The Vermont Online Library and Gale Databases offer access to thousands of publications.
The best kept secret at your library!
Read newspapers from around the world, watch a car repair video, get tips on writing a resume, find the latest information on health and medicine, listen to podcasts – and take advantage of the “text-to-speech” options.
Try the Books and Authors site for book recommendations, best seller lists, and their new “what do I read next” feature.
To get started, visit the GALE home page
NEW! AtoZ Databases
To get started, click on an image above, then log in with your library card number.
More at our genealogy page here
Family Search – one of the largest free databases of records
Cyndi’s List – one of the oldest genealogy sites on the internet
The US GenWeb Project – free genealogy of state and county resources run by volunteers
Prepare to be an engaged learner!
In Universal Class, create your own personal account to take online classes on topics ranging from bookkeeping to photography.
To log in to Universal Class
- Use your full library card number that starts with “2VSOS”.
Vermont History Online
A curated list of archival resources for the State of Vermont, assembled by the Vermont State Archives and Records Administration and the Vermont Historical Society.
Use Vermont History Online: Digitized Primary Sources to research Vermont history with Green Mountain Chronicles Radio Programs, Vermont Vital Records, Inaugural and Farewell Addresses of Vermont Governors, Historic Vermont Maps, and much more.
Learning Express Library
The Vermont Department of Libraries is excited to announce that EBSCO’s LearningExpress Library is now available to all Vermonters at no charge through their library. LearningExpress Library provides a comprehensive selection of academic and career-related solutions available in one platform. It includes skill-building in reading, writing, math, and science, college admissions exams, occupational licensing tests, workplace skills improvement, career exploration, and much more. The subscription includes Job & Career Accelerator, a job and career platform where job seekers can explore occupations, find career matches based on interests and skills, search for jobs and internships, search for scholarships, write winning resumes and much more.
LearningExpress library is a deep and broad tool that has something for everyone, from prep for the Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) exam, nursing and medical testing prep, job interview and resume writing, computer skills, SAT, LSAT, and GRE test prep, to interactive tools to help someone choose a career. It can help someone choose a pathway in life or provide the tools to get a better job.
To get started go to Learning Express Library Sign in /Register and create an account with a username and password. You DO NOT need your library card account number for this website.