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A note to home users:
If you want to access NC LIVE from home, you will need your library card number. Once on the log-in page, choose Burke County Public Library and enter your entire library card number (no spaces) and your password/PIN (the same one your use for Overdrive/Libby and our NC Cardinal online catalog). Call or come by the library today for more information!

Teens

Resources for homework help, and for fun. Available for free through your Library!







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Homework and Research

NC Live: Homework Help: A list of programs and databases to help with all your homework problems, through NC Live. It's Free! *

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NCpedia: NCpedia highlights North Carolina's unique resources, people and culture to enrich, educate and inform. The NCpedia project is coordinated and managed by the Government and Heritage Library at the State Library of North Carolina, part of the NC Department of Cultural Resources.

CQ Researcher Online

CQ Researcher Online: Reports on issues shaping our world, with in-depth coverage of political and social issues, such as health, education, the environment, technology, and the U.S. economy. This resource is accessed through NC Live. *

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Hoopla:NC Live shifted their RB Digital collection to the Hoopla Platform. Downloadable audio and ebooks on a variety of topics, including language learning, history, biography, classic literature, and more. Compatible with all popular e-readers that support apps. An app is available for download. Users will need to make a personal account to use this resource.
* * If you want to access NC LIVE from home, you will need your library card number and password. Once on the log-in page, choose Burke County Public Library and enter your entire library card number (no spaces) and password. Call or come by the library today for more information!
Note: This is NOT an unlimited Hoopla collection. The options are limited only to those titles that NC Live already owns.

Films on Demand



Films on Demand: Thousands of high quality videos on business and economics, health and medicine, humanities and social sciences, and science and mathematics, as well as travel and fitness programming, home and how-to videos, indie films, and popular music performances. Includes Oscar, Emmy and Peabody award winning documentaries, interviews, instructional and vocational training videos, historical speeches and newsreels. This resource is accessed through NC Live. *
* * If you want to access NC LIVE from home, you will need your library card number and password. Once on the log-in page, choose Burke County Public Library and enter your entire library card number (no spaces) and password. Call or come by the library today for more information!

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Teen Ink: Teen Ink is a national teen magazine, book series, and website devoted entirely to teenage writing, art, photos and forums. Students must be age 13-19 to participate, register and/or submit work. Distributed through classrooms , Teen Ink magazine offers some of the most thoughtful and creative work generated by teens and has the largest distribution of any publication of its kind. Depends completely on submissions from teenagers nationwide.

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e-iNC Overdrive eBook Collection: Download ebooks and audiobooks to your computer, cell phone, iPod, or ebook reader (including Kindle) from Overdrive. The collection includes current popular titles for all ages and grows every week. You just need your library card number, password, and internet access to get started! If you have a smart phone or tablet, download the Libby app for the best experience.

How-To-Videos and Step-by-Step instructions for each device.

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NC Kids Overdrive eBook Collection: While mainly kids books, there are a ton of YA audiobook available through this collection as well! You just need your library card number, password, and internet access to get started!

How-To-Videos and Step-by-Step instructions for each device.

NC Kids Digital Library is sponsored by NCPLDA: NC Public Library Directors Association, NCGA: NC General Assembly, with assistance from State Library of NC a division of the Dept. of Natural and Cultural Resources and supported by an IMLS federal LSTA grant.

NC Live Homegrown EBooks







NC Live's Home Grown Ebooks: The NC LIVE HomeGrown Collection consists of more than 4,400 locally-published ebook titles. The collection includes titles from North Carolina publishers like Algonquin Books, CrossRoad Press, UNC Press, McFarland, Press 53, Gryphon House, John F. Blair, and Ingalls that are available in perpetuity with unlimited, simultaneous access, which means no holds, no checkout limits, and no wait lists. Immediate access for everyone, at any time, forever. * * If you want to access NC LIVE from home, you will need your library card number and password. Once on the log-in page, choose Burke County Public Library and enter your entire library card number (no spaces) and password. Call or come by the library today for more information!

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Transparent Language Online provides a fun, effective, and engaging experience for learners of all levels looking to build their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in a foreign language. Combining robust courses, supplemental vocabulary, extensive grammar resources, and mobile apps, Transparent Language Online is the most complete language-learning system. With over 110 languages to choose from, including English for speakers of over 30 languages, there is something for every learner.

* * If you want to access NC LIVE from home, you will need your library card number and password. Once on the log-in page, choose Burke County Public Library and enter your entire library card number (no spaces) and password. Call or come by the library today for more information!






College and Careers

College: a list of college-related resources on the web.

Jobs, Career, and Test Prep: a list of websites and resources that help with testing and job searches.






Internet Safety

Internet Safety: a list of resouces about internet safety.