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eAudiobooks, eBooks, and eLearning databases

Did you know you? You can stream tv shows and movies directly to your tv or mobile device?  

Pierson Library is happy to begin a subscription to the live streaming program Kanopy.  Kanopy is an on-demand streaming video platform for public libraries and universities that offers films and documentaries. Kanopy can be installed as an app on your smartphone, tablet, or smart tv. There is a children’s selection of movies and shows under “Kanopy Kids” perfect for a family night or to beat the rainy day blues. To begin the initial set up you will need to have your library card number. Click here to create your personal account on Kanopy and start streaming videos today. You may watch a certain number of tv shows and/or movies per month once your account is activated. For kids shows and movies there are unlimited views. For additional help you can visit Kanopy by clicking on the help link. For additional in person help call 802-985-5124 and schedule a tech appointment.


Did you know you can access eBooks and eAudiobooks directly from your computer, tablet or other mobile device?

Pierson Library subscribes to the Green Mountain Library Consortium’s “Listen Up! Vermont” digital catalog, giving you access to 1000's of titles to read and listen to on your computer, eReader or other mobile devices. Using your library card number, you can borrow and return digital content exactly like a traditional print or audio book…without leaving home.

Downloading the Libby App is the easiest way to access Listen Up! Vermont content.  Click here for instructions on getting started.


Additionally, the library provides access to Freading, which allows for you to borrow up to three titles a week of your choosing with no wait.  And during this time of crisis, the Internet Archive has made a "National Emergency Library" available for all to use, with more than 1.4 million titles from the 1920's through the 2000's.  To use the NEL, you may need to also download Adobe Digital Editions for the best experience.

We also have the Project Gutenberg. Allowing you to read thousands of ebooks for free. Offering the classics on most books published before 1920. Take a look, perhaps there's a story for you.

Access to 100s of online periodicals and academic journals

Genealogy Resources
State of Vermont Site listing genealogy resources.  Note that access to Heritage Quest has been discontinued by the state as of February 2020.

Universal Class
Provider of online, self-paced continuing education courses (offered free through the State of Vermont)

Learning Express Library
Academic and career-related courses including skill-building in reading, writing, math, and science, admissions exams, licensing tests, career exploration, and more. 

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Vermont Department of Libraries – DOLCat

Books and other materials housed in the libraries operated by the Vermont Department of Libraries

University of Vermont Libraries
Descriptions, locations and access information for over 1,500,000 items at UVM.

WorldCat Library
The world’s largest bibliographic database