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News & Alerts2019-01-22T10:10:10+00:00
All NOLS branches will be closed Monday, January 21, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  All locations will resume normal hours on January 22.

You Did It! 100,000 library downloads

Success! Based on stats for previous years, NOLS users were likely to borrow 95,000 downloadable eBooks and eAudiobooks through the Washington Anytime Library (WAL) in 2018. Staff engaged in a campaign to increase statistics with the goal of helping NOLS users to check out 100,000 WAL items in 2018, and that goal was met with users downloading 101,458 items by the end of November!


TumbleBookCloud is a streaming service with a digital collection focused on middle school and high school readers. It offers people of all reading levels access to a robust collection of ebooks, enhanced eBooks, audiobooks, graphic novels and National Geographic videos and hundreds of quizzes and other teacher resources.

NOLS patrons can access TumbleBookCloud here or through the Online Resources page. A NOLS library card and password are needed to access TumbleBookCloud.

NOLS is pleased to announce it recently added to its list of free online resources, providing library cardholders with free access to thousands of online learning opportunities that would normally cost $20-$30 per month to access. is an online learning site that hosts a constantly growing library of more than 6,000 courses with more than 130,000 instructional videos.

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