Hartland Vermont – Books, Magazines, Downloadable AudioBooks, Reading Programs

Gale databases – Universal Class and more!

Downloadable AudioBooks & Ebooks

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GMLC offers audio and e-books for download to your device for a set period of time.

Thousands of books for all ages are available here. All you need is an internet connection and your library patron ID and password.

To get started, visit the GMLC sign-in page and then:

  1. Click the ‘Sign In’ button in top right corner
  2. Choose Hartland Public Library from the drop-down list and click ‘Sign In’ button
  3. Enter your library username and password. Please call or email us if you encounter any problems logging in.
  4. Once logged in, enjoy browsing the audio and e-book collection; choose BORROW or PLACE A HOLD for any book.
  5. NOTE: there is a time limit on how long books may be borrowed (usually 2 weeks); the download will automatically be deleted from your device after that time.

Search Magazines & Databases and More!

The Vermont Online Library and Gale Databases offer access to thousands of publications.

The best kept secret at your library!
Read newspapers from around the world, watch a car repair video, get tips on writing a resume, find the latest information on health and medicine, listen to podcasts – and take advantage of the “text-to-speech” options.

Try the Books and Authors site for book recommendations, best seller lists, and their new “what do I read next” feature.

To get started, visit the GALE home page

Genealogy Resources 


An Essential collection of genealogical & historical sources
U.S. Federal Censuses, books, bank records, and more
unique primary sources, local & family histories.

Use HeritageQuest to research genealogy through U.S. Census records 1790-1940, maps, city directories, Revolutionary War records, and much more.

To log in to Heritage Quest

  1. Use your full library card number that starts with “2VSOS” Please call or email us if you encounter any problems logging in.
  2. Once logged in, enjoy browsing historical records.

Family Search – one of the largest free databases of records

Cyndi’s List – one of the oldest genealogy sites on the internet

The US GenWeb Project – free genealogy of state and county resources run by volunteers

Education Classes  

Prepare to be an engaged learner!

In Universal Class, create your own personal account to take online classes on topics ranging from bookkeeping to photography.

To log in to Universal Class

  1. Use your full library card number that starts with “2VSOS”.

Vermont History Online

A curated list of archival resources for the State of Vermont, assembled by the Vermont State Archives and Records Administration and the Vermont Historical Society.

Use Vermont History Online: Using Archival Records in the Classroom to research Vermont history with Green Mountain Chronicles Radio Programs, Vermont Vital Records, Inaugural and Farewell Addresses of Vermont Governors, Historic Vermont Maps, and much more.

Learning Express Library

The Vermont Department of Libraries is excited to announce that EBSCO’s LearningExpress Library is now available to all Vermonters at no charge through their library. LearningExpress Library provides a comprehensive selection of academic and career-related solutions available in one platform. It includes skill-building in reading, writing, math, and science, college admissions exams, occupational licensing tests, workplace skills improvement, career exploration, and much more. The subscription includes Job & Career Accelerator, a job and career platform where job seekers can explore occupations, find career matches based on interests and skills, search for jobs and internships, search for scholarships, write winning resumes and much more.

LearningExpress library is a deep and broad tool that has something for everyone, from prep for the Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) exam, nursing and medical testing prep, job interview and resume writing, computer skills, SAT, LSAT, and GRE test prep, to interactive tools to help someone choose a career. It can help someone choose a pathway in life or provide the tools to get a better job.

To get started go to Learning Express Library Sign in /Register and create an account with a username and password. You DO NOT need your library card account number for this website.

Join the Hartland Library

Thank you for your interest in joining the Hartland library! All are welcome! Fill out the online form and we will contact you when your card is ready. You may also come to the library to get a card