ABC Mouse

abc helps kids learn to read through phonics, and teaches lessons in math, social studies, art, music, and much more. For kids age 2 to 6 year olds at preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten levels.

This resource is only available in the library.

Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry_Library_EditionWith more than 1.5 billion names in over 4,000 databases, Ancestry Library Edition includes records from the United States Census; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; passenger lists and more.

This resource is only available in the library.

Axis 360

Axis 360 App imageAlamance County Public Libraries’ eBook collection, Axis 360, is available to ACPL cardholders (must have a valid card and pin number). Axis 360 titles will currently run on any Windows PC and on iOS and Android mobile devices.  Full downloading instructions can be found here.

Digital NC Resources

DigitalNC200logoMaterials contributed to DigitalNC by Alamance County Public Libraries include a variety of high school yearbooks and the “Mebane Leader” newspaper.
Many historic Burlington City Directories are also available.

NC Knows

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NC Pedia

ncpedia_logo_gifLooking for information about North Carolina? NCpedia highlights North Carolina’s unique resources, people, and culture to enrich, educate, and inform.


Newspaper_ArchiveNewspaperARCHIVE contains tens of millions of searchable newspaper pages, dating as far back as the 1700s. It is your gateway to searching and reading historical newspapers online., the world’s largest archive of online newspapers, is providing this valuable research tool. Use the archive to view, save and print full-page newspapers from around the world. Content on Access NewspaperARCHIVE is a unique primary resource, as newspapers provide information as news happened and not necessarily the way it was remembered.

Index to North Carolina Online Historical Newspapers “The Alamance Gleaner” some issues available online

Novelist Plus

Novelist Looking for your next great read? NoveList Plus has expert reading recommendations. Find series information, reading lists, award winners, book discussion guides, and more.

NC LIVENC LIVE offers citizens of North Carolina online access to complete articles from over 10,000 newspapers, journals, magazines, and encyclopedias, indexing for over 20,000 periodical titles, and access to over 24,000 electronic books.  NC LIVE is available free of charge to library patrons, both in the library and remotely.

OneClick Digital

oneclickdigitalaudioOneClick Digital Audiobooks, available through NCLive, allows access to a variety of downloadable audiobook titles.  First times users must register, creating a username and password and providing a valid email address.

Salem History

Salem History includes biographical information on thousands of historical figures from ancient times to the twentieth century.  It is especially useful for researching rulers, political figures, scientists, inventors, and important figures in arts and literature.  Many articles also contain information on important historical events and discoveries in science and commerce.

Salem Health

Salem Health includes over 1,100 articles on major human diseases and disorders as well as articles on human anatomy and physiology and on major medical areas of specialization.  It also contains information describing many common surgical and nonsurgical therapeutic procedures.

Self ePublishing

SELFe_Logo (2)ACPL now has access to the SELF-e submission platform, powered by Library Journal, available. Submit your indie-published book here, you can share you ebook(s) with patrons of your local library and libraries throughout your state.

TumbleBook Library

Tumblebooks Tumblebooks are a collection of animated talking picture books. Users will find language learning materials, read-along books, videos, puzzles and games.

Zinio Digital Magazines

zinio digital magazinesDownload your favorite digital magazine with Zinio Digital Magazine. Zinio offers full color, interactive digital magazines for your enjoyment. Browse from your library’s collection of popular titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limit to the number of magazines you can download.