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Need a library card? Sign up for one from home! It’s fast & easy – just complete this form & start browsing over 25,000 titles in our digital collections: https://starcat.stls.org/custom/web/registration/index.html

Learn more about the digital card, here: https://www.stls.org/digital-library-card/

With your digital library card, you can access digital magazines, ebooks, audiobooks, and videos from OverDrive!

Job Help & Career Prep Databases

JobNow provides users with a host of services to help in every step of the job search process including job searching, resume template, professional resume review, and live interview coaching.
Access JobNow here.

Peterson's Test Prep career databases logo

Prepare for standardized tests with Peterson’s Test Prep. This valuable resource includes full-length practice tests for GED, SAT, ACT, AP, PSAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, TOEFL, U.S. citizenship, and more. It offers information on undergraduate and graduate programs and tuition and scholarship assistance, as well as a resume builder and interviewing advice. Whether you’re a student planning for college or a professional embarking on a new career path, Peterson’s Test Prep can help you along the way.
Access Peterson’s Test Prep here.

Read Across the Region: Expanded Access to Ebooks & Audiobooks

Read Across the Region expanded access to OverDrive across 3 library systems

The Southern Tier Library System, Finger Lakes Library System, and OWWL Library System have teamed up to share OverDrive collections! With a few limitations, you can get access to titles in all three collections. It’s like a digital inter-library loan!

Just add each library system to your account in the Libby app:

1. In the Libby app, go to the menu*
*Sign in with your STLS library card barcode number & PIN, if you aren’t already logged in.

2. Tap “Add Library”

3. Search for the library system you want to add:
Finger Lakes Library System OR OWWL (Pioneer) Library System

4. Tap “Sign In With My Card”

5. Under “Partner Libraries” tap on your STLS library card

6. Enter your STLS library card number & PIN*
*STLS patrons must log in with an STLS library card at all 3 collections!

Instructions for adding collections to Libby.
View PDF here.

Instructions for adding collections to OverDrive.
View PDF here.

Rural Library & Social Wellbeing Project

Beginning with a rich question set: Are libraries a component of social wellbeing in resource-poor geographies? If so, what practices do they employ? We launched this IMLS funded, three-year nation-wide research, resource, and education project in 2018.

Link to access: https://rurallibraries.org/project/

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