Sign language video dictionary


Learn American Sign Language with Signing Savvy!

Signing Savvy is a sign language dictionary containing several thousand high resolution videos of American Sign Language (ASL) signs, fingerspelled words, and other common signs used within the United States and Canada.

Plus, you can build custom wordlists and share them with others, create virtual flash cards & quizzes, print signs, build sign phrases, and much more!

It’s the ideal resource to use while learning sign language. Just create a free account and get started!

Get free Signing Savvy mobile apps: Apple/iOS, Android.

Find more great resources from our Research Databases and Digital Library.

Free, instructor-led online courses


Take free, high-quality courses and career training certificate programs from our new service Ed2Go!

Use your Grandview Library card to take six-week online courses taught by terrific instructors, including nationally-known authors.

Get started with this instruction page (PDF) and choose from many courses in:

  • Accounting and Finance Business
  • College Readiness
  • Computer Applications
  • Design and Composition
  • Health Care and Medical
  • Language and Arts
  • Law and Legal
  • Personal Development
  • Teaching and Education
  • Technology
  • Writing and Publishing

More details about the courses:

  • You will be granted access to two lessons each week of the course.
  • Each of the lessons is accompanied by an interactive discussion area. When you need help with a lesson, all you have to do is post your question or inquiry in the appropriate course discussion area, where the instructor, his or her teaching assistant, or one of your fellow students will respond.
  • To enroll in a course, you will need a passcode, which is generated immediately onscreen when you sign up; you also receive a confirmation email with the passcode. You can request up to 3 passcodes at a time, and there is no limit how many passcodes you can request.
  • Each lesson is accompanied by a short, multiple-choice quiz, and some lessons may include a hands-on assignment.You are expected to try and complete each quiz and assignment within two weeks from when the lesson is released. The course will conclude with a final exam. You will have two weeks from the last lesson and final exam to complete your studies and submit the final exam.

Increase your marketability in the job market, learn something new, enrich your life, and have fun with these courses from Ed2Go!

Questions? Call Reference at 614-481-3776.

New, improved Digital Downloads

December 6, 2012

Downloading books, movies, and music from the Grandview Library is getting a whole lot easier!

Digital Downloads, a popular download lending service offered through our Digital Library, will feature a new look and better usability beginning this month.


  • Faster navigation
  • One-step checkout
  • Great, new layout
  • Redesigned & improved searching
  • Better search navigation, including sorting by device
  • Streamlined “My Accounts” area (holds, bookshelf, lists, settings)
  • New, improved mobile site (coming soon)
Get started downloading to your computer or compatible mobile device, including Amazon Kindle.

NOTE: There may be minor issues with some parts of the Digital Downloads website during this transition. Thank you for your patience!

Questions? Call Reference at 614-481-3776.

Architectural Awards winners on view


Visit Reference for a special kiosk celebrating the Grandview Area Chamber’s 2012 Architectural Awards, which includes the Grandview Library!

You’ll see a slide show of photographs & information recognizing five award-winning structures.