Online Resources

Free online resources at your finger tips! Browse the different sections for things like online job search, life-long learning as well as helpful links for students of all ages. Click on the links below to find e-books, audiobooks, online tutorials, practice tests, and more.

 

E-Books and Audiobooks (The Library's Digital Collection)
  • Biblioboard Library
    • Discover local content from self-published Florida authors. All content in Biblioboard Library is available with unlimited access. Never experience a hold, late fee, checkout limit, or lending limit.
  • Florida Electronic Library
    • From career info to newspapers and magazines - right here, right now!
  • OverDrive (NEFLIN Overdrive)
    • Download popular audiobooks and ebooks for free with your library card to your PC, Mac, eReaders, smartphones, and tablets.
 
Job Search and Career Help
Law and Legal Forms
  • Florida Municipal Guide (2016-2017)
    • Find out more about municipal Florida with this guide.
  • Law Depot
    • Create the legal documents you need in minutes!
  • Westlaw
    • Online legal research service for legal and law related materials and services. Available at the Headquarters Palatka Library on our public workstations and e-gov laptops.
 
Online Learning
  • CreativeBug
    • Creativebug is the number one inspirational resource for DIY, crafters and makers. Creativebug.com has more than 1,000 award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists.
  • Microsoft Office Tutorials - by GCFLearnFree.org
    • Whether you’re completely new to Microsoft Office or are just looking to refresh your skills for a potential job or the one you’re already in, GCFLearnFree.org can help. Their lessons offer a mix of text, video, interactivity, and challenges to practice what you’ve learned, so you can learn the basics and more of Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Word. You’ll also learn tips, tricks, shortcuts, and more to better use these programs in work and life.
  • Technology Basics - by GCFLearnFree.org
    • Intimidated by computers? New to email and the Internet? Curious about operating systems and online safety? Better understand computers and how they work in this Technology Basics series. Learn more about using web browsers, navigating Windows 10 and OS X, and staying safe online.
Real Estate and Realtor Resources
 
Self-Publishing Tools
  • Pressbooks
    • Pressbooks in an easy-to-use online software that allows you to create professional-quality eBook and print-ready files in ePUB, MOBI, and PDF formats. With the Pressbooks tool, libraries and patrons can create and design their own books, newsletters, poetry, novels, and any other written content in digital and print-ready formats. For more information, check out our local author page.
  • SELF-e
    • SELF-e is a year-round, royalty-free, self-publishing program that enables libraries to support their local self-published authors who are looking to promote their work and increase readership and exposure. Self published authors can now submit their work to the Putnam County Library System's SELF-e program to be featured in the statewide Indie Florida's collection, with the potential for national exposure. For more information, check out our local author page.
Students of All Ages
  • EveryoneOn - Low Cost Internet
    • See if you can sign up for low-cost internet or computers for your home. Whether it’s finding a job, learning new skills or helping students with their homework, everyone should benefit from Internet connectivity
  • Free Language Learning with Duolingo
    • Learn Spanish, French, German or other languages for free! You can study at home on a computer or on the go with their mobile app.
  • Free Online Learning
    • Learn the essential skills you need to live and work in the 21st century. From Microsoft Office and email to reading, math, and more, GCFLearnFree.org offers more than 180 topics, including more than 2,000 lessons, 800+ videos, and 55+ interactives and games, completely free. A program of Goodwill Community Foundation®.
  • Khan Academy
    • Check out free learning material about all sorts of subjects, from taxes to arts, and many others. NOTE: All Khan Academy content is available for free at www.khanacademy.org
  • Lend.edu - Student Financial Aid
    • Need more information about acquiring or paying back student loans? University of Delaware graduates have gathered all sorts of resources to help paying for college simpler!
 
Test Preparation
  • Free Driver's Ed
    • Prepare yourself for the road ahead! Driver Permit practice tests for both automobile and motorcycles, along with the Driver Handbooks for each.
  • LearningExpress Library
    • Practice tests and courses for ASVAB, GED, SAT, GRE, reading, math civil service, and more!
  • Test Prep Review
    • Your Source for Free Online Practice Tests. ACT, GED, SAT, and many more!