Resources at the Orcas Island Library

This article is sponsored by the Orcas Island Library.

Orcas Public Island Library


Did you know that with your public library card, you can study for the SAT, learn a foreign language, figure out how much your car is worth, and download ebooks and audiobooks directly to your phone? And it’s all 100% free!

Pronunciator is a language-learning database that gives you the choice of learning in a free-form module, or following along in a lesson-by-lesson format. You can go as fast as you want, and the database will keep track of your progress and quiz scores. You can choose your native language, and the language you’re interested in learning. It even includes lyrics to popular songs and feature-length movies in your language of choice.

The Testing and Education Reference Center is your one-stop shop for all things standardized tests. It includes courses, study guides, and practice tests for AP exams, the PSAT, the SAT, and the ACT. College not in your immediate future? You can also use it to beef up your computer skills, and build your resume.

These and lots of other fabulous and FREE databases are available by going to and clicking on the “Reading and Research” link in the title bar. Questions? Contact Holly at or 376-4985.