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BiblioBoard Library

All resources in BiblioBoard library are immediately available for unlimited simultaneous use (no holds!)   BiblioBoard Library consists of a set of smaller collections:
• BiblioBoard Access contains international resources and rare materials from smaller organizations that openly share their digital artifacts around the world.
• BiblioBoard Core is a historical database covering a wide range of topics—including Literature, Philosophy, History, Geography and Science in subject anthologies and over 14,000 full-text eBooks and over 24,000 pieces of primary source content.
• Indie Texas is a showcase of Texas independent and small press fiction and non-fiction authors.

Authentication is done via geolocation so patrons physically located in Fort Bend County will not be required to log-in.   However, creating a profile is highly recommended, so the resource can be accessed outside of the Fort Bend County and allows users t to save favorites, create bookmarks, add notes, and sync preference across devices. 

For users not physically located within Fort Bend County, a profile will need to be created.  Go to create a profile page and fill out the form. Then, if Fort Bend County Library doesn't show up, go to "Add / Remove Libraries" and add it. You will then be prompted to add your library barcode (no spaces).   This is the same profile also allows access to Pressbooks.


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E-read Texas for Kids

E-Read Texas for Kids

E-Read Texas for Kids includes a collection of more than 600 titles from Teacher Created Materials, including the TIME for Kids series. The majority of the titles comprise juvenile nonfiction, including science, mathematics, sports, history, and art, in both English and Spanish. The site also includes juvenile fiction and craft and hobby books for kids. 

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EBSCO E-books

More than 27,000 eBooks are available for browsing, searching, and virtual check-out. The eBook collection includes titles from the world's leading business, technology, trade, reference, academic, and scholarly publishers. Search by title, author, keyword, publisher, publication date, or ISBN number.

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Gale eBooks Virtual Reference Library

Gale eBooks Virtual Reference Library

Gale eBooks is a Virtual Reference Library of reliable nonfiction eBooks that are always available.

Not in Library:  Enter your library card number (no spaces.)

Find Gale eBook FAQs here: Gale eBooks FAQ

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hoopla digital

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OverDrive & Libby

Enjoy eBooks and eAudiobooks in your browser or in OverDrive's easy-to-use "Libby" mobile app. OverDrive eBooks can be downloaded in Kindle format.

Find OverDrive FAQs here: OverDrive FAQ

Watch a short video introduction to OverDrive here

Watch a short video tutorial on how to download the Libby by OverDrive app here and a video tutorial on how to borrow and place holds using Libby by OverDrive here


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Salem Press Online

A collection of mostly full-text eBook versions of popular Salem Press print books in the fields of Literature, History, Science, and Health.

Not in Library: To log in, click on "Library Card Number," then enter your FBCL library card number (no spaces) to proceed to the registration page.


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TumbleBook Library for Children

Stream animated picture books and games. New feature: TumbleMath offers children's books about numerous math topics. All selections are always available!

Watch a short video that provides an introduction to using TumbleBooks here.


Find Tumble FAQs here: TumbleBook and TumbleMath FAQ

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World Book Early World of Learning

Interactive stories, games and videos for preschool and early-elementary age children that reinforce literacy skills such as phonics, colors, shapes and numbers.

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