Electronic Resources for Research or Entertainment
Download Videos, Audio Books and Digital Content
Any Hour of the Day
Learning and Entertainment Isn't Limited to the Library's Walls
Did you know that John L. Street offers help with many additional online resources? Get help with tests, legal forms, cover letters. Even car repair!
Just get your Library Card handy to visit these links:
Browse "Legit" Libraries
from anywhere in the World
The Kentucky Virtual Library is open 24/7 from anywhere in the world. Research beyond the walls of JLS… in fact, research beyond the sea of questionable information Google offers.
Equipped with your JLS Library Card number to check out, you can dig into libraries and authoritative research centers.
Never a Late Charge
Kentucky Libraries Unbound. No due dates or late fees. Check out digital music, videos, audio books for your Mac/PC, iPod, Kindle and more. You will need your JLS Library Card number.
Hoopla. Instantly borrow books, audiobooks, movies, tv shows and more! If you need help getting set up with Hoopla- click here!
Use your JLS Library Card number. Sign up with your email!
Search eSequels by keyword, author, title – even character or location – to find fiction favorites. Login with your JLS Library Card number.
Dig through Centuries of History in Minutes
America’s genealogy bank. Newsbank. Use your JLS Library card number to search millions of genealogies, obituaries, marriage and birth announcements from 1652 to the present. Browse historical newspapers, books and documents, along with modern obituaries and the Social Security Death Index.
Thousands of art and craft classes [Unlimited Access]
As a JLS card holder, you can keep your $100 in your pocket. Because your JLS Library Card is your All Access Pass the huge library of video lessons inside CreativeBug.com. Sewing, quilting, jewelry, figure drawing and slime-making (and more!)
Do this: (1) Visit online
(2) Enter your library card number
Pass Your Drivers Test
on the First Try
New York Times Online
You won’t have to pay the $16 a month to get the New York Times when you’re a patron of the John L Street Library. Read Issues and Articles (for free, of course) at The New York Times.
Collection of U.S. Obituaries.
Explore your family history with the premier collection of U.S. obituaries and death notices for in-depth genealogical research from 1704 – today. HeritageHub helps you easily identify relatives, uncover new information and potentially unknown family members. Includes deep coverage from all 50 states, hard-to-find content from the mid 1900’s, and original obituary images. Access is available 24/7.
Looking at a Pricey Genealogy Service?
Try This Instead.
Heritage Quest. Search the census. Find your ancestors. Discover your past at Heritage Quest.
You can even access Heritage at home! Use your JLS Library Card number (under the barcode, leave off any special end-characters (e.g. ! or #))