The library offers access to thousands of eBook titles, including current best sellers, through the Ohio Digital Library . Download ebooks, audio books, music or videos directly to your tablet, ereader, phone, or laptop. Use your Adams County Public Library card number and PIN to log in, and get started today.
Need help learning to borrow ebooks on your device? Try one of these short video tutorials  from the State Library.
The Ohio Web Library offers you access to dozens of great online information resources, including EBSCO databases. Visit EBSCO  to access Consumer Health Complete, Kids Search, NoveList Plus, Points of View, School Resource Center, Literary Reference Center, and more.
The Learning Express Library  offers access to online test-preparation and skill development, to help you achieve success in school, work, and life! Use Learning Express to prepare for tests, study for occupational exams, improve job searching skills, review subject skills from elementary through adult learning levels, take courses on Microsoft Office products, and much more.
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Visit these websites to practice basic computer and Internet skills, in easy to use tutorials and guides.
Skillful Senior – practice using the mouse, keyboard, and arrows
Mousercise  – exercise your mouse skills in this fun, simple tutorial.
Digital Learn  - easy-to-use short video courses help you learn to use a computer
Basic Computer Skills  – learn how to get started with your computer desktop, icons, and navigation
Internet Basics  – short courses on topics covering the web, Internet Explorer, Facebook, Google, Internet safety, and much more
Computer Basics  – learn what makes your computer work
WebWise  – several tutorials help you learn more about aspects of the Internet
Good 50 Search Engine – a search engine that’s easy to read for low vision
Windows 8 Introduction Brochure  from Microsoft
This colorful PDF brochure will help you navigate Windows 8.
A helpful question-and-answer website from HP, explaining how Windows 8 works, and where you can find important tasks and settings.
Take this free, self-paced online tutorial, complete with screen shots and videos.
Watch a 25-minute video that previews Windows 8, and helps you learn to navigate the new layout.
Learn the quickest way to launch an app, start a task, or display hidden settings by using keyboard shortcuts new to Windows 8.
Annenberg Learner 
A great resource for both teachers and students, Annenberg Learner offers free access to lesson plans, and self-guided content for students K - adult, including complete video courses and interactive exercises.
Kids Search 
An encyclopedia and dictionary of topics kids may research in elementary and middle school, covering all school subjects. Resources for teachers, too!
A service of the Adams County Public Library, this site offers links to hundreds of kid-safe websites featuring learning games and homework help, organized by school subject.
Access free test preparation material and practice tests for K - graduate level tests, including SAT, ACT, GED, GRE, occupation, military, and citizenship tests, English as a second language, and more. Also offers software tutorials, computer basics, and basic skills courses for adults.
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The Adams County Genealogical Society and Library, located two blocks north of the court house on St Rt 247 in West Union, Ohio, offers extensive local genealogical records, including obituaries, cemetery records, family histories, books and maps and artifacts from Adams County history, and much more. Genealogical Society library hours are Thursday and Saturday from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm, but the staff are happy to open the library on other days for visitors traveling from outside the local area. Genealogical society members provide research and record look-up services, for a donation. The Genealogical Society Library is supported exclusively by donations. Call the Library at 937-544-8522, or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Family Search 
Heritage Quest 
Ohio Obituary Index 
Public Record Center 
Ancestry.com - The Adams County Public Library offers access to subscription genealogy database Ancestry.com. Access to this site through the Library's subscription is available only in the library.
The forms below can be used to request information from the Adams County Genealogical Society. Please complete these forms and return directly to the ACGS:
Adams County Genealogical Society
PO Box 231
West Union, OH 45693
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Resume Writing  - Get help crafting your resume with this free online course, from GCFLearnFree.org.
Career Builder 
Career Jet 
Career One Stop 
Cleveland.com Jobs 
Job Fair Ohio 
Jobs on JuJu 
Monster Job Match 
Linked In 
Link Up 
Ohio Colleges 
Ohio Here To Help 
Ohio Means Jobs 
Ohio Means Success 
Simply Hired 
USA Jobs 
Ohio Domestic Relations Forms  - Download blank domestic relations forms from the Ohio Supreme Court's website, intended for use in cases in courts throughout Ohio. Forms include Dissolution of Marriage, Divorce, Health Insurance, and more.
Find Law 
Nolo Law for All 
Ohio Laws & Rules 
Ohio Legal Services 
Pro Seniors  - legal forms, including power of attorney, simple will, advance directives, and civil protection order
Southeastern Ohio Legal Services  - Adams County's free legal aid organization
The following documents can be used in the Adams County Civil Court system:
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The News Democrat 
5 WLWT 
9 WCPO 
12 WKRC 
19 Fox 
C103 Country FM 
Your Adams County Public Library account gives you access to these powerful research databases online! These resources are made available to Ohio public library patrons by statewide Library organizations.
