Online resources

If you have a valid Attleboro Library card you will be able to access the online databases that are available from the Attleboro Public Library. Some databases can only be accessed from within the Library.

Popular Databases

*NEW!* hoopla is a groundbreaking digital media service that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. It has hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily. hoopla is like having the Library at your fingertips. Anytime. Anywhere. (in-library and remote access for Attleboro Public Library cardholders only)

Kanopy is the popular on-demand film streaming service that provides Attleboro Public Library cardholders with access to what the New York Times calls “a garden of cinematic delights.” Kanopy showcases more than 30,000 of the world’s best films and TV shows, including major motion pictures, Oscar award-winning films and documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival features, the Criterion Collection, PBS favorites, popular Kids’ titles, and more. Films can be streamed from any computer, television, mobile device or platform by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, AppleTV, Chromecast or Roku. Each library cardholder can borrow up to 8 items per month. Items are borrowed for three days at a time, with unlimited viewings within that period. (in-library and remote access for Attleboro Public Library cardholders only)

Creativebug offers more than 1,000 award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists (in-library and remote access for Attleboro Public Library cardholders only)

Mango Languages is an online  language learning system offering over 70 language courses including Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, and German, as well as ESL courses. Mobile apps available. (remote access for Attleboro Public Library cardholders only)

Consumer Reports is a library subscription that provides ratings and reviews, recommendations, news, video clips, and product comparisons.  (remote access for Attleboro Public Library cardholders only)

ValueLine Full page industry and company reports include the most accurate ranks, dependable financial data, and proprietary analysis. (remote access for Attleboro Public Library cardholders only)

UniversalClass™ 0ffers over 500 online continuing education courses with real instructors and remote 24/7 access. Courses available for children and adults across multiple disciplines. (remote access for Attleboro Public Library cardholders only)

Learning Express Library  is a Test Preparation and Skill Building resource which includes materials for elementary, middle, and high school students as well as Career Building skills for adults. Adult materials include ACT, Civil Service Careers, EMS, Firefighter, Law Enforcement, U.S. Citizenship, GED, Real Estate, and more! (remote access for Attleboro Public Library cardholders only)

CultureGrams offers reliable cultural information on the world. Individual reports on over 200 countries and all 50 U.S, states include maps, photos,  recipes, and information on government, economy, and natural resources. (remote access for Attleboro Public Library cardholders only)

Novelist Plus  Find read-alikes for your favorite titles and authors. Fill up your to-read list! Look for the search box on the library’s homepage. Next time you’re in the library, ask a staff member to show you!

Novelist Plus K-8  NoveList K-8 Plus is a database about books specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Parents, teachers, and librarians can also find tools to teach with books and engage young readers.

HeritageQuest  This broad database of genealogical information includes tens of thousands of family and local history books, as well as federal census data (1790-1930). It’s a great resource for tracing North American lines of descent. (remote access for Attleboro Public Library cardholders only)

American Ancestors (in library use only) NEHGS provides access to nearly 3,000 genealogical and historical collections in the form of online databases. Library Edition  (in library use only)  Unique primary source documents including census records, passenger lists, vital records, U.S. military records and more.

TumbleBooks Tumblebooks are animated e-books for younger readers. TumbleBooks are created in Macromedia Flash which requires a FREE plugin for your browser

Overdrive Download digital ebooks, audiobooks, and movies right to your digital reader or other device! Apps are available for Android and Apples devices.

Even more databases! Below is a listing of the database categories. Browse all categories