Community Resources 

Find links to local government, education, news, and non-profit organizations. 

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AtoZ Databases

AtoZ The USA


AtoZ The USA is a comprehensive database for US information. With the option to explore the country as a whole, or research a specific state or one of five US territories, this database provides access to a broad range of topics, including official state animals and plants, historical timelines, modern and antique maps, state symbols, demographics, and more.

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AtoZ World Culture


AtoZ World Culture is a comprehensive country cultural database. Featuring in-depth information on 175 countries, this database provides access to a broad range of topics including national symbols, maps, music, education, culture, society, and more.


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AtoZ World Food


AtoZ World Food features information on food culture and over 7,000 recipes for 174 countries. 

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AtoZ Food America


AtoZ Food America features information on food and food culture from the United States including cookbooks from all 50 states, 6 US regions, and 33 major US ethnic groups. 


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Alabama Virtual Library 

The Alabama Virtual Library provides all students, teachers, and citizens of the State of Alabama with online access to essential library and information resources. It is primarily a group of online databases that have magazine, journal, and newspaper articles for research.


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Ancestry Library Edition

Available from the Alabama Public Library Service, Ancestry Library Edition allows patrons access to millions of census reports, military histories, immigrant records and much more.

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Camellia Net

Camellia Net​ is a consortium of Alabama libraries that provides patrons with access to digital materials including eBooks and audio books. For more information on checking out and downloading materials, visit eBooks. 

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Chilton ​Library 

Available from the Alabama Public Library Service, Chilton Library provides detailed information for vehicle repair and maintenance. 

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Homework Alabama

Available from the Alabama Public Library Service, Homework Alabama offers FREE online tutoring and academic resources from for Alabama residents. Tutors are available 3p.m. - 10 p.m., seven days per week. The SkillsCenter Resource Library is available 24/7. 

Receive one-to-one, real-time assistance with your job search. Online tutors are available to help navigate job sites, complete applications, write/review resumes and cover letters and even practice for an interview. You can take a career assessment, search job openings and download resume samples and templates on the 24/7 SkillsCenter Resource Library.

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LearningExpress Library 

Available from the Alabama Public Library Service, LearningExpress Library enables patrons to prepare for academic and professional exams online. Note: First time users must register. 

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