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Coventry Public Library and Greene will close at 5 pm on Wed., Nov. 22 and remain closed until Sat., Nov. 25 for Thanksgiving.

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Search current and archived coverage of issues, events, people, government, sports and more with the largest collection of full-text U.S. newspapers, including Providence Journal, Coventry Courier and Kent County Daily Times. Includes staff-written articles, obituaries, editorials, announcements, real estate and other sections. Must have a Coventry library card beginning with 22224 to access from home.

AmericanAncestors.org provides access to more than 1.4 billion records spanning twenty-two countries covering the United States, the British Isles, continental Europe, and beyond, including one of the most extensive online collections of early American genealogical records, the largest searchable collection of published genealogical research journals and magazines, and the largest collection of U.S Catholic records online.

In Library Use Only.

With over 2.5 billion records, Archives is your complete solution for tracing your family tree as far back as possible: Find birth, death, marriage, divorce and historic vital records from one easy-to-use search interface! Discover new connections to your family tree with cemetery listings, obituaries, burial and military records, and surname histories. IN LIBRARY USE ONLY. LICENSED FOR ONE PATRON AT A TIME.

Rhode Island's statewide Reference Resource Center.

Repair and maintenance information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. New repair procedures, TSBs and updates are added on a regular basis. All content has been created by ASE certified technicians.

Biography Reference Bank is an essential full-text database for biographical research in any discipline, such as women’s studies, cultural studies, media studies and more.

brc_button_100x50Biography Reference Center is available in its own interface and offers many top-ranked biographical reference collections and magazines including more than 436,000 full-text biographies and thousands of unique narrative biographies.

ConsumerReports.org offers complete access to rating information from the Consumer Reports Magazine & Buying Guides. Available to Coventry and Greene residents only. 

Find full-text articles on local news, issues, events, people and much more from current and archived issues of Coventry Courier. Updated daily, it includes obituaries, editorials, announcements, sports, real estate and other sections. Must have a Coventry library card beginning with 22224 to access from home.

 

Search all the databases in the EBSCOhost collection.

Offers access to education literature and resources. Database contains more than 1,243,000 records and links to more than 224,000 full-text documents.

Designed with students and educators in mind, Explora provides a safe, trustworthy environment for students to look up articles and facts for research papers, class projects or homework.

Get instant access to popular magazines: Real Simple; O, The Oprah; Food Network magazine; People; Good Housekeeping; Money; and HGTV magazine.

 

Download 3 songs a week for free from Freegal! Must have a Coventry Public Library barcode (begins with 22224).

Features over 25,000 informative segments of the encyclopedia, with alphabetically arranged articles, illustrations and maps. Updated annually.

Search select Gale medical and environmental resources 24/7.

Well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.

World’s most comprehensive full-text history reference database, featuring full text for more than 2,400 reference books, encyclopedias and nonfiction books. Also includes full text for more than 130 history periodicals, and contains more than 61,100 historical documents; more than 66,000 historical biographies; more than 110,200 photos and maps; and more than 80 hours of historical video.

Find full-text articles on local news, issues, events, people and much more from current and archived issues of Kent County Daily Times. Updated daily, it includes obituaries, editorials, announcements, sports, real estate and other sections. Must have a Coventry library card beginning with 22224 to access from home.

 

LearningExpress Library provides a completely interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help patrons, students, and adult learners succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass.

Comprehensive database provides users with a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. Full-text database of more than 35,000 plot summaries, synopses and work overviews; articles/essays; author biographies; book reviews, author interviews and information on classic and contemporary poems , short stories, classic texts and more.

An online language-learning system that will teach you actual conversational skills. Start learning a new language now!

Contains the full text for nearly 1,750 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. Also includes full text for nearly 500 reference books, 86,017 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and an image collection of 341,655 photo, maps and flags.

Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical science and much more. This resource uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with capabilities to search citations from over 4,800 current biomedical journals.

Find full-text articles on local news, issues, events, people and much more from current and archived issues of Providence Journal, Coventry Courier and Kent County Daily Times. Updated daily, it includes obituaries, editorials, announcements, sports, real estate and other sections.

An easy–to-use Reader’s Advisory for good fiction. This database can be limited to view books for specific age groups such as Adult, Young Adult, and Children’s. Other useful features include award winners listed by type of fiction and Book Discussion Guides.

Contains a balance of materials from all viewpoints, including more than 1,300 main essays, leading political magazines from both sides of the aisle, newspapers, radio and TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books.

Find full-text articles on local news, issues, events, people and much more from current and archived issues of Providence Journal. Must have a Coventry library card beginning with 22224 to access from home.

 

 Database of RI Historical Cemeteries maintained by the RI Historical Cemeteries Commission.

Provides indexing and abstracts for more than 270 periodicals. Topics include assessment, continuing education, current pedagogical research, curriculum development, elementary education, higher education, language arts, literacy standards, school administration, teacher education and much more.

Current events database allows researchers to explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today’s classrooms.

Over 500 online non-credit Continuing Education and Personal Developement courses. Free with your Coventry Public Library Card.

The World Book web site offers an encyclopedia, dictionary, atlas, homework help, study aids, and curriculum guides.