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Digital Subscription Services

The following digital subscriptions are available:

  • Black Studies in Video - An award-winning Black studies portfolio that brings together seminal documentaries, powerful interviews, and previously unavailable archival footage surveying the Black experience. The collection contains 500 hours of film covering African American history, politics, art and culture, family structure, gender relationships, and social and economic issues.
  • Black Thought and Culture - A landmark electronic collection of approximately 100,000 pages of non-fiction writings by major American Black leaders—teachers, artists, politicians, religious leaders, athletes, war veterans, entertainers, and other figures—covering 250 years of history. In addition to the most familiar works, Black Thought and Culture presents a great deal of previously inaccessible material, including letters, speeches, prefatory essays, political leaflets, interviews, periodicals, and trial transcripts. The ideas of over 1,000 authors present an evolving and complex view of what it is to be Black in America.
  • Brainfuse - One of the world’s leading online tutoring providers. With Brainfuse, users receive real-time instruction via its proprietary online classroom, a comprehensive lesson library, and targeted diagnostic tests.
  • cloudLibrary - Makes it easy to discover the content you want to read. Whether on the web, a tablet, your mobile device, or your library's discovery terminal you can browse digital shelves curated by your library or filtering by genres that interest you.
  • Creativebug - Has thousands of award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists. Creativebug is the number one inspirational resource for DIY, crafters and makers.
  • Ethnic Diversity Source - With its curated full-text materials, Ethnic Diversity Source is essential to support the study of African Americans, Arab Americans, Asian Americans, European Americans, Jewish Americans, Latinx Americans, Multiracial Americans, and Native Americans, among others, with respect to their cultures, traditions, social treatment, and lived experiences. Scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, historical documents, and biographies are complemented by primary sources, such as speeches and interviews. Complete with robust collections of videos and e-books, Ethnic Diversity Source creates a dynamic research experience for students and researchers.

  • Florida Photo News - The library offers access to digitized copies of the historical newspaper Florida Photo News. Library card holders can read about local African-American news in the Florida Photo News from 1985-1990. This content is accessible on the digital smartboard in the library's African-American Room, or online at the above link.
  • hoopla - A groundbreaking digital media service that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! Titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later.
  • LearningExpress with Job and Career Accelerator - Provides an easy-to-use search tool with everything patrons and students need to find, apply for, and get hired into ideal positions. It delivers award-winning information on careers, skills and interest assessments to match individuals with ideal career paths.

  • Mango Languages - Offers over 70 world language courses expertly designed to adapt to a diverse range of learning needs, styles, and backgrounds.
  • National Black Monitor - The library offers access to digitized copies of the historical newspaper National Black Monitor. Library card holders can read about African-American news on a national level in the National Black Monitor from 1988-1990. This content is accessible on the digital smartboard in the library's African-American Room, or online at the above link.
  • NewsBank - Consolidates current and archived information from thousands of newspaper titles, as well as newswires, web editions, blogs, videos, broadcast transcripts, business journals, periodicals, government documents and other publications.
  • NoveList K-8 Plus - A comprehensive reading resource for fiction and nonfiction. With a fun and intuitive interface, and extensive proprietary content, NoveList K-8 Plus will help you integrate reading across the curriculum and support your young readers.
  • NoveList Plus - A comprehensive readers' advisory resource for fiction and nonfiction. With an intuitive interface and extensive proprietary content, NoveList Plus answers the question: What should I read next?
  • OverDrive - The OverDrive digital library is a custom collection of ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, and more that's open to users 24/7.
  • Palm Beach Post Collection - The library provides digital access through NewsBank to the Palm Beach Post from 1989-Current.
  • Referencia Latina - This full-text Spanish-language database covers a broad array of subjects inside and outside academia. It offers content from a variety of sources, including reference books, general interest magazines and health reports. Esta base de datos a texto completo en español cubre una amplia gama de temas dentro y fuera de la academia. Ofrece contenidos de diversas fuentes, como libros de referencia, revistas de interés general e informes de salud.
  • World Book Online - An engaging, verified, and trustworthy digital resource for grades pre-K through high school. It combines cutting-edge technology with traditional editorial excellence to produce authoritative, trustworthy, and unbiased content.

Contact Information:

Adam Brody

Library Director

abrody@rivierabeach.org

 

Sharmain Arnold

Children's Librarian

sarnold@rivierabeach.org

  

Paula Reyes

Senior Staff Assistant

preyes@rivierabeach.org

 

 

 

Location:

Riviera Beach Public Library

2129 North Congress Avenue

Riviera Beach, Florida 33404

Phone: (561) 845-4195
Email: Library@rivierabeach.org for card renewal or account questions.

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Hours:

Monday: 9:00 A.M. - 8:00 P.M.

Tuesday: 9:00 A.M. - 8:00 P.M.

Wednesday: 9:00 A.M. - 8:00 P.M.

Thursday: 9:00 A.M. - 8:00 P.M.

Friday: 9:00 A.M. - 6:30 P.M.

Saturday: 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Sunday: Closed

 

 

Directions:

From I-95, take the Blue Heron Blvd. exit, head east, turn south onto N. Congress Ave., and you will find our Library on the right, across the street from the Post Office. On the Bus, take Route 20 to Stop #3002 (Congress Ave. @ Blue Heron Blvd.), or Route 30 to Stop #2822 (Blue Heron Blvd. @ Congress Ave.).

 

 

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