Using your library just got easier. Search for materials, place holds, check your due dates, and more right from your device. 

Search for “Bridges Library Cafe Mobile” in the Apple or Android app stores on your device. The app is free to download!

Search catalog with LIBBY


Did you know your local library has thousands of ebooks and audiobooks? You can borrow them, instantly, for free, using just the device in your hand. Get the app for  your phone or tablet!    click here


Download magazines to your tablet, phone, or computer with Flipster. There are over 90 magazines to choose from.

Gale Courses

Learning never ends with Gale Courses. Over 350 free, online classes are available in a variety of subjects, from computer basics to medical coding. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month.


Students and job seekers can connect with live tutors, use the Writing Lab, take practice tests, and more.


Stream your favorite movies, TV shows, music, books, and more with Hoopla. The best part? No waits or hold lists!

Online Resources

Big Bend Village Library is a member of the Bridges Library System, which provides access to a variety of online resources to its member libraries and their patrons. You can use your library card at home or at the library to take classes, download magazines, do genealogy research, to help with your job hunt, and more! Click the links below to start.

Databases and Online Resources