NoveList Plus & NoveList K-8
Novelist Find book recommendations, browse books by genre, book "mood", appeal and more. NoveList helps you find your next fiction, non-fiction, or audiobook.
NoveList Plus: Adult, teen, and children titles
NoveList K8: Children (K-8) and teen titles
Value Line is an investment information service, providing in-depth financial information, research, and analytical tools for new and experienced investors. The Investment Survey contains up-to-date, weekly issues. For each stock in its library it offers year-ahead and 3-to-5-year probable relative price performance, projections of key financial measures, and concise, objective commentary on current operations and future prospects.
To get started using Value Line, check out their Helpful Navigation Tips for Beginners.
Check out Consumer Reports product reviews and ratings to make smarter buying choices.
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! When prompted type in your 14-digit library barcode number to gain access.
Vermont Online Library
Vermont Online Library (or VOL), is brought to you in part by the Vermont Department of Libraries. Gale's suite of databases is a one-stop source for news and magazine articles on a wide range of topics: business, current events, economics, education, health care, literature, biographies, art, auto repair (Chilton's) and science. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. You cannot find this in-depth level of research with a Google search! When prompted type in your 14 digit library barcode # to gain access.
Other research resources for Vermont residents from the Vermont Department of Libraries, including access to Vermont newspapers through Newspapers.com, and Vermont genealogy resources through Ancestry.com.
Ancestry International -- Library edition *
The Fletcher Free Library offers the world’s most popular consumer online genealogy resource, Ancestry.com--including the international records. Over 7,000 databases containing billions of individual records are combined into one of the most robust genealogy research tools ever. Ancestry.com is available for free use while at the Library only.
Burlington Free Press
The Burlington Free Press began as a weekly publication in 1827. In 1848, it became a daily newspaper—except for Sundays, which were added in 1965.
Chronicling America has digitized issues of the Burlington Weekly Free Press and the Burlington Free Press. They are accessible in two time periods:
Use the dropdown menu on the left to select the year, then click on the date to view.
For articles published after the Chronicling America coverage, search Newspapers.com for citations. (Charges apply for access to full text) Contact the Reference Desk at 802.865.7217 for assistance in accessing articles in the Library.