Research and Learning Resources
"Featuring billions of articles from historical newspapers around the U.S. and the world, NewspaperARCHIVE makes exploring history and genealogy easy and fun. Discover fascinating news in archived newspapers hundreds of years old - including obituaries, birth announcements, sports articles, comics, and more..."
Rocket Languages is a service provided to all Athens County Public Library cardholders. Rocket Languages offers guided online foreign language instruction complete with audio.
The Nelsonville branch has a Local History and Genealogy collection which includes birth records, death records, marriage records, obituaries, newspapers, yearbooks, and cemetery listings.
The State Library of Ohio, in cooperation with librarian volunteers all around the state, now offers a 24/7 virtual reference service. The online service, at KnowItNow.org, is part of a statewide initiative that assists residents of the State of Ohio with access to information on an as-needed basis, regardless of the time of day.
LearningExpress Library's Learning Centers offer practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information for students, GED prep, U.S. Citizenship, and more. The site also offers a resources for workplace skills improvement, skill building, and occupational test preparation.