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Magazines, Newspapers, Genealogy & More

All from the comfort of your home or office you can access these online! Updated July 1, 2016

  • Magazines, Newspapers & More: Full-text magazines, news, encyclopedias, and e-reference books. Brought to you by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and Massachusetts Library System with state funds and federal Institute of Museum and Library Services funds.
  • A to Z the USA: AtoZ in the USA is a database dedicated to anything and everything about the 50 states! You’ll find antique maps, state flags, facts, figures – even where you can find farmer’s markets for each state. More than just your standard state facts, you’ll also find recipes, image collections, information on sports, recreation, and demographics. A great resource for students of all ages – AtoZ in the USA provides quality information in an easy to navigate format – simply select a state and pick your subject area.
  • Cypress Resume: Cypress Resume is an online tool that helps you effortlessly create a professional resume in just a few minutes. Simply plug in your basic information, and Cypress Resume creates a perfectly formatted document to help you land that dream job.
  • Practice the Massachusetts state's DMV permit test for free - no registration required! Click above to take your 2015 driving permit practice test right now!
  • Gale Power Search: Articles and other resources for every subject. Great for school assignments.
  • Genealogy Resources:

  • available only in the library (on our computers, not via WiFi.)
  • Fold3: a military record database
  • Heritage Quest: a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources.
  • Search here for Free Massachusetts public records, criminal and court records.
  • ArtistWorks: provides patrons with world-class instruction through self-paced video lessons from Grammy Award-winning music and artistic professionals. ArtistWorks for Libraries offers users everything they need for musical and artistic instruction, from introduction to advanced performance.
  • Universal Class: An online continuing education program over 500 courses


Readers Advisory: Not sure what to read next? Browse the services below.

  • Good Reads: Meet your next favorite book!
  • LitLovers: "Find a book. Find a review. Find a discussion guide. Take a course. Whip up a recipe (to match your book, of course)! Buy a gift for your host one for yourself."
  • NoveList: NoveList is a fiction database that provides subject heading access, reviews, annotations, and much more for over 135,000 fiction titles. It also includes other content of interest to fiction readers, such as Author Read-alikes, What We're Reading, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, and Annotated Book Lists. For school media specialists and teachers there are Picture Book Extenders and articles on Teaching with Fiction. Provided by C/WMARS.


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