thousands of documentaries, movies, and educational videos from such producers as the Criterion Collection, PBS, Great Courses, and Kino Lorber, for your TV, desktop, and mobile devices. A valid library card and email are required. Monthly borrows are limited to 5 credits.

Kanopy is now available in Libby! Look for "Extras" in the Libby app or the web browser to start steaming more than 30,000 films, TV series, and more!

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Libby, built by OverDrive, delivers digital, full-color magazines and best-selling and classic eBooks and audiobooks for your computer, tablet, smartphone, or eReader. Enjoy many titles immediately online or easily download them with the free Libby app or web browser.

  • Streaming Video: Look for "Extras" to stream from these video services:

    • The Great Courses: Hundreds of courses spanning thousands of in-depth video lectures on science, health and wellness, and much more.

    • IndieFlix: Pop culture favorites, box office hits, award-winning feature films, documentaries, and shorts.

    • Kanopy: More than 30,000 critically-acclaimed, classic, and international films; popular TV series; a curated educational and entertainment collection just for children; compelling documentaries; and more.

    • Qello Concerts by Stingray: The world’s largest collection of full-length, on-demand concerts and music documentaries.

*OverDrive has removed the legacy OverDrive app from app stores to focus on Libby as the primary way to enjoy its digital library and will discontinue the app in early 2023. Although you may continue to access OverDrive via YCL's website we encourage you to upgrade to Libby today to avoid disruptions.

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Salem Press eBooks includes a large eBook collection featuring current, full-text sources covering many diverse topics in the fields of literature, history, science, and health.

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TeachingBooks offers ebooks with voice, "meet the author" videos, games, and puzzles for K–12 students. Educators can filter results based upon grade level, curricular area, cultural experience, author, year published, and special collections, and they can also create classrooms for groups. Provided by Discus.

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Teen BookCloud features graphic novels, enhanced novels, eBooks, classic literature, National Geographic videos, educator resources, and audio books for grades 7–12, all accessible from computers or mobile devices. Provided by Discus.

TumbleBookLibrary

TumbleBookLibrary features fiction and non-fiction animated, talking, story, and chapter books; French and Spanish books; National Geographic videos; and puzzles, games, and songs, all accessible from computers or mobile devices. Provided by Discus.

American Rescue Plan Act: Some of our Virtual Library items have been brought to you by a grant as part of the Federal Government’s investment in museums and libraries through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). These grant awards are made possible by funding from the Federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) as administered by the SC State Library.

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