Online Resources


Vermont Online Library provides access to Gale databases, enabling library patrons to search magazines, newspapers, books, and more.

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Universal Class is an online learning platform offering over 500 continuing education courses on a diverse array of topics. Through VTLIB, all Vermont public libraries can provide access to Universal Class to their patrons. Any Vermonter can use their Vermont public library card barcode to create a Universal Class account. State employees can use the barcode number on their State Library card.

To use Universal Class, first register online. If you have already registered you may go straight to the Login page. You will then be able to participate in classes at your own pace and correspond with your instructors. You have up to six months to complete an individual class, and a certificate will be provided upon successful completion.

Kanopy is a video-streaming platform dedicated to thoughtful and thought-provoking films. Founded in 2008, Kanopy was established to provide academic institutions with essential films that foster learning and conversation. In 2016, Kanopy expanded its services to public libraries and now delivers a diverse collection of 30,000+ enriching films, available to stream anytime and anywhere — from desktop to TV to tablet. With an ideal platform for showcasing independent films that fuels lifelong learning, we are on a mission to ensure that everyone has access to enriching films that bridge cultural boundaries, spark discussion, and expand worldviews.

Just use your 14 digit library card number to log on. **Your library card number should be entered with capital letters.** If you don’t know your library card number call or email the library and ask Keagan or Heidi for help.

Every patron will get 4 streams per month with their library card. Happy watching!

EBSCO’s LearningExpress Library is now available to all Vermonters at no charge through their library. LearningExpress Library provides a comprehensive selection of academic and career-related solutions available in one platform. It includes skill-building in reading, writing, math, and science, college admissions exams, occupational licensing tests, workplace skills improvement, career exploration, and much more. The subscription includes Job & Career Accelerator, a job and career platform where job seekers can explore occupations, find career matches based on interests and skills, search for jobs and internships, search for scholarships, write winning resumes and much more. Also included is computer Skills Center, where one can learn the fundamentals of using a computer, the Internet and popular software applications with these self-paced, easy-to-use online tutorials —in beginner to advanced levels.

  1. Go to the LearningExpress link.
  2. Click on Sign In/Register in the menu. On the next page, under New User click Register.
  3. To create an account, enter your name and address, and create a password. You will not need a barcode or library card number.
  4. If you don’t have an email address, or would just prefer not to use it, click “I’d rather NOT register with my email” to the right. Come up with a username, create a password, and choose a security question and answer (in case you ever forget their password). Make sure you write down their username and security question, as there is no way to retrieve them.