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Online Learning and Database Access

Great Courses



Visit Great Courses

The Great Courses Library Collection is an incredible lifelong learning and personal enrichment tool!

View hundreds of courses spanning thousands of in-depth video lectures on subjects like Science, Health & Wellness, and much more.

To access, sign-in through the Libby App or on the web through

Once you are signed in you will find Great Courses under the extras heading.

Access Ancestry

NOTE: Only Available At the Library

This resource is only available at a public computer or your personal laptop on the public wifi.

Genealogical collections covering the US and the UK, including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records.

Need further help? Check out the Ancestry Learning Center here. 


If you are asked for a Patron ID it is your full 14 digit Library Card Number.

Provided to NH public library users by the NH State Library.

Access NoveList- a read-a-like find your next book resource.

Explora- a student resource for school projects.

Greenfile- a database of journals covering all aspects of human impact to the environment.

Digital Archive


Digital Archive

Includes the following newspapers that are fully indexed and searchable online.

Contoocook Transcript 1847-1959

Peterborough Messenger 1848-1860

Peterborough Transcript, 1849-2006

Monadnock Ledger, 2006

Monadnock Ledger Transcript, 2006-2018, 2020

Online eBooks and Audio

Download Libby, the new App for access to NH Downloadable books. It’s easier than ever to enjoy eBooks and audiobooks on your device!

For a browser-based experience, visit Overdrive here.

Help with Libby is available here

Please note: Libby is the best app to use on your device to access our eBooks and audio. Overdrive is ONLY a browser-based experience effective February 2022.