Research

Free courses & test prep


Digital Literacy Assessment - Northstar Digital Literacy tests your computer skills. You can build skills in key areas, and demonstrate your knowledge by earning certificates and badges.
DigitalLearn - Quick self-help quizzes
GED Virginia - Classes and study aids for the updated GED
Rocket Languages - Interactive lessons for 15 different languages
Universal Class - 500+ online courses that include CEU Certificates
HelpNow - Free online tutoring using your library card

General Research


America’s News - Explore and stay informed on local and national topics, people and events in areas such as business, health, education, jobs and careers, political and social issues.
Danville Register & Bee Collection - Explore Danville history through local news, events and people. Search current and archived issues with full-color newspaper pages, full-text articles and content only published online.
Find It VA - Research and learning resources from the Library of Virginia (Gale Search Engine) (To access Accel 5 without creating an individual account, use this link. When prompted for sign-in credentials, use libraryva@accel5.com as the username and V1rgin1a as the password. The process for creating an individual account remains the same.)  
GoDanRiver - Danville Register & Bee newspaper
Black Life in America - The experience and impact of African Americans as recorded by the news media from 1704 to today.

Jobs & Careers


City of Danville Employment - Job opportunities with the City of Danville
Virginia Employment Commission - Local job listings, unemployment benefits, and information about job search assistance from the Danville Workforce Center
JobNow - Get free online career prep, resume help, interview prep, and much more with your library card
VetNow - Returning to civilian life can be a big change. Get help with the transition by connecting with an anonymous live veteran navigator 

Law & Government


Code of Virginia
Danville Code of Ordinances
Law Library
Gale Legal Forms


Literature & Reading


Fantastic Fiction Online - Find everything an author has published, including soon to be released titles
Goodreads - Create your own virtual bookshelf of books you've read and see what others are reading