Digital Library – Adults

Don’t spend time Googling when you can directly link to the information you need. We’ve got government links, legal information, job search and training, health information, adult education, geneaology and general research. Plus we’ve got foreign languages, and downloadable books, movies, TV shows, and magazines!

Funding for Find It Virginia

Items with * are provided through Find It Virginia. Find it Virginia is provided by federal funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and ensures that all residents of the Commonwealth have equal access to essential resources for lifelong learning.

Downloadable Ebooks and Audiobooks

The Library of Virginia has discontinued offering ebooks through Libby, but you can still access books through the Virginia Piedmont Library.

Click on either Hoopla Tutorial or Libby Tutorial to learn more about how the apps work.

Virginia Piedmont Libby

Hoopla

Streaming Movies and TV Shows

Hoopla

Link to iCivics

Just For Kids*

Click on either Hoopla Tutorial or Just for Kids Tutorial to learn more about how the apps work.

Downloadable Magazines

Magzter in your browser

Magazines on your computer’s browser or on your phone/tablet:

  • Click the link to the left to access by your computer’s internet browser.                    Click the link to the right to download an app to your phone or tablet.
  • Click Continue with Library Card
  • Enter your email
  • Enter a 4 digit confirmation code that is emailed to you
  • Search for Bedford Public Library System and click
  • Enter your library card number

Magzter as an app

Adult Education

Adult and Career Education

GED Virginia

Language Learning

Duolingo

Transparent Languages

Transparent Languages offers 110 different languages, and has special KidSpeak tutorials for younger learners. Create an account and start learning today!

ReadIt*

Technology Learning

GCF Learnfree

Digital Learn

Universal Class*

Research

Ancestry

raised hands with text BE A VOTER a non-partisan guide

Be A Voter

EBSCO Explora*

Digital Public Library

Logo Encyclopedia Virginia

Encyclopedia Virginia

Novelist Plus*

Virginia Public Access Project

Yearbook Archive

Choose a tutorial to learn more about a resource, including how to use it effectively. 

Health and Wellness

Child Mind Institute

Cleveland Clinic Health Library

Medline Plus

Mayo Clinic Research

Centers for Disease Control

National Alliance on Mental Health

Central Virginia Health District

Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

Job Training and Searching

Universal Class*

Khan Academy

Brainfuse JobNow*

Virginia Workforce Connection

Entrepreneurial Mindset*

Accel5*

Legal Information

Virginia Code

Gale Legal Forms*

Information for Veterans

Virginia Military Families*

Brainfuse VetNow*

Virginia Department of Veterans Services

Government Websites

USA.gov

Bedford County

US Census

Town of Bedford

Virginia.gov

Bedford County Public Schools

Social Security Administration