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Contains unmatched full-text coverage in biology, chemistry, engineering, physics and more. Library Card Required.
Genealogical source for searching billions of names in thousands of databases.
Available from Home Until December 31, 2021. Beginning January 1, 2022, patrons will need to visit the library to access Ancestry.com. For genealogy resources you can access anywhere, try Heritage Quest Online® .
Listing of sites for repairs, recalls, and automotive information.
A comprehensive collection of more than 450,000 full-text biographies. Library Card Required.
Online encyclopedia containing age-appropriate resources for children, youth, and older learners. Library Card Required.
Online and local resources for businesses, non profits and career skills development.
A website that publishes reviews, news, articles, blogs, podcasts and videos on technology and consumer electronics.
Access data and digital content from the U.S. Census Bureau.
Provides quick online access to repair, maintenance and service information on vehicles. Library Card Required.
Official website for the City of Port Townsend Public Library.
Listing of local resources for Jefferson County.
Contains nearly 300 full-text journals and magazines covering topics such as computer science, programming, and software. Library Card Required.
Consumer and Financial information and resources
Provides content covering all areas of health and wellness.
Library Card Required.
Use product reviews, ratings, and comparisons from Consumer Reports magazine to make better buying decisions and save money. Library Card Required.
Creativebug.com has thousands of award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists. Library Card Required.
Get an inside look at the daily life, history, culture, and customs of the world’s people. Includes information on more than 200 countries, every U.S. state and all 13 Canadian provinces and territories. Library Card Required.
Listing of Digital Books and Media
Courses, tools and resources for digital training.
Databases and other online resources useful for fact checking information.
Instant access to the magazines you know and love in an easy-to-read digital format. Library Card Required.
Quickly access articles from a database of scholarly journals and other trusted periodicals. Best for academic research. Library Card Required.
Access general interest magazines and key serials in a single resource. Best for general research. Library Card Required.
Full-text medical journals, magazines, reference works, multimedia, and much more. Authoritative information on the full range of health-related issues, from current disease and disorder information to in-depth coverage of alternative medical practices for researchers of all levels. Library Card Required.
Continuously updated reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience. Library Card Required.
Introduce elementary students to database searching with resources featuring age-appropriate, curriculum-related content. Library Card Required.
Analyze important global issues and events through topic overviews, international viewpoints, news, and multimedia content. Library Card Required.
Explore thousands of topics across subjects including literature, science, history, and social issues using different sources. Library Card Required.
Explore the most-studied topics including cultures, government, people, history, literature, and more. Library Card Required.
Access literary works and authors throughout history, including full-text poems, plays, short stories, speeches, and more. Library Card Required.
List of resources for genealogical researchers.
Links to publications and government agencies related to health and wellness.
Search Census, family histories, genealogical magazines, local histories and primary sources. Library Card Required.
Contains thousands of reliable resources including primary source documents, biographies, photos, maps and more to help you complete your research. Library Card Required.
A collection of primary and secondary sources on global history from ancient times to the present.
Online journal databases and other research resources.
Official Site for the government of Jefferson County WA.
JCGS: Helping people trace their families since 1983.
Listing of resources for career outlook, job searches and career development.
Kanopy is a video streaming platform offering a collection of award-winning films, documentaries, and children’s programming. Library Card Required.
Listing of resources for language learning and cultural study.
Providing online full text for many of the top consumer legal reference books, Legal Information Reference Center™ contains more than 310 full-text publications and thousands of legal forms. Library Card Required.
Listing of online and local legal resources
Access over 16,000 courses in 7 languages. LinkedIn Learning courses are taught by real-world practitioners, located across the globe. Library Card Required.
Want to improve your conversation skills in another language? This interactive tool offers more than 70 languages, including English, for children and adults. Library Card Required.
Contains full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. Library Card Required.
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health’s Web site for patients and their families and friends.
Current articles and news pertaining to all branches of the military and government. Library Card Required.
Read the New York Times on any library computer, or get an access code good for 24 hours to read outside the library or through the New York Times app. You’ll need to set up a New York Times account with your email address to read unlimited articles. Library Card Required.
NewsBank provides a comprehensive collection of reliable news sources covering a wide array of topics and issues. Access is provided by the Washington State Library. Library Card Required.
Listing of Newspapers and Local media sites
NoveList K-8, a fiction database, is designed especially for elementary and middle schools. Library Card Required.
An extensive database of fiction and nonfiction covering a wide range of reading interests for adults, teens, and kids. Search for books by subject,
read full-text reviews, and get reading suggestions by author or subject.
Library Card Required.
Listing of sites with online learning opportunities
Listing of online resources for youth
Listing of sites focused on local outdoor opportunities in the county, state and national parks.
Use this database to search thousands of college and graduate school entries. Identify scholarships that meet your financial needs. Take online practice tests and use test prep eBooks to obtain your education goals. Library Card Required.
Contains resources that present multiple sides of an issue. Provides rich content to help students develop persuasive arguments and essays, a better understanding of controversial issues, and develop analytical thinking skills. Library Card Required.
Sites with book reviews, read-alikes and more.
An essential tool for researchers and students of theology and philosophical studies. Library Card Required.
Learn about earth and space sciences, energy and power, health and fitness, forensic science, life sciences, mathematics, nutrition, physics, technology, wildlife, and more. Library Card Required.
Get exclusive full text for many of the top consumer small business
reference books. Small Business Reference Center contains hundreds
of full-text reference books and full-text magazines. Library Card Required.
The Washington Anytime Library offers a wide variety of e-books and audiobooks. Library Card Required.