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E-Resources

Library Databases-Home Accessible

  • Select Reads  - A popular way to find your next book, and more.
  • Electronic Magazines – RB Digital;  Current and back issues of popular magazines.
  • AudioBooks – RB Digital;  Downloadable audio books you can play on your computer, tablet, or other device.
  • Ebooks - Overdrive  Ebooks for your Kindle, iPad, computer or tablet.
  • Freegal Music & Video Downloads - Freegal Music offers access to over 8 million songs from over 28,000 labels including the Sony Music catalogue. Library users have a weekly download limit of 5 free downloads and may have a streaming limit as well. The downloads on this site are all in the MP3 format with no DRM, and videos are in the MP4 format with no DRM. This service will work on almost any computer, player, tablet or smartphone. The Freegal Music mobile app is free in the Apple® App Store and in Google® Play.
  • Gale LegalForms - New Access to Gale LegalForms is available within the library and remote access is permitted to patrons of the subscribing library with their library card number. Remote access is limited to non-commercial purposes.(Use your Library Card Number for the password)
  • Lake Worth Herald Newspaper 1912-1970  - Great resource for historical news articles.
  • LearningExpress Library and Job & Career Accelerator - Library has a new online system available to help with job searching and test taking.  LearningExpress Library 3.0 is an online site featuring over 770 practice tests, tutorials, and eBooks related to job search and workplace skills improvement, career certification and licensing exam preparation, college entrance and graduate school admissions exam preparation, GED exam preparation, and reading, writing, and math improvement, for all ages. You'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results. Job & Career Accelerator is an online job search system that helps job seekers find employment.
  • eSequels- A Reader's Guide to Novels in Series - eSequels is current and complete so you can find the newest title by your favorite author or spot a title that you may have missed. eSequels lists the most popular series so you can discover a new author or rediscover an enjoyable series of years past.
  • Transparent Languages - Learn a new language with Transparent Languages on our website. One must create a username and password and have a library card before access is allowed.
  • Heritage Trails - The website includes two fully interactive maps, as part of the ongoing City of Boynton Beach Heritage Education Program.
  • FirstSearch - WorldCat - Access OCLC WorldCat and more databases. WorldCat is the largest combined library catalog.
  • Florida Electronic Library - This database contains digital collections about Florida for students, research scholars and consumers.
  • Gale Databases - These various databases provide full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and much more.
  • Gale Demographics Now - Find demographic information regarding population, income, housing, race, age, education, retail spending, customer expenditures, business and more.
  • Informe en el espanol - Una colección de revistas hispánicas con textos completos. Abarca negocios, salud, tecnología, cultura, temas de actualidad y otras materias.
  • Kanopy - A free film streaming service offering access to more than 30,000 films.
  • Library Catalog - This is the library catalog, where you can look up items, place holds, check your record and more.

Library Databases-Accessible in the Library

  • All Data Auto Repair - This database provides information on auto repair for numerous vehicles. Detailed pictures are provided to walk users through the steps of repairing and replacing auto parts.
  • Ancestry Library  - The world’s most popular consumer online genealogy resource, with billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos and more.  
  • Boynton Beach City Directories from 1958 through 1975.
  • Boynton Beach Star - The Boynton Beach Star from 1962 through 1964.
  • Boynton Beach News - The Boynton Beach News from 1948 through 1963.
  • City Directories
  • FOLD3 - providing convenient access to US military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served.  
  • Heritage Quest Online - providing genealogical and historical sources for more than 60 countries, with coverage dating back as early as the 1700s.