Online Research

Contact the Library at 242-7743 or at for the appropriate logins and passwords.

Public domain recordings of public domain literature. Plays anywhere!

Medline Plus
Authoritative information from government agencies and other health-related organizations.

Project Gutenberg
Want 30,000 free ebooks? Download to your own device using PDFs, HTML, epub, Mobipocket and more. Enjoy!

Peterborough Town Library Digital Archive
Includes the following newspapers that are fully indexed and searchable online.
– Contoocook Transcript 1847-1959
– Peterborough Messenger 1848-1860
– Peterborough Transcript, 1849-1971
– Monadnock Ledger Transcript, 2018


Basic genealogy resources you can use from home. Library Edition

A comprehensive online source of information for conducting genealogical research.

Explora Public Libraries

Explora provides easy-to-use features and reliable content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books.

Explora for Grades K-8

Explora K – 8 provides easy-to-use features and reliable content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books. Searches may be limited by lexile reading level.

Here are some of our EBSCO Databases for Online Research – see them all by clicking this link.

Access to All EBSCO ResourcesOur subscription to EBSCO offers a wide range of information. You can do everything from find information for homework assignments to read the latest article in your favorite magazine!

Consumer Reports from EBSCO

Browse full text PDF copies of Consumer Reports by date!

Fiction from EBSCO

NoveList: Your Guide to Fiction

Love to read? Check out NoveList to see book reviews, get read-alike suggestions, and learn more about fiction.

NoveList for Kids!

Visit NoveList K-8 to find read-alikes, series lists, and recommendations for kids books!

Homework Help from EBSCO

Student Research Center

Need to find magazine, journal, or newspaper articles for a homework assignment? Make the Student Research Center your first stop for finding just what you need.

Searchasaurus: Information for Young Students

Information for the youngest students can be found through the colorful Searchasaurus site.

Kids Search: Homework Help for Elementary & Middle School Students

Check out Kids Search for magazine and newspaper articles for the younger student.

MAS Ultra School Edition

Wow! MAS Ultra for high school students contains full text articles for 500 high school magazines and 360 reference books, 85,670 biographies, and a half-million photos.

Health from EBSCO

Health Source: Consumer Edition

Looking for health information? Health Source contains full text for nearly 190 journals including Consumer Reports on Health and Men’s Health.

Consumer Health Complete

Have a medical question? Consumer Health Complete is a full text database covers topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, and more.