Online Resources

Databases

ancestry-library-edition Opens in new windowAncestry Library (in Library use only)

Search genealogical and historical documents including Census, Social Security, Military, Schools, Church Histories, City Directories, immigration, and other records. Need help? Watch: How to use Ancestry Library Edition.

Novelist-Plus-1NoveList Plus  (log in through your library account)

Need help figuring out what book you might like to read next? Search Novelist by series, by author read-a-likes, award-winning books, genre (western, Christian fiction, historical novel), and lots more. A great tool to help readers like you find a book you will enjoy reading. Novelist provides a collection of fiction and non-fiction titles for all ages, a great resource for book discussion groups!
Need help? Watch: https://youtu.be/spOttrvq37U

LHMS logo Opens in new windowLakes Region History Online

Experience Laconia history through photographs and artifacts.

mplus_fb Opens in new windowMedlinePlus

Find information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library. 

merck manualsMerck Manual

Find a wide range of medical topics, including disorders, tests, diagnoses, and drugs.

Merck Veterinary Manual Merck Veterinary Manual

Offers animal health information.

Helpful Websites

CIA-World-Fact-Book Opens in new windowCIA World Factbook

Information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. Also maps.

Duolingo-logo Opens in new windowDuolingo

A language-learning and crowdsourced text translation resource. 

congress.gov Opens in new windowCongress.gov (formerly THOMAS)

Congress.gov is the official website for U.S. federal legislative information.

NASA logo Opens in new windowNASA

Take a journey to Mars, experience the views from the International Space Station, and explore the solar system & beyond. Don’t miss the incredible images, videos, information on these topics, and so much more!