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.


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 5 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. Don’t forget…. you can access Craftsy craft classes and lessons through Hoopla!

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.

Streaming Videos and Classes

Kanopy offers a broad selection of over 26,000 streaming films, documentaries and training covering various educational topics. The Great Courses Library Collection – Lectures From the World’s Great Minds, Great Courses are offered though Kanopy.

The Foundation Center

An organization dedicated to gathering, analyzing, and disseminating information about foundations and for those seeking grants. This can only be searched by computer on-site at the Kingston Library, but is free for all Ulster County residents.

Online Resources Provided through the Mid Hudson Library System

Libby is a free app where you can borrow ebooks, digital audiobooks, and magazines from your public library. You can stream titles with Wi-Fi or mobile data, or download them for offline use and read anytime, anywhere. All you need to get started is a library card.

With over 110+ languages to choose from mobile apps and tablet support, Transparent Language Online is more than just an online course. Interactive learning activities encourage learners to practice all four modalities: listening, speaking, reading, and typing. Learners can utilize the program in the Library, at home, at work, or wherever they have an internet connection. PLEASE NOTE: Patrons with a digital library card will be able to access Transparent Language.

Take An Online Class. Over 500 CEU level courses covering 30 subject areas including: Computer Training, Personal Finance, How to/Do It Yourself, General Education, Business, Pet & Animal Care, Career Training, Health & Medicine,Arts, Crafts & Hobbies,And Much More!

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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