Books-by-Mail for the Homebound: Books, audiobooks on CD, music on CD, and DVDs delivered to patrons who cannot get to a library branch because of health, mobility, advanced age, permanent or temporary incapacity.



Hoopla - Bringing you hundreds of thousands of movies, full music albums, audiobooks, and now, DC Comics, hoopla is a revolutionary digital service made possible by Scenic Regional Library.



The Ralph Gregory Library's entire genealogy and local history collection can be found and searched in Scenic Regional Library's online catalog. The 2,280-item collection, housed in the Washington Historical Society, contains resources from throughout Franklin County.

freegal music


Freegal® is a free music service where all you need is your library card. Freegal offers access to about 9 million songs and over 15,000 music videos. There is no software to download and no digital rights management restrictions.



Genealogy enthusiasts can search over 300,000 pages of digitized historical newspapers from Franklin, Gasconade, and Warren Counties available through the library's partnership with the Missouri Historical Society. Additional historical newspapers throughout Missouri can be searched with the library's subscription to



Zinio for Libraries, the world's largest digital library newsstand, offers full-color, interactive digital magazines. Browse from your library's collection of popular titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limit to the number of magazines you can download.