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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
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 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 for Libraries

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.

**Registered Zinio users may log on using their Zinio user/password. New users will need to create an account
 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.

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."
 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 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. Training Videos
 Learn at 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.

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


rb digital downloadable audiobooks

Access exclusive Recorded Books audiobook titles for your desktop or mobile devices. 

  • Audiobook apps are available for iOS, Android, Kindle Fire, and Nook
  • Use the RBdigital Media Manager to download audiobooks directly to your computer
  • Stream audiobooks directly from the RBdigital site

First time users: use this link to set up your account. 
You will need your PPLC library card for the initial setup* 


 rb digital magazines

Access the world's largest newsstand, offers full-color digital magazines for anytime, anywhere reading on desktops, mobile devices, and apps. Your library's collection of popular digital magazines includes both new and backlist titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limits.

 TumbleBook Library

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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