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Summit County Library offers a wealth of online materials you can access 24/7 using your library card. From books, audiobooks and magazines you can download to educational, business, investing, online encyclopedias and more. If you need help using these resources, please ask!

(Most resources on the list will need a valid Summit County Library Card)



Auto Reference Center

Repair and maintenance information on most major vehicle manufacturers created by ASE certified technicians.

Small Engine Repair Reference Center

User-friendly repair guides and manuals for ATV's, marine and boat motors, motorcycles, snowmobiles and other small engines.



Academic Search Premier

Full-text articles from scholarly and peer-reviewed journals, books and more covering a variety of academic topics.

Academic OneFile

Scholarly magazines, newspapers and journals with an emphasis on arts, humanities, technology, science and social sciences.

Funk & Wagnall’s New World Encyclopedia

Online encyclopedia with over entries covering a wide variety of subject areas.

General OneFile

Articles from magazines, newspapers and reference books covering pop culture, current events, arts and sciences, sports, hobbies and more.

History Reference Center

Search full-text articles, historical documents, biographies, maps and photos. Great for student history research.

Masterfile Premier

Article database with full-text of popular magazines and general reference works. Includes free access to Consumer Reports articles and Buying Guides.

Diverse genealogy databases providing access to billions of historical documents, millions of historical photos and other resources in thousands of databases that span the past five centuries.


Local Organizations

Breckenridge Film Festival

One of the oldest film festivals in the country presenting diverse film experiences in an authentic mountain environment.

Breckenridge Heritage Alliance

Local nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting Breckenridge’s unique heritage.

Breckenridge Music Festival

Provides diverse musical programming and education year round.

Colorado Workforce Center – Frisco

Part of the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, the Frisco Workforce Center can help with job searching, resume and interview skills, obtaining your GED, Veterans Assistance and more. Located at 602 Galena St., Frisco. (970)668-5360.

FIRC: Family & Intercultural Resource Center
Works to strengthen families through education and financial resources.

Frisco Historic Park & Museum

Preserves and promotes the Town of Frisco’s heritage and history by presenting an excellent educational museum experience to the community and its visitors.

National Repertory Orchestra

Changes the lives of young musicians and enriches the lives of Colorado residents and visitors.

Summit Historical Society

Dedicated to the discovery, preservation, interpretation, and exhibition of the rich heritage and history of Summit County.

Summit County Community & Senior Center

Offers meeting room and event rentals, volunteer opportunities, and a variety of senior services and programming.

The Summit Foundation

Strives to inspire donors, build partnerships and mobilize resources to support community organizations in Summit County.


Books and More

Fantastic Fiction

Discover new books and authors, get book descriptions and genre booklists and read-a-likes.

Create a free online account to keep track and rate books you’ve read or want to read and connect with other readers for new recommendations.

IMDB-Internet Movie Database
“The world’s most popular and authoritative source for movie, TV and celebrity content.”

Library Catalog
Search for and place holds on books, DVDs and other library materials. Items from other libraries can be delivered to your local branch.

Library of Congress
The world’s largest library and oldest national cultural institution. Access many free digital collections online.

Marmot Overdrive Digital Collection
Check out eBooks and audiobooks from your library 24/7 to your tablet, phone, mp3 player, Kindle, Nook or other e-reader.

Novelist K-8
Need help finding what to read next for younger readers? Find reading recommendations, book club discussion questions, author read-a-likes, book reviews and more.

Novelist Plus
Need help finding what to read next? Find reading recommendations, book club discussion questions, author read-a-likes, book reviews and more.

RBdigital (formerly Zinio) - Digital Magazines Over 200 current and back issues of popular magazines you can download to your computer, tablet or phone. No checkout limits or due dates.

Worldcat lets you search the collections of libraries in your community and more then 10,000 libraries worldwide.



Consumer Health Complete

Access to easily understandable health and medical information from medical reference books, journals, news sites, videos and more.

Health & Wellness Resource Center

A comprehensive consumer health resource providing authoritative information on health and wellness related issues.



Colorado Historic Newspaper
Online collection of Colorado Historic Newspapers. Most content from between 1859 to 1923.

Diverse genealogy databases providing access to billions of historical documents, millions of historical photos and other resources in thousands of databases that span the past five centuries.

Newspaper Source Plus
Cover-to-cover access to 23 national U.S. and international newspapers, selected full text from many regional U.S. newspapers and television & radio news transcripts from major news networks and NPR.



Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia
Online encyclopedia with over entries covering a wide variety of subject areas.

MAS Ultra – School Edition
Designed especially for high school students, contains research informaiton from popular magazines, reference books, biographies, primary source documents, maps, photos and more.

Middle Search Plus
Great for middle-school homework help. Provides full text articles from more than 140 popular middle school magazines as well as thousands of biographies and historical essays.

Novelist K – 8 Plus
Find book recommendations for kids and young adults. Search by title, author, series or reading level to find similar titles and reviews.

Primary Search
Designed specifically for elementary school students, provides online access to popular elementary school magazines and encyclopedic entries written for kids.

Points of View Reference
Overviews,essays, articles and point & counterpoint arguments that present multiple sides of current issues.
A project of Colorado Libraries for Early Literacy, is a collection of 30 - 60 second videos designed to model to parents, caregivers, and library staff some songs, rhymes, and fingerplays appropriate for early childhood.

Explore social, political and economic issues,scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms.



Business Insight Essentials

Business research tool featuring company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies, periodicals and more.

Business Source Premier

Access to full text articles from top business magazines and journals as well as over 12,000 company profiles and 7800 case studies.

Colorado Grants Guide

A comprehensive database for grant seekers to research funding for Colorado nonprofit organizations.

Morningstar Investment Research

Online investing research tool containing stock, fund, and industry and ETF information.

Regional Business News

Full text articles from regional business publications from metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.



Self-help legal information for civil legal matters, where to find low or no-cost legal help, court information and other referral information.

Legal Information Reference Center
Thousands of legal forms and full text legal reference books from Nolo Press, the leading publisher of consumer legal information



Environment Complete
Comprehensive coverage for Environmental Studies including agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, and affiliated areas of study.


A collection of scholarly, government and general interest titles covering all aspects of human impact to the environment.

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences

Leading online research database with full text articles from psychology and behavioral sciences journals.

Science Reference Center

Designed for student researchers, contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other reliable sources.

Social Sciences Full Text
Covering the latest concepts, theories and methods from both applies and theoretical aspects of the social sciences, including addiction studies, ethics, public welfare, urban studies and more.