Hanover Public Schools Virtual Library

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The Virtual Library provides all citizens in Hanover County with access to quality resources.  The Hanover County Library Media program provides these resources, as well as instruction on their use, in each school. 

For remote access passwords to subscription sites, Hanover County residents can contact Julie Tate at jtate@hcps.us or a Hanover County school librarian.

Professional Resources
Discovery Education STREAMING
eMedia VA
VAASL: Virginia Association of School Librarians

ALA: American Library Association
AASL: American Association of School Librarians
WT Cox Periodicals






Contact Us

Julie Tate

   Curriculum Specialist
   Library Media Services

Subscription Databases

Contact your librarian for login/password

Authoritative reference source for magazine/newspaper articles and eBooks

Five multi-media, age-appropriate encyclopedias cover major areas of knowledge. Additional products include Timelines and Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos.

A beginning research database on Animals, Earth & Science, and Biographies

An online Whiteboard resource focusing on engaging science and social studies content for students spanning grades 3-5.

Automatic bibliography and citation generator.  Accounts available for secondary students.  (MUST register from a school computer.)


The best elementary reference sources and magazines. especially for Kindergarten through Grade 5.

Professional Education Journals
Access only from a Hanover school computer.
Comprehensive research collection of more than 760 magazines and journals for professional development and continuing education.


Reading Olympians County
& Regional Champions

2015 County RO Champions
Chickahominy MS "Word!"

2015 Regional RO Champions
Liberty MS "Bookologists"

The Hanover County Library Media Program increases student achievement by promoting an appreciation of literature, developing proficient users of information, and encouraging lifelong learning.

Our school libraries function as the information center of the school, by providing intellectual and physical access to materials in all formats for all curriculum content areas.  Our school library programs are based on the belief that reading and research are fundamental to successful life-long learning.

MLA and APA have updated the rules for proper citation style. The following sites provide information:
Modern Language Association (MLA)
American Psychological Association (APA)

Purdue's OWL (for explanations)