Reference

The Adult Services Librarian provides reference assistance to the public from 9:00-5:00pm Monday-Friday. Stop by or call (603) 635-7581 if you have a question, need research help, or would like to know more about the libraries resources.

For technology questions, 1/2 hour appointments are scheduled with the Adult Services Librarian. Need help with your email? Want to learn how to download eBooks onto your device? Call the library to make an appointment.

The library has access to several databases Available through New Hampshire State Library’s NHewLink.

Contact the library for usernames and passwords.

Research Databases:

Britannica is an amazing source for Biography information, world data, World Atlas, quotations, and tons of reference information! There is even an interface just for kids! Please call or stop by the library for the password and access this from HOME!

Ebsco Host research database: Abstracts and full-text periodicals; also includes Newspaper Source, NoveList, and Eric.

Novelist- Access this awesome resource from home! Go to NoveList for advice on what to read next, awesome book reviews, and the latest books by your favorite author. Ask a librarian for the password.

Genealogy Databases and Resources:

Ancestry: Genealogy and local history. Full-text documents, vital records, census documents, government records. Fully printable.

Pelham Historical Society: Created by the Pelham Historical Society. Online access to vital records and family histories.

New Hampshire Genealogy and History: A guide for people researching history and genealogy in the State of New Hampshire.

American-Canadian Genealogical Society: The Society was founded in Manchester, New Hampshire in September 1973 to serve persons interested in ancestral research

Cyndi’s List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet: A large directory of sites useful for genealogical research, with tips to help you with your research