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Travel the World

Post Date:05/01/2018 1:50 PM

Whether you’re stocking up on books for a long plane ride, searching for the perfect road trip audiobook, or you’re an armchair traveler, you can explore new worlds with the library! Stop by the 910's for Non-Fiction books or check out some of the online resources below:suitcase

AtoZ The USA
Contains more than 115 country based articles and 115 state articles for each of the 50 US states, five US territories, and the District of Columbia. Unmatched coverage of the country’s people, history, economy, geography, symbols, culture, and society.

Global Road Warrior
The world’s most extensive country-by-country resource for learning about culture, customs, history, and language worldwide. Consists of 175 Country Guides of 119 topics each.


RB Digital Magazines

Condé Nast Traveler
Filled with the travel secrets of celebrated writers and sophisticated travelers, each monthly issue features breathtaking destinations, including art, architecture, fashion, culture, cuisine, lodgings, and shopping.

National Geographic Traveler
The world’s most widely read travel magazine. With captivating storytelling and beautiful photography, National Geographic Traveler brings you the world’s best destinations.


Video, music, books, comics, and audiobooks to download or stream. Lonely Planet and Fodor’s travel guides, The Best Travel Writing book series, and The Great Courses video series on the “Art of Travel Photography” and “Geology of National Parks.”


Overdrive (aka Greater Phoenix Digital Library) brings you downloadable books, audiobooks, and video. Travel guides from Rick Steves, Fodor’s and Lonely Planet, plus the Culture Smart books series and Travel series.


Learn the Language
Access interactive language learning platforms Rocket Languages and Powerspeak Languages. Download Pimsleur language programs through RBDigital and Hoopla.