Online Resources by Category

Find information and learn online with your Danville Public Library card. You may be asked to enter your library card number.

Looking for eBooks or digital magazines? Visit the eLibrary.

ğŸŽ“ Free Courses & Test Prep

Learning Express - Practice for exams such as GED, SAT, and career exams

Mango Languages - Interactive lessons for 70+ languages

Universal Class - 100s of online continuing education classes 

GED Virginia - Classes and study aids for the updated GED


📓 Homework Help

Kids Infobits - Kid-oriented encyclopedia, magazine, and newspaper articles

Infotrac Student - Reliable sources for high school and college research

Learning Express School Center - Practice skills such as reading, writing, and math

Literati - Live homework help, grades 3-12

National Geographic - Videos and articles about science, people, and the environment

Research in Context - Reliable sources for middle-school learning and research

📖 Literature & Reading

Literature Criticism Online - Research classic and modern authors and literature

Fantastic Fiction Online - Find everything an author has published, including soon to be released titles

Goodreads - Create your own virtual bookshelf of books you've read and see what others are reading  
 
TeachingBooks.Net - an online database with resources about fiction and nonfiction books used in the K–12 environment

📖 General Research

Find It VA - Research and learning resources from the Library of Virginia (Gale Search Engine) 

Literati - Search reliable information sources

Go Dan River - Danville Register & Bee

📛 Jobs & Careers

Learning Express Career Center - Explore careers, learn job search skills, and study for professional exams 

City of Danville Employment - Job opportunities with the City of Danville

Virginia Employment Commission - Local job listings, unemployment benefits, and information about job search assistance from the Danville Workforce Center

Resume Baking - Build your resume and cover letter, download resume templates, and more

Raw Resume -  A guide to writing and crafting a great resume 

⚕ Medicine & Health

Danville Parks & Recreation - Classes, events, and City parks & trails



👪 Genealogy & Local History

Ancestry Library (in library only)
Census, military, and vital records

HeritageQuest - Unique primary sources, local / family histories, and finding aids

Afro-American Historical & Geneal. Society

Danville Historical Society

FamilySearch - Genealogical records from a nonprofit family history organization

FindAGrave - Final disposition information from around the world

VA-NC Piedmont Genealogical Society

BackgroundChecks.org - a beginner's complete resource guide to Genealogy