5130 Davenport Dr.
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.

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.


ancestryAncestry (Library Edition)
Genealogy & Local History
In-Library Use Only

The world’s most popular online genealogy resource with unparalleled genealogy collection of 200+ billion images in 7,000 unique databases.  

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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.

Please call the Adult Services Department 517-321-4014 x4 or email for the log in username and password.

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Craft & Hobby
Arts & Crafts Tutorials
ibrary Card Required 

An extensive online platform that provides creative educational resources. Explore in-depth online instructional videos and classes that span 22 different creative categories. Learn a new hobby or improve existing skills.

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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, Magazines, TV, Movies & Music)
Library Card Required

Hoopla is a digital media service that allows you to borrow movies, TV shows, music, audiobooks, ebooks, magazines, and comics 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 also offers BingePass, which gives you unlimited streaming of select content for 7 days with just a single Hoopla instant borrow (find it with the Browse menu or "More" button in the app). 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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Digital Materials (Movies & TV)
Library Card Required

Kanopy is a video streaming service for quality, thoughtful entertainment. Find movies, documentaries, foreign films, classic cinema, independent films and educational videos that inspire, enrich and entertain. Kanopy also offers access to The Great Courses, a series of college-level video courses that dive deep into a variety of subjects, and Kanopy Kids, with educational and engaging videos for children of all ages. Kanopy offers an ad-free experience that can be enjoyed on your TV, mobile phone, tablets and online. Limit of 18  tickets per month. Some content, including Kanopy Kids, is unlimited. 


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.


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.


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.

Tutoring & Job Coaching
Library Card Required 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.


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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