Research

WPL cardholders may access the online databases from home using their library barcode number and PIN. Please contact a Reference Librarian if you would like help searching a database or need other research help.

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Now called HeritageHub!  Explore your family history with U.S. obituaries and death notices from 1704 – today. HeritageHub helps you identify relatives, uncover new information and potentially unknown family members. Includes coverage from all 50 states, hard-to-find content from the mid 1900’s, and original obituary images. 

The New England Historic Genealogical Society provides vital records, church records, town records, cemeteries and more from most of the New England states, England and Ireland.  Not available from home.

Federal and state census records, military and immigration records, birth, death and marriage records, and other reference sources.  Look for your high school yearbook!  Available from home temporarily through September 30th.

Descriptions of archival collections (historical documents, personal papers and family histories) owned by libraries, museums, historical societies and archives worldwide.

If you love international cuisine, AtoZ World Food has you covered. Includes traditional recipes, ingredient search, food culture for 174 countries, plus reference topics such as a beer glossary and food quotes.