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Plaistow Public Library
Plaistow Public Library
85 Main Street - Plaistow, NH 03865
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Plaistow Public Library

Online Resources

Plaistow Public Library provides its patrons with access to a number of online resources.

If you're in the Library, you will be authenticated and able to log in automatically. Outside the library, most of these resources will require a username and/or password (usually your library card number). Call the Library at 382-6011 if you have any difficulties accessing information.


Downloadable eBooks,
Audiobooks, Music, Movies,
& More!
New Hampshire Overdrive
Thousands of ebooks and audiobooks are available for download, plus popular magazines. The system is compatible with a wide variety of devices, including computers (Mac & PC), smartphones, and many tablets and ereaders. Check out the new Libby App for Overdrive. 

Hoopla Digital
Movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows for your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. Hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily.

Kanopy is a video streaming service made available to you by your library. With it, you can stream from a collection of over 30,000 independent and documentary films, including videos from The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, Media Education Foundation, and more. 

TumbleBooks add animation, sound, music, and narration to popular children’s books for an anytime storytime! 
BrainFuse Live online tutoring service for learners of all ages and levels. Brainfuse offers students access to free 1-on-1 after-school homework help in all core subject areas, SAT, ACT and GED test prep, and more. 

Creative Bug
Enjoy unlimited access to thousands of online art and craft classes, no matter what your skill level. Watch classes anytime, anywhere, and start and stop projects at your own pace.

Universal Class
Learn something new today from over 500 different online continuing education courses.

ERIC: The Education Resource Information Center (EBSCO)
Bibliographic records for many thousands of articles from education journals.

Professional Development Collection (EBSCO)
The full text of more than 500 education journals, most of them peer-reviewed.

Gale Virtual Reference Library (Gale Cengage Learning)
E-book collection of reference materials covering subjects including business, history, law, science, medicine, and nation/world.
Newspapers Newspaper Source (EBSCO)
The full text of about 40 national and foreign papers, plus nearly 400 regional papers.

Wall Street Journal (Dow Jones)
Digital versions of the print editions; The WSJ Magazine; profiles, financials, and research & ratings of thousands of companies. Login to your library account and look for the WSJ button at the top left.
Journals and

Academic Search Premier (EBSCO)
The full text of about 4,600 journals, most of them peer-reviewed.

MasterFile Premier (EBSCO)
The full text of about 1,700 periodicals, covering subjects of general interest.

Medical Information Medline Plus, a service of the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library. Medline plus provides information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand.
For Students Explora for Students (EBSCO)
Easy-to-use search tool for young students provides content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books.

The full text of about 150,000 news articles, with an emphasis on current events.
and History
Ancestry Library (ProQuest) -- in-library use or remote access for a limited time
A database offering billions of genealogical records from around the globe. Log into your account on our catalog for remote access. Your library card number is your user name and your default password is your first initial and last name. Call or email us for assistance.

HeritageQuest Online (ProQuest)
A companion database to Ancestry Library. Full details here. Remote access via our catalog for a limited time.
Legal Help NH Law Library
Your one-stop-shop for New Hampshire law, curated by state law librarians. Call 603-271-3777 or email for basic legal reference, or refer to one of their many resource guides on specific areas of NH law.

Search Other Libraries NHAIS Shared Statewide Catalog
A catalog detailing most of the holdings of New Hampshire's public libraries. Please contact us to request anything you see here & our Interlibrary Loan service will have a copy in your hands in no time!
Suggestions, Award Winners, & Book Lists, & much more!
NoveList  (EBSCO)
A reader's advisory service offering reviews of thousands of fiction and nonfiction titles, including audibooks.

NoveList Plus (K-8) (EBSCO)
A reader's advisory service offering reviews of thousands of children's books, both fiction and nonfiction.
Business Resources Business Source Premier (EBSCO)
The full text of more than 2,300 business journals, many of them peer-reviewed.

AtoZ Databases (AtoZ)
Premier job search, reference and mailing list database, with contact info for more than 30 million businesses and 220 million residents, including new movers and new homeowners. Ideal for sales leads, market research, and job hunting.

Search Consumer Reports