Books & Reading

Hoopla, Axis 360, Overdrive, Gale e-Books, RBdigital, Worldbook eBook Collection, EBSCO eBook Collection
Adults, Teens, Flipster Magazines

Books, Magazines & Reading

Here you can search the four branches for real books by using Evergreen
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HooplaLittle Dixie Regional Libraries is excited to announce the public availability of thousands of movies, television shows, music albums, ebooks, and audiobooks, all available for mobile and online access through a new partnership with hoopla digital– all you need is a valid library card!

There’s no waiting to borrow popular movies, ebooks, TV shows, albums or audiobooks and NO late fees!

LDRL card holders can download the free hoopla digital mobile app on their Android/IOS device or visit to begin enjoying thousands of titles – from major Hollywood studios, record companies and publishers – available to borrow for instant streaming or temporary downloading to their smartphones, tablets and computers. Hoopla digital has a simple sign-up and attractive, easy-to-use interface, so its easy to get to your listening and viewing experience.

Access: For Randolph and Monroe County residents, use your library card number
Missouri Libraries 2 GoCheck out ebooks, audiobooks, and videos for ages 2-200 with this great service. Use from your device, through the “Overdrive” app, or from your browser at home. Versatile, easy to use, and with hundreds of thousands of titles for checkout…its bound to have something for everyone! Use of your library card is necessary but you’ll want it to view this amazing world of materials!

Access: For Randolph and Monroe County residents, use your library card number
YesLibrary Card Number
World eBook CollectionWhere should you go for age appropriate, fascinating nonfiction materials that are in full color and feature thousands of biographies, animals, myths, information about the human body, the environment, and life? Where else but World Book? Trusted for decades for up to date information, constantly improving, and available for free on your device.

Access: For Randolph and Monroe County residents, use your library card number.

If not working try Worldbook Super Home Page and click on ebooks
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EBSCO eBook CollectionEBSCO provides eBooks & Audiobooks for academic libraries, school libraries, public libraries, and medical, govt., and corporate.

Fiction & Nonfiction titles for all, including a wide range of subjects & topics.

EBSCO offers more than one million high-quality e-book titles and over 70,000 audiobooks from more than 1,500 major academic publishers and University Presses from around the world. EBSCO makes it easy to build a collection from a growing selection of best-selling, frontlist and award-winning titles supporting academic libraries, school libraries, public libraries, medical, government and corporate institutions.

Access: For Randolph and Monroe County residents, use your library card number
YesLibrary Card with an "LD" in front of your number
RBDigitalAre you looking for that great audio-book to take on the road with you? How about while you are exercising or cleaning the house? After a quick one-time account set-up process, they will be able to checkout and download audio-books. Always available with no holds! Have your library card number ready for this handy dandy resource.

YesRandolph and Monroe County. Sign up for an account
Axis360The new Axis 360 app provides Apple, Android and Windows Desktop users the ability to discover, download and read ebooks or listen to digital audiobooks, within a single application.

Axis 360 app users will enjoy increased functionality and ease-of-use, with one-stop access to digital content from Little Dixie Regional Libraries. The new app provides single sign on, eliminating the need for Adobe IDs, additional apps and credentials. Users link to their home library, search or browse their favorite topics and enjoy reading or listening within the Axis 360 app. Axis 360 also presents recommendations from the library’s collection, based on the user’s selection.

Access: For Randolph and Monroe County residents, use your library card number
FlipsterWelcome to Flipster!

Flipster makes your library’s most popular and sought-after magazines available digitally for your patrons, via your library’s website. Use the following resources to get the word to your library members.
YesLibrary Card with an "LD" in front of your number
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Tumblebook LibraryThe TumbleBook Library is a fun and interactive library of animated, talking story books for preschoolers, beginner readers and older independent readers. Read along and listen, or read on your own. TumbleBooks are created by taking existing story books, adding animation, sound, music and narration to produce an electronic (e-book) story book. TumbleBooks will help teach kids the joy of reading in a format they’ll love!YESLibrary Card
Tumblebook Cloudis an online collection of read-along titles for elementary, middle school, and high school students which features adjustable online text and complete audio narration. Sentences are highlighted as they are being read and the pages turn automatically. The collection features chapter books, early readers, graphic novels, YA/teen novels, high interest/low level books for both middle school and high school students, plus classics of American and English literature.YESLibrary Card
Audiobook allows you to listen to your favorite audio books with just a click of a button.Listen online to audio books in many different categories: fiction, non-fiction, classics and even Spanish language audio books!There are 1,000 books in the collection and we’re always adding more!These books are always available, never on hold, and no need to download.Browse. Click. Listen. It’s that easy!YESLibrary Card
Worldbook KidsWorld Book Kids is the premier general reference Web site developed especially for young students. The site features simple navigation, easy-to-read articles, thousands of illustrations, video, comparison tools, and a wealth of engaging games and activities.
World Book Kids features:
• A variety of simple search and browse navigation options
• Thousands of easy-to-read articles with embedded multimedia
• Engaging images, illustrations, and videos
• A tool for exploring and comparing animals
• An Important People feature to help students search and browse through several thousand biographies
• A collection of age-appropriate science fair projects
• Atlas, interactive maps, and outline maps and flags

• A tool for exploring and comparing places
• Over 200 educational games and activities
• Teacher resources

Can be accessed from home.
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Explora ElementaryExplora Elementary an appealing new EBSCOhost® interface for K12 schools and public libraries. EBSCO designed Explora following a series of user research studies with the goal of better assisting students in completing research and classroom assignments and providing a more intuitive search experience for public library patrons.
Access from Home: Yes Note: This link will take you to the EBSCO portal. From there, you can click on the Kids Search link.
YESLD + your library card
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Newspaper.comTrial run for Different from newspaper Archives. Trial will Expire. soon. Yes
Newspaper Archiveis the world’s best resource for newspaper articles. With over one billion articles on topics both global and local, Your history and the history of your loved ones is easy to find. Try a search today and discover your past!yesEnter site from LDRL's website
NewsbankSearch for full text articles from The Kansas City Star, The St. Louis Post Dispatch, and News Missouri at NewsBank.yesLibrary Card Number
NewsBank - Moberly Monitor IndexSearch for full text articles from the Moberly Monitor IndexYesLibrary Card Number
Newsbank Genealogy BankSearch and browse more than a billion genealogy records from 1690 to the present, including obituaries, marriage notices, birth announcements, casualty lists, military and government documents, and more. Includes historical newspapers, books and documents, as well as the Social Security Death Index.YesLibrary Card Number
Flipster (via EBSCO)Welcome to Flipster!

Flipster makes your library’s most popular and sought-after magazines available digitally for your patrons, via your library’s website. Use the following resources to get the word to your library members.
Yestype in LD plus your library card.
Gale Ebook CollectionGale Virtual Reference Library
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