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Prepare for college entrance exams, career-related tests, and high school equivalency exams. Improve basic skills for elementary grades on up. Basic computer instruction and software tutorials are also included.  To access LearningExpress Library, click the icon at the left and set up an account.

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Online eBooks & Audiobooks for Kids

Access animated picture books and early readers, including non-fiction and foreign language books. Puzzles, games, and brief National Geographic videos are also available.  Click the icon at the left and sign in with your Solon Public Library card number.

          

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Access maps & information on U.S. states and countries around the world.  Please contact the library for the username and password to access these databases.  Click the icon at the left to access links to these databases.

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The following databases are available to our patrons

who live within Solon city limits and rural Johnson County.

If you live outside these areas, please ask your local library if they provide access.


                             
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Download eBooks & Audiobooks through Bridges


For downloadable audiobooks and eBooks:

    • click on the icon at the left

    • on the Bridges website, click on “Sign In”

    • choose Solon Public Library from the drop-down menu

    • enter the number from your Solon Library card and the password you set up for your library account as the PIN

       
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Learn a new language!

  

Transparent Language Online provides instruction for listening, speaking, reading and writing for over 100 languages.

The first time you access the site: 

  • click on the icon at the left
  • click on the "SIGN UP" tab
  • enter your library card number
  • set up your account

For subsequent visits, click on the icon at the left and log in with your username and password.

   

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Find information and reviews to help you choose your next big read in fiction and non-fiction for all ages.  Click on the icon at the left to access NoveList.  Please contact the library for User ID and Password.

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Gather background information on your topic from over 1,000 full-text encyclopedias and subject handbooks.

Gather background information on your topic fromfrom over one thousand full-text encyclopedias and subject handbooks, as well as 500,000+ images and audio files and over 1,000 videos. Click on the icon at the left, then enter your library card number to access Credo Reference.

           

            

For access to all Gale databases; this list of categories will help refine your search.


Access hundreds of magazines, journals, newspapers, and more.  Click the icon at the left to access all Gale resources; there, a list of categories will help refine your search.  Please contact the library for the Gale password.

For direct access to several of over 40 Gale categories, use the links below.

(You will need the Gale password.)

                                         

Access authoritative automotive repair information.   Access age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content for young learners.   Access a cross-curricular resource created for middle school assignment needs.   Supports high school research in core subjects, pop culture, sports and more.   Alternative-focused newspapers, directories, videos and references.  

     Find thousands of recipes, plus restaurant reviews and industry information.     


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