The Foothills Library Consortium has partnered with local parks and museums to offer a limited number of free passes through the Zoom Pass program.
Participating attractions include: Chimney Rock State Park, KidSenses Children's Museum, North Carolina Arboretum, WNC Nature Center, Children's Museum of the Upstate, and Hands On! Children's Museum.
The Foothills Library Consortium is a cooperative made up of county and municipal libraries in Rutherford County, located in the foothills of North Carolina.
NC Cardinal is a consortium of North Carolina public libraries that share an online catalog and integrated library system (ILS), and share resources with other member libraries. The Foothills Library Consortium is part of the larger NC Cardinal consortium.
Using your library card number and PIN, you can access your library account online to search the catalog, place holds, renew your items, and view your checkout history. Click on "My Account" in the top right corner to log in.
Free access to eBooks, eAudiobooks, and eMagazines with a library card number and PIN.
Access online at ncdigital.overdrive.com or with the Libby app on your smartphone or tablet.
Free access to kid's eBooks and eAudiobooks with a library card number and PIN.
Access online at nckids.overdrive.com or with the Libby app on your smartphone or tablet.
The Libby app can be downloaded to your smartphone or tablet for easy access to the eBooks, eAudiobooks, and eMagazines available on both the NC Kids Digital Library and North Carolina Digital Library.
Free access to eBooks, eAudiobooks, movies, television shows, and music with a library card number and PIN..
Access online at hoopladigital.com or with the Hoopla app on your smartphone or tablet.
Searching for books with a corresponding Renaissance Accelerated Reader 360 quiz is easy with Accelerated Reader Bookfinder. You can search for book titles based on authors, topics, or titles of books.
Find books for students based on Lexile range, grade level, and interests. Create book lists and preview a book's vocabulary.
The Kent District Library's (KDL) What's Next®: Books in Series database helps you find the next book in series. You can search by book, series title, or author.
NC LIVE hosts an online collection of 1.6 billion full-text articles, eBooks, streaming videos, digitized newspapers, language learning tools, and more. Free access to NC LIVE is provided by the Rutherford County Library System for all library card holders and REaD Access accounts in the county.