Online Databases

Most of our databases require a User ID to have access. The User ID number is the number on your library card. For example, to log in, you will type in “21312000xxxxxx” (use your number) and hit enter. If you have trouble accessing a database — please let us know!

Abdo Digital Bookshelf

ABDO is proud to be the first publisher to offer a revolutionary solution for eBook discovery and access in your library. Our Scan-to-Read QR Code Labels grant direct access to your Abdo Digital eBooks, with no login necessary. Download your favorite QR code reader app to begin.

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  • Password: shelf

Academic Search Premier

This collection of full text articles and journals offers information in nearly every area of academic study including: computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and many more.

America’s News

Find information on topics related to community, state and national issues and events, government, politics and more from a variety of news media including newspapers, videos and web-only content featuring the Denver Post, Lamar Ledger and USA Today. Also includes Special Reports for homework help.

AR BookFinder

You can search for book titles based on authors, topics, or titles of books. You will then be able to sort your search results, select book titles to add to your AR BookBag, print a list of your search results, or start a new search.

Auto Repair Source

Repair information on more than 33,800 domestic and imported vehicles, from 1945 to the present. Includes drawings, step-by-step photographs, wiring diagrams, technical service bulletins & recalls, maintenance schedules, and more.


Free access to available jobs, business/people profiles, mailing lists and sales leads, email service, background and criminal search.

AtoZ Food America

From regional cookbooks to an exploration of ethnic culinary influences, from fun collections of historic cookbooks and television commercials to “how to” food preparation videos, AtoZ Food America has something sure to educate and entertain everyone.

AtoZ Maps Online

With AtoZ Maps Online, you have approximately 145,000 maps at your fingertips. This combination of proprietary maps and maps from other reputable sources gives you a “one-stop shop” for content that can be downloaded and used without any copyright restrictions.

AtoZ The USA

AtoZ the USA is the most comprehensive database for U.S. information on the market today. With the option to explore the country as a whole, or research a specific state or one of five US territories, AtoZ the USA gives you in-depth access to a broad range of topics.

AtoZ World Culture

AtoZ World Culture is the most comprehensive country cultural database on the market today. Featuring in-depth information on 175 countries, AtoZ World Culture will give you insight into each country that cannot be found anywhere else.

AtoZ World Food

A to Z World Food & Recipes is an encyclopedia showcasing the native cuisine of 175 countries worldwide.

AtoZ World Travel

AtoZ World Travel consists of 202 city travel guides, featuring in-depth information on attractions, neighborhoods, excursions, dining tips, language, insider tips, transportation, and much more!

Black Life in America

This resource presents the experiences and impact of African Americans as recorded by the news media.

Business Searching Interface

This premier resource provides access to over 1,000 business publications — general magazines to trade publications and top management journals — as well as over 10,000 company profiles.

Colorado Grants Guide

The source for grants in the State of Colorado! Now available from home with a Lamar Public Library card.

Colorado Talking Book Library

Books for people who can’t read standard print. CTBL provides audio, Braille and large print books, keeping you connected to reading, stories, and adventure.

Consumer Health Complete

The single most comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content, CHC is designed to support the information needs of patients, and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. CHC provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.

Consumer Safety presents health & safety information for children, families, patients, and seniors, as well as consumer related news stories. Check if medication has been recalled or learn more about a medical condition.

The Denver Post

Explore Denver history through local news, events and people with the Denver Post Collection. Search current and archived issues with full-color newspaper pages, full-text articles and content only published online. Also available remotely 24/7 on any device.

Division of Motor Vehicles

DMV Forms and Documents: All Forms and Documents in Number Order License Forms and Documents by Name Vehicle Forms and Documents by Name Manuals.

Explora General

Explora Educator’s Edition

Highlights content relevant to teachers, including lessons plans, curriculum standards

Explora Elementary School

Explora Middle School

Explora High School

Environment Complete

Offers extensive coverage in the areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, and affiliated areas of study.

Find A Topic

Access to the electronic editions of records for local, regional, and national U.S. newspapers–all in one easy-to-search database. Each paper provides unique coverage of local and regional news, including companies, politics, sports, industries, cultural activities, and people in the community.

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

Access to thousands of encyclopedia entries on a variety of topics.

