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Information about books and authors.

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Access World News | Remote Access with WCPL Library Card

Explore diverse perspectives, topics and trends that align with curricular areas such as English, Language Arts, Social Studies, Science, Technology, Arts, History and more to foster critical thinking skills. Features reliable, credible information from a wide variety of international, national and local sources. Also available remotely 24/7 on any device.

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African American Heritage

Search records, books, serials, and other historical records specific to African Americans to trace your genealogy or to do research.

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American & English Full Text Literature Collections

A fully searchable library of more than 350,000 works of English and American poetry, drama, and prose, plus biographies, bibliographies and key secondary sources.

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American Ancestors: New England Ancestors | In House Use Only

Resources and databases of the New England Historic Genealogical Society. Offers full text access to the New England Historical and Genealogical Register from 1847 to 1994, genealogies, vital records of many New England towns, military records, and church records. Updated weekly.

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Ancestry Library Edition | In-Library Use Only

(In-library use only) U. S. Census records; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; petitions for naturalization; passenger lists and more. You must be in the library to access this database.

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