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Digital Resources You Can Access from Home

Continuing Education

Excel Adult High School Scholarship Program

Local residents age 21 and up who are looking to advance their careers, prepare for workforce entry, or continue their education, can apply online for an Excel Adult High School scholarship. 

Mango Languages

Learn a new language with this interactive database that provides step by step lesson plans for more than 70 different languages. In addition, this database features ESL lessons for Arabic, Cantonese, Mandarin, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Brazilian Portuguese, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Turkish, and Vietnamese speakers. Our Mango Languages subscription also provides free access to their American Sign Language courses and to Little Pim, a language learning resource for children. Free App available on Google Play or the Apple App Store. Click on the links below to try it out:

*We recommend creating a profile through the Mango Languages website in order to save and keep track of your progress. Profiles can only be created through the website using a laptop or desktop computer. 

Downloading & Streaming

Download ebooks and audiobooks with Overdrive or Libby, read magazines online with RB Digital and stream movies, music, ebooks, audiobooks and more using HOOPLA. Click on the links below to check them out!

LIBBY  Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, and more from your local library for free! Libby is the newer library reading app by OverDrive, loved by millions of readers worldwide.

HOOPLA is a web and mobile media streaming platform with thousands of audio books, comics, e-books, movies, music, and TV. Hoopla also provides access to hundreds of magazines and a wide range of Great Courses videos. 

Research & Databases

Access databases to help meet your research needs. Click on the links below to start your research at home.

BCCLS esources​ is a database of valuable free and library-sponsored online services, compiled by the Bergen County Cooperative Library System. provides access to numerous databases and online resources provide by the New Jersey State Library. 

Reference USA is a business database providing commercial and residential directory listings, job postings, and data for entrepreneurs to research target customers, competitors and suppliers.

Heritage Quest  is a service that allows library users to access a limited version of from any computer or tablet. Find historical census records, draft cards, immigration records and other genealogical data. is an service connecting students to tutors in online classrooms. It offers live on-demand and scheduled tutoring to students, from fourth grade through college. Other digital resources, including resume and job-seeking assistance for adults, are included.

Digital Public Library of America offers primary sources, scholarly research, family research and more!

NEW! ValueLine Learning Research Center provides detailed stock and investment research as well as daily market updates. 

New! NewsBank consolidates current and archived information from thousands of newspaper titles, as well as newswires, web editions, blogs, videos, broadcast transcripts, business journals, periodicals, government documents and other publications. Remote access 27/7. Click the links below to access.

Newark Star-Ledger

Hudson Reporter Publications


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