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  New! Hoopla
 Hoopla Digial

Through the hoopla digital app or your PC, access:

  • TV shows
  • eBooks
  • Comics
  • Movies
  • Music
  • eAudiobooks

Available to PPLC Member Library cardholders.

Works best with Chrome, Edge, Firefox or Safari.
Do not use Internet Explorer.

 New! the New York Times - Online
 Read the New York Times Online

All of the articles, photos and features found in the printed New York Times are available right from your desktop, tablet or phone.  Compliments of the Dunedin Public Library, patrons can access this free** version with just a few clicks.
**NYT requires users to sign on to get 24 hour unlimited access. You will need to logon with either Chrome, Firefox or MS Edge. (Do not use Internet Explorer.)
Please see the staff at the Information Desk, or call (727) 298-3080 X1707 for more information or assistance with access.

New! America's News - Tampa Bay Times - 1987 - present
Tampa Bay Times

Tampa Bay Times, based in St. Petersburg, Florida, serves the larger Tampa Bay area. The newspaper started as a small weekly in 1884, in Dunedin, and is now a Pulitzer Prize winning paper that has grown to be the largest circulation paper in the state of Florida.

Search 1987 - present
Browse relevant topics complied by experts

 America's News

NewsBank has unmatched U.S. news content from local, regional, and national sources. Its diverse source types include printed and online newspapers, blogs, journals, newswires, broadcast transcripts and videos. Explore a specific issue or event through the detailed coverage provided by local reporting or compare a wide variety of viewpoints from across the country on topics such as politics, business, health, sports, cultural activities and people.

New!  Gale Small Business Builder

 Gale Small Business Builder Gale Small Business Builder helps patrons interested in planning and optimizing their businesses or nonprofits. Built for aspiring entrepreneurs and those with existing small businesses, it provides a step-by-step process supported by a rich variety of recognized tools that enable users to produce complete business plans and other documents essential for gaining access to capital and growing their enterprise. 

New!  NoveList Plus & NoveList K-8 Plus

NLKPlusNoveList K-8 Plus

NoveList Plus is a comprehensive readers’ advisory.  With NoveList Plus, you can find titles, articles, and lists for both your fiction and nonfiction needs.   Log in using your PPLC member library card.

NoveList K-8 Plus is a trusted source of read-alike recommendations specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Log in using your PPLC member library card.

ArtistWorks for Libraries

 ArtistWorks from rbDigital ArtistWorks for Libraries provides patrons with world-class instruction through self paced video lessons from Grammy Award winning music and artistic professionals. Includes beginner to advanced music instruction, art and voice classes.
 Ancestry library edition
 Ancestry Ancestry for Libraries contains a wealth of information for information for genealogical and local history research. Images of the U.S. Federal Census from 1790 forward, the American Genealogical Biographical Index, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, and much more

Ancestry is available within member library buildings. Remote access is not available.
 AtoZdatabases
 

AtoZ Databases

 AtoZdatabases is the premier reference and marketing database marketed to Library, Academic, and Government institutions throughout the U.S. This simple, user-friendly, web-based solution provides details on every business and every household within the U.S.
 Career Cruising
 

CC Engage

 

 Career Cruising is a one-stop exploration and planning tool for students, parents, teachers and job-hunters to explore career and college options and develop a career plan. Career Cruising can be accessed both at the library and from home It is also available in Spanish.
Learn how to create your "My Plan Account."
 Driving-Test.Org
 Free Driving Tests Your Driver Education program contains the following Florida state-specific information:
• 10 car practice tests, 6 motorcycle practice tests, 3 CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) practice tests, 3 online driver’s manuals (car, motorcycle, CDL)
• An FAQ section with detailed answers to 100+ DMV-related questions
 Dunedin Times Historical Archive

Dunedin Times Historical Archive

On February 7, 1924, Frank E. Joy established the
Dunedin Times  to serve Dunedin, as well as its surrounding farms and villages. For the annual subscription cost of $2.00, readers could enjoy their local news along with short stories, cartoons, photographs, and much more.
 Florida Electronic Library
 Florida Electronic Library Visit the Florida Electronic Library for all of your research needs. Available resources include electronic magazines, newspapers, almanacs, encyclopedias, and books, that provide comprehensive and accurate information on topics such as current events, education, business, technology, and health.
An excellent homework resource for Children and Teens!

 Download the Florida Electronic Library (AML) Mobile App
Available for Public Library, School Library & College Library users

 Fold3
 Fold3 pictoral

Fold3 provides convenient access to US military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served. Perfect for genealogists, researchers, historians and more

Anyone may access Fold3 from any computer or device within the Library building. 

Remote access is available to Dunedin Library Cardholders by entering their library barcode number.

 Lynda.com Training Videos
 Learn at Lynda.com Lynda.com is an online training site with over 4,000 courses and video tutorials designed to increase creative, technology and business skills. 

Remote access is available to Dunedin Library Cardholders by entering their library barcode number and PIN.
 Overdrive

Overdrive

24/7 access to an extensive digital library of eBooks & eAudiobooks. Most selections are compatible with PC, MAC and a variety of other devices including Kindle. Choose from both Fiction and Non Fiction titles for adults, teens and children.  

 Pinellas Memory Project
 Pinellas Memory  Much of Pinellas County history is retained locally by our libraries, historical societies, and community museums.
Our collections include newspapers, photographs, pamphlets, postcards, and other digitized historical media.
Participating libraries include Dunedin, Clearwater, Largo, Safety Harbor and Tarpon Springs

 PPLC POP Library App
 

POP Detail

Hop on PPLC POP, the library app, to search for books, movies and library materials, place holds, check accounts, download ebooks, learn a language and more!
 Pronunciator Language Learning
 New Pronunciator  
Pronunciator allows users to learn any language in virtually any other language. Plus, the program offers ESL for speakers of 50 non-English languages.

Click here to try the
Spanish Version.
rb digital - Audiobooks and Magazines
RBDigital downloadables rb digital downloadable audiobooks & magazines

Access exclusive Recorded Books audiobooktitles for your desktop or mobile devices. Or, enjoy the world's largest newsstand, offers full-color digital magazines for anytime, anywhere reading on desktops, mobile devices, and apps.

Click on the "Register" link to set up your account.
*
You will need your PPLC library card for the initial setup* 

 TumbleBook Library
 Tumblebooks

Children's interactive digital books

An online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. Titles are created by adding animation, sound, music and narration to existing picture books in order to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you.  Our collection includes a great selection from well-known and respected publishers.
 

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