Note that many in-library databases can be accessed from the GPL parking lot via WiFi.

1. Connect to wireless network “GPL WIFI”
2. Open a web browser and click “Accept” on our internet policy
3. Enjoy free public wifi access, as well as access to some of our in-library databases!

All

ABC Mouse (In-library only)
Academic Onefile (NOVEL)
Ancestry Library Edition (GPL)
Note: Be ready to provide your library card number.
Access to Ancestry Library Edition is enabled for at-home use through December 2021. (6/8/21)
ArtistWorks (GPL) – See below for instructions.

“…World-class instruction from Grammy Award-winning music professionals. ArtistWorks for Libraries offers users a guided path of video lessons containing everything they need to reach their musical goals. All levels of player are welcome!”

To access ArtistWorks, download the Libby app.
Download step-by-step instructions here.

BookFlix (GPL)
Britannica School (NOVEL)
Business InSights Essentials (NOVEL)
Consumer Health Site from Albany Medical College (Web)
Consumer Reports (GPL)
Creativebug (GPL)
FamilySearch.org (GPL)
Fold3 (GPL)
Gale in Context (NOVEL)
General Onefile (NOVEL)
Health Reference Center Academic (NOVEL)
Historical Newspapers (Web)
Infotrac Newsstand (NOVEL)
Job Information Resources

Learning Express (GPL)
Medline Plus (Web)
Medline Plus – Multiple languages (Web)
New York Heritage Digital Collection (website)
The New York Times (GPL)
Opposing Viewpoints in Context (NOVEL)
ProCitizen – Citizenship Courses (GPL)

Pronunciator – Learn a new language (GPL)

Something About the Author Online (NOVEL)

Art And Music Classes

ArtistWorks (GPL) – See below for instructions.
“…World-class instruction from Grammy Award-winning music professionals. ArtistWorks for Libraries offers users a guided path of video lessons containing everything they need to reach their musical goals. All levels of player are welcome!”

To access ArtistWorks, download the Libby app.
Download step-by-step instructions here.

Creativebug (GPL)
“Thousands of award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists.”

Books and Literature

Computer Skills

Learning Express (GPL) – Learn computer skills! This resource covers everything from Computers 101 to Microsoft Office.

Genealogy

Ancestry Library Edition (GPL)
Note: Be ready to provide your library card number.
Access to Ancestry Library Edition is enabled for at-home use through December 2021. (6/8/21)

FamilySearch.org (GPL)
Fold3 Military Records (GPL)

Homeschool Resources

Job Tools

Learning Express (GPL) – Prepare a resume, find a job, or learn new computer skills

Coursera (Website) – If your job has been impacted by COVID-19 and you are an unemployed or dislocated worker, you are entitled to access Coursera via the New York State Department of Labor’s website. Coursera offers access to nearly 4,000 programs to learn new skills, earn certifications, and elevate your career.

Updated 03/2021: GPL staff has done the hard work of compiling a list of career resources, job websites, and free eBooks for you! Good luck on your job search, and check back often for updates. You can view and download the complete document here: Job Information Resources

Kids’ and Teens' Resources

Newspapers and Magazines