Digital Resources

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Welcome to your Siloam Springs Public Library Digital Resources page. It is here you will be able to access those links that will allow you to access items to read, listen to, or watch. You will need your library card for some resources. Other sites will let you access them without a card.

Your Library is available 24/7 through the following resources:

SSPL Facebook

SSPL Facebook Link

Polaris On-line Library Catalog

Polaris On-line Catalog Link

SSPL Young Adult Instagram

This is the link to the Young Adult Instagram social media site

Arkansas Library2Go

Arkansas Library2Go Link

Universal Class

Universal Class Link

Recommendations can be made by patrons using the Arkansas Library2Go site for digital items. Search for the title or author. Click on "Recommend to library" under the availability tab. Make sure you recommend the format you want it in (audiobook or ebook). When you recommend the title, it will take you to another page which describes the item you are recommending. If you recommend it again, it will put you on the wait list. There is no guarantee the item will be ordered. You are limited to 3 requests per month. 

NewsBank

A news resource that allows you to access newspapers from all around the country which special links to the Siloam Springs Herald Leader, and the Arkansas Democrat Gazette Collection. You also have access to Heritage Hub, which consists of genealogical resources including obituaries, Black Life in America, and topical resources. All you need is your library barcode to log in.

Digital Children's Library

Children's Resources

International Children’s Digital Library - This is a collection of books representing outstanding historical and contemporary books from throughout the world. (Multiple languages are represented..) 

Storyline Online - This site streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children's books alongside creatively produced illustrations.

Young Adult & Adult Resources

Digital Public LIbrary of America - Discover 36,918,180 images, texts, videos, and sounds from across the United States. This is a great site for educators and students. They have the open bookshelf which is providing summer reading for free.

Duolingo - Learning languages can be fun. Earn points for correct answers, race against the clock, and learn a language in bite-size lessons that are effective!  

Goodreads - Where you get to meet your next favorite book! This is the world's largest site for readers and book recommendations.

Internet Archive - This is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more. There is also a collection of 1.3 million modern eBooks that may be borrowed by anyone with a free archive.org account.

National Day Calendar - A calendar of usual and unusual holidays or celebrations for every day of the year

Arkansas Resources

Only in Arkansas

Only in Arkansas weekly paper

CALS The Encyclopedia of Arkansas

Central Arkansas Library System The Encyclopedia of Arkansas

Driving Tests - Arkansas DMV Driver's Handbook & Practice Tests

Arkansas Department of Motor Vehicle practice tests and Arkansas driver's license guide

Arkansas State Library Traveler Database

Arkansas State Library Database Traveler Logo

Arkansas: The Natural State
Arkansas The Natural State Tourism - See what Arkansas has to offer! Opens in new window