The Raleigh County Library subscribes to a number of databases to assist the public in research. For information on usernames and passwords or help setting up accounts for these databases, speak to someone in the reference department at the main branch. You can also reach them at This Email Address.
Explora Magazine & Periodical Databases
Job & Career AcceleratorA resource to help you find a career you might be interested in, find jobs and internships in that career in your area, and help get you hired
GreenFILEOffers information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment
Consumer Health Complete
NoveList Plus & NoveList Plus for K-8- Find books based on interests, similarity between authors, genre, etc.
SearchasaurusA database created for kids in grades K-3
Learning Express LibraryA resource to help you prepare for tests or simply improve your skills in everything from elementary math to computer skills, GED prep to U.S. Citizenship, and more
Points of View
Kids SearchA database created for kids in grades 3-8
Grolier Encyclopedia: Young Readers and Older Readers
- You’ll find U.S. federal census records, family histories, published genealogies, historical books, Revolutionary War records, Freedman’s Bank records, and more to help you trace your American ancestors’ paths across history.
-Includes a number of different search indexes
-The benchmark service to help consumers distinguish hype from fact and good products from bad ones, brought to you for free by your library!
-Specific repair/maintenance information for your year, make, and model of vehicle; also general information about how auto components function, care & repair tips, and troubleshooting
-Engine repair information for ATVs, boats, tractors, motorcycles, personal water craft, snowmobiles, outdoor power equipment (lawnmowers, chainsaws, etc), and generators & other small engines