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517-321-4014
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Lansing, MI 48917

Digital Services


DTDL cardholders have free access to the resources below.  Patrons who do not already have an existing library account may register for a digital-only library card online, which provides instant access to all of these digital resources.

Click on the "Learn More" buttons for tutorials on many of the resources.

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Youth Education
In-Library Use Only

The lessons of the Step-by-Step Learning Path consist of books, puzzles, games, songs, art activities, and/or printables that relate to a specific topic. Each lesson offers children several different ways to learn, in accordance with the recommendations of early childhood experts. Subjects include: reading, math, science & social studies, art & colors, and music.

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ancestryAncestry (Library Edition)
Genealogy & Local History
Library Card Required

The world’s most popular online genealogy resource with unparalleled genealogy collection of 200+ billion images in 7,000 unique databases.  Ancestry Library Edition is offering free home access through December 31, 2021.

Visit the library’s catalog and log in with your library card number and PIN.  On the catalog's left-side "Featured Resources" menu, access Ancestry under "Digital Collections."


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logocloudLibrary Mobile Checkout

Self-Checkout App
Library Card Required

Skip the checkout line and borrow library items right from your phone.  To get started, download the cloudLibrary app from the App Store or Google Play, select DTDL as your library, and log in with your library card and PIN.  While browsing at DTDL, scan the barcodes of the items you want to borrow, check out within the app, and you’re good to go!  Use the app to store virtual library cards, manage checkouts, and more.

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ConsumerReportsConsumer Reports
Consumer Information
Password Required (see below)

Consumer Reports is an independent, nonprofit organization that works side by side with consumers to create a fairer, safer, and healthier world. They do it by fighting to put consumers’ needs first in the marketplace and by empowering them with the trusted knowledge they depend on to make better, more informed choices.

Visit www.dtdl.org/consumer-reports.
Enter the following Username and Password:
  • Username: wlcmichigan
  • Password: fallingleaves2021!
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creativebugCreativebug
Arts & Crafts Tutorials
Library Card Required 

You are more creative than you think. Experience the joy of making with over 1000 award-winning video classes taught by top designers and artists. Accounts must be setup in a web browser using the Get Started link below. Once your account is setup you can access the website or download the app for your mobile device.

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hooplaHoopla Digital
Digital Materials (eBooks, Audiobooks, Comics, TV, Movies & Music)
Library Card Required

Hoopla is a groundbreaking digital media service offered by your local public library that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. We have hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily. Hoopla is like having your public library at your fingertips. Anytime. Anywhere.  Available on your computer or download the appLimit of 6 checkouts per month.

Need help getting started?  Check out this quick video tutorial.

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Grand-River-City-Plat-Map-1873Local History Digital Collection
Genealogy & Local History

These collections of images and documents from Delta Township’s history have been collected by the Delta Township District Library and the Delta Township Historical Society. The source and content of the information is noted when they are known. If you have information, documents or images that you would like to share, contact Adult Services at 517-321-4014 x4.

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MangoMango Languages
Language Learning
Library Card Required

Mango Languages is an online language learning program that teaches practical conversation and cultural awareness for the world’s most popular languages. Includes courses for over 70 languages, including English. Available on your computer or download the app.

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mel_logoMichigan eLibrary
Digital Materials & Databases
Library Card or Michigan ID Required

The Michigan eLibrary (Mel) is a statewide service of the Library of Michigan. Mel provides a variety of digital materials, including ebook collections, educational and research databases,  career and test prep, auto repair information and other eResources for research and learning.

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nicheNiche Academy
Online Tutorials

Learn more about how to use the library’s digital collections and other online resources from Niche Academy’s library of online tutorials.

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LogoTutor.com
Tutoring & Job Coaching
Library Card Required

Tutor.com provides on-demand tutoring, homework help, test preparation and writing assistance for students in grades K-Adult in over 60 subjects.  In addition, the Adult Learning & Career Center connects lifelong learners with expert tutors and career coaches in an easy-to-use, anonymous online classroom.  Get one-to-one tutoring or job search assistance, including GED® preparation.  No appointment is necessary!  Tutors are available 2 pm-9 pm, 7 days a week.  You can also use their drop-off reviews, practice quizzes, video lessons, and The Princeton Review® SAT®/ACT® Essentials and GMAT®, GRE®, LSAT® and MCAT® Practice Tests for self-study, 24/7.  Available on your computer or download the app.

Need help getting started?  Check out this video tutorial.

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LogoWoodlands Downloadable Library
Digital Materials (eBooks, Audiobooks, Magazines)
Library Card Required

A collection of thousands of ebooks and audiobooks available on the OverDrive platform from the Woodlands Library Cooperative, a 46 library member cooperative combining resources to provide access to digital materials. Available on your computer or download the Libby App.  

NEW to OverDrive: Digital Magazines - DTDL cardholders can now access a collection of over 3,000 magazines, supplied by ZINIO, on the Woodlands website or Libby app, available in a variety of languages.  There are no checkout limits or waiting periods for magazines.  Ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines all in one place!

For OverDrive technical support and troubleshooting, contact the OverDrive Front Line Tech Support team.

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