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Research Tools & Databases

  • Access to Ancestry Library is only available while using a computer within the library.
  • CultureGrams and Pronunciator may require you to create an account.
  • If a patron ID is requested, use your Library barcode number.

Ancestry Library


Census, vital records, church, court and immigration records.


Auto Repair Reference


Repair manuals and wiring diagrams.


Consumer Reports 


Product reviews and ratings on cars, appliances, electronics and more from Consumer Reports.




Maps and in-depth information on 187 countries and all the United States Kids Edition, too.
(Use wwplremote for both user name and password.)



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A robust and easy-to-use resource for students doing research and getting homework done.

HeritageQuest Online


Genealogical collection of federal census records, source documents, indexes and much more. 


History Reference Center


The world's most extensive full-text history reference database.


Literary Reference Center


This includes information on thousands of authors and their works.



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Professionally designed video tutorials support over 4,000 courses in business, software, technology and creative skills.




Microsoft IT Academy

microsoft-it-academy-logoResidents of Washington State can take Microsoft IT Academy courses for free, thanks to Microsoft, the Washington State Library, and the State Legislature.


Morningstar Investment Research Center

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Offers real-time access to comprehensive data and independent analysis on thousands of investments, spanning mutual funds, stocks, exchange-traded funds, and closed-end funds.



Sign up for monthly e-mail updates on new releases and suggested titles in your favorite genres, including mysteries, historical fiction, science, biographies, books for young people, and more.



Everything the fiction lover needs: suggestions, lists, the next in a series, and more.


NoveList K-8

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Everything for children's fiction needs: suggestions, lists, the next in a series, and more.


OverDrive - Washington Anytime Library


Enjoy your books on the go! Download an audio or ebook. Play it on your computer, portable player or cell phone.





A fun and easy way to learn languages at your own pace. Includes ESL, speech recognition, free apps, and downloadable audio lessons.




The first stop for research! Searches over 2,000 magazines and journals. Many articles are full text. Funded and supported in part by the Washington State Library and LSTA/IMLS funds. 

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