Research Resources

Ancestry Library Edition

Available for use in library only.


Research, online ebooks, and homework help for grades k-12.

Digital Public Library of America

Millions of digital records from libraries across the country. Great 1st person resources for research.


Foreign language learning and practice for everyone!


Research text, video, and audio sources.

Logo Encyclopedia Virginia

Encyclopedia Virginia

A resource on the history and culture of Virginia.


Research sources from Library of VA

Computer Tutorials

Access to online tutorials for beginning computer users.

Khan Academy

For everyone.
You can learn ANYTHING!

Kids Infobits

Reference materials for elementary grades.


Pictures, videos, books by National Geographic for kids.

Virginia Code

Searchable legal code of Commonwealth of Virginia.

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