Family History

Our family history databases provide access to collections containing billions of family history related records including birth, marriage, and death records; census and voter lists; immigration and travel records; military records; parish records, cemetery records and more.

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Research Databases

These online databases provide access to newspaper, magazine, and journal articles, as well as reference texts, primary source documents, biographies and more.

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Free Online Courses

Your library card gives you access to thousands of online courses! Whether you want to learn a new language, develop professional skills, learn a new hobby, improve your English, or create a work of art, there's something for everybody.

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NoveList Plus

If you're not sure what to read next, try searching NoveList Plus. You will need to use your library card number and PIN to access this database.

Not all books in NoveList Plus are in the Hamilton City Libraries catalogue. If you find something you want to read that we don't have, consider recommending it for purchase or requesting an interlibrary loan.

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