Alexandria Library Online Resources

Databases and subscription services are available to Alexandria Library card holding customers. Offsite customers accessing the library from a remote location such as a home or business computer or via a portable device will be redirected to the library's customer authentication page or asked to provide their customer ID barcode found on their library card. 

 Service Description

Subject Guides

The subject guides are a compilation of informative topics selected and researched by Alexandria Library's reference librarians. 


eBooks are available through most of the library's databases and subscription services. A few services provide eBooks for download and transferral to computers and portable device readers. (Review your device player's instruction manual for information regarding format compatibility.)

Audio Books

Downloadable audio books (also listed as "eAudiobooks") are available through several library resources. (Review your device player's instruction manual for information regarding format compatibility.)

Zinio Digital Magazines

Read full digital copies of your favorite magazines on a computer, tablet, or mobile device using the free Zinio for Libraries Reader app. 

Freegal Music

Freegal Music is a free music service from Alexandria Library. All you need is your library card number to access about 7 million songs, including Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists. 

Subscription Database Services

Newspapers, magazines, and journals are available in electronic forms. The majority of the library's subscription database services provide both abstract and full-text online eBook materials. A few support transfer onto portable devices. 

eJournal A-Z Search

The eJournal A-Z database search performs a search across the larger database platforms. A search will locate journals, magazines and newspapers and provide the number of years and back issues available. 

Mobile Library Services

Several of the library's subscription database services provide mobile applications for portable devices.