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  • All Fontana Regional Library Locations will be closed Monday, May 27th for the Memorial Day holiday.

how_to_reg Creating an account
Some resources and databases allow you to create an account to store progress or research information. When creating accounts for library resources & databases, please be sure to select "Fontana Regional Library" if prompted to select a library.

Need help with a research project? The library provides access to a number of online resources to help with your educational, informational, and recreational needs. 

Universal Class

Fontana Regional Library, in partnership with Recorded Books, is pleased to announce the availability of online continuing education service Universal Class.

With your library card, you have access to lifelong learning courses in over 30 subject areas, many of which offer continuing education units (CEUs). More than 500 courses are available, and all are designed and led by professional instructors to build deeper understanding and mastery of subject matter. Universal Class includes videos, assignments, quizzes, tests, and options for social media interaction with other learners. Patrons may take multiple classes and learn at their own pace.

From technical courses on computer software to digital photography to babysitting 101, a huge range of topics is available. Universal Class offers courses in Exercise and Fitness, Entrepreneurship, Arts and Music, Home and Garden Care, Cooking, Computers and Technology, Health and Medicine, Homeschooling, Job Assistance, Law and Legal, Parenting and Family, Pet and Animal Care, plus hundreds more.

NCLiveNC Live

NCLive provides FRL patrons access to a large variety of…

  • current and past journals and newspapers
  • Streaming video and image searches
  • Research databases on topics such as career, business and investing, health, history, genealogy, data and demographics, philosophy, religion, science, technology, and everything NC.

View the full list of NC LIVE databases on our website, including new, featured, & popular resources.

eBook and eAudiobook collections

Access Digital Library Materials on your own iPad, Kindle, Nook, or any other tablet or eReader at home with zero late fees!

  • The Home Grown Collection features fiction and nonfiction digital eBooks from North Carolina publishers.
  • and more! Check out our eBooks page for more resources and collections. 

Visit NCLive today to explore their digital collections.

Call any FRL location for more information on NC Live.

Booklist Reader

Booklist Reader, a new digital library patron–facing magazine featuring diverse readers' advisory recommendations for readers of all ages, is available to you online or at your library!

Each month, Booklist Reader will showcase top-10 lists, must reads, interviews with (and articles by) top authors and illustrators, and adult, youth, and audio recommendations for all communities and all who love to read.

Driving Tests

Our online Driver Education program contains North Carolina car, motorcycle, and CDL practice tests, as well as online driver's manual, and access to detailed answers about DMV-related FAQs.

For information about renewing your driver's license or requesting a duplicate driver's license online, visit NC Department of Transportation's DMV - License Renewal & Duplicate.

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Business Link North Carolina

Business Link North Carolina is your entrepreneur resource center. 

Starting a Business? Call BLNC at 1-800-228-8443 to learn what state permits, licenses, tax forms and requirements you need to operate in North Carolina.

A BLNC counselor can provide you the information, resources and referrals that can help you start and/or grow your business. Se Habla Español! BLNC Counselors are available by phone 8am-5pm on weekdays. 

Visit Business & Investment Resources from Fontana Regional Library for more information & resources to help you with your business. 

About BLNC

BLNC is a division of the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC) and works closely with state, local and federal agencies, as well as other business support organizations, to provide you with the information that you need.


Services BLNC provide include:

  • Identify mentoring services, financial resources and other small business assistance
  • Customized license and permit information
  • Forms for business structures, tax id numbers, employer requirements and more
  • Contacts for state, local and federal business services, programs & resources
  • One-on-one client consultations