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Genealogy and Research

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Find your next favorite book using the world’s preeminent website for book lovers!

Genealogy Databases

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

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

General Reference

Explore the world?s companies through expert analysis such as SWOT analyses, financial statements, case studies and articles from academic journals, trade magazines, news outlets and more.

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

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

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

High School and Middle School Reference

Our most comprehensive academic search database.

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.

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

Looking for some fun but educational online activities? ABC Mouse might be just what you’re looking for. Online books, games, and educational videos aimed towards kids aged 2-8.

FOR USE INSIDE THE LIBRARY ONLY. Unfortunately, this database will only work from inside the library.

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

Learn about people, places, nature, history, and science from videos and eBooks.