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LS2 Online Catalog
With Ancestry.Com discover your ancestors with the world's largest family history website. Start a family tree, browse census records and more.
This resource is only available from within the library.
Auto Repair Reference Center
Gale Courses (formerly Learn4Life)
Gale Courses - offers a wide range of highly interactive courses that you can take entirely online. You can enroll in courses with your library card. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month. Access is free to Rowan Public Library members. You may browse the course catalog of currently offered classes. Ready to enroll? Check out this step-by-step guide on how to get started.
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Use HeritageQuest to research materials for tracing family history and American culture from NCLive. Access from within the library or remotely.
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Job and Career Accelerator
Learning Express Library
Legal Information Reference Center from NCLIVE
NC Digital Library
NC LIVE provides North Carolina residents and students with access to high quality information - searchable collections of magazine, newspaper, and journal articles, electronic books, historical materials, maps, and much more - covering a wide range of topics
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OneClick Digital offers downloadable eBooks and audio books on a variety of topics, including language learning, history, biography, classic literature, and more. Compatible with most iPods and WMA compatible MP3 players.
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Rocket Languages - is an award winning interactive online language learning system. Rowan Public Library cardholders can learn conversational language skills at their own pace. Languages offered include Spanish, Arabic, French, German, Chinese (Mandarin), Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Inglés (English for Spanish speakers), and American Sign Language.
Create an account by entering your information in the New Users section on the left. This includes your full library barcode number, without any spaces.
Once you have created an account, the next time you log in as a Returning User. Rocket Languages will remember where you left off so you can continue your lessons.
Small Business Reference Center
The TumbleBook Library is an online collection of TumbleBooks, which are animated, talking picture books to help teach kids the joy of reading in a different format.
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