Books & Movies
With just a few clicks on your desktop or laptop computer, tablet, or other mobile device, you can search for books and movies in a variety of ways: author, title, key words, topics and more. If you don’t find what you are looking for within the collection of the Niles District Library, search the other online catalogs that we have provided below. By searching our huge collection as well as the holdings of other participating libraries throughout Michigan, you are sure to find exactly the items you are seeking.
Our Online Catalog Book Search allows you to easily search the vast collection of the Niles District Library. Search by subject, author, collection, key word and many other options to find books, audios, videos, large print text and so on. If you have a Niles District Library card, you may place your book on hold for your convenient pick up.
The Southwestern Michigan eLibrary is a collaborative effort of 19 regional libraries to share our resources for the benefit of our collective library cardholders. You will be able to locate sizeable collections of videos, audio books, and eBooks. The Overdrive Read app allows you to begin reading right in your browser with a simple click—no software or downloads required. Using Overdrive requires both your library barcode and your PIN.
Meet Libby, a new app for readers to discover and enjoy eBooks and audiobooks from our collaborative library effort. Inspired by user and library feedback, Libby was designed to get people reading as quickly and seamlessly as possible. OverDrive is officially introducing Libby to readers. Libby still requires both your library barcode and your PIN. If you’re a current user of the OverDrive app and love using it, don’t worry, Overdrive is not being phased out. Whether you’re a new user or a current OverDrive app user interested in a new reading experience, give Libby a try.
Administered by the Library of Michigan in partnership with Michigan’s libraries of all types, the Michigan eLibrary (MeL) provides Michigan residents with free access at their homes at any time to online full-text articles and books, journals, magazines, newspapers, digital images, and other valuable research information. Simply enter your Michigan driver’s license or your ID from the Lincoln Township Public Library. MeL also provides an easy-to-use interlibrary loan system to allow Michigan residents to borrow books and other library materials for free from participating Michigan libraries.
Our technologically driven world changes rapidly. To stay current, we all need to continue learning, no matter where we are on life’s journey. Lifelong learning begins at the Niles District Library. Use our resources to find the information you need to manage both the opportunities and the challenges of life in our fast-paced environment.
In our global society, learning a new language is the key to broader communication with business associates, colleagues, and friends all over the world! Duolingo is a science-based language education platform that has organically become the most popular way to learn languages online.
Other resources for learning languages online: Get started with BBC Languages, Busuu, or Memrise. You can also work on further developing and expanding skills with University of Texas at Austin- LAITS for French or Spanish. All of these websites and apps are free!
Whether your financial challenges include day-to-day struggles to pay your bills or creative solutions to make the most of your retirement savings, the Niles District Library is here for you. Register for the FREE Changing the Balance Courses near you today!
United Way of Southwest Michigan is proud to partner with Southwest Michigan Community Action Agency to provide free tax preparation for low-income working families in Berrien or Cass counties. The VITA Program offers free tax help to people who make $54,000 or less and need assistance in preparing their own tax returns.
Available through the Michigan eLibrary by using your Niles District Library card, Mel Kids provides “good stuff” for children. Here you will find everything from funny poems and silly songs to homework help, games, Michigan facts, and stories.
Are you taking an online course or did you miss a special test? Staff at the Niles District Library can serve as qualified proctors for NDL patrons in most testing situations. You can request this service in one of several ways:
1. Complete this form, and we will contact you within 72 hours.
2. Call the Information Desk at 269.683.8545 x112
3. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.