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Braswell Memorial Library: Digital Resources

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Braswell Library patrons can remotely access many local, state, and nationwide newspapers 24/7 through NewsBank. Just click on a link below and type in your library card number! 

America's News: 3,500+ national news sources, 176 with full-color images, many with archives back to 1987. This includes North Carolina’s Raleigh News & Observer, Durham Herald-Sun, News & Record, and Charlotte Observer.

The Rocky Mount Telegram (Text Only) 

The Raleigh News & Observer (Full Color Available) 

Spring Hope Enterprise and Bailey News (Text Only) 

Wilson Times (Text Only)

Videos on How to Best Use NewsBank

3,600+ national news sources, 175+ with full-color images, many with archives back to 1987. In addition to Hispanic Life in America and Black Life in AmericaAmerica’s News now includes the full color image edition of USA Today and local North Carolina newspapers.

USA Today (full color available)


Hispanic Life in America from NewsBank

Hispanic Life in America, now available, is the single most comprehensive digital archive of primary source documents related to Hispanic American life. Replete with material unavailable elsewhere, this collection is sourced from more than 17,000 global news sources, including over 700 Spanish-language or bilingual publications (incluyendo más de 700 periódicos en español o bilingües), dating from 1704 to today.  Remote access is available 24/7 on any device through the library website: Hispanic Life in America

Streaming Videos on Demand

Streaming Videos on Demand

Find streaming video Extras Channels after downloading the Libby App.

Use your library card number to login.

One checkout lasts seven days and may be streamed on demand to almost any digital device. The Extras channels:

  • Craftsy:  basic to advanced instructional crafting videos for learning techniques for fabric and yarn crafts, baking, drawing, and more.
  • The Great Courses: engaging and understandable lectures by esteemed professors, professionals, and experts in topics ranging from history, better living, science, language learning, and much more.
  • iNDIEFLIX:  pop culture movie favorites, box office hits, award-winning feature films, documentaries, and shorts.
  • Qello Concerts by Stingray  the world’s largest collection of full-length concerts and music documentaries.

Popular Resources


NCLive Home Grown Ebook Collection

Perfect for book clubs: Home Grown provides free, unlimited copies and access—no waiting in line—for books, many with Reader’s Guides. Choose Nash County/Braswell Memorial as your library and read!


NewsBank Black Life in America

Check out Black Life in America, a new resource for exploring the experience and impact of African Americans as recorded by the news media, 1704 to today. Discover hard-to-find articles from historical and current sources with information on people, issues, and events that shaped and continue to influence conversations about race, equity and diversity. Remote access is available 24/7 on any device through the library website here