Digital Offerings

Online Streaming

Biblio+ - biblio+ has a highly-curated selection of groundbreaking films and captivating television, from award-winners and nominees to independent discoveries, thoughtful documentaries, kids programs and everything in between. Unlimited access for Brownell cardholders that can be streamed on a browser, the app is currently available for Android, Apple, Roku, Google TV, Chromecast. New content is added every week!

Digital Books and Magazines

Overdrive Libby - Brownell is part of the GMLC Listen Up Vermont (LUV) consortium offering Overdrive Libby digital books with over 45,000 titles available in ebook and downloadable audiobooks for all ages. 

Overdrive Magazines - gives Brownell cardholders access to over 5000 digital magazine titles through the Libby app.

Comics Plus - offer readers unlimited access to thousands of digital comics, graphic novels, and manga from popular publishers like ABDO, Andrews McMeel, BOOM! Studios, Capstone, Dark Horse, Europe Comics, Fantagraphics, Graphic Mundi, Humanoids, IDW, Image Comics, Kodansha, Lerner, Manga Classics, Papercutz, Tokyopop, UDON Entertainment, Yen Press, and dozens more. Accessible from our website and the LibraryPass app.

The Palace Project - A project of the Vermont Department of Libraries. It includes e-books and audio books from the collection of GMLC which is available in Overdrive with the Libby app as well as books provided by the department of libraries.

Databases for Newspapers, Consumer Reports, Journals and More

Consumer Reports - 1000s of reviews for products and services, as well as other article and tools from this trusted nonprofit.

America's News - Newspapers from around the country,  including current content and deep archives from more than 3,650 U.S. news sources. Vermont news sources include: Essex Reporter, Bennington Banner, Rutland Herald, Times Argus, Colchester Sun, Milton Independent, Saint Albans Messenger, Springfield Reporter, Caledonian Record, Brattleboro Reformer and Blog.

Heritage Hub - "Explore your family history with the premier collection of U.S. obituaries and death notices for in-depth genealogical research from 1824 – today. HeritageHub helps you easily identify relatives, uncover new information and potentially unknown family members. Includes coverage from all 50 states, hard-to-find content from the mid 1900’s, and original obituary images. Access is available 24/7.

Black Life in America - "Black Life in America provides comprehensive coverage of the African American experience from the early 18th century to the present day. Sourced from more than 19,000 American and global news sources, including over 400 current and historical Black publications, this collection promotes learning about social justice and racial equality."

Vermont Online Library - VOL A collection of databases covering many subject areas - world newspapers, business, health, computers, and education. Most of the materials are full-text. Included are several Gale OneFile, Peterson's Career Prep and the Chilton Library for automotive repair and service.

Online Classes

Craftsy - Checkout a 7 day pass to get access to over 1,400 classes on things like cooking, crotcheting, yoga, sewing, quilting, woodworking, paper crafts and so much more! The Libby app will give you access from devices.

Universal Class - access to over 6 million online classes on countless subjects.

Learning Express - provides interactive tutorials, practice tests, e-books, flashcards and articles for academic skill-building, standardized test preparation, career development and more.