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eBooks, Audiobooks, and Reference Resources
SimplyE App - Available for Apple and Android mobile devices and includes ALL Overdrive AND E-Read Texas Collections
Overdrive/Libby App - Available for all devices including Kindle but does not include the E-Read Texas Collection
E-Read Biblioboard - Available for all devices through a web browser or the Biblioboard App
https://storylineonline.net/ - Storyline Online features videos of children's books that are read by the Screen Actors Guild (SAG-AFTRA Foundation).
https://librivox.org/ - Public domain recordings of public domain literature that will play anywhere (no App needed)
https://texshare.net/- Databases for personal or academic research with peer-reviewed journals, magazines, newspapers, plus business, hobbies, test preparation, and more. Please see your librarian for a username and password
https://texaslawhelp.org/ Find reliable legal forms and information from the following website.
Local and Texas Historical Information
Bastrop County Historical Commission
Bastrop Museum and Visitor Center of the Bastrop County Historical Society
Bastrop Public Library
Bastrop Genealogical Society
Bastrop County African American Cultural Center
Elgin Depot Museum
Elgin Public Library Online Catalog
Portal to Texas History
Texas State Library and Archives Commission
Texas Historical Commission
Library of Congress Digital Collections