Love reading on the go? Check out an e-book, e-audiobook, or e-magazine from the library using Missouri Libraries 2 Go—access to over 28,000 titles!
Comics & Graphic Novels
Enjoy graphic novels and comics? Check out ComicsPlus! Access loads of the most popular titles for youth, teens, and adults…all you need is a library card!
The library offers access to a great resource called Computer Skills Center, where you’ll find more than 100 self-directed video tutorials for commonly used software applications. These engaging, self-paced videos allow you to save your progress and return at your convenience!
Check out Rosen Digital Literacy to gain digital citizenship skills to navigate today’s virtual landscape. Interactive activities will guide you through project-based learning activities using digital tools to create podcasts, multimedia presentations, social media campaigns, and more. Database articles explore cyberbullying, digital research skills, citizen journalism, and more.
Resume & Cover Letter Builder
Here, you’ll find more than 200 expert-developed resumes covering a wide range of occupations and preparation levels to help you create or revise your resume and cover letter. Check out Resume & Cover Letter Builder for more details or to get started today!
The library offers access to both Heritage Quest and Ancestry.com to help in your genealogical search. Heritage Quest may be used from home (just log in using your library card number) and both resources may be used here at the library.
Your Next Great Read
NoveList Plus can help you discover your next favorite book: search by author, title, subject, and more to find titles and authors similar to those you already love. Log in using your library card number to get started.
Learn a Language
Choose from 28 different languages (including everything from Spanish to High Valyrian) and choose your learning pace to get started right away! Duolingo is completely free, and a library card is not required to access the site.
The Rosen Financial Literacy database makes economics and personal finance easy to understand and highly engaging. Articles explore macro-, micro-, and global economics as well as personal and household finance. Users will learn to manage credit and debt, save and invest with confidence, plan for college and retirement and avoid fraud and scams. Financial Literacy is an online economics and personal finance resource specifically designed for students in grades 7–12, but can easily benefit adults.
School & Career Preparation Materials
Whether you’re preparing for a 2nd grade math test, studying for the HiSET exam, or looking for a new career, LearningExpress Library is your go-to resource. To use this site, you must create an account and log in using your library card number.
Magazine Articles (& more)
Use EBSCOhost to find information from thousands of magazine articles, e-books, and videos. Log in using your library card number.
Adapted Reading Materials
Read It! is designed for middle and high school students and adults who have a basic foundation in English grammar and reading but need adapted reading material for a variety of subjects. It offers resources to help build background knowledge, conduct research, and improve study skills. Content includes step-by-step research guides, “Read Out Loud” text-to-speech tool that enables students to highlight and listen to text, and Lexile measures to indicate a text’s level of reading difficulty.
VetNow connects veterans who are transitioning from military to civilian life to live assistance from other veterans. Resources include help with job hunting, resume & interview assistance, and help building academic skills.
Book Connections provides multimedia content to complement children’s and young adult books. Also available is Teaching Books, created specifically for educators. Resources include audiobook readings, author videos, book discussion guides, and lesson plans for over 40,000 books.
Teen Health & Wellness
This award-winning resource provides middle and high school students with up-to-date, nonjudgmental, self-help support. Topics covered include diseases, drugs, alcohol, nutrition, mental health, suicide, bullying, and LGBTQ+ information. Rosen Teen Health & Wellness has recently been updated to meet the needs of today’s teens with new content on vaping, opioid abuse, suicide, gender identity, school safety, sexual harassment, COVID-19, and more.
Cape Girardeau Public Library
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