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Newspapers by Ancestry
Online newspaper archive providing access to searchable news articles for genealogy information.

*Access is only available on site at the library.

Family Search
A free genealogy resource for discovering records about your ancestors.

*Access is only available on site at the library.

Ancestry Library Edition
Resource for census data, records on birth, marriage and death.

*Access is only available on site at the library.

The INspire database is accessible by all residents of Indiana and at any public library. If you would like some help navigating the database or finding information please call your library, a professional librarian can help!

Novelist Plus
NoveList Plus is the premiere database of reading recommendations, available through libraries around the world. It is a comprehensive source of information about books that includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more.

NoveList Plus K-8
NoveList K-8 Plus is a database about books specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Parents, teachers, and librarians can also find tools to teach with books and engage young readers.

Indiana Gateway
Gateway collects and provides access to information about how taxes and other public dollars are budgeted and spent by Indiana's local units of government.

Basic ESL
Basic ESL improves an individual's listening, speaking, reading and writing skills through a simple to follow, and instructionally proven curriculum.Students learn English quickly and effectively on relevant topics including: family, home, school and many other topics. In each lesson students learn key vocabulary and how to use that vocabulary in conversation.

What Tree Is That?
Tree Identification Field Guide The Arbor Day Foundation’s illustrated, step-by-step process makes it easy to identify a tree simply by the kinds of leaves it produces.

Audubon's Online Guide to Birds
Identify birds of North America by family or common name.

Learn a new language with Pronunciator. Pronunciator is a fun and free way to learn any of 80 languages with self-directed lessons, live teachers, movies, music and more. Learn online or download the app for your mobile device.

Pronunciator also offers ProCitizen, which helps a new American prepare for their U.S. Citizenship.

Indiana State Library - Genealogy
The Indiana State Library Genealogy collection is available. It includes many, quality online resources.

Indiana Memory Project
Indiana Memory, the Indiana digital library, is a collaboration of Indiana libraries, museums, archives, and related cultural organizations to enable access to Indiana's unique cultural and historical heritage through a variety of digital formats and free distribution over the Internet. Indiana Memory seeks to support and enhance education and scholarship for all Hoosiers for increased understanding of Indiana's past and its role in preparing for Indiana's future.

Indiana Self-Service Legal Center
Locate forms and court rules through the Indiana Self-Service Legal Center.

Indiana Driving Test Help
Practice Indiana State Driving Tests online at Download or listen to the latest Indiana Driving Manual

Glassdoor Job Search
You deserve a job that loves you back! Glassdoor is one of the 4th largest job-sites in the US where job seekers can look through 8 million company reviews, salaries, and interview information on over 400,000 companies – all submitted by actual employees– and search through over 22 million open job postings.

The Indiana State Library has announced the formation of a new statewide e-book consortium, the Indiana Digital Library. Nearly 200 public libraries in the state now share the OverDrive platform to create a statewide consortium of e-books, e-audiobooks and magazines.

Borrow and enjoy audiobooks, eBooks, comics, movies, TV, magazines, or music everywhere you have a screen-your computer, your phone, your car, even your TV. All you need is a library card.

Kanopy is the best video streaming service for quality, thoughtful entertainment. Find movies, documentaries, foreign films, classic cinema, independent films and educational videos that inspire, enrich and entertain. We partner with public libraries and universities to bring you an ad-free experience that can be enjoyed on your TV, mobile phone, tablets and online.