The Libby app and website give you access to free ebooks, audiobooks, streaming video, downloadable magazines, learning databases, and much more! Download Libby on your smart device through your app store or visit our digital Libby collection to access these fantastic resources. Sign up for Libby, select Salem as your home library, and click on "Extras" to watch movies, stream concerts, prepare for the ACT or SATs, access free music lessons, and much more!
eBooks and eAudiobooks - click the link for online access or download the free Libby app on your smart device
Download eBooks and eAudiobooks straight to your mobile device or PC through the Libby 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 libbyapp.com/rvl 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!
ArtistWorks - click the link for online access or download the free Libby app on your smart device
ArtistWorks is dedicated to providing anyone, anywhere in the world with affordable, interactive access to some of the greatest music teachers in the world. Our mission is to "Teach the World Music". ArtistWorks' patented Video Exchange® Learning Platform connects master teachers with enthusiastic players in an industry unique social online learning environment where each interaction becomes a learning experience for all. Our goal is to provide the most comprehensive music education destination available online.
Method Learning - click the link for online access or download the free Libby app on your smart device
A comprehensive self-paced program proven to raise test scores! Designed to work seamlessly with students’ unique learning styles and busy schedules, Method Test Prep’s ACT and SAT prep programs help students raise their ACT scores an average of three points and their SAT scores an average of 150 points. Diagnostic evaluations, lessons, quizzes, and full-length exams help students strategically navigate the SAT and ACT by focusing on both content and test-taking techniques. Students also build their fundamental reading comprehension, grammar, and math skills.
Qello Concerts - click the link for online access or download the free Libby app on your smart device
Qello Concerts by Stingray is the world's leading over-the-top streaming service for full-length, on-demand concerts and music documentaries. Discover the world’s largest catalog of concert films, award-winning music documentaries, and live streaming music events from the 1920s to today. We keep our catalog updated and have new releases on a regular basis!
The Great Courses Collection - click the link for online access or download the free Libby app on your smart device
"Binge-learn” over 250 of the most popular courses taught by the world’s top professors from The Great Courses Library Collection. With hundreds of videos on subjects ranging from photography to physics, astronomy to art, history to health, and everything in between, you’re sure to find courses that interest you. Each lesson is about 30 minutes in length—tune in to test out any lesson or course for the first few minutes, or for as long as you want.
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.