Eldredge Public Library provides access to high quality databases that can provide you with reliable information on a variety of topics. This information is often not available on the "free" Internet. The following databases are provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners, the Massachusetts Library System, and the Eldredge Public Library.


Databases provided by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts 

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Individial database links below


















The Encyclopedia Britannica

Contains the Britannica Online Public Library Edtion Reference Center with a link to Britannica for Kids.


The New York Times

Search the full text of The New York Times Newspaper (1985 - ).


The Boston Globe

Newspaper articles from the Boston Globe (1980- ) provided by Proquest.



Databases provided by the Eldredge Public Library (available from home)

These databases are available from home to Eldredge Public Library card holders. Anyone can access the databases from within the Eldredge Public Library.

HeritageQuest Online

HeritageQuest Online is designed specifically for patrons in public libraries who are either just beginning their family research or who after years of work are still uncovering their past. With over 25,000 books, the entire U.S. Federal Census, and other expanding collections, HeritageQuest Online gives any library the chance to tap in to one of the largest collections of genealogy material in the country.



NoveList is a fiction database that provides subject heading access, reviews, annotations, and much more for over 120,000 fiction titles. It also includes other content of interest to fiction readers, such as Author Read-alikes, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, and Feature Articles. For school media specialists and teachers there are Standards- Based Thematic Units and Picture Book Extenders, as well as specific teaching guides for using fiction in the classroom.


Hoopla Digital

hoopla mosaicHoopla is a digital media service that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone - and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. We have hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily.  All you need is your Eldredge Public Library card and an email address.


Freegal Music

Freegal Music by Library Ideas allows library users to download songs in MP3 format from Sony Music's catalog of  artists. You will need your Eldredge Public Library card to access. There is a limit of 3 downloads a person per week. This service will allow the library to increase the size and diversity of our collection by offering access to  hundreds of thousands to titles.


Morningstar Investment Research Center

Morningstar Investment Research Center is one of the leading independent sources for stock analysis and  mutual fund research in the world - helping investors everywhere meet their financial goals. The online database ensures that users receive the timeliest data on 14,500 U.S. and foreign companies and 500  funds.


 Cape Cod Times

The Cape Cod Times newspaper database offers full text artices from November 1, 1998 to current editions.



AtoZ World Food

AtoZ World Food is an online resource that contains more than 7,000 traditional recipes from 174 countries, along with thousands of ingredient, food culture, and reference articles, making it the largest food database of its kind.



Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports is an online resource that provides trusted ratings and reviews, recommendations and buying advice for thousands of products and services.



 America's News Magazines

webButton-AmNewslogo  American's News Magazine Database offers information on topics of current interest including business, science and technology.  Features Newsweek, Foreign Affairs, The New Yorker, Popular Science, Smithsonian and more.


Special Reports

webButton-specialReports In Special Reports you can search topics of current events and research assignments including videos, images, and monthly themes.



Wowbrary sends readers free weekly emails about the Eldredge Public Library's newest books, movie, and music.



Databases only available from within the Eldredge Public Library

This databases is provided by the Eldredge Public Library but there is no remote access from home. Any patron can access the database from within the Library. is a genealogy database where users can search for ancestors, census records, obit collection, US Immigration collection and birth, marriage and death records.