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Online Resources

The Library provides access to many electronic resources. Your Library card is the gateway to an array of free resources.  Some resources require a PIN, password or are accessible only from the Library’s public computers.  Visit the FAQ page for more information. Our most popular online resources include:

NCLIVE, our statewide information gateway offers you the power of your library, online offering free access to eBooks, audio books, videos, online magazines, newspapers, journals, and much more.


The North Carolina Digital Library lets you download audiobooks, ebooks and other media 24/7.


flipsterlogo_smallFlipster online magazines is a digital magazine service with access to over 50 titles.


novelist_iconNoveList Plus offers suggestions for reading and read-alikes for your favorite books and authors.  This service is also integrated into the Library’s online catalog.


Genealogists can climb their family trees with Ancestry, Heritage Quest and African American Heritage. Remote access is not available for Ancestry. Please visit our Local History Genealogy page for more details on accessing these resources.

    NC Kids Digital Library

Resources for children and teens include TumbleBooks and NCKids Digital Library— eBooks and eAudios for online reading.


web300x250The Funding Information Network is available for assisting in finding grants for non-profits as well as individuals.



AND, you can access the Transylvania County Library catalog anytime to locate materials, place holds and manage your account.

Additional Online Resources including Local Links and Links to Other Libraries