The library has many electronic resources and recommendations to enhance learning or provide entertainment.
All Nebraskans are provided free access to several databases, such as NOVELIST (find your next great read) for adults and children, or HERITAGE PLUS (for genealogy research or to look at historical documents). Get to the NebraskAccess database by either of two routes:
Click on Library Catalog, then log in with your library card number and phone number to access these resources.
Go to the NebraskAccess website and select the database you wish to explore. Then use either the NebraskAccess password provided by your library or your Nebraska driver's license/state id number.
In addition, the Geneva library offers a full text, searchable newspaper database with all FILLMORE COUNTY NEWSPAPERS published between 1872 and 2017. Click on Digital Newspaper Archive to explore this resource.
Access thousands of free audiobooks, ebooks, and magazines for all ages with most any electronic device. Download the free OVERDRIVE or LIBBY app from your device's the app store. Go to the OVERDRIVE "getting started" webpage or the LIBBY "getting started" webpage for help, or call library staff and we can walk you through set up and get you started on your first book.
Sign in to your OverDrive or Libby account with your four digit library card number and your phone number. If you receive an error message or have a problem, please contact library staff as you may need to update or confirm your contact information for your access to work correctly.
Barnes & Noble is offering a Virtual Storytime with related activity sheets to download and print. The story schedule and downloadable activities are available on the Barnes & Noble website.
Story Time From Space featuring astronauts reading stories from the International Space Station. There are several stories, from picture books such as "Rosie Revere, Engineer" by Andrea Beaty, to chapter books such as "Ada Lace Take Me To Your Leader" by Emily Calandrelli. There are also a few science-related videos on the site you don't want to miss.
Storyline Online features "imaginatively produced videos featuring celebrated actors including Viola Davis, Allison Janney, Chris Pine, Wanda Sykes, Justin Theroux, and Betty White reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations, helping to inspire a love of reading in children."