Discover and download ebooks, comics, magazines and more. Enjoy our online reading challenges.



America's Newspapers

Search full-text articles from local and national newspapers and news magazines.

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America’s Obituaries & Death Notices

Search national obituaries and death notices ranging from 1999 to present.

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Ancestry.com

Discover your family history by searching the US Census Records, Vital Records, Military Records, Immigration Records and more.

Available in the Library only.

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Book Quest: The Challenge

Chesapeake Public Library challenges you to read 52 books in one year.

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Business Plans Handbook

Find samples of actual business plans geared to entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses.

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Hoopla

Stream movies, music and TV shows as well as comics, ebooks and audiobooks.
Enjoy up to five checkouts each month.

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A valid email address is required.


Junior Library Guild Digital

Read anywhere, anytime, anyplace and join the reading revolution that puts new eBooks in the hands of PreK-12 readers. New titles are added monthly. Available through September 2022.

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Libby by Overdrive

Download ebooks and audiobooks, watch movies and concerts or take an online class! Available as a mobile app or in your web browser.
Enjoy up to six checkouts each month.

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Libby Magazines

Borrow complete digital copies of your favorite magazines anytime, anywhere.

Enjoy unlimited access to over 3,000 titles with a 14-day checkout period.

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NoveList K-8 Plus

Help connect young readers with their next favorite read. Explore read-a-likes, genres and subjects for kids.

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NoveList Plus

Discover your next favorite read, find read-a-likes or delve in on your favorite subjects.

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Virginian Pilot

Read the daily local newspaper exactly like the one delivered to your door. Gain quick access to articles published in the Virginian Pilot. Covers 1990 through present.

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