Online Services

Internet Access

br_computersInternet access is available at all four Botetourt County library locations.

The internet is available at no charge but printed pages from the internet are priced at the rate of 10 cents per page. Patrons may use the internet for up to thirty minutes at a time and longer if no one is waiting.

Note: Some of the following resources (*) require usernames and passwords. Contact library staff for assistance.

Library Catalog

Search for materials (includes books, periodicals, recordings, films);
also: request titles(*) from area libraries; renew materials(*)


Online Reference Servicesliterati

The online reference service called Literati includes a host of resources, such as educational content for K-12 students and adults, informational videos and tutorials, and interactive discovery tools. Literati Public has been specifically customized for Virginia Libraries.


eBooks, Magazines, and Newspapers

Electronic books; also: search and browse reference resources including encyclopedias, dictionaries, directories, handbooks, thesauri and more.

Search for articles and email or print articles found in full-text magazines, newspapers, television and radio transcripts, health information databases, business and company resources, and literary criticism.

  • Zinio – allows full access to popular magazine titles on a  computer, tablet or phone

    Users will need to create an account and will need their library card number as part of the process.

    Zinio User Guide



Other Resources


  • Cypress Resume is an online service to help create resumes and cover letters.
  • Global Road Warriorgrw_library_ebanner- – information and maps about countries of the world (requires library card number to log in.)