|Mission Statement: "To provide the highest quality library services to fulfill the informational, educational, recreational and cultural needs of the citizens in the dynamic and changing community of Mathews County, Virginia."|
Recent changes from OverDrive and Recorded Books are offering patrons new easy-to-use options for downloading free material from the library:
Overdrive has launched their new Libby app for eBooks and audiobooks. For iOS and Android mobile devices and Windows 10 PCs, the library recommends downloading "Libby" for new users and an improved user experience for established users. Follow the Libby app instructions to easily get started downloading eBooks and audiobooks.
Recorded Books has launched the new RBdigital app for iOS, Android and Kindle Fire that combines access to audiobooks (formerly OneClickdigital) and magazines (formerly Zinio for Libraries). Follow the instructions found on our Getting Started pages for RBdigital Audiobooks and RBdigital Magazines.
The library has added two new online databases for researchers:
For travelers and knowledge seekers alike, AtoZ World Travel is a comprehensive travel resource with information about points of interest, security, transportation, food and restaurants, culture, language, and more. With 202 World City Travel Guides AtoZ World Travel provides the knowledge you need to experience the world and all its wonders.
Plan your next adventure at atoztravel.mathewslibrary.org!
AtoZ Maps Online is the world’s most comprehensive collection of royalty-free downloadable maps. Students, teachers, library patrons, and businesses can use our 145,000 maps in school reports, school lesson plans, personal research projects, and business reports. No other reference contains so many maps, map resources, visual glossaries, video dictionaries, geography learning games, and teacher resources.
Explore maps at atozmaps.mathewslibrary.org!
Easily access these resources with just your library card number on both computers and mobile devices. All of our online reference resources are accessible through the Research Databases page on the library's e-branch.
|Calling all families of preschoolers from birth to 5 years! The library has a reading program to help you prepare your youngster to enter kindergarten ready to read. Reading 1,000 books to your preschooler may sound daunting at first, but you are probably already doing it and just don't realize it. You can set your own pace; it can be a multi-year project. Come into the library's Youth Wing to register and get started.|