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The Library offers access to a variety of online resources and services. To access these resources, you will need a library card, which is free to Lewiston and Auburn residents. For details on getting a library card, click here or contact Lending Services at 513-3134. For more information on these online resources, contact Reference and Adult Services at 513-3135.



NoveList is a database with over 250,000 fiction and nonfiction titles for all ages. Use your favorite author to find read-alikes. You can also search for books in a given series.

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EBSCO Host contains more than 7,100 full-text periodicals, including nearly 6,100 peer-reviewed journals, indexing and abstracts for more than 10,000 journals, and PDF content going back as far as 1865.

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Download and and listen to more than 1,000 popular titles from your computer or portable music player from Download Library. 

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Heritage QuestHeritage Quest - a feature of Ancestry Library Edition - has many research options including the U.S. Census data from 1790-1930, local and family histories, and PERSI – Periodical Source Index from over 6,500 genealogical and historical periodicals. Ancestry Library Edition has unparalleled coverage of the United States and the United Kingdom including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records, as well as record collections from Canada and other areas. Ancestry Library Edition is available from within the library only.

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