Subscription Resources

EBSCOhost database is a unique resource, allowing you to search through hundreds of magazine articles. To log-in, enter your 14-digit library card number into the Patron ID box. For questions or problems, contact Adult Information Department at (573)334-5279. provides exclusive photographs, diagnostics designed by instructors, step-by-step repair procedures, Original Equipment manufacturer (OEM) maintenance schedules, wiring diagrams, recalls and Technical service bulletins (TSBs) for automobiles and light trucks in one easy-to-use web site.

Duolingo is an online language-learning system that can help you learn languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greeke, Italian and Russian and more.

HeritageQuest Online is an essential collection of unique material for both genealogical hobbyists and professionals, with coverage dating back to the late 1700s. Researchers can use HeritageQuest Online to find their ancestors, trace their paths across America, and learn what life was like in the areas where they settled.

LearningExpress Library - You can access the site at the library or from your own computer* (*To access the site at home, you must have a valid library card.  Be sure to use your library card number as your user ID the first time that you register.) Then, select and take the test you want. You’ll get immediate scoring and detailed explanations of answers to all. You’ll get recommendations for additional practice and online courses that will help you improve your performance on a subsequent test. Your test results will be stored in your own personalized account, accessible only to you.

NoveList Plus - Novelist Plus allows users to search for books by author, title, or subject.  NoveList Plus now includes both fiction and nonfiction titles.  Users can also learn more about their favorite books with read-alikes, feature articles, book discussion guides, and book talks.  Online tutorials make using these resources easy for everyone.  NoveList Plus offers information on books for readers of all ages.  To log-in, enter your 14-digit library card number into the Patron ID box.  For questions or problems, contact the Adult Information Department at (573)334-5279. 

Zinio Online Magazines- Click on this link to access 18 popular magazine titles.  Check out as many issues as you like and keep them as long as you like.  If you need help getting started, click on this link for detailed instructions or call the Adult Information Desk.

E-books through Overdrive - Check out thousands of e-books and e-audio books. Be sure to log in first with your library card in order to see all available copies.

TumbleBooks -  - Animated, talking picture books with fiction, non-fiction and foreign language titles, Math stories, read-alongs (chapter books with sentence highlighting and narration but no animation), videos (from National Geographic), puzzles and games.