Online Databases: Books and Reading

For login information to Kentucky Virtual Library (KYVL) resources, call any library location.

SIGN UP: AuthorCheck


Get information about your favorite authors and receive alerts of their new books.

eBOOKS & media: Hoopla Digital

Access thousands of movies, television series, music titles, comics, eBooks, and audiobooks through the hoopla app.


Browse reading recommendations, and find series information. Provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library.

SIGN UP: Chapter-a-Day Book Club

Sign up for chapter-a-day subscriptions (Book Club).

eBOOKS & media: OverDrive Media

Enjoy access to thousands of eBooks, audiobooks, and magazines available for downloading in the Libby app.


Browse library catalog holdings worldwide.
Provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library.

SIGN UP: New Book Alerts

Sign up for notification of new titles at WCPL.

eBOOKS & media: TeenBookCloud

A collection of ebooks for kids and teens in grades 7 -12. Graphic novels, YA fiction, audio books, classic literature, nonfiction, and more. Trial access made available by KYVL.

Salem Literature: Magill's Literary Annual

Each year, Magill’s Literary Annual critically evaluates 150 major examples of serious literature, fiction and nonfiction, published during the previous year.

SIGN UP: MySelectReads

Subscribe to book newsletters, personalized book alerts, author and awards information, and new title alerts.

eBOOKS & media: Tumblebooks Library

K-6 children’s ebook database. Contains Spanish and French resources for children. Provided by KYVL.

University Press of Kentucky OAI Collection

Over 1,300 books published by the University Press of Kentucky (UPK) are now available through UPK’s Open Access Initiative (OAI). Provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library.