Marshalltown Public Library has subscribed to these great databases for you to use in the library or at home! Due to contractual restrictions, these resources are limited to Marshalltown Public Library card holders. Call or visit the library for help logging in.
Gale Power Search
Magazine, journal, and newspaper articles. Search millions of full-text articles and download them in HTML or PDF format.
Fun, informational database for elementary school students. This provides visual, age-appropriate information about current events, science, history and more!
Census records, Social Security Index, and birth, marriage, death records. Ancestry is available at home with your library card until September 2021.
Book recommendations for readers of all ages! Try out their Who? What? Where? When? tool to find books that fit your interests.
Free online resources for job seekers, veterans, and their families.
Download eBooks and audiobooks for free.
Repair and maintenance information for most domestic and imported vehicles.
Find product ratings and reviews for appliances, cars, and more from the trusted reviewers at Consumer Reports.
Credo is an easy-to-use tool for research, homework, and other reference needs. Gather background information on your topic from over one thousand full-text encyclopedias and subject handbooks, as well as 500,000+ images and audio files and over 1,000 videos.
Fold3 provides convenient access to military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served.
Foundation Directory Online
Foundation Directory Online is a research tool to help nonprofits find the grantmakers most likely to fund their projects. Online available in the library.
Unlimited access to the world’s most engaging professors enabling patrons to delve into an immersive learning experience, covering a wide variety of subjects. Can also be viewed through Overdrive’s Libby App.
Some Census records, family histories, and more. Can be used at home or at the library.
Check out TV shows, movies, music albums, comics, eBooks, and eAudio and download or stream them on computers, phones, and tablets.
IndieFlix is a streaming movie service that offers access to pop culture favorites, box office hits, award-winning feature films, documentaries, and shorts. Can also be viewed through Overdrive’s Libby App.
Test preparation and practice exams for GED, ACT, AP tests. Also, career information, computer skills instruction, and more!
Get free access to the New York Times online through the library. Unlimited access when connected to our wireless network.
Free tutorials that explain how to use library e-Resources like eBooks, research databases, and language learning tools.
Book suggestions and information for readers of all ages. Recommendations for fiction, nonfiction and audiobooks!
Libros electrónicos en español.
Residential and business addresses and phone numbers.
Learn a new language using Transparent Language! Choose from over 100 languages to learn or 25 different English as a Second Language courses. Register online with a user name and password.
Tumble Book Library is a collection of e-books for children, including animated talking picture books, chapter books, videos, non-fiction titles, playlists, books in French and Spanish, graphic novels and math stories.
The Washington Post
Get free access to the Washington Post online through the library. Unlimited access when connected to our wireless network.
Want more specialized information? Check out all of our specialized research collections available through Gale. This link is a list of research collections which have information about hobbies like gardening and home improvement, more specialized academic collections on history, agriculture, psychology, and more!