Online Resources

EBSCOhost database: EBSCOhost is a powerful online reference system accessible via the Internet. It offers a variety of proprietary full text databases and popular databases from leading information providers. The comprehensive databases range from general reference collections to specially designed, subject-specific databases for public, academic, medical, corporate and school libraries.


Find Business Information                              

Business Source Premier

Regional Business News

Search our Catalog for business resources at the Library.



Find Genealogy/Local History Resources

Heritage Quest

Chester Historical Society 
After you have exhausted online and government genealogy resources, contact the Chester Historical Society for Chester genealogy inquiries.

Internet Archive 
This digital library provides a gateway to Chester online documents. A scattering of Town Reports from 1843 to the present may be found within this site. Benjamin Chase’s History of old Chester [N. H.] from 1719 to 1869 and John Carroll Chase’s History of Chester, New Hampshire, including Auburn : a supplement to the History of old Chester, published in 1869 may also be accessed via this site.

New Hampshire County Registries of Deeds
Links to all NH county registries of deeds.

New Hampshire State Library
Check out their Genealogy and NH History page.

New Hampshire Department of State Division of Vital Records
Center for NH birth, death, and marriage records.

Search our Catalog for genealogy resources at the Library. If you have a genealogy inquiry, please email the Library

Find Government Information

New Hampshire State Publications Digital Library
Contains digital documents created by NH state agencies.

Rockingham County
Official website of Rockingham County.

State of New Hampshire
Gateway to State of New Hampshire online information. Laws, directory of departments, NH Sex Offender Registry, and other info may be found by searching or browsing this site.

Town of Chester
The Town’s website lists departments and community events.
The gateway to online information for all Federal Government agencies, branches, and departments.

Find Health Information

Consumer Health Complete


Locate health information made available from the National Library of Medicine.

Search our Catalog for health resources at the Library.

Find Resources for School/College Assignments

Academic Search Premier

MAS Ultra

Funk & Wagnalls

Middle Search Plus

Primary Search

Topic Search


Dewey Browse
This website is arranged by topic and provides links to great websites for children and teens.

A searchable directory of great websites for kids.

Pinkerton Academy Saltmarsh Library
This site has the Saltmarsh Library Catalog, resources for Junior and Senior Essays, and other tips and information useful for assignments.

The Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)
Check out this site for tips on writing research papers.

Son of Citation Machine
Get the correct format to cite sources by using this easy-to-use resource.

Search our Catalog for resources at the Library pertaining to your assignment.

Learn a Foreign Language

Mango Languages

Search our Catalog for foreign language resources at the Library.



Download Audiobooks and eBooks: OverDrive is a free service offered by your library that lets you borrow digital content (like ebooks and audiobooks) anytime, anywhere.

Overdrive is the original app, which is compatible with most devices. Use this if you have a Kindle Fire, a Mac, a Windows device, or a PC.
Libby is a new app by Overdrive. It has the same collection as Overdrive. Use this if you have an Android or iOS device.

On your device:
Go to your app store and download the “Libby” app, then create your account.

On your computer:
Click “Sign in”
Select your library. Enter your library card number, followed by your password. If you need your password reset, call us at 887-3404 and we'll be happy to do that for you.


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