Tazewell County Public Library

Databases A-Z

We offer online resources for research and learning. You can access these resources with your library barcode number, which is located on the back of your library card.

Still need help? Call the Adult Services Librarian at (276) 988-2541.


Ancestry (in-library use only)

Are you interested in researching your family history? Ancestry.com is a great place to start. It has billions of records that include censuses, vital records, immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, directories, photos, maps, and more.  At the library, you can access all of Ancestry.com’s online record for free.


Early World of Learning

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Early World of Learning  is a child’s first encyclopedia.  It includes read-aloud books as well as classic songs, nursery rhymes, and fairy tales.


eBook K-8 Collection
With over 13,000, this e-books collection is great for K-8th grade students and teachers.


eBook High School Collection
For high school students and teachers, this collection has over 10,000 e-books in all academic subject areas, including history, language, literature, science and technology.


eBook Cricket Media Collection
This e-book collection is for children grades Pre-K through 8th.


eBook History Collection

This collection features more than 17,000 world history e-books to meet the needs of students in their research, including content on medieval history, history of music, history of science, art history, military history and more.


Career Transitions

Get assistance on writing resumes and cover letters as well as tips on how to interview.


Encyclopedia Britannica Library – Reference Center

Encyclopedia Britannica is a searchable encyclopedia that is great for school projects and subject overviews.


eSequels

Are you trying to find out what the next book in Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time series is? Do you like the character Sherlock Holmes and want to read more books about him?  eSequels is a  great reader’s guide to novels in series. You can browse by author, title, character, location, and subject.


Explora Public Libraries

This is a useful resource for conducting research for teens and adults. Covering a wide array of topics in areas such as Health, History and Social Studies, Arts & Literature, and more. All entries are full-text documents.


Fold3 Library Edition

Access this Genealogy Database from Home

Fold3 Library Edition provides convenient access to US military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served.


Legal Forms

Get access to Virginia Legal Forms, including forms for wills, divorces, power of attorney, and more. These forms are available in Microsoft Word and Rich Text Format.


Heritage Quest

This essential collection of unique material is for both genealogical and historical researchers, with coverage dating back to the late 1700s. Use Heritage Quest to find your ancestors, trace their paths across America, and learn what life was like in the areas where they settled.


Issues & Controversies

This is a perfect resource for students and educators researching controversial topics. Get up-to-date information on issues that are currently in the news, such as the Affordable Care Act, Gay Rights, and Abortion. This resource explains how to properly cite one’s sources and avoid plagiarism.


Kids Infobit

A great resource for students in elementary and middles school as they search for useful content for papers and projects. Easy to use with lots of pictures.


Novelist K-8

This will help kids, teens, and parents find a book for readers from birth to teenagers. Each book listing includes reviews, a lexile score,  accelerated reader level,  a recommended grade level, and whether it is part of a series.


Novelist Plus

Are you looking for your next read? This is a great resource to help discover books in a particular genre or books similar to your favorite author. Each book has reviews


RBDigital: eAudiobooks

RBdigital allows you to check out audiobooks to your PC or digital device (Android, iPad, iPhone,  and Kindle). You have access to two hundred classic books, including 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Hound of the Baskervilles, and Jane Eyre.


RBDigital: Downloadable Magazines

Download full color magazines straight to your tablet or PC. The library has access to fifty titles, including Rolling Stones, Woman’s Day, Vegetarian Times, Reader’s Digest, National Geographic, Newsweek, The Oprah Magazine, Good Housekeeping, and many many more.


Readit!

This useful resource will help you research a variety of subjects, while assisting your English skills. This is a great tool for English Language Learners. It also includes a tool to hear the text aloud.


Rocket Languages

Learn a new language today! Choose among 15 different languages, including Spanish, Italian, French, Russian, Chinese, etc. Listen to common phrases in various languages.


Universal Class

This is the perfect resource for anyone learning a new skill, homeschoolers, or a professional who needs Continuing Education Courses. Courses include everything from accounting, history classes, software training, and more.  You will need to sign up with an account.

 

  • Tazewell Library

    129 Main St.
    P.O. Box 929
    Tazewell, VA 24651
    (276) 988-2541

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    108 Huffard Drive
    Bluefield, VA 24605
    (276) 326-1577



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    102 Suffolk Avenue
    P.O. Box 860
    Richlands, VA 24641
    (276) 964-5282

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