eBooks & More
Libby, by OverDrive: Borrow ebooks and audiobooks to read on your phone or tablet using the Libby app by OverDrive. You can even send your borrowed ebooks to your Kindle ereader (U.S. only)! It’s free and easy to get started for new users.
NC Kids Digital Library offers e-books, audiobooks, streaming videos, and Read-Alongs. This collection was designed for youth ages pre-K through middle grades and includes picture books, youth fiction, youth non-fiction, and more. Titles are accessed via the Libby app.
Hoopla provides downloadable e-audiobooks and e-books on a variety of topics, including language learning, history, biography, classic literature, and more. An app is available. Users will need to make a personal account to use this resource.
Star-News Collection – 1994 to Current Explore Wilmington history through local news, events and people with the Star-News Collection. Search current and archived issues with full-color newspaper pages, full-text articles and content only published online. Also available remotely 24/7 on any device.
Brunswick Beacon via NewsBank Search full-text articles on local news, issues, events, people and more from current and archived issues of the Brunswick Beacon. Also available remotely 24/7 on any device.
America’s News via NewsBank lets you explore and stay informed on local and national topics, people, and events from newspaper across the U.S. including many local North Carolina newspapers. Also available remotely 24/7 on any device. Includes Wilmington Star-News, Brunswick Beacon, The Duplin Times, and more.
The HomeGrown Ebooks Collection contains e-books from a variety of North Carolina publishers. Includes popular and scholarly nonfiction, novels by well-known NC authors, and award-winning short fiction and poetry. Read on your computer or other device; there is no app for this resource.
Films on Demand provides thousands of high quality videos on business & economics, health & medicine, humanities & social sciences, and science & mathematics, as well as travel and fitness programming, home and how-to videos, indie films, and popular music performances.
Consumer Reports – Free access to this popular collection of product reviews and recommendations for cars, appliances, electronics, personal finance, and health information.
Morningstar Investment Center includes research and independent opinions on thousands of mutual funds, stocks, and hundreds of ETFs.
Digital NC offers digital copies of newspapers, yearbooks, and more. Explore original materials from 317 libraries, museums, and archives across North Carolina. Local newspapers available include historic issues of the Southport Herald, The Southport Leader, State Port Pilot, and The Brunswick Beacon.