Starting July 8, materials can be returned during curbside pickup hours. All CRRL branches remain closed until further notice. See FAQs about library service during the COVID-19 closure.

A-Z Resources


AncestryLibrary Encyclopedias

Now available for remote access through July 2020! AncestryLibrary is a popular genealogy research database offering access to obituaries, census records, vital records, city directories, and much more. Use either the Firefox or Chrome browser. Ancestry is no longer supported in Internet Explorer.

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Consumer Reports

Product reviews and ratings on cars, appliances, electronics, and more.  Not available remotely.  Please see a librarian to log in.

Found In: Only available at Central Rappahannock Regional Library


Early Learning Dictionary Video

From World Book, a child’s first encyclopedia, eBook, and introduction to core early concepts.  With read-aloud functionality, the 60 stories in “World of Reading” and “Trek’s Travels” tie learning together through videos, games, and printable activities. Some stories are also available in Spanish. Provided by Find it Virginia. 

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Explora Primary (EBSCO) Library Card Required.

Age-appropriate research needs, searching Ebsco’s K-8 eBook collection, Cricket Media eBook collection, and general knowledge database. For K-5 students. Provided by Find it Virginia. 

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Foundation Directory Online Essential

Foundation Directory Online Essential is now available for remote access through August 2020. FDO Essential is the quickest, least expensive way to identify funders and get in-depth profiles to help you write winning proposals. FDO Essential includes:

  • 103,000+ expanded grantmaker profiles
  • 300,000+ key decision makers and leaders
  • Searchable 990s and 990-PDFs
  • FDO Workspace
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Free Lance-Star (Fredericksburg, Va.)

Full-color, page-by-page scanned images of the newspaper from late 2008 to the present.  Not available remotely.

Found In: Only available at Central Rappahannock Regional Library


Gale Health and Wellness Library Card Required.

Articles from health and fitness magazines and scholarly medical journals, medical dictionary and encyclopedias, health organization directory, drug and herb finder, alternative health resources, and health assessment tools.

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Health Answers

The library recommends these resources to help you find information about health issues. Health information should always be carefully reviewed with your healthcare provider.

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Kanopy Kids: Streaming Video Video Library Card Required.

Thoughtful entertainment for children aged preschool and up. Parents and caregivers can stream videos from a curated selection of educational and enriching videos on Kanopy Kids with developmentally appropriate, age-based ratings from Common Sense Media, as well as additional parental controls to help keep kids safe. Read more here.

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LawDepot Library Card Required.

Create free customized personal and business legal forms, including power of attorney, landlord/tenant agreements, wills, prenuptial agreements, purchase agreements, bills of sale, and service agreements. Quick and easy to use, edit, print, and save.
This resource requires you to create an account. If you already have an RBdigital magazine (formerly Zinio) login, that account provides access to LawDepot as well.

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Lenguajes de Mango Video Library Card Required.

Un sistema de aprendizaje accesible en línea que puede asistir en aprendiendo otros idiomas lo cual incluye un módulo de aprendizaje para hispanohablantes quienes están aprendiendo el inglés como segundo idioma. Disponible a través de nuestra aplicación móvil.

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NoveList K-8 Plus Library Card Required.

Read-alike recommendations specifically for younger readers. It helps children find books that are just right for their reading levels and interests. Provided by Find it Virginia. 

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OverDrive eBooks & eAudio eBooks & eAudio Library Card Required.

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Read It! (EBSCO) Library Card Required.

Adapted reading material on a variety of topics designed for middle school, high school, English language learners, and individuals with a basic foundation in English grammar and reading. Provided by Find it Virginia. 

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ReferenceUSA Library Card Required.

Business, residential, and market research data for entrepreneurs, businesses, students, job-seekers or anyone wanting access to information on tens of millions of businesses and hundreds of millions of consumers. Mobile app available.

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Thomson Reuters WestLaw

Available for legal research at all branches.  Includes cases, statutes, regulations, forms, trial documents and transcripts, and the Virginia Practice Series.  Not available remotely.

Found In: Only available at Central Rappahannock Regional Library




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