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You can now access the following databases from the comfort of your home or office.  Simply click on any of the links below, then type in your Fletcher Free Library Card barcode number, located on the back of your card (all 14 digits, no spaces).

LearningExpress is an online guide to test preparation in college placement and career advancement.  Includes practice tests for: academic, advanced placement, basic skills success, civil service, college preparation (SAT, ACT, PSAT), firefighter, EMS, GED, GRE, MCAT, law enforcement, military, real estate, skills improvement courses, teacher certification, and US citizenship.

The Fletcher Free Library's account with Consumer Reports Online gives you premium access to product reviews and ratings on cars, appliances, electronics and much more.  Individuals would normally have to pay an annual subscription fee to access this important site, but now you can get it for free-- all you need is a Fletcher Free Library card!

Learn something new today!  Click here for access to over 500 online continuing education courses.  Subjects include: computer training, photography, resume writing, GED training, business courses, and many more. Classes are Internet based and feature real instructors.

Have you wanted to learn a new language or brush up on one you learned years ago?  Transparent Language Online is available FREE to Fletcher Free Library card holders.  This web-based language-learning program covers 80+ languages, including English as a Second Language.

Powered by Mango, the Little Pim program introduces children to different languages in a way they can understand and enjoy.
For ages 0 – 6.

All of the mutual fund content that is available in their expensive print edition is now just a click or two away through our website.  Profit from Morningstar analysts' independent opinions on 1,700 stocks and 2,000 funds.  (Our license agreement with Morningstar only allows two simultaneous users.  If you cannot log in please try again later.)

Click here to log in to the Gale Group databases
Also known as Vermont Online Library or VOL, and brought to you in part by the Vermont Department of Libraries, the Gale Group suite of databases is a one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, current events, economics, education, health care, literature, art, and science.  Millions of full-text articles, many with images.

InfoTrac Newsstand

Click on the link above to go directly to the
Gale Group's full-text database of leading newspapers from around the world.  You will find articles from the  New York Times, Financial Times, Christian Science Monitor, Investor's Business Daily, and many more.

Heritage Quest Online
Click on one of the links below to visit this resource for census data, family records and local histories.  This collection assembles every extant U.S. federal census, banking and military records, genealogies, local histories, primary source materials, and genealogical and local history serials.
For "in-library" access click here
For "outside library" access click here

The Fletcher Free Library now subscribes to this very popular genealogy resource, bringing the world’s most popular consumer online genealogy resource,, to the Library.  It’s an unprecedented online collection of information about individuals from more than 7,000 databases that store billions of records.

Note: Due to licensing restrictions, Ancestry® Library Edition is not available on the Internet from outside the Library--
you will need to come to the Library's Computer Center
to use this valuable resource.
You may call the Fletcher Free Library Reference Desk at 865-7217 for additional information.

For further information about receiving documents via e-mail, fax, or the postal service, please call the Reference Desk at 865-7217.

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