At-Home Resources for books, movies, tv shows, and more!
These resources are provided by the Salem Public Library or funded by the Library of Virginia.
** This service is being discontinued by the provider on April 30, 2021** Stream unlimited British movies, TV shows, cooking shows, documentaries, and much more with Acorn through RBDigital! Create an account with RBDigital to get instant access to a week of free, unlimited streaming. Use your Roanoke Valley Library card to set up your RBDigital | Acorn account today! Stream in your internet browser, in the free RBDigital app on your tablet or smartphone, using your Roku or other streaming device, or through your smart TV. With a 7-day pass, you’ll arrive at the Acorn homepage with full access to all of their content. When your access expires, you can always return to RBdigital to checkout another 7-day pass.
IndieFlix is a streaming movie service that offers unlimited access to pop culture favorites, box office hits, award-winning feature films, documentaries, and shorts. With a 7-day pass, you’ll arrive at the IndieFlix homepage with full access to all of their content. When your access expires, you can always return to RBdigital to checkout another 7-day pass.
eBooks and eAudiobooks
Read and listen to books digitally with RBDigital. This database offers a collection of ebooks and eaudiobooks titles for download and features an easy-to-use interface with streamlined navigation, fast downloads, automatic software updates and support for a wide range of portable devices. Perfect for students who need a last-minute copy of a classic title for school. You will have access to downloadable ebooks and eaudiobooks at home with library card access and all titles may be enjoyed on home computers or through the free RBDigital app.
Download eBooks and eAudiobooks straight to your mobile device or PC through the Overdrive website or the Libby App! Never any late charges and you can take the books with you everywhere you go. Choose from a wide variety of titles including new releases, series, classics, children's and young adult books, and more in ebook and eaudiobook format. Visit rvl.overdrive.com to check out our collection today, or download the Libby app through your app store! Be sure to sign in as a Salem Public Library patron for access to the full collection of Roanoke Valley Library Consortium titles PLUS additional Salem-only titles that we purchase especially for our Salem library patrons!
Subscribe to your favorite magazines for free through RB DIGITAL! Automatically receive unlimited access to digital cover-to-cover, full-color copies of the magazines you choose, and you also get access to the back catalog in RBdigital’s holdings. Download the RBdigital app from your app store today!
Other resources from non-profit educational organizations. Please note that the websites contained here are not part of the official Salem Public Library website, and as such the Salem Public Library does not endorse nor is responsible for the content provided by external websites.
Project Gutenberg offers over 57,000 free eBooks. Choose among free epub books, free kindle books, and more. Download them or read them online through your browser. Perfect for finding classics for school projects.
The Internet Archive is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more.
etree - Live Music Archive: Music recorded live at concerts and shows by currently-touring bands and shows dating back to 1959. A resource by the Internet Archive.
LibriVox: Free streaming audiobooks. A resource by the Internet Archive.
Internet Arcade: Web-based library of arcade (coin-operated) video games from the 1970s through to the 1990s, emulated in JSMAME, part of the JSMESS software package. Containing hundreds of games ranging through many different genres and styles, the Arcade provides research, comparison, and entertainment in the realm of the Video Game Arcade. A resource by the Internet Archive.
Old Time Radio: Listen to old-time radio shows for free! Relive your old favorites like Gunsmoke, The Shadow, Dragnet, Amos and Andy, and more. A resource by the Internet Archive.