Limited Time Databases

Now Available From Home

We are working with database vendors to bring you even more online content while the library building is closed.  Check out this selection of products that are now available remotely for a limited time.  You will find ebooks, audiobooks, videos, online learning resources and more. There’s something for every member of the family! Sign in with your Thayer Public Library card unless otherwise noted.  

Access Video On Demand: Just for Kids
From Home
A kid-safe, advertisement-free media platform kids can freely explore and enjoy with the educational videos children want to watch. Free access provided by Facts On File/Infobase Publishing through June 2020. 

Access Video On Demand: Master Collections
From Home  
Find award-winning documentaries, how-to programs, top-quality performances spanning the arts, biographies of history-makers past and present, TV shows, movies, and more. Free access provided by Facts On File/Infobase Publishing through June 2020.

Ancestry.com Library Edition
From Home  
Access to this resource has been temporarily expanded to library cardholders working remotely, courtesy of ProQuest and its partner Ancestry.  
Online genealogical resource that offers a wealth of information in an easy-to-use format, including records of more than and 4 billion names in over 4,000 databases.  It includes census data, maps, military, immigration, DAR records, slave stories, and more.

AudioBookCloud
From Home
Audiobook collection for all ages. Sign on with the Username: tumble2020 and Password: A3b5c6.
Free access provided by TumbleBooks through August 2020.

Britannica Digital Learning
From Home
High-quality, standards-aligned resources that make teaching and learning easier and more effective. Britannica has temporarily waived copyright restrictions so you can print and make copies of the resources for instructional purposes! Sign on with the Username: freebritannica and Password: ebooks. Free access provided by Britannica.

FactCite Lincoln Library Online
From Home
Collection of award-winning educational resources for grades K-12. All databases have audio read-along (icon in the upper left corner) and MLA 8 citations (bottom of every entry). Sign on with the Username: tpl and Password: factcite. Visit FactCite’s YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCApDWtfSeIEN_qI9v4JqyWw/videos) to watch short introductory videos on each database. Free access provided by Lincoln Library Press, Inc. through June 30, 2020.

Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center 
From Home
Comprehensive resource for career exploration and planning. Free access provided by Facts On File/Infobase Publishing through June 2020.

Gale In Context: Canada 
From Home
An engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on a broad range of Canadian topics, people, places, and events. Free access provided by Gale Cengage.

Gale In Context: College
From Home
Interdisciplinary content that reinforces the development of skills such as critical thinking, problem-solving, communication, collaboration, creativity, and innovation. Free access provided by Gale Cengage.

Gale In Context: High School
From Home
Supports student papers, projects, and presentations while empowering the development of critical thinking and problem-solving skills with content aligned to national and state curriculum standards. Free access provided by Gale Cengage.

Health Reference Center
From Home 
Comprehensive, in-depth coverage of body systems, current health issues, major diseases and conditions, treatments, and procedures. nd maintaining a career. Free access provided by Facts On File/Infobase Publishing through June 2020. 

Miss Humblebee’s Academy
From Home 
An interactive kindergarten-readiness program that introduces children ages three to six to key concepts in math, science, social studies, language and literacy, art, and music. It’s as challenging as it is fun! Free access provided by Gale Cengage. 

O’Reilly for Public Libraries
From Home 
Find the latest business and tech content, on demand.  Find the information you need to manage your home office, personal electronics, photography, home based finances, basic programming and broad business skills.  Also includes career resources, over 800 of the “For Dummies” series of books, pre-publication computer books, videos and more! Free trial access provided by Proquest, through June 14th. 

PressReader
From Home 
Connecting People through News. All-you-can-read digital newsstand with thousands of the world’s most popular newspapers and magazines. Access to this resource has been offered to library cardholders through July 13, 2020 courtesy of Baker & Taylor and its partner PressReader. 

RomanceBookCloud
From Home
A huge collection of steamy romance novels for the adult crowd! Sign on with the Username: tumble2020 and Password: A3b5c6.
Free access provided by TumbleBooks through August 2020.

Rosetta Stone  
From Home
Learn a new language with Rosetta StoneRosetta Stone’s award-winning interactive approach has been used by millions of learners around the world and now is accessible, for a limited time, with your Thayer Public Library card.  Thirty different languages are available. Free access provided by Rosetta Stone and EBSCO Information Services through June 30, 2020.

Science Online
From Home
Science Online offers a comprehensive overview of a broad range of scientific disciplinesFree access provided by Facts On File/Infobase Publishing through June 2020.

TeenBookCloud
From Home
Collection of ebooks specially selected for grades 7 to 12. Sign on with the Username: tumble2020 and Password: A3b5c6.
Free access provided by TumbleBooks through August 2020.

Today’s Science
From Home
In-depth explanations of important advances in biology, chemistry, environmental science, space, physics, and technologyFree access provided by Facts On File/Infobase Publishing through June 2020.

TumbleBookLibrary
From Home
Collection of children’s ebooks for kindergarten through grade six. Sign on with the Username: tumble735 and Password: books.
Free access provided by TumbleBooks through August 2020

TumbleMath
From Home
Math ebooks geared for children in kindergarten through grade six. Sign on with the Username: tumble2020 and Password: A3b5c6.
Free access provided by TumbleBooks through August 2020.

The World Almanac for Kids
From Home
One-stop reference resource for intermediate-level students. Free access provided by Facts On File/Infobase Publishing through June 2020.

The World Almanac for Kids Elementary
From Home
An exciting, fun resource especially for elementary school students. Free access provided by Facts On File/Infobase Publishing through June 2020.

World Book Online
From Home
World Book hosts a suite of resources designed to captivate users of all ages and make distance learning easier. This special limited time collection  includes eBooks, activities, science resources, plays, an atlas, and more.  Sign on with the Username: wbsupport and Password:distancelearn.  To learn more about these resources visit  Distance Learning Support for Parents and Schools. Free access provided by World Book.

World News Digest
From Home
Exclusive, authoritative archive of world news coverage features current events along with historical content dating back to the 1940s. Free access provided by Facts On File/Infobase Publishing through June 2020.

CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION

Gale eBooks: Coronavirus & Global Pandemics Collection
From Home
Collection of 58 public health oriented ebooks.  Use the password open to sign in to the collection. Free access provided by Gale.

Gale In Context: Global Issues – Pandemic Preparedness
From Home
Gale In Context: Global Issues offers international viewpoints on current events. Rich multimedia – including podcasts, video, and interactive graphs – enhance this portal. Use the password open to sign in to the database. Free access provided by Gale.

Gale In Context: Science – Viruses
From Home
Gale In Context: Science is an engaging resource providing contextual information on viruses. Drawing students in with captivating subject matter, Science showcases how scientific disciplines relate to real-world issues. Use the password open to sign in to the database. Free access provided by Gale.

Pandemics: The Invisible Enemy
From Home
Curated content to explore current topics through a historical lens. Free access provided Salem Press.