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Niche Academy

Niche Academy is a database full of tutorials and webinars that go over how to use different types of technology. Some of these topics include how to use Overdrive, Hoopla, Ancestry, Computer Basics, Microsoft Office suit (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) basics and more. This resource is available from home or in the library.  

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Westlaw: Legal Research

Westlaw is a legal research resource that will allow you to search for cases, statures, forms (including divorce, bankruptcy, immigration, wills, estate planning, etc.) and more. Access is available on all computers at seven of our eight locations (every location but Burrowsville) or available from home. To access this resource from home click on the button above. Then call 804-458-6329...

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Ann K and Preston H Leake Local History and Genealogy Collection

The Ann K. and Preston H. Leake Local History and Genealogy Collection The Local History and Genealogy Collection (LHGC) of the Appomattox Regional Library System (ARLS) in cooperation with local historical societies acquire, organize, preserve, and provides access and guidance to materials that document the social, cultural, political, and economic heritage of Hopewell, Prince George County, and Dinwiddie County. The...

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Preserving Your History

In December of 2019, a large number of similar illnesses started popping up in Wuhan, China. This was identified as a new coronavirus and named COVID-19, an acronym that stands for coronavirus disease 2019. By February 2020 the U.S. was reporting cases. In March the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic, and multiple states started lockdowns, closing all non-essential...

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Job Seekers

Peterson’s Career Prep A full suite of tools in support of individuals seeking employment. Career Assessments: Personalized assessments focus on helping users explore and prioritize their interests, values, personality, and workplace preferences. VisualCV Resume Creator:* This powerful tool allows users to create visually interesting résumés and cover letters. Prebuilt templates provide guidance on how to organize résumé information, and sample résumés help...

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Social Assistance

    Free or reduced-cost social assistance Emergency Services & Disaster Response Food Housing Baby Supplies, Clothing, and other Goods Transportation Health Care Services Financial Assistance Adoption/Foster Care, Daytime and Residential Care, Animal Welfare Education Help Finding Work Legal Aid

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Find It Virginia

Access free online resources: search for full-text articles, multimedia, news & more. FindItVA

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Universal Class

Are you ready to learn something new? Universal Class is an exciting and enriching new product from the library that gives you access to over 500 courses (including continuing education courses) at the library, or at home! Users are welcome to enroll in up to 5 courses at a time. You will have 6 months to finish each course. Each...

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Rocket Languages

Rocket Language Foreign Language courses provide lessons in speaking, writing, listening, reading, and culture – all in a new language! Other learning tools include technology, interactive tests, personalized word lists, flashcards, and motivational features.

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Gale Legal Forms

Gale LegalForms helps you to understand common legal procedures and documents that are specific to your state. With a large library of customizable forms, a dictionary of legal terms, and a place to ask questions and get answers, Gale LegalForms is an effective way to get essential legal services that would otherwise cost hundreds or thousands of dollars. Each form...

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Find Your Next Book with Novelist

NoveList Plus is an online reader's resource that helps you uncover your next great read. NoveList Plus covers both fiction and nonfiction, for all ages. Simply type in the title of the last book you really enjoyed. NoveList will provide information on similar books and authors. NoveList Features Read-alike recommendations: Recommendations crafted by experts, with explanations of who wrote a...

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