Online Resources


Downloadable books, audiobooks, music and videos

 Cloud Library eBooks

Find ebooks at your library through our shared catalog, AspenCat. AspenCat now provides classic titles as well as the latest titles from popular authors.

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Colorado Talking Book Library

For people who can’t read standard print, CTBL provides audio, Braille and large print books keeping you connected to reading, stories and adventure.

Home          Colorado Encyclopedia

An online resource for all things Colorado.  Contains articles leveled for 4th, 8th, and 10th grade readers and is developing resource sets for educators to use in the classroom.


Unite for Literacy

An online library of over 120 picture books with 26 language narrations, making them perfect for emergent readers everywhere.

Free website, library card not required.

Visit the free digital library for young readers around the world. Read over 100 free books. Listen to narrations in English and multiple other languages. Connect with familiar topics and images. Share books with friends in Colorado, across the country and around the world.


WorldCat lets you search the collections of libraries in your community and more than 10,000 libraries worldwide.

Free website, library card not required.

Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection

Free access to more than 600,000 digitized pages, representing over 160 individual newspaper titles published in Colorado from 1859 to 1923. Browse and search for feature stories, society news, advertisements, photos, editorials and more.

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