Over 7600 historic photos on our Flickr site

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Simpson School, one of over 7600 historic photos on our Flickr site.

Newspaper Database

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The Library is now adding our local newspapers to a online database, and we will complete this project by the end of the year. These can be searched, and by clicking on the recults, you can print out a PDF image of the actual page. All of these are availabel for use in the Library on microfilm as well.

The URL is: vernonparish.advantage-preservation.com.

This site is still under construction, and you will notice some changes in the upcoming weeks.

Currently, we offer these newspapers:

Senior Advocate, 1988-90                                                   New Llano Colonist 1927-1937

Leghorn Times (Simpson, La.) 1944-1947                          Vernon Parish Democart, 1929-1930

Leesville Daily Leader, 1901-1940 (scattered issues), 1943 to date once project is complete.Currently, through 1971.

Selected papers of Jack Hadnot on Vernon Parish history.

Hoopla Digital will be available for Vernon Parish Library card holders Monday, Jan. 5, 2015. Thousands of movies, television shows, music albums and audiobooks will be available for download. All will be available for mobile and online access (hoopladigital.com). Patrons can begin enjoying thousands of titles, from major Hollywood studios, record companies and publishers, available to borrow for instant streaming or temporary downloading to your smartphones, tablets and computers. This is offered at no cost to our patrons via browser, Android and IOS and requires only a Vernon Parish Linbrary Card toi access. Apps are available for Android and Apple devices.

Check-out e-books through OverDrive

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OverDrive is an on-line service providing books, audiobooks, videos and music free of charge. You may check-out these items on-line and view them on your smart phone, IPAD, tablet or computer. Hundreds of books are available.

Free magazines from Zinio

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You can download many of your favorite magazines through our Zinio service. You may read the magazines on your Smart-Phone, IPAD, Tablet or Computer. Some of the popular titles are Guideposts, Newsweek, Grit, magazines on quilting, crafts, sports, cars and much more. Click on the link on our webpage to explore this new addition.

Three New Databases

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We have three new databases, accessible through the La. State Databases link on our homepage. The new databases are:

ChiltonLibrary, Legal Forms and WorldBook Online.

Chilton's Library is a complete library of automotive repair manuals. Legal Forms contains legal forms you can download and print. These are many different types of legal forms. WorldBook Online is an online encyclopedia.

App for Gale Databases

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Chilton is no longer publishing automotive repair books, instead, they now provide an online database. The Vernon Parish Library has Chilton.com database online. There is a new app for Apple and Android devices called Access My Library. This free app is available from the apps store. With this app, you may access Chilton's Automotive Repair database, as well as Legal Forms online, and Gale Virtual Library. This Library contains Encyclopedia of World Biography, Business Plans Handook, Encyclopedia of Management, World Education, Alternative Energy, Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, and Encyclopedia of Religion.

Legal Forms Library contains forms on Divorce, Bankruptcy, Power of Attorney, Wills and Estates, Landlord/Tenant, Sample letters, Name Change, Incorporation and much more. 

Freegal music downloads

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We now offer Freegal Music. Over 6 million mp3 songs available for free download. Many types of music, oldies and recent hits, including the complete Sony Music Library. Patrons with a valid Vernon Parish Library Card may download 3 songs per week. Music videos are also available, and count for 2  of 3 weekly points. Apps are available for quick and easy downloads. The URL is https://vernonparishla.freegalmusic.com.

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