Access from anywhere temporarily allowed (requires login to your library account). Provides a wide range of resources for genealogical and historical research. It includes records from the U.S. Census; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; petitions for naturalization; passenger lists and more.
Provides information about 30 million business & executive profiles and 240 million residents using data available from public records. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and finding relatives.
Provides updated service and repair information from the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) to help users diagnose problems, and repair and maintain most makes and models of vehicle as far back as 1974, including step-by-step instructions, maintenance schedules, parts information and prices, labor time and cost estimates, technical service bulletins and recalls, specifications and standards, and diagrams. (Formerly AutoMate)
Serving to inform and protect consumers, this website companion to "Consumer Reports" magazine offers informative articles and research alongside unbiased ratings and reviews for products and services.
All-media art, created by your neighbors. Discover the artistic talents of your Fairfax County neighbors. This anthology of artwork includes paintings, illustrations, crafted works, photography, graphic design, prose, poetry, recorded word, music, and dance.
Your Fairfax County Public Library. Imagine. Discover. Connect.
Providing credible, accurate, reliable content on almost every core-curricula subject, Scholastic GO!® offers endless resources for research in a multitude of media. Explore nonfiction texts, world newspapers, videos and more with this easy-to-navigate digital resource designed to strengthen content knowledge, vocabulary, and core proficiency skills.
The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
This business collection contains thousands of full-text articles covering business trends and economic conditions, corporate strategies, management techniques, and product information from a variety of publications, including The Economist, that provide international coverage of these subjects.
Borrow and read hundreds of popular magazines in digital format. This service is sponsored by the Library of Virginia.
Customers will log in with Fairfax County Public Library card number and password.
Provides a selection of state-specific (and multi-state) legal forms and other resources for real estate, wills & estate planning, marriage, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord / tenant, and other issues. Also included are informative articles, legal Questions & Answers, definitions of legal terms, and a directory of attorneys listed by state.
Helping kids and teens find their next favorite title or author, NoveList offers fiction and nonfiction recommendations based on interests, characters, reading level, and the many other qualities that readers look for in a great read. Also provides series information, reviews, lists of award winners, and tools for parents and teachers.
Profiles of Virginia is designed to provide just the right data and insight into the makeup of the state of Virginia. It provides the details and demographic information that researchers or grant writers need and can also act as curriculum support for high school and college research papers. This data provides critical information that can mean success in projects whether in community or government grants and funding or political science, sociology, history, civics and current events.
Provides adapted material to facilitate research and understanding for readers of all ages who have a basic foundation in English literacy. Access articles and reference sources covering science, math, history, culture, civics, literature, and life skills topics, while developing reading and study skills. Also provides quizzes (with answers) and other educator resources for students and teachers.
For globetrotters and armchair travelers alike, offers interactive language learning of some of the world's most popular languages, including American Sign Language (ASL) and English for Spanish or Japanese speakers. Practice listening, speaking, reading, and writing a new language with 120 grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation lessons per level.
Offers electronic books which include animation, music and narration from a variety of children's publishers. This online resource provides story books, nonfiction picturebooks, chapter books, games, and puzzles to help children who are reading by themselves as well as those who are building their reading skills. There is also a language learning section with titles in Spanish and French.
Offers lifelong learning courses in over 30 subject areas, many of which offer continuing education units (CEUs), with more than 500 courses available, all designed and led by professional instructors.