OverDrive/Libby is a repository of the digital books and audio books which can be borrowed by library card holders and read on mobile devices, tablets, or computers.
JobNow connects users with experienced career coaches and vast resources to assist them during all stages of their job search. Use your library card to access free Self/Career assessment – job search resources – resume building – skill improvement – GED prep – interview preparation and practice. Sponsored by the Central Library and Adult Literacy Grant.
Access to databases provided by the New York Library system.
Watertown Daily Times Use your library card to access present day and archived issues of the Watertown Daily Times. Sponsored by the library system.
Universal class- Learn how to bake bread, write computer code, or practice yoga, all for free with your library card. Many courses are available, and upon completion certificates are issued. Sponsored by the library system.
Limited time free access to Ancestry library version from anywhere. (Normally it is only available if you are in the library.) Use your library card to access the databases and email yourself or save to your device information you wish to keep.
Free access with your library card. The premier source of business and residential information for reference and research. Data Axle offers the most up-to-date data available in the market. Business and consumer databases are continuously updated from more than 5,000 public sources.
Artistworks.com offers free music lessons with your library card. Sponsored by the library system.
Access military records of ancestors for free with your library card. Sponsored by the library system.
The NYS Historic Newspapers project provides free online access to a wide range of newspapers chosen to reflect New York’s unique history. Sponsored by the NNYLN and Empire State Library Network
For questions or issues with any of the links, as well as a full listing of databases accessible to patrons, please visit NCLS’s Online Resources.
Other resources not affiliated with our library…
*but offered just because we’re nice.
Preservation 101 Course offered by the NEDCC.
Khan Academy – Free education/school content courses grade 1 through high school.
Crash Course – Quick YouTube lessons in diverse subjects.
Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration – Join other learners from around the world for live, interactive programs. Programing geared to K-12, with some adult offerings.
Mystery Science -Open and Go lessons that inspire an appreciation of science in the Kindergarten to Grade 5 crowd. New to Mystery Science? Get a free trial until June 30, 2022!