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Automotive info from MasterFILE Premier
Tool to find automotive repair information, as well as, research your next automobile purchase.......


Great tool for finding your next read.....

What's Next
Provides a list of books in series. Searchable by author or title of series. Developed and maintained by Kent District Library in Kent County, Michigan.


Business and Company Resource Center
Source for business, company and industry information. Locate company profiles, periodical articles, financial data, market research as well as up-to-date stocke and financial information.


Ebsco eBooks
Search and view full-text eBooks.

Ebrary is a collection of more than 20,000 online books or EBOOKS. Simply view from your PC at home or the library. No checkouts required. Any number of people may access any title at the same time! No special computer software is needed to use the collection. It is web browser friendly. The publications dates are current and the collection will continue to grow in 2011. The ebooks contain all the pictures, graphs, indexes, charts, illustrations and pictures of the original PLUS is content enriched with more links to additional information available on the internet.

Download ebooks and eaudiobooks from the library website. Transfer the titles to your ereader or MP3 player. Get the app and access downloadables directly on your smartphone or tablet. These items check themselves in automatically; no overdue notices or fines.


Education Resources Information Center (ERIC)
Provides citations to education literature and resources. Geared for Educators.

Professional Development Collection
Includes full text for nearly 520 high quality educational journals.


Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos
(World Book in Spanish)


Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos
(World Book in Spanish)

World Book Online Encyclopedia
Interactive tools, information for science fair projects, a Biography Center, and 21st century research guides make this encyclopedia a great tool for homework.

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
For students and adults alike, this encyclopedia indexes over 25,000 records, covering an array of topics. Full text for each entry is easily accessed by double clicking on the topic. This encyclopedia offers images, brief biographies and a variety of subject areas. The encyclopedia is updated annually.


Job & Career Accelerator
Get detailed information on occupations that suit your interests. Access current job listings from over 5 million job postings collected from major job boards. Create professional resumes and cover letters, master interviewing and networking techniques, and more.

Other Sources of Local Job Opening Listings:


Library Databases

Ancestry Library Edition (in library only)
Census records and indexes, vital, church, military, and many other types of records.


HeritageQuest Online
A great resource for census data, family records, local histories and Revolutionary War pension records.
(All census records for all states.)



Library Databases

Consumer Health Complete
Designed to support the information needs of patients, and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. Covers all areas of health and wellness including holistic medicine.




HiSET Test
Instructions for registering, information for getting assistance online and in person, tools for preparing for the test.


Homework at the Library for Elementary Grades
Discover how to use homework tools at the library right from your home computer!

Homework Tools for Junior High and High School Students






Academic Search Elite
Provides core resource of scholarly information for academic institutions. Contains full text for more than 2,100 journals and over 1,700 peer-reviewed journals.

MasterFILE Premier
Contains complete magazine articles, photos, flags and maps on a variety of topics including business, health, education, general science, and multicultual issues.

National Geographic
Articles deal with interesting people, places, customs, activities and nature on a worldwide scale. Also covers National Geographic Society expeditions and discoveries.



  • Newspapers available in the library in print format


Learning Express Library
An online resource for academic and employment test preparation. Includes the GED, ACT, SAT, Postal Worker, and Civil Service tests. The site also offers materials and courses to improve life, workplace and computer skills.


Science Reference Center
Great for science projects!!!! Contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, magazines and other sources. Topics covered include biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.



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Visit the Event Calendar for a complete listing of Adult and Kids Events at the Library. Subscribe to the library's event newsletter, Off The Shelf, and receive a copy by email.

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Basic Computer Class

Improve your computer skills, have fun and make new friends when you attend a basic computer class at the library.

Join us for
Tech Talk Thursday

Get the skinny on new techno gadgets at the Library. Drop in and meet with Library Staff every Thursday, 4 p.m. till 7 p.m.,
while we Talk Tech.

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