American Ancestors [In Library only] [Temporarily Unavailable]
New England Historical Genealogy Society allows you to search for you Ancestors who lived in the New England Area. Search vital records, tow records, tax/census lists, church and court records and much more.
America’s News (formerly Newsbank)
[Outside the library you will be asked to enter your library card number]
Explore and stay informed on local and national topics, people and events in areas such as business, health, education, jobs and careers, political and social issues and more. Features a wide variety of credible, vetted news sources spanning the U.S., including the Nashua Telegraph. Also available remotely 24/7 on any device.
Ancestry Library [Now available from home]
Access the full World version of Ancestry.com through Ancestry Library edition. Thousands of census, probate and other historical records are available. Library card number and PIN required.
Auto Repair Resource
[formerly Auto Repair Reference Center] From EBSCO, information on most manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. Contains more than 31,660 vehicles, from 1945 to the present, step-by-step photographs and drawings, specifications and maintenance schedules, over 130,000 enhanced wiring diagrams for easy viewing and printing, and more! All of the content in the ARRC was created by ASE certified technicians.
NEW! Black Freedom Struggle
Powered by ProQuest, Black Freedom Struggle provides an open primary source curated content on six time periods that focus on the Black experience, including Resistance to Slavery and the Abolitionist Movement (1790-1860); The Civil War and the Reconstruction Era (1861-1877); The New Deal and World War II (1933-1945); and more. Both students and educators may use this material to teach/learn about a particular topic or person.
NEW! Brainfuse HelpNow
Brainfuse HelpNow offers a personalized homework help in core subjects (math, reading, writing, science and social studies) including SAT preparation. The Adult Learning Center is included in the HelpNow suite. Brainfuse is currently available to all library patrons from the public computers at the Rodgers library, or from any computer with internet connection starting October 13, 2020, every day from 2 – 11pm.
Consumer Health Complete
Reputable health and medical information collected together for easy searching.
NEW! Consumer Reports
[Outside the library you will be asked to enter your library card number, which is your “Patron ID”)
In addition to product ratings and reviews, users will find in-depth advice, tips and trends written by Consumer Reports experts. Frequently updated articles, blogs and video content allow consumers to peruse the latest consumer news.
Crafts and Hobbies Reference Center
With over 700 videos, more than 700 full-text magazines and how-to instructions, this resource has plenty of information for knitters, quilters, scrapbookers, model makers and more.
Resumes made easy! Complete your resume in minutes, tailoring your work to showcase your strengths. Quickly create cover letters and reference pages with the ability to download, edit, publish, save and update.
Prepare for your driver’s license test with one or more practice driving tests, including motorcycle and Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) practice tests. No library card required! Note: Driving-Tests.org is a privately owned website that is not affiliated with or operated by any state government agency, and not associated with or endorsed by the NH Department of Motor Vehicles.
EBSCO Article Databases
A searchable database including articles from numerous magazines, newspapers and other publications. Includes Consumer Reports, People, National Geographic and more.
The newly designed interface with topic overviews to help jumpstart research, easy-to-browse categories on popular topics and a simple search that quickly delivers relevant results.
[Outside the library you will be asked to enter your library card number on the Newsbank site. Scroll down and select America’s GenealogyBank.]
Find old newspaper articles, obituaries, birth and marriage announcements, photographs and more in 300 years of fully searchable historical newspapers. Included also are 11,700 books and other printed items, as well as historical documents.
[Outside the library you will be asked to enter your library card number on the HeritageQuest site]
With over 25,000 books, the entire U.S. Federal Census, PERSI and other expanding collections, HeritageQuest Online provides access to one of the largest collections of genealogy material in the country. This collection of research materials helps in tracing family history and studying American culture.
A fun way to find authors you like. The closer two writers are, the more likely someone will like both of them. Click on any name to travel along!
[Outside the library you will be asked to enter your library card number]
Explore New Hampshire history through local news, events and people with The Telegraph Collection. Search current and archived issues with full-color newspaper pages, full-text articles and content only published online. Also available remotely 24/7 on any device.
From EBSCO, is a fiction and non-fiction database that provides subject heading access, reviews, annotations, and much more for over 125,000 fiction titles. It also includes other content of interest to fiction readers, such as Author Read-alikes, What We’re Reading, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, and Annotated Book Lists.
NoveList Plus K-8
From EBSCO, a guide to fiction and non-fiction for grades K-8. NoveList K-8 contains materials for all K-8 grade levels and includes picture books, children’s “chapter” books and young adult titles. Updated monthly, NoveList K-8 is a starting place for both students and teachers to learn about books they’ll want to read!
Access world-class mysteries and dramas with Acorn. Learn about any subject under the sun with The Great Courses. Enjoy pop-culture faves and award-winning films with IndieFlix. Listen to full-length concerts with Qello Concerts. All this available through our streaming platform RBDigital.
Click here for instructions on how to create an account (you will need your library card).
Small Engine Repair Reference Center
This resource complements the Auto Repair Reference Center which was already available. Through a collection of comprehensive, full-text content, this online site provides users with detailed, yet user friendly repair guides for all types of small engines. ATVs, generators, motorcycles, personal water craft/jet skis, commercial mowers, snowmobiles, snow blowers, farm tractors, outdoor power equipment and more are covered! Also included are more than 400 reference books with original photos and illustrations.
A comprehensive overview of a broad range of scientific disciplines to help students find a starting point for their research. Students can access the full, updated content of our unique science eLearning Modules, which target a variety of core topics. Topic Centers feature selected content on core science disciplines. More than 1600 resources including interactive experiments that are perfect for science fairs.
SYNC Audiobooks for Teens
SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens 13+. It will return Spring 2021.
A unique application that bridges the gap between learning a language online and using that language in the real world by allowing users to do both in one program.
World Book Online
A collection of seven encyclopedia databases: Encyclopedia Americana, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, The New Book of Knowledge, La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre, America the Beautiful, Lands and Peoples, and The New Book of Popular Science.
The largest online public access catalog in the world. Many titles may be obtained through Inter-Library Loan.