Virtual Resources

Explore the Library’s Virtual Resources. All you need is your library card! Please call 719 539-4826 if you are having difficulties logging on.

    Check out the Salida Library’s youtube channel for up-to-date info and helpful videos.

Kanopy Streaming Cinema    Enjoy critically-acclaimed movies, inspiring documentaries, award-winning foreign films and more. All you need is your library card!

Overdrive Magazines    Access the Marmot Library Network’s magazine selection online.

Research periodicals, obituaries, grants guide

–  IN-LIBRARY USE ONLY (library edition)   The largest for-profit genealogy company in the world, it operates a network of genealogical and historical record websites focused on the United States and nine foreign countries, develops and markets genealogical software, and offers a wide array of genealogical related services.

colo grants


Colorado Grants Guide      

EbscoHosts Research Databases   EBSCO offers library resources to customers in academic, medical, K–12, public library, law, corporate, and government markets. These databases include a wide array of periodicals and journals.

Heritage Quest  Search the U.S. Federal census, city directories, schedules, and more online.

Investment & Legal Documents

Morningstar Investment Research Center  Empowering Investor Success. Research Companies, Funds, Markets, and get help with your portfolio.

NuWav Legal Documents  Legal documents made easy: create a professional document in three simple steps.


The New York Times  You will need to create a free account to access.

The Wall Street Journal  You will need to create a free account to access.

Class work, learning, reference

Britannica Online               Login is case sensitive! Capitalize the first letter of your library barcode.

The Encyclopædia Britannica is a general knowledge English-language encyclopedia. It is written by about 100 full-time editors and more than 4,000 contributors, including 110 Nobel Prize winners and five American presidents.

Creative Bug  Thousands of online art and craft classes online. Learn jewelry making, bookbinding, fabric design, quilting and sewing, ceramics and painting, and so much more. There’s even a special section for kids crafts and holiday decorating.

Mango Languages  Choose from over 70 foreign languages. Mango offers English courses for non-English speakers, specialty courses for English speakers, and movies with subtitles in English and the foreign language in study.

Universal Class  Learn something new today! Over 500 online non-credit Continuing Education Courses.

World Book Online  Another great encyclopedia for research! The id is wbsupport and the password is distancelearn.


Helpful links:

Open Culture – The best free cultural and educational site on the web, Open Culture offers free online courses, audio books, ebooks, language lessons, business courses, and more.

Affordable Colleges Online

Guide to College Scholarships

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