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Books & Literature
Featuring a vast digital collection of e-books, articles, images, photographs, maps, and pamphlets on many subjects and genres. Discover local content from self-published authors and top indie e-books. No waitlists or holds.
Animated storybook classics, paired with thematically-related nonfiction e-books. The pairs are supported by comprehension activities to build skills, confidence, and curiosity.
Sign up for a daily dose of books. Receive an excerpt of a featured book each day and by the end of the week, you've sampled the first two to three chapters.
Check out, stream, or download video, music, audiobooks, comics, and e-books. Only available to Jefferson County residents. Need help?
Submit your book to the Indie Author Project (IAP), a publishing community that includes public libraries, authors, curators, and readers working together to get more than 12,000 indie authors into their local libraries. After submission, your book can be shared with patrons of participating libraries across your region. It can then be vetted by industry and regional library editorial partners, which can lead to expanded discovery, distribution, and networking opportunities.
Have reading recommendations delivered right to your inbox. Choose from 24 genres or topics.
Up-to-date literary criticism, work overviews, biographical information, reviews, analysis, primary sources, literary works, and images on more than 150,000 writers in all disciplines, time periods, and regions of the world.
Online database of reading recommendations. Helps fiction and nonfiction readers of all ages find new authors and titles. Find read-alikes, reviews, articles, lists, book discussion guides, book talks and more.
A public self-publishing platform that allows you to create, edit, format and generate print-ready and e-book formats for your book. Instructional video.
Search and borrow materials from a group of academic, public and special libraries in Colorado and Wyoming.
An online collection of animated talking picture books and chapter books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. Includes story books, read alongs, e-books, graphic novels, nonfiction, videos, math stories, books in Spanish, playlists, and puzzles and games. Search or browse in Spanish, French, or English.
Online encyclopedia featuring thousands of reference articles, primary sources, timelines, maps, and online books. It also includes up-to-the-minute access to worldwide news publications, government links from numerous countries, multimedia materials, and a citation builder. Perfect for high school students and adults.
Searchable catalog of books, periodicals and other materials in libraries worldwide. Request items found in this catalog through our Interlibrary Loan service.