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The Lower Naugatuck Valley is served by a network of public libraries in each of the communities. In addition to the excellent public libraries, the City of Derby is also served by the Derby Neck library.

The following libraries are on-line:

As members of the Bibliomation Network, the card catalogs for most of these libraries are available for on-line searches through the CARL System Library Catalogs. The database can be accessed via WWW by clicking here.

American Library Association on Line - The American Library Association is the oldest and largest library association in the world, with more than 64,000 members. Its mission is to promote the highest quality library and information services and public access to information.

Library of Congress - An incredible online resource. The Library's mission is to make its resources available and useful to the Congress and the American people and to sustain and preserve a universal collection of knowledge and creativity for future generations.

Electronic Books to read and listen to from your computer!! - Many of the libraries now now offer electronic book services that you can use from your own computer to find, checkout and download books for reading or listening on your own computer.

Project Gutenberg is the Internet's oldest producer of free electronic books (eBooks or etexts)

Radio Gutenberg is the multi-media extension of the Project Gutenberg library into audio and video features.

Bartleby.com - Online editions of literature, reference, and verse.  Searchable and easy to use.

Online Books Page - From the University of Pennsylvania.

Online Reference

about.com - Organized around major topics, about offers practical advise and solutions to everyday questions.

encyclopedia.com - An online free encyclopedia, provides users with more than 57,000 frequently updated articles from the Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. Each article is enhanced with links to newspaper and magazine articles as well as pictures and maps - all provided by eLibrary.

Infoplease - Online almanac, atlas, dictionary, and encyclopedia.

iTools - A multi functional website offering a simple layout and online reference tools.

National Geographic Maps Online - Find nearly any place on Earth, and view it by population, climate, and much more. Plus, browse antique maps, find country facts, or plan your next outdoor adventure with our trail maps.

refdesk.com - A comprehensive internet reference source.

World Fact Book - Comprehensive information about the countries of the world from the CIA.


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