Online Resources

Avon Lake Public Library Research

Genealogy, History & Biography

Search for genealogical records on Ancestry Library Edition, or search through thousands of photographs, obituaries, and biographies.

Ready Reference

Got some homework or a big project? Access online dictionaries, encyclopedias, calculators, and more.


Find sample marketing and business plans, info for starting a business, compare mortgage and credit card rates, and more.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Educational resources on various Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) topics.


Buying a car? Want to check out a business before buying? Access databases to help you make smart and well-researched choices.

Magazines & Newspapers

Access cover-to-cover scholarly and academic magazines, periodicals, and newspapers.

Government & Legal

An easy place to find and access government websites, legal information, and reference sources.


Access classified employment ads, free employment centers and search engines that provide employment leads for older workers.

Health & Medicine

Access comprehensive information from hospitals, search for clinical trials, information on health practices, and more.

Social Services

Access resources that provide assistance to families, children, seniors, residents and communities.