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Port Charlotte, FL 33948

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Online Library Resources

Along with the physical materials in our Library Catalog and Kids' Catalog, the library provides access to a wealth of digital media and resources. It's all free with your library card.

Readers' Advisory

  • Author Check - Find out when your favorite author releases a new book.
  • Fantastic Fiction - Browse new fiction and find series listed in order.
  • New Book Alerts​ - Receive an email with new items added by the library.
  • Select Reads​ - Sign up for reading recommendations on topics of your choosing.

Digital Media

  • Cloud Library - Borrow eBooks and eAudiobooks.
  • Hoopla​ - Borrow eBooks, eAudiobooks comics, music, and movies.
  • Kanopy - Borrow movies, documentaries, foreign films and more.
  • Libby - Our digital magazines have moved to Libby. Borrow current and past issues.
  • New York Times - Use our library subscription for full access.
  • The Wall Street Journal - New! Use our subscription to access the digital edition of the paper from anywhere. Log in with your library card, and then use our link to create an account. Access will last 3 days.
  • Charlotte Sun - Access pdf archives of the Port Charlotte Sun, previously the Charlotte Sun Herald, through the Florida Digital Newspaper Library. Archives begin June 8, 2013.
  • Newspaper Archive - Access over 130 million historical records from Florida papers.

Databases, Business & Financial


  • Ancestry for Libraries - Find billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more. Available for in-library use only.
  • Charlotte County Genealogical Society​ - Connect with other local researchers.
  • Family Search - Search this collection of genealogical and historical records.
  • Heritage Quest​ - Access genealogical and historical sources for more than 60 countries, with coverage dating back as early as the 1700s.

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