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Book Page

The reading recommendation publication that you pick up for free at the library is now available online!


Now you can access AncestryLibrary from home with your library card! AncestryLibrary has temporarily expanded their offerings in light of the pandemic and closures of libraries so that patrons may access the database from home. What’s my PIN number? When you get your library card the last 4 digits of your phone number is your PIN number.

You can also access HeritageQuest and MyHeritage Library Edition from home too!

Libby (from Overdrive)

Have you tried Libby yet? You can borrow ebooks and audiobooks instantly and for free, using just the device in your hand. Get the app for your phone or tablet!


eBooks from Overdrive! Explore titles available to read on your Kindle, computer, iPad, iPhone, Android or compatible eBook reader through Overdrive. Need help getting started?


eAudiobooks from Overdrive! Explore titles available to read on your Kindle, computer, iPad, iPhone, Android or compatible eBook reader through Overdrive. Need help getting started?


Browse – Checkout – and Read magazines in your browser – and download to mobile apps with eMagazines from Overdrive. Get started by creating a new account in the online browser site. Checkout a magazine or download mobile apps and log in with your same credentials. (Create your account online before downloading the mobile apps.) Once you checkout a magazine you may keep it as long as you wish.


As a Georgetown Peabody Library and MVLC member library card holder, you may access high-quality local, state, and regionally funded online resources of full-text periodicals, health and business resources, biographical and literary databases, as well as general research resources available online in the library or from home.  Home access to online resources is possible by inputting your 14-digit public library barcode number.


Thousands of award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists as well as a pattern library with over 70 patterns. Learn how to paint, knit, crochet, sew, screen print, and more! 

eMovies (Kanopy and KanopyKids)

Library card holders can access Kanopy and sign up to start streaming films instantly. Films can be streamed from any computer, television, mobile device or platform by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, AppleTV, Chromecast or Roku.

Offering what the New York Times calls ͞a garden of cinematic delights, Kanopy showcases more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, and world cinema with collections from Kino Lorber, Music Box Films, Samuel Goldwyn, The Orchard, The Great Courses, PBS and thousands of independent filmmakers. Try it out today!

eResources for Kids

Use TumbleBook Library for an online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they’ll love.

TumbleMath: Animated e-books for kids in grades K-6 with a focus on math!

eResources for Teens

Teen Book Cloud: e-books for teens in grades 7-12


Use your library card to access over 500 free online courses through Universal Class. Universal Class offers the highest quality online courses for patrons interested in the lifelong pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons.


Use your library card to access the Boston Globe and the New York Times.

RMV Practice Tests

The Georgetown Peabody Library has partnered with to provide patrons with free, ad-free, and registration-free Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) practice tests for car, motorcycle, and commercial vehicle licenses. Perfect for the learner’s permit test, driver’s license test, and refresher test for seniors.

Test Preparation

Learning Express Library offers practice tests and tutorials designed for students elementary through graduate levels and adult learners. Academic or licensing tests are available, with immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and individualized results analysis.

BPL eCard

Access more eResources through the Boston Public Library with a BPL eCard – available to all Massachusetts residents online!