Electronic Resources for Research or Entertainment

Download Videos, Audio Books and Digital Content
Any Hour of the Day

Learning and Entertainment Isn't Limited to the Library's Walls

Did you know that John L. Street offers help with many additional online resources? Get help with tests, legal forms, cover letters. Even car repair!

Just get your Library Card handy to visit these links:

Browse "Legit" Libraries
from anywhere in the World

The Kentucky Virtual Library is open 24/7 from anywhere in the world. Research beyond the walls of JLS… in fact, research beyond the sea of questionable information Google offers.

Equipped with your JLS Library Card number to check out, you can dig into libraries and authoritative research centers. 

Information, Entertainment
Never a Late Charge

Kentucky Libraries Unbound. No due dates or late fees. Check out digital music, videos, audio books for your Mac/PC, iPod, Kindle and more. You will need your JLS Library Card number.

Looking at a Pricey Genealogy Service?
Try This.

Heritage Quest. Search the census. Find your ancestors. Discover your past at Heritage Quest. You will need your JLS Library Card number.

Dig through Centuries of History in Minutes

America’s genealogy bank. Newsbank. Use your JLS Library card number to search millions of genealogies, obituaries, marriage and birth announcements from 1652 to the present. Browse historical newspapers, books and documents, along with modern obituaries and the Social Security Death Index. 



Search eSequels by keyword, author, title – even character or location – to find fiction favorites. Login with your JLS Library Card number.

Paranoid About Your
Online Privacy?

The mission behind PeopleSmart is to help inform individuals about online privacy, how it works and what they can do to protect themselves.

Skip the Reading.
Listen Instead.

Head straight to our customized RB Digital offerings. After a quick one-time account set-up, our John L. Street card-carrying members can checkout and download audiobooks and ebooks.

(1) Visit online
(2) Get your account
(3) Download the app (Android/iOS) and sign in.
(4) Enjoy your content 

Pass Your Drivers Test
on the First Try

Practice makes perfect. You’ll be behind the wheel in no time. Practice your driving exams (for free) at Driving-Tests.org. Teens: prep for your permit or license. Seniors: go through a refresher test. Just click… you don’t even need your JLS Library number to get started!

Thousands of art and craft classes [Unlimited Access]

As a JLS card holder, you can keep your $100 in your pocket. Because your JLS Library Card is your All Access Pass the huge library of video lessons inside CreativeBug.com.  Sewing, quilting, jewelry, figure drawing and slime-making (and more!)

Do this: (1) Visit online
(2) Enter your library card number

New York Times Online

You won’t have to pay the $16 a month to get the New York Times when you’re a patron of the John L Street Library. Read Issues and Articles (for free, of course) at The New York Times.

You Might Kick Yourself for Paying Newsstand Prices...

Don’t pay newsstand price for your favorite magazines. Download your favs to your iOS or Android Device (or PC/Mac). Get an account in minutes.

Do this: (1) Visit online
(2) Get your account
(3) Download the app (Android/iOS) and sign in.
(4) Enjoy your content