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Articles & Databases

      Ancestry Library Edition is a genealogy research website with over 7 billion records online and more being added almost daily. It includes census images from every available United States federal census (1790-1930). Also included are military records, land, court, and probate records, church and vital records, passenger lists, directories, and much more!  **Ancestry is ONLY available inside the library - not from home.**

Would you like to chat with a librarian?  Or would you rather text your question on your cell phone?  Ask-a-Librarian is a free online service that allows Floridians seeking immediate assistance to speak with a librarian from any of the 100+ participating libraries.  Click on the link to get started!


AtoZdatabases is the premier reference and marketing database marketed to Library, Academic, and Government institutions throughout the U.S. This simple, user-friendly, web-based solution provides details on every business and every household within the U.S.  FREE: Email Marketing, Job Search, Mailing Lists and Sales Leads, People Look-Up and Business Profiles!


Flipster is a digital magazine database that allows you to read magazines from your computer or mobile device! Click on the link above and type in your library card barcode. This database is only accessible by East Lake Library registered patrons. 


Select Internet resources that offer access to comprehensive, accurate, and reliable information. Available resources include electronic magazines, newspapers, almanacs, encyclopedias, and books, providing information on topics such as current events, education, business, technology, and health issues.  You will need to use your East Lake Library Card number to access this site.


Florida Memory is an excellent and informative database from the Florida Department of State's Division of Library and Information Services. Florida Memory contains over 500,000 Florida-related photographs, films, audio recordings and documents from the collections of the State Library and the Archives of Florida.  It contains information related to almost every city, town or county in Florida, from Alachua to Zephyrhills.  


Love to read?  NoveList Plus will help you find your next book!
NoveList Plus has expert reading recommendations.  Get trustworthy advice from people who love to read.  NoveList Has appeal factors in that NoveList Plus will help you decide whether a book is “your style.”  Find series information, reading lists, award winners, book discussion guides, and more.  NoveList Plus is made for readers!  Click on the link above and type in your library card barcode.


Want to download FREE eBooks to your Kindle, Nook or other e-Reader?  Check out OverDrive ! 

Click on the following links for help with downloading ebooks to your device!

Kindle Help
Nook Help
IOS (iPad, iPhone, iPod) Help
Android Help
Kobo Help

For more information on OverDrive, click on the picture to the left OR click on "E-Library" and "eBooks" on the home page.

      Pronunciator is our new language learning database that offers a wide range of languages and boasts the largest ESL curriculum with courses for 50 non-English languages.

Register for FREE with your library account number and start learning at your own pace!


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