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All About Reading

OverDrive Nebraska OverDrive is the statewide shared service of downloadable audio book and e-books. Your Kilgore Memorial Library card in good standing provides access. For getting started tips visit the OverDrive help page.  The getting started and learn more sections offer tips specific to a variety of devices and formats.
RB Digital Another cooperative shared service for audio books and magazines.  Kilgore Memorial Library is a part of the Central Nebraska Library Coop for this service.  Follow this link to create an account for the service.  NOTE: Our library is listed as York Public Library in the list of members.  Once you have created your account use these links to download the RBdigital app:  Apple App Store; Google Play; Amazon Appstore.
NoveList Plus Find recommendations, reviews, and series info for fiction/nonfiction books.  Learn more.  This is a NebraskAccess database.  Ask at the library for current password options or log into your library account here.

News and Genealogy

York News Times Archive of the York News Times that begins January 2019.  This service has a 90-day embargo.  For for news less than 90-days old the library has the print papers for you to use.  For news before 2019, the library holds microfilm reels for your research.
Biography Reference Center Comprehensive collection of 450,000+ biographical profiles.  Learn more.  This is a NebraskAccess database.  Ask at the library for current password options or log into your library account here.
My Heritage Trace your family history through global genealogy resources.  Learn more.  This is a NebraskAccess database.  Ask at the library for current password options or log into your library account here.

Online Resources

Book Club Resources A list of resources for regional book clubs.
Federal Tax Forms Links to forms and publications for current and prior year Federal tax forms.
Nebraska Department of Revenue Links to forms and publications for current and prior year State of Nebraska tax forms.

Research Databases

Biography Reference Bank Full text biographical profiles and articles on notable people, living and dead. Learn more.  This is a NebraskAccess database.  Ask at the library for current password options or log into your library account here.
Britannica Online Looking for a traditional, authoritative, and edited  encyclopedia with modern “current events” features? This is it.  Use Inside the Library or Outside the Library and enter your full library card number.
Consumer Health Complete Access full text information and videos on health and wellness.  Learn more.  This is a NebraskAccess database.  Ask at the library for current password options or log into your library account here.
Legal Information Reference Center Find full text consumer legal information plus legal forms from all states.  Learn more.  This is a NebraskAccess database.  Ask at the library for current password options or log into your library account here.
MasterFILE Complete Search popular magazines, journals, and other sources for info on a variety of topics.  Learn more.  This is a NebraskAccess database.  Ask at the library for current password options or log into your library account here.
Points of View Reference Find critical essays of current events with an overview and two sides of the issue.  Learn more.  This is a NebraskAccess database.  Ask at the library for current password options or log into your library account here.
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection Search full text journal articles covering psychology, behavior, and more.  Learn more.  This is a NebraskAccess database.  Ask at the library for current password options or log into your library account here.
Science & Technology Collection Search full text scholarly journals covering science and technology.  Learn more.  This is a NebraskAccess database.  Ask at the library for current password options or log into your library account here.
Small Business Reference Center Learn how to start, finance, or manage a small business.  Learn more.  This is a NebraskAccess database.  Ask at the library for current password options or log into your library account here.
WorldCat Find books, movies, music, and other material owned by libraries around the world.  Learn more.  This is a NebraskAccess database.  This resource does not require a password.

Education and Training


Basic ESL
Learn English Online
Basic ESL improves an individual’s listening, speaking, reading and writing skills through a simple to follow, and instructionally proven curriculum.

Students learn English quickly and effectively on relevant topics including: family, home, school and many other topics. In each lesson students learn key vocabulary and how to use that vocabulary in conversation.

No computer experience is necessary. Click on “Instant Access” to enter without registering.

DrivingTests This driver education program contains Nebraska-specific information. Includes practice tests for cars, motorcycles, and commercial driver’s license (CDL).
Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles Official site for Nebraska DMV. Includes answers to all questions about driving in Nebraska. This site also offers a practice test bank that can be converted to Spanish.

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