Online Information Resources


News Database from the Washington State Library
Seattle Times
Washington State News 
America's News

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Kanopy is a free streaming service with movies and documentaries.

Washington Anytime Library
Audiobooks and eBooks for your enjoyment!

Looking for a good book to read or the next one in a series? Novelist helps you find your next read based on what you like to read or have read before. Inside the Library | Outside the Library


Children's, Educational and Homework
Novelist K-8
NoveList K-8 is your solution for integrating fiction across the curriculum. With a fun and intuitive interface, and extensive proprietary content, NoveList K-8 will be the resource you and your young readers turn to when looking for the next book to read. Inside the Library | Outside the Library

This site is a one-stop search with full text articles integrated across many topics.
Inside the Library | Outside the Library

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Do It Yourself Resources
AtoZ Food America 
AtoZ Food America gives users a look at all the cuisine of each state in America. From recipes to the official vegetable of Washington there is plenty to explore for the food curious. Inside the Library

Consumer Reports 
Consumer Reports is one of the most trusted sources of information and advice on consumer products and services.
Inside the Library | Outside the Library
Learning Express 
Test prep for academic and career tests. The database includes GED, SAT, GRE, Police and Fire and other practice tests. Set up your own private account with test scoring, answers, and analysis of your results. Use your library card number as your user name.
Inside the Library | Outside the Library

Microsoft Learn - Formerly Imagine Academy
Build skills that open doors. See all you can do with documentation, hands-on training, and certifications to help you get the most from Microsoft products.
Inside and Outside the Library

LinkedIn Learning  A multi-media interactive career education program. Learn to program, become an Office expert, develop marketing strategies and much more. Library card and PIN required.
Inside and Outside the Library

Northstar  Northstar defines the basic skills needed to use a computer and the internet in daily life, employment, and higher education. Online, self-guided assessments measure mastery of basic skills in 14 areas. Test takers can receive certificates and/or digital badges when they pass Northstar assessments in a proctored environment at a Northstar testing location. Contact RJ at the Library for assistance in setting up an account. Inside and Outside library


General Research & Information
Gale Knowledge Base
Extensive collection of information on Business, Literature, Culinary Arts, Pop Culture, Science and so much more. There are so many topics we had to make a separate page to link them all.  

Search national and regional newspapers and full text magazine articles and journals. Set up research alerts to be emailed to you. Inside the Library | Outside the Library

EBSCO Databases
Search all EBSCO databases. Computer Source, Military & Government Collection, Religion and Philosophy Collection, Public Library Core Nonfiction (H.W. Wilson), Fiction Core Inside the Library

Digital Content via EBSCO: eBooks (computer only) and audioBooks (to device) Click on the name to access the site. EBSCO eBooks (PDF Format)

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Heritage Quest Online
This is a genealogical database that includes federal census records, family histories, local histories, the Periodical Source Index, and more. It is not available outside of library.
Inside the Library Only
Ancestry Library Online          
This genealogical database includes federal and state census, church, military, court, land, probate, immigration, and vital records. It is not available outside of library.
Inside the Library Only

Family Search
This genealogical database contains a wide variety of records. It is only available inside the library.
Inside the Library Only

Local History
Digital Public Library of America 
Kittitas County historical photographs available through DPLA.