Using your Danville Public Library Card number, you can access Salem Press Online. This website contains articles on a variety of topics. From Critical Insights into authors like Toni Morrison and Mark Twain to the History of Notorious Lives, Salem Press Online has great articles to help with research papers and casual study.
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Coffee Time is an ongoing program at the library held every Friday morning at 9:30 AM in the 1st Floor Meeting Room. We play games, drink coffee and tea, and have snacks along with conversation. Join us next week and see what all the fun is about!
Sound Learning Literacy Toolkit helps teachers and parents use audiobooks for education. Audiobooks can improve literacy and vocabulary skills. Sound Learning shows how to integrate audiobooks into learning routines. For further information, see the infographic below.
- Danville Public Library is a FamilySearch affiliate library of the FamilySearch’s Research and Library System. This designation means library patrons have convenient access to billions of birth, marriage, death, census, land, and court records from over 130 countries. These microfilmed records are ordered for loan directly from the FamilySearch archives in Salt Lake City, UT. FamilySearch does charge a fee to order microfilm. Contact us at 217-477-5228 for current prices.
- To request microfilm, create an account at familysearch.org and sign in.
- Search the FamilySearch library catalog for available film and add items to your cart.
- Pay for the requested items using a credit card, debit card or PayPal account. (The first time you order, you’ll be prompted to select your default family history center — select Danville Public Library.)
- You will be contacted when the film has arrived at DPL.
- Once the film arrives, you can use the microfilm readers (which can print) at DPL for viewing.
- The Archives staff can help you see what films are available. Contact us at 217-477-5228 if you have any questions.
True Flix is available with a valid Danville Public Library card. This site focuses on engaging subject-area content in science and social science geared toward grades 3-6. Once you sign in, you will see two lists of subjects for you to explore. If you click on a subject heading, like biography, it takes you to a page listing several historical figures. Choose one and you can watch a video or read up on that historical figure. True Flix has tons of features and is a great tool for students.