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9-12 Wed. & Sat. 
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Free Magazine Rack
Document Scanner
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Digital Magazines
Digital Music

Online Courses
Universal Class
Looking for your next book? Did you like the one you just finished and want something like it? NoveList Plus is a site dedicated to helping you find your next great read!

Resource QuickLinks
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Education Printables
Scholastic Teachables
Highland Reads on Beanstack
Highland County patrons are invited to  join reading challenges and read for badges and prizes. You can write book reviews to share with friends and library patrons. We have reading challenges for all ages.

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New! HelpNow, JobNow and VetNow from Brainfuse
JobNow logo link
VetNow Logo link
​Brainfuse HelpNow - a unique tutoring, homework help, and studying suite designed to assist patrons of all ages succeed. Includes live online tutoring for all learners, expert writing guidance at every step, academic and standardized test prep, and foundational and career-enhancing skills.

Brainfuse JobNow – a versatile online service designed to support every step of the job search process. JobNow features live online coaches who, among other things, assist in resume/cover letter preparation, and help patrons prepare for job interviews. 

Brainfuse VetNow - Live, online support for our community's veterans and their families with navigating the VA bureaucracy, providing academic tutoring, and employment transition assistance. 
Veteran Assistance
Brainfuse VetNow
Link to Brainfuse HelpNow
Homework Help - Live
Brainfuse HelpNow
Pick Up COVID-19 Antigen At-Home Test Kit Free at Library
Link to Blue Ridge Download Consortium
Comics/Graphic Novels
Comics Plus

Introducing NewsBank Resources: Better and Easier!
The Highland County Public Library is partnering with the Virginia Department of Health to provide a Rapid COVID-19 Antigen At-Home Test Kit at no cost. The test is for individual personal testing needs. You can call or email to request a test to pick up via our curbside service. To learn more about the tests and our partnership with VDH: VDH-STACC
Read the press release.

Now log in with your library card number! (No more codes). Find links to available databases on the right hand side, including newspaper collections from Richmond, Roanoke, Charlottesville, and Norfolk. Newspapers issues are as recent as today, except for the Richmond paper which delays one day.
Link to Newsbank Richmond Times Dispatch Collection
Logo link to Newsbanks The Roanoke Times Collection
When accessing the newspapers we recommend choosing the source that offers "Image" under "Format" options for a more newspaper-like reading experience. One more link:
The Daily Progress - Charlottesville, Virginia
Link to Newsbanks The Virginian Pilot Collection
Reading Challenges
Introducing Magzter for Free Digital Magazine Downloads
Magzter replaces the digital magazines on The Library of Virginia's OverDrive (Libby). To sign in with your library card put three zeros before your library card number. 
Introducing Transparent Language
Whether you’re starting at the very beginning with a new alphabet or you’re an intermediate learner looking to enhance your vocabulary and grammar knowledge, Transparent Language Online can help. Available for learning 110+ languages, plus English (ESL) materials for native speakers of 30+ languages, the program has something for everyone.
How to Use Your Library Card Number for Digital Resources
Most of our library resources require your password as it's presented on the back of your library card. The letter, followed by your unique number. However, for EBSCO products you must add three zeros to the front of your number. The three zero prefix is needed for:

NoveList Plus
NoveList K-8 Plus
Explora Public Libraries
Explora Schools
MasterFILE Complete
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