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MyHeritage Library Edition

MyHeritage Library Edition
  • More than 9 billion historical ​records from all over the world
  • The USA federal census (1790-1940) and the UK census (1841-1901) with images​
  • More than 2.4 billion exclusive family tree profiles from MyHeritage and Geni
  • 816 million US public records
  • Hundreds of millions of Nordic records
  • More than a hundred million tombstone photos
  • More than 475 million historical photographs
  • Military records, immigration records and passenger lists
  • Citizenship & naturalization records
  • Directories, guides, references, biographies and yearbooks
  • Government, land and court records
  • Wills and probate records
  • Exclusive databases such as the Jewish Chronicle historical newspaper
  • Additional content under license including Tributes obituaries, WikiTree, Billion Graves, Canadian Headstones and many others
  • More than 100 million additional records added on average every month!

National Geographic Magazine Archive (1888-1994)

National Geographic Magazine Archive (1888-1994)
As generations of researchers and fans will attest, this monthly publication provides unparalleled, in-depth coverage of cultures, nature, science, technology and more – making it an essential resource for educators and students as well as general readers. logo

A digital collection of Michigan based newspapers throughout the state dating back to as early as 1836

Nonprofit Startup Resources

Candid Learning

Find helpful resources for starting a nonprofit, such as checklists, nonprofit associations, legal support, and government agencies.

NoveList K-8 Plus

NoveList K-8 Plus
Find just the right book by subject, age, awards won, Lexile Reading levels, State standards; even books made into movies, and much more. Read reviews and learn about the author.


Pebble Go

Grades PreK-3. Animals (including dinosaurs) and social studies sections of this early literacy and learning tool. Easy-to-navigate visual interface for emerging readers.

Points of View Reference Center

Points of View Reference Center
Presents multiple sides of over 400 issues. Helps students assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues, and develop analytical thinking skills.

Professor Garfield: Read!

Professor Garfield: Read!
Garfield the cat invites you to read books and comics online. Read alone or be read to. Pre-reading skills, rhyming and phonics games are also available. (Beginning Reader Friendly)

Quiz Hub

Educational Quiz Games: Be Curious, Read for Pleasure, Learn for Fun!

Reading Rockets

Reading Rockets
National multimedia project that offers reading strategies, lessons, and activities to assist parents, teachers and other educators help young children learn to read and to read better.

Regional Business News

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Regional business publications for the United States and Canadian provinces from 1990. Includes newspapers, radio and television news transcripts, trade publications, magazines, and newswires.

Robert Munsch Site

Robert Munsch Site
If you like Robert Munsch's silly books such as "The Paper Bag Princess" or "Smelly Socks," you will enjoy listening to this popular author read ALL 50 of his own stories. Audio is full of excitement and fun, just as his books are. (Beginning Reader Friendly).


roots web
A site to share genealogical research, find and communicate with family members, and volunteer for genealogy projects.

Saginaw Community Foundation Scholarships

Saginaw Community Foundation Scholarships
The Saginaw Community Foundation has provided more than $2.3 million to area students to help with the cost of pursuing a post-secondary education. They now administer about 150 scholarships, helping to fulfill the wishes of donors who want to provide financial support to promising students in the Great Lakes Bay Region and throughout Michigan.

Saginaw Genealogical Society

Saginaw Genealogical Society
Learn about all the activities and valuable genealogical assistance this society offers for and about the Saginaw community. The society meets regularly in the Hoyt Main Library.

Saginaw News (1998 to Current) - HeritageHub

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The Saginaw News is the dominant newspaper and advertising medium in the Saginaw marketplace offering complete local news coverage. This database provides access to articles from 1998 to current.

Explore your family history with the premier collection of U.S. obituaries and death notices for in-depth genealogical research from 1704 – today. HeritageHub helps you easily identify relatives, uncover new information and potentially unknown family members. Includes deep coverage from all 50 states, hard-to-find content from the mid 1900’s, and original obituary images. Access is available 24/7.