Online Learning Tools

The Library offers a full suite of online learning and investigation tools for students and general users. Have your library card on hand to access these sites outside the library.


Newspapers and Magazines

Research and Investigation:

Search through thousands of full-text articles from hundreds of publications using the Popular Magazines and Newsstand databases.

Reading for Pleasure:

Browse current issues of dozens of popular magazines via RB Digital.



Homework and Research

Search the following tools to get sources for school projects and research papers:

Kids Infobits

For students in Kindergarten through Fifth Grade
; includes magazine and newspaper articles, plus content from a variety of reference books.

InfoTrac Junior

For students in junior high or middle school
; includes full-text articles from magazines, newspapers and reference books on a variety of topics, including current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports.

InfoTrac Student Edition

For students in high school
; includes full-text articles from magazines, newspapers and reference books on a variety of topics, including current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports.

Academic OneFile

For college students
; the premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources, with extensive coverage of all academic disciplines.

Or select other tools from a full list of research databases.



Do-It-Yourself and Lifelong Learning

Use the following tools to perform practical tasks or to learn new skills.

  • Ancestry Library Edition - Use Ancestry in the Library to grow your family tree.
  • Chilton Auto Repair - Fix your car quickly with auto repair techniques from Chiltons. Includes wiring diagrams.
  • Learning Express 3.0  - Learn to take a test, learn job skills, practice for the Citizenship exam, or take advantage of a variety of other tools designed for students and adults.