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Acer ChromebookNorton Public Library

The Norton Public Library will lend you a Chromebook for up to three hours a week! You must have a NPL card, call the library to make an appointment to pickup the Chromebook in person and sign a user agreement. More information can be found on their website.

USS Constitution MuseumNorton Public Library

Though many museums are currently closed, the Norton Public Library still has passes available for the USS Constitution Museum, the New England Aquarium and free parking at Massachusetts State Parks.

Wallace Library

If you would like more information on museum passes that you can get from Wheaton, email kuszaj_jessica@wheatoncollege.edu.

 

Photo: USS Constitution by Lfleur04. 2018. CC-BY-SA-4.0 via Wikimedia Commons

Statue of Liberty

Boston Public Library

Boston Public Library has an in depth guide on doing genealogical research that includes strategies, information on resources, and online events on genealogical research.

Norton Public Library

Your Norton Public Library card also gives you access to genealogical resources.

Ancestry Library

The library edition of the popular genealogical research website, Ancestry.com to search census records, create family trees and more. For a limited time you can access Ancestry.com Library Edition® from home. Email nortonlibrary@sailsinc.org for access.

HeritageQuest Online

Discover the amazing history of you with HeritageQuest Online. With more than 4.4 billion records, it delivers an essential collection of genealogical and historical sources—with coverage dating back to the 1700s—that can help people find their ancestors and discover a place’s past.

 

Photo: Statue of Liberty by KieraRoberts. 2019. CC-BY-SA-4.0 via Wikimedia Commons

Career Resources at Wallace Library

IBISWorld

IBISWorld is an essential resource for industry research, which can be an essential part career planning, resume and cover letter writing, and interview preparation. 

Career Resources at Norton Public Library

Norton Public Library card gives you access to several career resources:

 

Cypress Resume

Cypress Resume is a free online program that will help you develop polished and professional resumes and cover letters. This service is available on library computers and at home through our website. 

 

Pearson's Career Prep

Pearson's Career Prep is a set of career tools that can help you get a handle on what you're interested in, the skills and training you'll need, and what you can expect from your career path. Discover which careers suit you best, research potential career options, and explore the requirements and outlooks for the occupations you're interested in.

 

Gale OneFile: Vocations and Careers

OneFile: Vocations and Careers provides access to journals and magazines that aid users in researching a vocation, finding an appropriate institution of learning, job searching, and maintaining a career. The database offers hundreds of current and applicable periodicals, from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals.

Beadwork CraftAccess more than 1,000 award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists with your Norton Public Library card and Creativebug!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photo: Beadwork Wire Arts and Crafts by Aurobindo Ogra. 2014. CC-BY-SA-3.0 via Wikimedia Commons