Digital Resources

Mid-Columbia Libraries' digital resources can help you find and access books, eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines; learn new skills; and perform scholarly or genealogical research. Most can be accessed from home or your personal devices using a Mid-Columbia Libraries card.

OverDrive - Thousands of eBooks, eAudioBooks, and videos from Mid-Columbia Libraries.

Digital magazines available through Mid-Columbia Libraries Overdrive.

Accelerated Reader (AR) is the most widely used reading program in K-12 schools. Use BookFinder as a guide to identify the books with quizzes in your reading level.

Find global information on topics related to business, economics, education, government, health, politics, sports, STEM and more. Includes Tri-City Herald full-text and image edition.

Conduct genealogical research on individuals from North America, the UK, Europe, Australia, and more using Ancestry, the world’s most popular consumer genealogy resource.

Supplement your research with primary sources using Archive Grid. Locate over four million historical documents held in over one thousand archives around the world with Archive Grid.

Maintain and repair your vehicle with Chilton Library. This database provides exclusive photographs, diagnostics, step-by-step repair procedures, wiring diagrams, maintenance schedules, and more.

Discover the world around you with CultureGrams. Find concise, up-to-date statistical and cultural information about all countries and states.  Includes World, Kids, States, and Provinces editions.

Access and download nearly 50,000 titles on your computer, eReader, tablet, or smartphone via OverDrive. 

Gale’s premier periodical resource, Gale Academic OneFile, provides millions of articles from 17,000+ scholarly journals and other authoritative sources—including thousands of podcasts and transcripts.

Gale Business Insights: Global delivers comprehensive international business intelligence powered by statistical data, compiled into a logical, useable context. 

Gale Business: Entrepreneurship is a comprehensive database that covers all aspects of starting and operating a business, including accounting, finance, human resources, management, marketing, and more.

Our largest general-interest periodical resource, General OneFile allows researchers to find the information they want quickly and intuitively. 

Access full-text medical journals, magazines, reference works, multimedia, and more for comprehensive consumer health information on the full range of health-related issues.

Gale In Context: College merges Gale's authoritative and continuously updated reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, and primary source documents.

Gale In Context: Elementary gives children a safe place to find answers to their questions, practice research skills, and explore interests inside and outside the classroom. 

Global Issues supports global awareness and provides a global perspective while tying together a wealth of authoritative content.

Gale In Context: High School offers cross-curricular content aligned to national and state curriculum standards and reinforces the development of skills such as critical thinking.

Gale OneFile: Informe Académico meets the research needs of Spanish-speaking users with a wide range of full-text Spanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly journals and magazines.

Created specifically for middle school students, Gale In Context: Middle School combines the best of Gale's reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, primary sources, and much more.

LitFinder provides access to a wealth of literary works and secondary-source materials covering world literature and authors throughout history. Includes more than 132,000 full-text poems.

Access major U.S. and international newspapers online to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, or other fields.

Search nearly all of Gale's resources simultaneously with this tool.

Heritage Quest Online is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources rich in unique primary sources, local and family history, and finding aids.

Access historic Washington newspapers with Washington State Library’s History Newspapers database. Issues are available in high resolution PDFs.

Kanopy is a streaming video service with more than 30,000 of the world’s best films including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, indie, classic films, and...

In collaboration with Microsoft and the State Library, this resource can help grow your skill set in a number of Microsoft products, including Office, among many others.

Encourage reading success with NoveList K-8 Plus, a database of books specifically for younger readers. This resource will help kids find books that are great for their reading level and interests.

Discover your next great read using NoveList Plus. This database is the premiere resource for books, expert recommendations, reviews, and more. Great for all ages and genres.

Access and subscribe to popular magazine titles using OverDrive. This resource can be used on your computer, eReader, tablet, or smartphone.

Prepare for citizenship with the questions and informational videos found in this database.

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Learn 164 with the world's largest language-learning service.

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Access our collection of Read-Alongs. These titles provide professional narration that plays while you read along in your browser.

Search more than 30 years of Seattle area history with The Seattle Times Integrated Collection.

Would you like to recommend an item for the library to purchase or request an Interlibrary Loan?

Search or browse full-text articles of the most recent ten years of the Tri-City Herald, in addition to full-text articles from 1947-1959. Includes full-color image edition from 2018-current.

Find Tri-City Herald, Kennewick Courier Reporter, and Pasco Herald Express obituary and death listings from 1905-2020 in this downloadable Excel document.

Access The Prosser Record Bulletin and The Grandview Herald

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Explore and research people, events and issues across Washington State with this collection of statewide newspapers.