Electronic Resources

Hanson Public Library Electronic Resources
These resources are available only to Hanson Public Library patrons.

Ancestry Library Edition (In-library Use Only)
Research your family history with access to census data, vital records, and more. While the Library is offering limited services in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ancestry is providing access to it’s collection for home users! You can sign in here with your library card! 

NoveList Plus
Get recommendations on what to read next based on favorite books and authors.

NoveList K-8
Get recommendations for grades K-8 on what to read next based on favorite books and authors.


Statewide Electronic Resources
These resources are available to anyone in Massachusetts.

Access the Statewide Electronic Resources

Find magazine, newspaper, and journal articles for general information or student research. Includes popular magazines such as Consumer Reports, the Boston Globe newspaper from 1980-present, Encyclopedia Britannica Online, age-appropriate and curriculum-related student content, the book recommendation database Books & Authors, and much more!


Boston Public Library Electronic Resources
These resources are available to Massachusetts residents, Massachusetts property owners, or to anyone who works or attends school in Massachusetts.

To access these resources you will need a Boston Public Library card or you may sign up for a free Boston Public Library eCard.

Access the Boston Public Library Electronic Resources