Madison County Public Library


non fiction dictionaryThese references are provided by the Madison County Library and the Library of Virginia, free of charge. You may need your library card number to access some materials.

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Whether you’re a student planning for college, preparing for upcoming standardized tests, or a professional embarking on a new career path, Testing & Education Reference Center can help you along the way. This valuable resource includes full-length practice tests for GED, SAT, ACT, PSAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, TOEFL, U.S. citizenship, and more. It offers information on undergraduate and graduate programs and tuition and scholarship assistance, as well as resume, interviewing and networking advice.

finditva_80   Find It Virginia is a collection of databases that provide access to resources such as newspapers, magazine and journal articles, and books such as encyclopedias. Materials are available for all age ranges and interests.  


America’s News         America’s News: 2021 Edition is a powerful online resource that empowers libraries to provide relevant information to a wide variety of patrons. With current content and deep archives from more than 3,500 U.S. news sources, it is useful for exploring a diverse range of popular topics including business, health, politics,
careers, entrepreneurship and much more. America’s News: 2021 Edition features national, regional and local news content that delivers multiple perspectives on practically any issue, person or event across the country. It is the most comprehensive domestic news resource available.  Available remotely 24/7 on any device.



The experience and impact of African Americans as recorded by the news media





Search more than 63 million obituaries and death notices from over 4,100 U.S. sources.  Updated daily, this collection contains valuable genealogical information such as occupation, avocation, education, military service, religious affiliation, family members, colleagues and more. Available remotely 24/7 on any device.




Explore your family history with the premier collection of U.S. obituaries and death notices for in-depth genealogical research from 1704 – today. HeritageHub helps you easily identify relatives, uncover new information and potentially unknown family members. Includes deep coverage from all 50 states, hard-to-find content from the mid 1900’s, and original obituary images. Access is available 24/7.



Create accurate, reliable legal documents with no hassle.


Search full-text articles on local news, issues, events, people and more from current and archived issues of the Madison County Eagle. 2008 to present.  Available remotely 24/7 on any device.


                                             Speak and understand a new language better. With 12 languages to choose from, including American Sign Language, Rocket Languages also featurLanguage Learning Online with your library Card, Start Now, Rocket Languageses modules in Spanish and Chinese to learn English. Rocket Languages is perfect for the business or traveler learner, as well as extra practice for students.










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