Online Resources

We have all kinds of online platforms and databases for you to use. If you need help accessing or using any of the resources below, make an appointment with our Reference Librarian!

Please note that some of the resources below are for Westminster residents or Forbush Library cardholders.

Arts & Crafts


CreativeBug offers thousands of online craft classes and workshops. What will you make today?


Educate Station

Educate Station offers engaging Pre-K through 5th grade learning plans and activities. Math, English Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, Social & Emotional Learning (SEL), and more!

Encyclopedia Britannica Online

Easy to use, and easy to find trusted information. Also available: la Enciclopeida Britannica en español!


Preparing for a standardized exam? Mometrix eLibrary provides test prep materials for over 1,500 standardized exams.

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Peterson’s Test Prep

Resources for high school, college, graduate school, and vocational test prep.

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Scholastics Teachables

Scholastic Teachables is an online database of tens of thousands of searchable, printable educational resources for all subjects in grades PreK–6.

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Transparent Language

Practice listening, reading, speaking, and writing skills with learning material from any lesson using over a dozen activities.

Universal Class

UniversalClass provides online continuing education courses to schools, libraries, companies, educators, and individuals. Access to Universal Class through the Libby app has been discontinued.

Newspapers & Magazines

Boston Globe

ProQuest Database for the Boston Globe.

Consumer Reports provides trusted ratings and reviews, recommendations and buying advice for thousands of products and services.


A to Z Maps

A collection of 60,000 royalty-free maps to download and print.

A to Z World Culture

The world’s most comprehensive collection of country culture articles for 175 countries.

A to Z World Food

Traditional recipes and food culture for 174 countries of the world.

A to Z World Travel

202 beautifully illustrated and up-to-date world city travel guides.

Gale Databases

Full-text magazines and journal articles, and biographical, business, health, and literary information in this vast collection of general academic and subject-specific databases.