Olive Free Library

Online Resources

Online Resources Provided by the Olive Free Library

Olive Free Library YouTube 

This is the place to find all of the information that we put on our YouTube page, from technology classes, to much more.


Nurture your creative side with 1,000+ video classes in painting, knitting, crafting, sewing & more!  All for free with your library card!


Tutor.com provides on-demand tutoring, homework help, test preparation, and writing assistance for students in grades K-Adult in over 60 subjects. No appointment is necessary! Tutors are available from 2-9 pm. You can also use their drop-off reviews, practice quizzes, video lessons, and The Princeton Review® SAT®/ACT® Essentials for self-study, 24/7


Hoopla gives you access to over 900,000 titles across six formats: ebook, comics, audiobook, music, t.v. shows, and movies. All titles are instantly available, no holds or waiting! If you are an OFL cardholder you have access to 8 items a month.  Also, Hoopla has curated the hoopla Bonus Borrows collection that allows access to over 1,000 titles that don’t count against your monthly borrow limit.

Online Resources Provided by the Ulster County Library Association

These resources are provided free to the residents of Ulster County through the work of your County Executive, the Ulster County Legislature and your local library.


rb Digital has been purchased by OverDive.

Many parts of rbDigital has been moved to OverDrive/ Libby. If you were a fan of AcornTV, this is a good time to get to know another streaming service, Hoopla. Hoopla has some of the same series that were so popular in Acorn, including: Jack Irish, Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple, Foyle’s War, Doc Martin, Murdoch Mysteries, Jack Taylor, Agatha Raisin, and more. To find a list of AcornTV titles in Hoopla, click here

Take an Online Class

Over 500 CEU level courses covering 30 subject areas.

Streaming Video

Kanopy offers a broad selection of over 26,000 streaming films, documentaries and training covering various educational topics.


This genealogical database allows researchers to search U.S. Federal Census records, digitized family and local history books, Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files and the Freedman’s Bank Records (1865-1874), maps, and a wealth of other historical collections and research guides.


This resource provides convenient access to US military records, including the stories, photos, and documents of the men and women who served. It contains millions of records from world-class archives, many of which are exclusively available on Fold3.

Online Resources Provided through the Mid Hudson Library System

Learn a Language

Mango languages gives you anytime, anywhere access to a fast, easy, effective language learning system that teaches real conversation skills for practical communication.

Picture Books Online

Want to read and listen to some great children’s books. You can either have the text read to you or read the pages yourself.

Overdrive features popular downloadable audiobooks and ebooks. Many of the audiobooks are compatible with both i-pods and mp3 players.

With JobNow,  you can access Expert Resume help, as well as interview and job search help. The Adult Learning Center even helps with test preparation (including High School Equivalency and U.S. citizenship preparation), writing assistance, and study tools for math, reading and writing. One-on-one academic coaching.

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