Reference and Research

Consumer Reports

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Creativebug

Creativebug offers unlimited access to thousands of online art and craft classes. Watch classes anytime, anywhere, and learn from experienced instructors and artists. Since the classes never expire, you can start and stop projects at your own ­pace. No pressure, just possibilities! 


  • Art + Design
  • Sewing and Quilting
  • Knitting and Crochet
  • Paper Crafts
  • Jewelry
  • Holiday + Party
  • Crafts for Kids


Sign up for a free Creativebug account using your  Library card!

Business


Accel5 Sharpen your business skills with thousands of concise videos, book summaries, and audio summaries from top business thinkers. 

Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative The Library of Virginia - Entrepreneurial Mindset Training Course.

Digital Photograph Collection


Waynesboro Public Library Photograph Collection is part of The Library of Virginia's Digital Library Program (DLP) which preserves, digitizes, and provides access to significant archival and library collections. You can search the photographs here.


Educational


GFCLearnFree.org Learn everything from Microsoft Office and email to reading, math, and more, GCFLearnFree.org offers more than 180 topics, including more than 2,000 lessons, 800+ videos, and 55+ interactives and games, completely free.  

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History is a leading nonprofit organization dedicated to k–12 history education while also serving the general public. its mission is to promote the knowledge and understanding of american history through educational programs and resources. 

HelpNow Brainfuse Help Now is an educational website is designed for middle and high school students, educators, and parents. 

Universal Class Choose from over 500 online courses, from photography to physics, computers to calligraphy. Learn something new or update your existing skills. 


Books, Journals, and Research Tools

Explora Public Libraries

Books, journals, and more. 

MasterFILE

Books, journals, and more. 


Employment Resources 

Brainfuse Job Now Live, anytime, anywhere job assistance, including up-to-date nation-wide and local job search engines, professional résumé critique and proven interview techniques. Experience personalized career centre seamlessly integrated with advanced virtual technology to help job seekers of diverse backgrounds and needs.

Brainfuse VetNow Connect with an expert to learn more about eligible VA benefits and community resources.


Virginia Employment Commission features job seeker services, America's JobBank, and CareerConnect.
  
  
Find It Virginia

Find It Virginia has newspaper, magazine, journal, and encyclopedia articles as well as pictures, videos, and podcasts. Materials are available for all ages and interests.


Government Resources

Federal Tax Forms
Print your federal tax forms and publications from the IRS.

State Tax Forms
Print out your State of Virginia tax forms from the Department of Taxation
 
 Department of Motor Vehicles
 Renew or replace your driver's license, order your DMV record, report a change 
of address, and make other transactions online at the Department of Motor Vehicles.  
  
The Code of Virginia is a searchable database of statutory laws. 
  
Code of Ordinances for the City of Waynesboro
  
Voter Registration & Polling Places for voter information.  
  
Congressional Directory is the official directory of the U.S. Congress.
  
  
Health Resources 
 

MedlinePlus gives you access to the National Library of Medicine's vast store of authoritative medical information.
 
Merck Manual Home Edition Online allows access to the world's best-selling home medical reference.


Learn a Language

Duolingo is a great way to learn a language. It's free, fun and science-based. Practice online on duolingo.com or via the app. 

Transparent Language Online provides an effective and engaging experience for language learners looking to build their vocabulary, practice their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills, and maintain what they learn. With courses and supplemental resources in 110+ languages, Transparent Language Online can be accessed anytime, anywhere, on almost any device.


Legal Forms

Gale Legal Forms offers patrons access to thousands of legal forms with more forms being added daily. Official, State Specific, Federal, Business, Personal, Real Estate, and General forms covering hundreds of legal subjects and issues are available for download.

 LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning is free and easy to access with your library card and PIN.

LinkedIn Learning is an award-winning online learning site taught by recognized industry experts, offering more than 3,000 courses and 150,000 videos on business, technical and creative skills. Videos, tutorials, and courses are offered in the following languages: English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Mandarin, and Portuguese.

LinkedIn Learning is free and easy to access with your library card and PIN.

To log in:

1. Navigate to https://www.linkedin.com/learning-login/go/waynesboropubliclibrary.

2. Click "Get Started."

3. Enter your library card number and pin and click continue.

LinkedIn Learning App:

When using the LinkedIn Learning App, the Library ID to enter is: waynesboropubliclibrary, then on the next step: enter your library card number and pin and continue.

* If you don’t know your pin or If you’re having trouble logging in, please call the library at 540-942-6746 for assistance. Staff are available to help: M-TH 10am-7pm, and Friday 10am-5pm.


NewsBank

NewsBank

America’s News: Explore and stay informed on local and national topics, people and events in areas such as business, health, education, jobs and careers, political and social issues and more.   Features a wide variety of credible, vetted news sources spanning the U.S. Also available remotely 24/7 on any device.

News Virginian Collection: Explore history through local news, events and people with News Virginian Collection. Search current and archived issues with full-color newspaper pages, full-text articles and content only published online. Also available remotely 24/7 on any device.

Online Catalog  

Valley Libraries Connection Waynesboro Public Library has joined Augusta County Library and Staunton Public Library as the Valley Libraries Connection. This cooperative allows library patrons to have one card for all three libraries, and to access the three collections at the same time. Now you can renew your books or reserve library items online. You will need to have your card and PIN. 


Readers' Advisory

 
Novelist Plus
Can’t decide what to read next? Need a recommendation for a child, student or family member? Use Novelist Plus to discover your next favorite author, series, or title!

Novelist Plus K8 Can’t decide what to read next? Need a recommendation for a child or student? Use Novelist Plus K8 to discover your next favorite author, series, or title!

Not sure what to read next? Check out our new online reading recommendations form! Just fill out this form, and one of our librarians will be in touch with customized suggestions in a few days.