Learning and Research Center

Learn about any topic that interests you, or find the information you need for school projects or to help you run your business. LCPL is pleased to provide databases, newspapers, magazines, and encyclopedias that will help you learn more about any topic. You can browse databases by topic, or by the intended audience.

See Alphabetical List of All Databases 

Featured Database: TumbleBooks

TumbleBooks databases provide narrated ebooks, audiobooks, animated picturebooks, and more for reading levels from elementary school through high school. Choose the option that best matches your child's needs and click the logo to get started.

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TumbleBook Library: Animated, talking picture books for grades 2-6.
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Talking TumbleBooks: Audiobooks for middle school and higher.
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TumbleBook Cloud: eBooks, audiobooks, and enhanced eBooks for elementary through high school.
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TumbleBook Cloud Jr: Chapter books with follow-along audio and highlighted text for grades 3-6.

You'll find unique content in each version - like a large collection of graphic novels and French books in TumbleBook Cloud or Spanish audiobooks in Talking Tumblebooks. Have fun exploring!

By User:

Student resources and research databases
Databases to help you find information on your hobby
Hobbyists/Special Interest
Resources for Parents
Resources for Business Owners
Business Owners
Resources for teachers

By Topic:

Find local services, important forms, and job hunt resources
Job Resources, Services, and Forms
Genealogy and Local history databases
Genealogy/Local History

Newspapers, Articles, and Encyclopedia databases
Newspapers, Articles, and Encyclopedias
antiques databases and collectors guides
Antiques and Collectors' Guides
science databases

databases for student research and other helpful student materials
Student Resources

business databases

Read biographies of famous modern and historical figures

Find fiction, nonfiction, plays, poems, and critical texts.
Fiction, Nonfiction, Plays, and Poems
find instructions for your next do-it-yourself project!

Not sure where to start? Try general databases
General Research

health, medicine, and wellness databases
Health and Medicine

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Can't Find It?

If you can't find what you're looking for in any of our databases, give your local library a call. They can help you figure out which databases would be most helpful to you to further research your topic.

If you'd like to ask a librarian, but it's after library hours, just head over to our Ask a Librarian page! This form lets you contact us at any time of day or night. We'll get you an answer within 24 business hours. Happy researching!