Some of these resources may ask you to log in, or create a user account, based on your Adams County Public Library card account information. If you need assistance, stop by the desk of your local library branch, or call during library hours .
Ohio Web Library  - A vast resource of online information, provided free to Ohio Libraries. Search genealogical information, Ohio newspapers and magazines, get homework help, research science, history, and art, and much more. Includes online identification guides for Ohio trees, reptiles, and artifacts. The perfect place to start, for almost any research or reference topic!
Explore Ohio  - Learn more about your state! Browse by County or subject to learn more about Ohio, including agriculture, business, history, culture, and much more.
Know It Now  - Get live help from an Ohio librarian on any topic, from homework help to research, reading suggestions to general information. Talk to an Ohio librarian via chat session, email, or text message.
Ancestry.com - Only available at Adams County Public Library locations. Access the most reputable subscription database for genealogical research, Ancestry.com.
Mango Languages  - Learn conversational speaking skills in dozens of languages! A great tool to supplement your language learning project, or help school-age or adult beginners take on a new language. Use your library card to create a free user account.
Learning Express Library  - Access practice tests and test prep materials for elementary, high school, ACT and SAT, pre-professional, military tests, and more. View free tutorials for popular software, including Microsoft Office products. Use your Ohio public library card to create a free user account.
Oxford Reference Online  - This powerful reference tool gives you access to an online dictionary, encyclopedia, maps, bilingual dictionaries, and searchable reference by subject. A reputable source for finding the facts on any topic.
Science Online  - Facts on File's Science Online gives you access to science facts, diagrams, experiments, biographies, and timelines for every area of science, including chemistry, forensics, physics, math, earth science, space and astronomy, weather, and more! A great resource for finding reliable information on science facts, completing a research project, and more.
World Book Encyclopedia  - Use this reputable encyclopedia in versions intended for kids, students, and adults! Find information about almost any topic in this powerful, online encyclopedia resource.
Ohio Newspapers  - Search the text of back issues of several Ohio Newspapers, by keyword or by dates. A great tool for historical research, genealogy research, and more! Offers the Cincinnati Post, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Dayton Daily News, Columbus Dispatch, and Toledo Blade.
Heritage Quest  - Search U. S. Census records, family and local genealogies, Revolutionary War records, Freedman's Bank, and more.
Medline Plus  - Get medical information from a reputable online source. Research medical conditions, health information, drugs and mediations, and more.
Ohio eBook Project  - Go beyond the Library Catalog - you can access ebooks, audiobooks, and more through the Ohio eBook Project. You'll need your library card number and library PIN to check out and download ebooks. When asked to select your home library, choose "SEO Library Consortium" from the list.
EBSCOhost  - A powerful research tool, offering access to databases on many subjects. A great resource for those completing school assignments or research, who want access to reputable subscription sources, including peer-reviewed professional journal articles.
Project Gutenberg  - An enormous resource of public domain ebooks, free to download, in many different formats.
Librivox  - A free resource of public domain audiobooks, read aloud by volunteers. These audiobooks are free to download, and are available in many different formats.
GCF Learn Free  - Computer and other basic skills tutorials, made available by the Goodwill Foundation. Follow easy-to-use online courses, that guide you through learning basic computer, Internet, Office Software, and other skills.
American & English Literature  - Full text of literature and criticism, poetry and drama, including 21 historic editions of the Bible in English. Search for a specific work, or search for a word or phrase in the full text of literature.
Talking Book Services Library Catalog  - Ohio Library for the Blind and Physically Disabled
NetWellness  - This free resource for health and wellness information is a community service of the University of Cincinnati and Ohio State University, including articles written by resident doctors.
Ohio Death Certificates  - request copies of Ohio Death Certificates online
Ohio Governmental Information & Services  - Start at Ohio.gov for official information and easy access to forms for any state activity, including taxes, finding state agencies, the BMV, voting, government services, job applications, starting a business, and more.
Ohio Memory Scrapbook  - This collaboration between the Ohio Histrical Society and the State Library of Ohio offers you free access to digitized copies of archives documenting ohio's history, including local documents from around the state.
Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps  - Offers over 40,000 detailed maps of Ohio cities, drawn between 1882 and 1962.
Worldbook Early World of Learning  - This interactive site is designed for young children, and offers read-aloud stories, travel explorations, fun facts, and quizes.
Worldbook Kids  - Perfect for school-age kids, this site is a topical encyclopedia targeted by school subject, and offering instant access to science projects, activities, historical figures, games, and more.
Worldbook Encyclopedia Spanish  - A spanish language version of Worldbook Encyclopedia.