Online Reference Databases


A to Z FoodA to Z World TravelWorld Book
Database NameDescription
Scholastic GO!Multimedia Grolier encyclopedia for students and adults
Massachusetts Libraries DatabasesSomething for everyone. Check out the new resources available through June 30, 2020 to assist at-home learning.
World Book Online3 levels of World Book Encyclopedia for all ages of learners
NoveList PlusYour guide to fiction.
Gale Virtual Reference LibraryBrowse our virtual reference books on a variety of topics: medicine (including a Spanish medical dictionary), religion, social sciences, and technology.
HeritageQuest OnlineGenealogical resource
A to Z The USALog in with your library card (ignore user name and password boxes) for loads of information on each of our 50 states
A to Z Food AmericaCheck out regional US recipes.
A to Z World Travel Includes 202 world city travel guides covering a multitude of topics that are of interest to those planning their international travel. Topics include pre-trip planning, points of interest, excursions, neighborhoods, restaurants, nightlife, as well as health and safety.
A to Z World FoodMore than 7,000 traditional recipes from 174 countries
BookFlixScholastic BookFlix is an online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning.
FreedomFlixExplore a variety of topics in the US History resource from Scholastic.
ScienceFlixThis Scholastic database provides practice with hands-on scientific study, develops inquiry-based learning skills, and builds STEM content knowledge.
TrueFlixLearn about a range of topics in this fact-packed and multi-media resource from Scholastic.
TeachablesLooking for resources for home instruction or curriculum-based learning projects? Check out this comprehensive lesson database from Scholastic.

Ancestry is only available on library computers

Additional Resources During Closure:

Miss Humblebee's Academy - an interactive kindergarten-readiness program that introduces children ages three to six to key concepts in math, science, social studies, language and literacy, art, and music. It’s as challenging as it is fun!       LINK:

Gale In Context: High School - supports student papers, projects, and presentations while empowering the development of critical thinking and problem-solving skills with content aligned to national and state curriculum standards. LINK:

Gale In Context: College - interdisciplinary content that reinforces the development of skills such as critical thinking, problem-solving, communication, collaboration, creativity, and innovation.                                                             LINK:

Gale In Context: Canada - an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on a broad range of Canadian topics, people, places, and events.  LINK:


These databases are not set up the same way as our Gale databases. If you get asked for a password for any of these resources, use “open” (no quotes).

The end date of access to these resources is unknown at this time.

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