Databases

The following databases are available for use with your library card. Most require a login using your 14-digit card number and 4-digit PIN. Many databases have an app version that can save your credentials and optimize usage for phones and tablets. The links below will take you to the web version of each resource. Please contact us at 253.841.5454 if you need assistance selecting a database or logging in with your library credentials.

If you would rather browse an alphabetic list of our database products, please see the apps and digital resources page.

Click on the daffodil next to the category name to the left to see a list of databases on that topic.

  1. Books and Literature

ComicsPlus

Your access to thousands of digital comics, graphic novels, and manga from 100+ library-friendly publishers. The collection includes popular and award-winning titles for every age range and interest. The corresponding app for ComicsPlus is called LibraryPass.

Gale Ebooks

Explore this database of encyclopedias and reference sources within the Gale eBooks platform. For multidisciplinary research.

Gale Literature: LitFinder

Access literary works and authors throughout history, including full-text poems, plays, short stories, speeches, and more.

Novelist

A trusted source to learn about books, authors, and read-alike recommendations for all ages.

Overdrive/Libby

Check out eBooks and eAudiobooks for your computer, mobile device, or eReader. You can browse books by interest, popularity, language and more. Please note that Libby is the preferred app.  The link will take you to the web version of Overdrive.  Use your library card to login to the Washington Anytime Library.

Romance Book Cloud

With a core collection of 1800 titles, including award winners and best sellers, plus new books added all the time, you will never run out of romance to read.

Tumblebooks

TumbleBooks are created by adding animation, sound, music and narration to existing picture books. Now your book can read to you! These eBooks can be accessed online from any computer or mobile device with an internet connection.

Washington Talking Book and Braille Library

WTBBL provides audio books,Braille editions and other resources for visually impaired, blind and learning-disabled individuals.  Contact the library to arrange for materials to be sent directly to your home.

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