Library buildings are closed and there are no fines until further notice. We are open online 24/7 and are offering Contactless Pickup for holds.

Click here for a listing of our online reference materials with descriptions.

As of 9/30/2020, the following resources will no longer be available:

  • Literature Criticism and Author Information
  • Testing and Education Reference Center


- Biography In Context

- Notable Sports Figures


- Small Business Resource Center

- Business Demographics

- Reference Solutions (formerly Reference USA)

- Agricultural Collection

- Business and Economics

- Encyclopedia of American Industries 

- Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries

- Making Sense of Economics and Personal Finance

- Morningstar Investment Research Center

- Business Plan Builder

Career and College

- Career and Education Practice Tests

- Learning Express Test & Career Preparation (v 3.0)

- Employment (Life and Career Skills series)

- Job and Career Accelerator (with resume builder)

Community Information

- Maryland Community Services Locator

- Cecil County Community Services & Resource Directory


- Cooking Collection

Current Events and Issues

- Issues and Controversies


- Home Improvement Collection

- Gardening, Landscape and Horticulture

- Chilton Library (Auto Repair)


- Educator's Reference Complete

- ERIC - Education Resources Information Center


- Heritage Quest


- Health and Wellness Resource Center

- Nursing and Allied Health Database

- Consumer Best Buy Reports--Drugs

- Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health

- MedLinePlus

- Nursing Procedures Made Incredibly Easy

- Health and Wellness (Life and Career Skills series)


- U.S. History in Context

- World History in Context

- Eras of American History, Colonial to Modern Day

- History of American Wars Collection

- Renaissance and Reformation Reference Library

- Western Maryland History Online

- Civics

- Worldmark Encyclopedia of the States

Homework Help

- Elementary School in Context (formerly Kids InfoBits)

- Gale Virtual Reference Library

- High School in Context

- Middle School in Context

- High School OneFile 

- HelpNow (includes live tutoring)


- Morningstar Investment Research Center

Language Learning

- Mango Languages

Legal Help

- Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR)

- Maryland's Peoples Law Library

- Maryland Law Code and Rules of Procedure


- Encyclopedia of Mythology

- Literature Criticism and Author Information

Magazines, Journals & Newspapers

- Magazine & Journal Articles

- Educator's Reference Complete

- Kids InfoBits

- Newspapers

- Academic OneFile

Practice Tests

- CCPL's Test Prep and Scholarships Resources

- Learning Express Test & Career Preparation

- Testing and Education Reference Center

- Maryland MVA Online Driver Tutorial

- MVA Practice Tests

- HelpNow

Reading Recommendations

- Books and Authors

- Bookmate, our personalized recommendation service


- Encyclopedia of Religion

- Encyclopedia of Religious Practices

- Encyclopedia of Philosophy


- Science in Context

- Alternative Energy

- Chemical Elements

- Encyclopedia of Biomes

- Grizmek's Animal Life

- How Everyday Products are Made

- Real-Life Math

- Endangered Species

- Personal Finance

- Encyclopedia of Weather and Natural Disasters


- Travel Collection