Global Road Warrior

Global Road Warrior is the most comprehensive country cultural database on the market today. Featuring in-depth information on 175 countries, Global Road Warrior will give your patrons a level of insight into each country that cannot be found anywhere else.

History Reference Center

History Reference Center® is the world’s most comprehensive full-text history reference database including full text for more than 150 leading history periodicals, and nearly 57,000 historical documents. This resource also offers more than 77,000 biographies of historical figures, more than 37,400 historical photos and maps, and more than 80 hours of historical video.

Lamar Ledger

Search the Lamar Ledger from 2004 – today. Find full-text articles on local news, issues, events, people and much more from current and archived issues. Includes obituaries, editorials, announcements, sports, real estate and other sections. Available from inside the library or from home

Legal Information Reference Center

This database offers the everyday user the necessary tools and detailed “how-to” instructions to independently address a wide range of legal issues. Users can search over 12,800 state-specific legal forms–searchable by all 50 U.S. states and by top subject areas, including Adoption, Bankruptcy, Name Changes and more.

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Password: pl

Lexile: Find A Book

If you want to know whether a specific book is within your child’s Lexile range, you can use the Quick Book Search feature at “Find a Book.” The advanced search feature lets you search for a Lexile text measure using a series name, publisher name or keywords. You can also select whether the book you’re searching for is in English or Spanish.

Library Information Science and Technology Abstracts

LISTA covers librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.

Lingo Lite

Lingo LITE uses images, text, and native speaker video to help you learn vocabulary up to four times faster than any other method. It uses Associative Multimedia Learning to help your brain associate an image with the correct word in a language without first translating it from your native language, for a faster, easier learning experience.

The Mailbox Plus

The Mailbox Plus is a resource for homeschoolers and parents who want to help their kids in areas they are having difficulties with. It includes worksheets, lesson plans, tips and tools and is customizable for your child.

MasterFILE Premier

MasterFILE™ Premier contains nearly 1,750 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. Also find nearly 500 full-text reference books and biographies.  Use this resource to access Consumer Reports online for free.


The easy & exciting way to explore your family history. All you need is your Library Card!

The New York Times

Whether you are at the library or at home, you can access the full world of The New York
Times from anywhere with 24-hour access codes! These codes will allow you unlimited
24-hour access to News, Games, Cooking, Wirecutter and The Athletic.

Log back in to the online edition here.

Newspaper Source Plus

Selected full text from national and regional U.S. newspapers including the Denver Post, Greeley Tribune and Pueblo Chieftain, and transcripts from TV and radio news.


This is a fiction database that provides subject-heading access, reviews, annotations, and much more for over 135,000 fiction titles. It also includes other content of interest to fiction readers, such as Author Read-alikes, What We’re Reading, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, and Annotated Book Lists. For school media specialists and teachers there are Picture Book Extenders and articles on Teaching with Fiction.

NoveList K-8

Read-alike recommendations specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests.

OverDrive Across Colorado Digital Library

Access the digital library and use your library card to download Audiobooks, ebooks, music and videos.


The emergent reader research solution! Areas to look up animals, biographies, earth and space, and social studies.

Pebble Go Next

The next step in research solution! For the kids who enjoyed Pebble Go, now enjoy Pebble Go Next with more advanced areas to search.

Points of View

This excellent resource helps students research multiple sides of current issues including Affirmative Action, cloning, DNA profiling, HIV/AIDS status disclosure, immigration, foreign countries, and much more.

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences

This premier resource contains full text for more than 560 journals concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.

Regional Business News

This premier resource provides access to 50 regional business publications.

Science Reference Center

Designed to meet every student’s science research needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources. Topics covered include biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, and more.

Small Engine Repair Reference Center

Small Engine Repair Reference Center is your online tool for small engine repair assistance, including: ATVs, commercial mowers, farm tractors, generators, motorcycles, marine (boats), outdoor power equipment, PWC (personal watercraft/jet ski), snow blowers, snowmobiles, tillers and other small engines. Library card required to use from home.

Social Sciences Full Text


This current events database allows researchers to explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today’s classrooms, including controversial opinions and viewpoints.

Tumble Premium

TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they’ll love.