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.


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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.

Employment & Education

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.