Amherst County Public Library

Find It Virginia

Find It VirginiaFind It Virginia is a collection of databases that provide access to resources such as newspapers, magazine and journal articles, and books such as encyclopedias. Materials are available for all age ranges and interests.

 

Resources available include:

Universal Class-Over 500 online continuing education courses

Over 500 online classes to learn the skills you need.

NoveList Plus

Can’t decide what to read next?  Use Novelist to discover your next favorite author, series, or title!

 

Peterson’s Career Prep

Job seeking and career exploration. Take an interest and skills assessment to identify potential career fields; create a professional résumé for downloading and emailing; view webinars on interview skills, search for available jobs near you with an instant connection to Indeed™’s database.

 

Early World of LearningEarly World of Learning

World Book Online’s early childhood digital resource, is a child’s first encyclopedia, eBook, and introduction to core early concepts.  With read-aloud across all functions, the 60 stories in “World of Reading” and “Trek’s Travels” tie learning together through videos, games, and printable activities.  Twelve stories are available in both Spanish and English, and the worksheets also offer written instructions in Spanish.  Classic songs, nursery rhymes, and fairy tales complete the program, and are often included in the lesson plan for each story.

 

 Kids InfoBitsGale kids InfoBits

Kids InfoBits meets the research needs of students in Kindergarten through Grade 5. It features a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface, a subject-based topic tree search and full-text, age-appropriate, curriculum-related magazine, newspaper and reference content for information on current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

 

Explora Public Libraries

  • EBSCO’s Explora is a user-friendly interface, designed to meet the unique needs of its users. Explora supports both research and instruction. Explora searches across the following resources, including Newspaper Source, with variance for age appropriateness:
      • Master File Complete – The most comprehensive and valuable collection of full-text general interest resources, including returns from periodicals, newspapers and books. This authoritative general information database is the best place to start your research project.
      • Read It! – Research while practicing reading skills with Read It!™  Helps students with a basic foundation in English grammar and reading who need adapted reading material for many subjects. Read It!™ is also a great tool for English Language Learners.

 

Gale LegalForms

Find downloadable, fillable forms for basic legal transactions, current to Virginia code. Leases, sales contracts, powers of attorney, etc.. Legal Forms, its publisher, Gale Cengage, The Library of Virginia, Virginia public libraries and their funding bodies assume no liability for actions resulting in the use of these forms.

 

 

  • Amherst Library
    434.946.9488, ext. 1
    382 South Main Street
    P.O. Box 370
    Amherst, VA 24521
    Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri 10am-5:30pm
    Tues 10am-7:30pm
    Sat 10am-1:30pm

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  • Madison Heights Library
    434.946.9488, ext. 2
    200 River James Shopping Center
    Madison Heights, VA 24572
    Mon 10am-7:30pm
    Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri 10am-5:30pm
    Sat 10am-1:30pm

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