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BCCLS eBooks and Audiobooks

eBooks can be read on your phone, tablet, computer, or Kindle.  Try one today!


BCCLS eSources
Online Databases available through BCCLS. Searchable by Topic


BCCLS Web Subject Guides
Browse the digital collection by subject.


Bergen County Home Page


Borough of Ridgefield


Facts On File 

Available Databases: Curriculum Resources, Science, History, Multicultural, Geography, Career Guidance, & Forms


HeritageQuest Online

Discover your family history today.  



Instantly Read, Listen, and Watch with Your Library Card.



A search engine that allows you to search all of the state library databases



Kanopy is the best video streaming service for quality, thoughtful entertainment.  Find movies, documentaries, foreign films, classic cinema, independent films and educational videos that inspire, enrich and entertain.  Kanopy can be enjoyed on your TV, mobile phone, tablets and online.  Follow the link here to create an account with your email, library card, and PIN.  


Learning Express

LearningExpress Library features nearly 1,000 online tutorials, practice tests, and eBooks to help patrons of all ages.  It offers job search and workplace skills improvement, skill building in reading, writing, math, and basic science, career certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance test prep, GED Test prep, and more.


LinkedIn Learning

Ridgefield Public Library provides no-cost access to LinkedIn Learning with over 16,000 online courses in 7 languages of how-to tutorials taught by real-world professionals covering topics that include technology, business, and creative skills.  Try out these self-paced video tutorials.  



Mango is an online language-learning system that teaches conversation skills for 71 foreign languages and counting.  This includes English courses taught completely in the user's native language and a few endangered languages.  Mango is free for all Ridgefield Library patrons and can be accessed anywhere with an Internet connection.  It's so easy to use and you'll see incredible results after just one lesson!


New Jersey State Library


Official Website for the State of New Jersey


Overdrive HELP!



Get unlimited access to more than 7,000 of the world's top newspapers and magazines from over 120 countries, in 60 different languages, as soon as they're available on shelves.  No limits on downloads.  They're yours to keep forever.  Download the app and use your Ridgefield Library card number to sign up.


ProQuest - Bergen Record & US Northeast Newsstream

318 publications including Bergen Record with full text coverage: January 1, 1996 - present

ProQuest - Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Ebook Collection

Access Ebooks in the areas of Asian Studies, Women's Studies, Black Studies, Hispanic/Latino Studies and much more.  ProQuest's DEI Ebook was developed to represent all voices - with a focus on gender, race, sexual orientation, physical ability and religious beliefs.  Also covers STEM fields, film and arts, language and literature.

ProQuest - The New York Times

Late Edition (East Coast); New York, N.Y. - Full text coverage: June 1, 1980 - present

New York Times (Online); New York - Full Text coverage: January 5, 1997 - present



Detailed info on: 14 million U.S. business and employers, 89 million U.S. residents; 855,000 U.S. health care providers, Canadian business & residents


Ridgefield Memorial High School Yearbooks

1960 to 2021 

Funding has been made possible in part through grant funds administered by the Bergen County Division of Cultural and Historic Affairs, Department of Parks, through a General Operating Support grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State.  


Ridgefield Public Schools


Salem Health: Magill's Medical Guide, 8th Edition Online

Easy to use compendium of medical information suitable for student research as well as by general readers, including patients and caregivers.  Covers diseases, disorders, treatments, procedures, specialties, anatomy, biology, and issues in an A-Z format.   


Rosetta Stone

This resource provides a proven language learning immersion method trusted for over 20 years. Sign in with your library card and BCCLS password.


World Book Online

Comprehensive access to encyclopedia articles, web links, periodical articles, animations, maps and more.