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.

πŸŽ“ Free Courses & Test Prep

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

Rocket Languages - Interactive lessons for 15 different languages

GED Virginia - Classes and study aids for the updated GED

πŸ““ Homework Help

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

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

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

πŸ“– 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 containing information on fiction and nonfiction books used in the K–12 environment

πŸ“– General Research

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

Go Dan River - Danville Register & Bee

πŸ“› 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  

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

βš• Medicine & Health

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

πŸ‘ͺ Genealogy & Local History

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

FamilySearch - Genealogical records from a nonprofit family history organization

Afro-American Historical & Geneal. Society

Danville Historical Society

FindAGrave - Final disposition information from around the world

VA-NC Piedmont Genealogical Society - a beginner's complete resource guide to Genealogy