Online Services

Overdrive eBooks
The Roanoke Public Library is proud to offer an eBook collection through the North Texas Independent Digital Consortium on OverDrive. Simply log in to the system with your online catalog credentials to gain access to the collection.
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Zinio eMagazines
The Roanoke Public Library is proud to offer access to eMagazines through Zinio via the North Texas Libraries On the Go! All you need to do is create an account, select a magazine to checkout and read it on iOS, Android, or WebOS devices!
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TexShare Databases
The Texas State Library and Archives Commission, through grants from the Institute of Museum and Library Services have put together a set of databases online for Texas Libraries. Roanoke Public Library offers access to these databases. To gain access, please visit the Roanoke Public Library for more information.  If you've already gotten access information, please click the image below to be taken to the TexShare Databases.
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Driving-Tests.org
We have partnered with Driving-Tests.org to bring you free DMV practice exams!  The site includes the following:

- 11 car practice tests
- 8 motorcycle practice tests
- 3 CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) practice tests
- 3 online driver’s manuals (car, motorcycle, CDL)
- An FAQ section with detailed answers to 100+ DMV-related questions

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Basic ESL
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.

BiblioBoard


A primary source database, BiblioBoard features historical books, articles, images, photographs, maps, pamphlets, and documents as well as streaming audio and video content on a wide variety of topics including Literature, History, Philosophy, Religion, Science, Nature, Native American Studies, Sports, Drama, Games, Crafts, Cooking, Music and Children's Literature.
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SELF-e


Are you an aspiring author?  An English teacher instilling a love of writing in your students?  A non-profit organization compiling a member's cookbook?  SELF-e is a way to disseminate your work to the public at absolutely no cost to you.  Your book will automatically be made available to Roanoke residents as an e-book on BiblioBoard!  Publish Now!
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Pressbooks Public


Interested in getting you novel, poetry collection, children's book and more in eBook and print-ready formats? Pressbooks Public is an easy-to-use online tool that allows you to create professional quality versions of your book in ePUB, MOBI, PDF and moreall through your library.
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Mango Languages
Mango is free for all library patrons and can be accessed anywhere with an Internet connection. Each lesson combines real life situations and audio from native speakers with simple, clear instructions. The courses are presented with an appreciation for cultural nuance and real-world application by focusing on the 4 key elements of language learning:
  • Culture
  • Grammar
  • Pronunciation
  • Vocabulary
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Mango offers access to 60 foreign language courses and 17 English courses taught completely in the user's native language. In addition to traditional language courses, Mango also offers the opportunity to learn through foreign film with Mango Premiere™ and access to a variety of specialty mini courses, like Pirate, Medical Spanish, and Romance language courses. Mango can be accessed at the library, remotely, or even on-the-go with apps for:
  • Android
  • iPhone
  • Kindle
  • Nook