AskRI – Your resource for languages, ancestry, encyclopedias, and more. Dozens of databases accessible with your library card.
Get the Libby or OverDrive App
Use your library barcode to access the collection of OverDrive eBooks, audiobooks, and even some movies.
IOS, Android, and Windows 10 users can also use the OverDrive Libby app, a more user-friendly version of the Overdrive app. The collection and borrowing rules are the same.
Hoopla Instantly borrow eBooks, audiobooks, comics, movies, music, and more, 24/7 with your library card.
Kanopy (NEW!) is a video streaming service that provides instant access to thousands of critically acclaimed movies, documentaries and Kids favorites. Kanopy partners with studios like A24, The Criterion Collection, PBS and more to bring you access to thoughtful entertainment. You can stream Kanopy on any of your favorite devices! Kanopy is accessible via mobile and tablet apps for iPhone and Android. You can also access Kanopy on your Desktop and your SmartTV.
If you’re missing our magazine room, we think you will enjoy a new service offered by AskRI.org. Flipster is a digital collection of popular magazine titles. Use your library card to access current issues of titles like National Geographic, Reader’s Digest, Bon Appetit and Prevention.
This new offering from AskRI.org, Rhode Island’s collection of statewide online resources and databases, is a collection of over 4,000 continuously updated video courses on topics from photography to reiki to public speaking to Microsoft Excel. You will need your library card number and a Google or Microsoft account to log in.
Explore and stay informed on state topics, people and events in areas such as business, health, education, jobs and careers, political and social issues and more. Features a wide variety of credible, vetted news sources spanning Rhode Island, including the Providence Journal and Westerly Sun. Available remotely 24/7 on any device.
Online job search via the Providence Journal
Employment Services from RI Dept of Labor & Training
The state’s official marketplace for health insurance coverage and source for getting tax credits to lower the cost of your health insurance: link.