ArtistWorks for Libraries provides patrons with world-class instruction through self-paced video lessons from Grammy Award-winning music and artistic professionals. ArtistWorks for Libraries offers users everything they need for musical and artistic instruction, from introduction to advanced performance. Students now have access to this kind of instruction, regardless of reductions/eliminations of school music programs and without the high cost of private instruction.
ChiltonLibrary.com represents the most authoritative automotive repair information available to car owners. No password is needed to use this resource in the library, but when accessing from home or on your mobile device, the current Gale Cengage password is “peach” (all lower-case, no quotation marks).
Build confidence, reading skills, and have fun, with eRead Kids! Georgia Public Library Service is proud to offer eReadKids. 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. All you need is your library card! This resource uses Baker & Taylor’s Axis 360 platform. For help check out this YouTube channel or this website
Adjust Your Mindset, Ignite Your Ambition
Do you have an idea for a product or service? Have you always wanted to start your own business? Or are you looking to make a meaningful career change?
Sign up for free Entrepreneurial Mindset Training and learn how to think (and act) like an entrepreneur. In this self-paced program, developed by the Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative and available to patrons of [insert library name], you will learn how to:
- Recognize opportunities that others overlook. Drawing from best practices in design thinking, you will learn how to discover opportunities that are hiding in plain sight.
- Master the art of bootstrapping. You will learn how cash-strapped entrepreneurs manage to identify, evaluate and transform their ideas into a sustainable success.
- Develop a success network that will enable you to avoid costly mistakes, reduce the learning curve and accelerate your growth.
- Identify and overcome the self-imposed limitations that may be holding you back.
- Tap into a mindset that will inspire and empower you to create a path toward a more meaningful and prosperous life regardless of where you start.
**Made possible by the Henry County Law Library Board of Trustees, Fastcase provides industry-leading tools to make legal research easier and more intuitive. Lawyers, law firms, and bar associations across the country trust Fastcase to provide them with comprehensive access to the law through an innovative and award-winning platform.
**This resource is only available for use INSIDE the library
GADD (Downloadable audiobooks & eBooks): This consortium with Georgia libraries to bring you the latest in downloadable audio books and ebooks from OverDrive! All you need is your Henry County PINES library card and PIN number. Staff can reset your PIN if you present your library card, either in person or over the telephone.
Depending on your devices, here are some tips for using Libby by OverDrive.
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. No password is needed to use this resource in the library, but when accessing from home or on your mobile device, the current Gale Cengage password is “peach” (all lower-case, no quotation marks).
Galileo, Georgia’s virtual library: GALILEO, an acronym for Georgia Library Learning Online, is an initiative of the University System of Georgia and serves as the state’s virtual library. GALILEO provides access to multiple information resources such as scholarly journals, books, encyclopedias and business directories, including secured access to licensed products. Public library users can access many of GALILEO’s resources at home through remote password access. To use GALILEO from home, call your Henry County Library System branch and give them your library card number to verify your eligibility and obtain the current password.
hoopla allows you to instantly borrow eBooks, audiobooks, comics, movies, music, and more, 24/7 with your library card! Register for a hoopla account by visiting hoopladigital.com, or by using our mobile app on your iOS or Android device. You will need to provide an email address, create a password, and have your library account information ready.
JuniorLibraryGuild Digital @ Home – Free e-books and audio books for elementary, middle and high school students. There’s no need to create an account to log in. Click on the link that corresponds with your reading level:
Learning Express Library: Whatever your goal, LearningExpress Library’s resources will help you succeed. Each of our Learning Centers offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life. Looking to land a job? Check out the Job & Career Accelerator. Need to learn how to use a computer? The Computer Skills Center is a great place to start.
Mango Languages’ PhD-created and linguist-approved software teaches real conversations in over 60 languages and makes it fun; no snoozefests here. And with free mobile apps, learning through film, and the coolest promotional materials around, it’s no wonder Mango is the most popular language-learning resource in public libraries. To get started from home you’ll need the current GALILEO password, which you can obtain by calling your local Henry County Library System branch and giving them your library card number.
You can now enjoy unlimited access to NYTimes.com on any device during your visit to the library. Register or log in at nytimes.com/register after connecting to your Henry County library’s WiFi.
After registering your account and logging in, you may also obtain 24 hours of full off-site (away from the library) access here.
Oxford Islamic Studies Online: This authoritative, dynamic resource brings together the best current scholarship in the field for students, scholars, government officials, community groups, and librarians to foster a more accurate and informed understanding of the Islamic world.
The current username / password can be obtained by presenting your library card at your local Henry County Library System branch.
RBDigital e-magazines (formerly Zinio), the world’s largest newsstand, offers full-color digital magazines for anytime, anywhere reading on desktops, mobile devices, and apps. Your library’s collection of popular digital magazines includes both new and backlist titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limits.
Student Resources in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on a wide array of subjects. No password is needed to use this resource in the library, but when accessing from home or on your mobile device, the current Gale Cengage password is “peach” (all lower-case, no quotation marks).
Tutor.com provides on-demand tutoring, homework help, test preparation and writing assistance for students in grades K-Adult in over 60 subjects. No appointment is necessary! Tutors are available daily from 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm. You can also use their drop-off reviews, practice quizzes, video lessons, and The Princeton Review® SAT®/ACT® Essentials for self-study, 24/7. Sign in to this service with your Henry County PINES card. Overview video here, or take the Niche Academy course to learn how to use this resource.
The Tutor.com Adult Learning & Career Center connects lifelong learners with expert tutors and career coaches in an easy-to-use, anonymous online classroom. Get one-to-one tutoring or job search assistance in over 60 subjects, including GED® preparation. You can also use their drop-off reviews, practice quizzes, video lessons, and The Princeton Review® GMAT®, GRE®, LSAT® and MCAT® Practice Tests for self-study, 24/7. Tutors are available daily from 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm. Sign in to this service with your Henry County PINES card.