The Alabama Public Library Service (APLS) is responsible for receiving and administering state funds as provided by the State Legislature, and federal funds as provided by the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA)
Alabama Virtual Library
The Alabama Virtual Library provides all students, teachers, and citizens of the State of Alabama with online access to essential library and information resources. It is primarily a group of online databases that have magazine, journal, and newspaper articles for research. Through the AVL, an equitable core of information sources is available to every student and citizen in Alabama, raising the level of excellence in schools and communities across the state.
If you enjoy the benefits that AVL brings to your school, college, library or home, please take a few minutes to thank your local legislators for providing this resource for the State of Alabama.
The Washington County Public Library is pleased to offer to patrons ancestrylibrary.com library edition. The access is provided as a service by the Alabama Public Library Service. The database is for in library use only, therefore can only be accessed while visiting the library.
Discover your family tree @ your library!
Encyclopedia Alabama is like a traditional print encyclopedia with its emphasis on authoritative content based on sound scholarship; the edited entries are written by scholars and experts from across the globe. But the online format makes it a modern reference tool offering video, audio, graphics, and hyperlinks. The site launches with more than 500 articles, 2,000 images and four hours of video clips. New content will be added on a weekly basis–more than 5,000 potential articles have been identified and that list continues to grow.
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Homework Alabama is an online tutoring program available to students 4th grade and above. Students have access to live tutors who are qualified to assist students in a variety of subjects.
Learning Express Library is a great tool for students who need help preparing for any number of standardized tests. It allows patrons access to practice test and provides helpful study hints.
Khan Academy is a non-profit educational organization created in 2006 by educator Salman “Sal” Khan with the aim of providing a “free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere”. Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. We tackle math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more. Our math missions guide learners from kindergarten to calculus using state-of-the-art, adaptive technology that identifies strengths and learning gaps. We’ve also partnered with institutions like NASA, The Museum of Modern Art, The California Academy of Sciences, and MIT to offer specialized content.
Welcome to the Camellia Net Digital Catalog….an Alabama Consortium of libraries with Overdrive digital material access. At Camellia Net you can checkout and download
Kindle Books, Adobe EPUB eBooks, Adobe PDF eBooks, OverDrive WMA Audiobooks, OverDrive MP3 Audiobooks,OverDrive Music. To checkout and download materials, you need a valid library card at a member library, Internet access, a computer or device that meets the system requirements for the type(s) of materials you wish to download, free software for the computer or device on which you wish to use the materials. The free software is available at the database website. If you are new to digital materials, be sure to look at the My HELP! Beta, or take a downloaded digital media guided tour, both available on the Camellia Net homepage.
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We educate teens about potential jobs that they may not know exist and encourage them to build their job skills for future employers with blog posts and other resources.
We provide teens with resume writing tips, job fair information, interviewing best practices, work permit info, volunteering opportunities, and other information to help them succeed.
Big Data Research
We spend countless hours researching and compiling information that teens need such as companies that hire teens by state, jobs for teens by age, work permit info, and more.
Our website is dedicated to helping those who have gone through the criminal justice system and are looking for successful reentry into society. This is more than just a website, it’s a community of people helping each other that was created by those who want to help get felons back to work and live normal lives. If this is your first time visiting our website, we recommend you visit our Jobs For Felons page to start your job search, or go to our getting started page to understand all of the information and resources we have available.