Folks using computers at Bolivar County Library System


MAGNOLIA: Mississippi Alliance for Gaining New Opportunities Through Library Information AccessMAGNOLIA databases, which are provided through the funding of the Mississippi State Legislature, are readily available for all patrons.  These on-line databases provide up-to-date informational, authoritative articles from both popular and educational periodicals. Most of the EBSCO databases available through MAGNOLIA are accessible both from the library computers as well as personal computers at home.  If you a resident of the State of Mississippi and wish to access from home, contact the library at (662) 843-2774 x114 or stop by the circulation desk and ask for the MAGNOLIA password.

Click here to access from the library or home, then click or tap on “Public Library,” click or tap on “Bolivar County Library System, Cleveland,” then just enter the MAGNOLIA password when prompted.

» Click here to download the MAGNOLIA Resource Guide.

If you have questions about MAGNOLIA, contact the Tamara Blackwell, Reference Services Librarian, at (662) 843-2774 x104.

LearningExpress Library

LearningExpress LibraryLearningExpress Library is a test and skill preparation website that may be accessed free-of-charge from any library system computers or from home. Tests and skills include: GED; ACT; SAT prep; GRE; civil service exam; ASVAB; skill improvement in math, reading, and writing for high school and college levels; and many, many more. These self-study tests are paced to the individual and are free to access through the public library.

To begin click on “LearningExpress Library” above. Under New User, click on “Register.” At the Registration screen, enter your email address in the “Username” box. Next create the password of your choice that is at least six (6) characters in length. Enter your password again to verify. When finished click “Register.”

This service is partially funded under the federal Library Services and Technology Act administered by the Mississippi Library Commission for the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

HeritageQuest Online

HeritageQuest Online is a genealogical database that contains not only the U.S. Census information, but also articles from historical journals and information from the Freedman’s Bank. The Mississippi Library Commission graciously has made this resource available state-wide for genealogical researchers and is available to all library patrons from our patron computers or from home using your library card – just enter the barcode from the back of your library card without the spaces.

World Book Online

World Book OnlineWorld Book Online is one of the premier encyclopedias and Bolivar County Library System is proud to make it available to our patrons free-of-charge. World Book Online may be accessed from one of the library’s computers or from a home computer.  To access from home, go to  World Book Online and enter your library card number without the spaces. Need help learning how to use Word Book Online? Go to Online Tutorials to access online videos that will help familiarize yourself with the resource.