Archives: Resources

A to Z Food America

A toZ Food America is a database unlike any other on the market today. From regional cookbooks to an exploration of ethnic culinary influences, from fun collections of historic cookbooks and television commercials to “how-to” food preparation videos,

Freading eBooks

Freading offers fiction and non-fiction e-books, including a large collection of children’s books and the newly added Lonely Planet Guides. Not compatible with Kindle e-readers (works with Kindle Fire).

Libby eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines & Streaming Content

The MAIN Overdrive service offers downloadable e-books, audiobooks,  and magazines via the Libby app. Patrons may check items out for 2 weeks. You can also access streaming content from Craftsy,

Tumblebooks eBooks for Kids

Enjoy animated/talking picture books, audiobooks, puzzles, and games.

World Book Online


A safe, trusted learning environment for students which includes research information, articles, current events, pictures and videos.  Also includes engaging early learning resources for preschool children.

BrainFuse JobNow

BrainFuse JobNow™ provides live online assistance, powerful tools, and other resources for job-seekers.

Live Interview Coaching: Patrons can brush up on interview techniques or get live online interview practice from trained job coaches.

BrainFuse VetNow

VetNow helps veterans transition to civilian life through live, interactive career assistance, academic tutoring, and much more.

VETERAN SUPPORT TOOLS                                                                 Live Navigator: Connect with an expert to learn more about eligible VA benefits and community resources veteran

Resources: Carefully selected resources to help you understand your benefits and community resources career


BrainFuse HelpNow

A New Standard for Online Homework Help.

BrainFuse HelpNow™ provides differentiated learning solutions for students of diverse needs and backgrounds.

Students communicate with live, online tutors using an interactive,

Consumer Reports Online

Consumer Reports offers consumer protection and product reviews and includes articles on health, public safety, marketplace economics, and the judicial and regulatory actions that effect consumers. Available issues from 1985 to present.

Ancestry Library Edition


Ancestry® Library Edition delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more. The world’s most popular consumer online genealogy resource is available for your use at the Chester Library.