All reference materials are available free with a Mid-Hudson Library System library card.

HOMEACCESS provides you with links to unique resources that you cannot access through a typical internet search.

  • eBooks, eAudiobooks, eVideo – access the digital collection of eBooks, eAudiobooks, and eVideo through Kanopy, OverDrive, and TumbleBooks
  • Online Classes – access over 500 continuing education courses through Universal Class
  • Magazines – access the digital collection of over 1,000 magazines
  • Newspapers – access news and newspapers, including historical newspapers
  • Language Learning – access lessons in over 45 foreign languages and English as a Second Language courses through Mango Languages.
  • Job & Career Help – access helpful resources on topics such as creating a resume, searching for a job, career planning, preparing for an interview, studying for exams, and more
  • Business Resources – access topical business information and company and industry reports on thousands of global companies
  • History and Genealogy – access historical materials from New York State’s Hudson River Valley, links to genealogy resources, and information on local history, New York State History, United States History and World History.
  • Health Information – access periodicals and articles on various health-related topics, psychology, and the nursing profession
  • Homework Help – access reference materials and test prep designed for elementary school, middle school, and high schoolers.

HeritageQuest® Online – comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids.

OverDrive allows you to download eBooks and eAudiobooks to your computer or mobile device. is the primary tool for Americans to research general information about their healthcare options.

MedlinePlus offers health information from the U.S. National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health.

TumbleBooks are e-picture-books which you can read, or have read to you. The collection includes many beloved children’s story books, from leading children’s book publishers such as Simon & Schuster, Chronicle Books, Candlewick Press, HarperCollins Publishers, and many more!