Genealogy Databases

Ancestry.com Library Edition

A library version of the most popular genealogical database in the world. This database, unfortunately, can only be accessed from inside the Norwin Public Library.

Heritage Quest Online

City Directories, Census Records, and much more. This database can be accessed from home using your Norwin Public Library barcode.

General Reference

Good Reads

An online community sharing reviews an opinions of books and authors.

Library Booklists

A handy guide for choosing your next favorite author based on books that you've read and enjoyed.

Consumer Health Complete

A database designed to support the information provided to you by a licensed doctor. It provides an large and well organized trove of information on health and wellness. 

Science Reference Center

Science encyclopedias, magazines, books, and articles as well as over 200,000 images from scientific sources.

High School and Middle School Reference

Academic Search Main

Our most comprehensive academic search database.

High School Reference Center

Don't start your paper without exploring the High School Reference Center. These topics are a fantastic jumping off point for a Senior Research Paper.

Middle School Student Research

This is the perfect jumping off point for Middle School Students. The topics are wide-ranging, relevant, and curated for a early research paper writing effort.

Children's Resources

BookFlix

Scholastic BookFlix is a new online literacy resource for grades pre-K - 3 that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to help build a love of reading and learning.

SIRS Discover

SIRS Discoverer is a general reference database for elementary and middle school students, researchers, and educators covering curriculum areas and content sets.

Cyber Smarts

Learn how to be cyber-smart and use the internet safely.