TEL & R.E.A.D.S.

Tennessee Electronic Library

The Tennessee Electronic Library (TEL) is a virtual library that provides free resources to Tennessee residents. TEL offers access to over 400,000 electronic resources, including magazines, scholarly journals, podcasts, videos, e-books, test preparation materials, and federal census records.

Visit the TEL website here.


Transparent Language Online

Transparent Language Online is an additional resource from TEL. It features learning resources for 100+ languages. It also provides English as a second language learning for 25+ languages. All you need is your library card!

Visit the Transparent Language Online website here.


R.E.A.D.S. and Libby

Etowah Carnegie Library provides free access to Tennessee R.E.A.D.S., which stands for "Regional eBook and Audiobook Download System".

R.E.A.D.S. is a digital collection of over 30,000 downloadable e-books, audiobooks, and video streams. There are titles available for adults, kids, and teens. If you have a library card with us, you can sign up for free on the R.E.A.D.S. website. You can also access the R.E.A.D.S. collection through Libby, which is a mobile application for android and iPhone.

Visit the R.E.A.D.S. website here.

Learn more about Libby here.