Online Information Resources

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New News Database from the Washington State Library

Seattle Times Collection
Washington State News
World News


Looking for a good book to read or the next one in a series? Novelist helps you find your next read based on what you like to read or have read before.

Children's, Educational and Homework

Online books for kids.  Tumblebooks will read books to you or you can read them yourself.
Outside the Library

Novelist K-8
NoveList K-8 is your solution for integrating fiction across the curriculum. With a fun and intuitive interface, and extensive proprietary content, NoveList K-8 will be the resource you and your young readers turn to when looking for the next book to read
Inside the Library | Outside the Library
Britannica Online
This powerful resource lets you search or browse for information in encyclopedias, magazines, videos, and websites. The Britannica Reference Center is for all learners. Use your library card number to log in.
Inside the Library | Outside the Library
This site is a one-stop search with full text articles integrated across many topics.
Inside the Library | Outside the Library

Informative country reports! This database has maps, statistics, recipes, and fun facts about the US and world countries.
Inside the Library | Outside the Library

Do It Yourself Resources

Consumer Reports
Consumer Reports is one of the most trusted sources of information and advice on consumer products and services.
Inside the Library | Outside the Library

Learning Express
Test prep for academic and career tests. The database includes GED, SAT, GRE, Police and Fire and other practice tests. Set up your own private account with test scoring, answers, and analysis of your results. Use your library card number as your user name.
Inside the Library

Outside the Library

Microsoft Imagine Academy 
Access to online learning resources covering 4 content areas: MIcrosoft Office Applications, computer science, data science and IT infrastructure. To login, input your zip code and under Agency, choose "Not a State Employee". 
Inside and Outside the Library

Rocket Languages
A multi-media interactive language program. Learn to speak the language naturally with the language and culture lessons. ASL (American Sign Language) is also included.
Inside and Outside the Library

A multi-media interactive career education program. Learn to program, become an Office expert, develop marketing strategies and much more.
Inside and Outside the Library

General Research & Information

Search national and regional newspapers and full text magazine articles and journals. Set up research alerts to be emailed to you.
Inside the Library | Outside the Library

EBSCO Databases
Search all EBSCO databases. Computer Source, Military & Government Collection, Religion and Philosophy Collection, Public Library Core Nonfiction (H.W. Wilson), Fiction Core
Inside the Library

Digital Content via EBSCO: eBooks (computer only) and audioBooks (to device)
Click on the name to access the site.
EBSCO eBooks (PDF Format)


Heritage Quest Online
This is a genealogical database that includes federal census records, family histories, local histories, the Periodical Source Index, and more.
Inside the Library | Outside the Library

Ancestry Library Online
This genealogical database includes federal and state census, church, military, court, land, probate, immigration, and vital records. It is not available outside of library.
Inside the Library only