MyHeritage Now Available!
This multilingual family history research database includes billions of historical documents from 48 countries, millions of historical photos, public records, indexes, and additional resources that span the past five centuries.
- More than 19.4 billion historical records from all over the world
- The U.S. federal census (1790-1950) with images
- The U.K. census (1841-1901) with images
- Nearly 5 billion exclusive family tree profiles from MyHeritage and Geni
- More than 816 million US public records
- Hundreds of millions of Nordic records
- More than 100 million gravestone photos
- More than 500 million historical photographs
- Military records, immigration records, and passenger lists
- Citizenship and naturalization records
- Directories, guides, references, biographies, and yearbooks
- Government, land, and court records
- Wills and probate records
- Exclusive databases
- Additional content under license including Tributes obituaries,
- WikiTree, BillionGraves, Canadian Headstones and many others
More than 100 million records are added every month
Scholastic Teachables - This resource provides teacher and homeschool supports, leveled mini books, and leveled learning collections. From lesson plans in every subject to assessments, bilingual mini books, and differentiated skill and activity sheets, these high-quality, ready-to-use resources, created and vetted by teachers will save you countless hours of searching for reliable content. To access this resource, you must either be inside the library OR using your library barcode number to log in when outside the library.
Print Fiction in demand this month
- Tom Lake, by Ann Patchett
- The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store, by James McBride
- The covenant of water, by Abraham Verghese
- The exchange: after the firm, by John Grisham
- Lessons in chemistry, by Bonnie Garmus
- Hello beautiful, by Ann Napolitano
- Remarkably bright creatures, by Shelby Van Pelt
- The fraud, by Zadie Smith
- Absolution, by Alice McDermott
- The edge, by David Baldacci
Miss Erin's Blog: Catch up on what Miss Erin is up to in her corner of the library, including stories, crafts, games, and more. Read, Play and Learn with Miss Erin!
The library is pleased to offer Mobile WiFi Hotspots for Internet on the Go!
WVPL library card holders can borrow a Mobile WiFi Hotspot with high-speed Internet for work email, web browsing, and video streaming. Mobile WiFi hotspots provide or supplement home internet access for work from home, virtual classes, staying connected with loved ones while out and about and more. Our Wi-Fi Hotspots provide Internet via the T-Mobile network. Get the details on our Mobile Hotspot page HERE.
Are you researching the EPA Superfund site in Ambler? You may access the EPA documents about the Ambler Asbestos Piles from our Community Links page.
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