Topics A - Z

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Arts & Crafts

Creativebug - Over 1000 video tutorials from design experts

and artists on subjects such as sewing, drawing, preserving food, upholstering furniture, and more.

Biography & People

Biography In Context


NoveList K-8 Plus
NoveList Plus Tutorial
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Reference Solutions Tutorial

Consumer Information
Consumer Reports Online

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Consumer Reports Tutorial

Cooking and Recipes

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

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

Countries and Culture

Culture Grams - The leading database for concise, reliable, and up-to-date cultural information on the countries of the world. It goes beyond mere facts and figures to deliver an insider's perspective on daily life and culture, including the history, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people.

Financial Information

Weiss Ratings - Research banks, insurance, mutual funds and more to make informed financial decisions.
Weiss Financial Ratings Tutorial

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.

Ancestry Library Edition Tutorial

Jobs & Career

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.

Learning Express Library Tutorial

Lynda - Online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals.

Language Learning

Mango features lessons for 70+ languages. Learn at your own pace with easy online tutorials.

Mango Languages Tutorial
Access World NewsBank
Daily Telegram NewsBank


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. 

Global Road Warrior

Provides information about travel requirements, history, and culture for countries around the world.