Digital Resources

Hoopla Digitalstream movies, TV shows, music, and more with your Petersburg Public Library Card

LexisNexis – Provider of legal, government, business, and high-tech information sources

OverDriveenjoy ebooks and audiobooks for FREE!

The Libby App by OverDrive – Borrow and read ebooks and audiobooks from your local public library for FREE!

SOVALUe– eBooks for your Kindle device or reading app!

World Book Online

Foundation Center Access From Home

Foundation Center Access While In Library

  • Access Candid databases, directories, fundraising and philanthropy publications, and training resources through our national/international Funding Information Network

Accel5 Business Video Library

What is it?

For just in time learning for the working professional, Accel5 Business Library features

    • Short videos on topics including:
        • business competencies
        • leadership and management
        • personal effectiveness
    • Summaries for business and leadership books
    • Articles by industry leaders on current working world issues
  • To access the Accel5 Business Video Library without creating a personal account:
  • To access the Accel5 Business Video Library and to Create a Personal Account:
    • Accel5 Business Video Library Access To Create a Personal Account
    • This link will provide an account creator that asks for patron email, password creation, and will then send a validation code to the provided email before granting access
    • Benefits of creating an individual account:  keeping your place in publications, tracking what you’ve read, Accel5 promoting items that match what you’ve already viewed.

Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative

What Is It?

The Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative (ELI) is a global thought leader dedicated to expanding human potential through entrepreneurial mindset education.  ELI serves academic institutions, government agencies, for-profit, and nonprofit organizations worldwide to empower their constituents with an entrepreneurial mindset through professional development, certification training, and courseware.

ELI hosts this self-paced, modular curriculum for entrepreneurs based on The Ice House Entrepreneurship Program (Original Edition) is designed for a broad audience cultivating entrepreneurial thought and process.

Participants will consume video content, discuss and apply core concepts, engage in the entrepreneurial process, and reflect individually.  As a result, participants will become more empowered and engaged by:

  • Developing entrepreneurial attitudes, behaviors, and skills
  • Identifying social and situational factors that encourage or inhibit entrepreneurial behavior
  • Identifying, evaluating, and validating opportunities in ambiguous, real-world circumstances
  • Identifying and interacting with entrepreneurs who provide critical guidance and ongoing support

To access the Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative:

NewsBank — newspapers including Progress-Index

Find It Virginia – 24/7 access to newspapers, magazine and journal articles, books, templates, forms, and more, for all ages. Scroll the Index to find invaluable assistance, such as Peterson’s Career Prep offers resumé templates, as well as career assistance and advice, and Gale Legal Forms for Virginia contains assorted legal forms specific to Virginia, tax forms, and more.  

Petersburg Public Library YouTube Channel

Petersburg Public Library Social Media Pages – click on links:

Rocket Languages – online language learning platform

Peabody Junior & High Schools and Petersburg High School Digitized Yearbooks  fully digitized yearbooks from Peabody High School, Peabody Junior High School, and Petersburg High School

Day By Day is a Family Literacy Calendar with book suggestions, activities, and more— click onHome” below to access the website: