Online Resources during COVID-19 closures
Many publishers, platforms and creators are offering access to their products for a limited time. Please note log-in passwords where applicable.
- Ancestry.com – this genealogy resource is temporarily allowing at-home use.
- Young Adults
- Teen Book Cloud – ebooks for grades 7-12
- Sync – free summer audiobook program for teens
- Gale In Context: High School (password: open) – 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.
- Gale In Context: College (password: open) – interdisciplinary content that reinforces the development of skills such as critical thinking, problem-solving, communication, collaboration, creativity, and innovation.
- Kids & Families
- Miss Humblebee’s Academy – a Kindergarten-readiness program
- Tumble Book Library & Tumble Math – ebooks for children K-6
- Scholastic Learn at Home – free online courses
- BookFlix – video storybooks paired with nonfiction ebooks
- Amicus ebook collection at Knowbuddy Resources
Search the online catalog of the Salem Public Library, all NOBLE libraries or broaden your search to include other Massachusetts libraries. To request an item online from another library, you will need to log into your account .
- Salem Public Library Catalog : online catalog of materials located at the Salem Public Library.
- NOBLE Libraries Catalog : catalogs of all libraries in the North of Boston Library Exchange.
- Commonwealth Catalog (ComCat) : statewide library catalog. If items are not available through NOBLE, items may be requested from other Massachusetts libraries.
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Residents of Northeast Massachusetts have access to high-quality local, state, and regionally funded databases of full-text periodicals, health and business resources, biographical and literary databases. Select a database from one or more of the categories below. When prompted, input your 14-digit public library patron barcode (on your library card) and begin searching.