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Information and public services for the Island of Jersey

L'înformâtion et les sèrvices publyis pouor I'Île dé Jèrri

Study and leisure library services

​​​​These resources can help you learn about a wide range of topics, including music and art. You'll need a Jersey Library card number to access these sites.

Online resources

Use these online resources to access:

  • ebooks
  • audio books
  • electronic versions of magazines, comics and graphic novels

Overdrive ebook collection on Overdrive website
Overdrive for children and teens on Overdrive website


Use these reference resources to search or browse for information in:

  • encyclopedias
  • magazines
  • videos

Britannica Junior (5 to 10 year olds) on Britannica Online website
Britannica Student (10 to 14 year olds) on Britannica Online website
Encyclopaedia Britannica (over 14s) on Britannica Online website​
Oxford Reference Online website

Art and music

If you're interested in art and music, search through the Oxford Music and Art Online websites. You can look through a range of books including the Encyclopedia of Popular Music and the Benezit Dictionary of Artists.

Oxford Music Online website
Oxford Art Online website


Spelling and definitions

Dictionaries are a useful resource if you want to check:

  • spellings
  • definitions
  • synonyms

Oxford Dictionaries Pro website
Oxford English Dictionary website

Biographies of British men and women

The National Biography dictionary provides information on British men and women who have shaped or changed history from the Romans up to the 21st Century.

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography website

Driving test theory

Theory Test Pro is an online simulation of the UK's driving theory test. You can use it to make sure you're familiar with official test questions before you sit your theory test.

Theory Test Pro website

European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL)

We offer study facilities for the ECDL and are also a test centre, so you can train and take the exams with us.

ECDL is the world's leading computer skills certification and candidates can take tests in the modules which are most relevant to their needs.

ECDL offers a wide range of modules including: 

  • computer essentials
  • word processing
  • spreadsheets
  • web and image editing
  • presentations
  • IT security 
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