Your Library Online

The Library has access to a wide collection of online resources, databases, tools and special collections to assist with your research and interests.
Library staff is here to help you along the way.

Featured Resources

The following services are all free and available to Brighton District Library patrons.
If you do not have a library card with us and are a current resident, please fill out our online library card application.


Libby eBooks & eAudiobooks

Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, and more from your local library for free! Libby is the newer library reading app by OverDrive, loved by millions of readers worldwide.

Click the button below to visit our Consortium’s Libby collection, or download the Libby app on your phone or tablet.


Borrow and enjoy audiobooks, eBooks, comics, movies, TV, magazines, or music everywhere you have a screen-your computer, your phone, your car, even your TV. All you need is a library card.

Click the button below to visit, or download the Hoopla app on your phone or tablet.

Libby Magazines

You can now access top magazines – over 700 selections – on our Libby App!  Patrons are already enjoying this app for popular eBooks and audiobooks here, now you can access even more digital content all in one place.  Borrow popular magazines including National Geographic Kids, delicious, Us Weekly, HGTV Magazine, Reader’s Digest, and a lot more.

Click the button below to visit our Consortium’s Libby eMagazine collection, or download the Libby app on your phone or tablet.


Enjoy critically-acclaimed movies, inspiring documentaries, award-winning foreign films and more. We partner with public libraries and universities to bring you an ad-free experience that can be enjoyed on your TV, mobile phone, tablets and online.

Visit Kanopy at, or download the Kanopy app on your phone or tablet.

Comics Plus

Comics Plus is a digital platform offering thousands of digital comics, graphic novels and manga to readers.


Morningstar Investment Research Center

The one-stop tool for collecting financial information, getting reliable portfolio analysis, learning about investment options, and getting the most up-to-date financial news commentary. If you're inside the library, use this link to access the service.

Value Line

With accurate and insightful investment research on companies, industries, markets and economies. From the latest data, sophisticated tools and proven ranks to expert analysis and guidance, Value Line gives you the power to evaluate investments with confidence.

Wall Street Journal

Access the Wall Street Journal from anywhere!

Create your account and you can start using immediately. Your access will be available for the next three days. After 3 days, simply come back and login as an existing user with the same username and password you originally created.


Enjoy unlimited arts and crafts project suggestions, workshops & techniques by top designers and artists via streaming video.

Mobile app access is available with an email address and password.

Includes digitized images of the U.S. Federal Census from 1790 forward, the American Genealogical Biographical Index, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, and more.

In-library use only

Mango Languages

Learn over 70 languages and access more than 20 ESL/ELL courses. Participate in listening and reading ativities that reinforce learned material and build new skills.

Learning Express Library

Exam prep, from ACT, SAT, and AP tests, to ASVAB, GED, professional and trade licensing, graduate school, civil service, and more. Learning Express includes practice tests and skill-building exercies to help you succeed.

Consumer Reports

Unites impartial, trustworthy guidance with nearly eight decades of unwavering commitment to helping consumers make informed decisions.

MEL Databases & Resources

MeL eResources

The Michigan eLibrary provides access to over 80 eResources to any Michigan Resident.