Databases A - Z

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BookPage- Read current and past issues of Bookpage magazine. Features reviews of new and upcoming books in many different genres.

MeLCat - Enables you to borrow materials from libraries across Michigan.

NoveList Plus is a database of book recommendations. NoveList uses unique story elements like appeal, genre, and themes from books you have read to help you find books that you may also enjoy. We offer recommendations for titles, authors, and series, as well as audiobooks.

NoveList K-8 Plus offers book recommendations for younger readers. Whether your school uses Accelerated Reader levels or Lexile levels, NoveList K-8 Plus lets you search for books with your kids' favorite story elements, then limit by reading level so you can find just the right book for them.

Business & Company Information

AtoZdatabases - is the premier Job Search, Reference & Mailing List database including profiles of 30 million business and 240 million residents. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more!

DemographicsNow - Gain consumer and market insight from highly detailed demographic data on millions of U.S. businesses and consumers.

Small Business Reference Center  - Access a variety of databases relevant to starting or expanding a small business.

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Data Axle Reference Solutions is a resource for comprehensive data on both businesses and individuals, tailored to the needs of small business owners, marketing professionals, entrepreneurs, researchers, and job seekers. It empowers users to create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, secure funding, and locate individuals. This platform offers detailed profiles of over 50 million U.S. businesses, 150 million U.S. residents, 2 million job postings, internships, historical business data, and healthcare listings.

Career & Education

Educate Station provides detailed learning plans and worksheets for students in Pre-K through 5th grade. This content can be used as a curriculum for homeschoolers or as a supplement to schoolwork.

Learning Express Library features nearly 1,000 online tutorials, practice tests, and eBooks to help patrons of all ages. Includes GED test prep, License exam prep, Career certification, and College entrance exam prep.

Image of logo is a fully online tutoring service. You can get a tutor 24/7 in more than 40 subjects including Math, Science, Social Studies, English, AP ® Support, Foreign Languages and Business. Tutoring sessions take place in our easy-to-use online classroom, which runs in your web browser. is suitable for students of all ages. Career and resume tutoring is also available.

Consumer Information
Consumer Reports Online - Get unbiased ratings and reviews for 9,000+ products and services from Consumer Reports, plus trusted advice and in-depth reporting on what matters most. Use the following information to login.

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Password: CRO4wlc2024!<3

Consumer Reports Back Issues - Looking for a specific issue of Consumer Reports? Use the link above to search through digital back issues.

Cooking and Recipes

A to Z Food America - Information about food and recipes from around the country, including vintage advertisements and price details.

A to Z World Food- Information about food and recipes from around the world.

Financial Information

Weiss Financial Ratings - Weiss Financial Ratings has been providing independent, unbiased, and accurate ratings of investment and financial strength for 50 years. In addition, Weiss provides financial literacy tools and personal finance resources to help people make the most informed decisions about their personal finances.


Ancestry Library Edition - Available only at the library

MyHeritage - Family history resource including more than 6 billion historical records from the United States, Europe, Latin America, and other regions. Includes the full USA federal census (1790-1940); census of England and Wales (1841-1901); U.S. World War II Army Enlistment as well as records of Union and Confederate Civil War soldiers.


Black Life in America - Comprehensive coverage of the African American experience from the early 18th century to the present day. Sourced from more than 19,000 American and global news sources, including over 400 current and historical Black publications.
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Hispanic Life in America-From the earliest days of the colonial era through modern times, people of Spanish-speaking heritage have shaped the geography, arts, culture, and civil discourse of the United States in immeasurable ways. This primary source collection offers an expansive window into centuries of Hispanic American history, culture, and daily life.

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Language Learning
Mango - Provides lessons for 70+ languages. Learn at your own pace with easy online tutorials.​

Magazines & Newspapers

Michigan Electronic Library databases
Access World NewsBank
Daily Telegram NewsBank

Explore Adrian history through local news, events, and people with The Daily Telegram Collection. Search issues from 1893 to the present day with full-color newspaper pages, full-text articles and content only published online. Click here to login with your library card.

Adrian Newspaper Archive

Search our database of Adrian newspapers dating back to 1849. Includes the Michigan Expositor, Adrian Daily Times-Expositor, Adrian Daily Watchtower, Maple City Reporter, Lenawee Tribune, and more!

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AtoZ World Travel
Access more than 200 world city travel guides with up-to-date information including activities, transportation, money & banking, health & medical issues and security briefings. 
Provides information about travel requirements, history, and culture for countries around the world.