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Library Databases

Use our collection of databases to locate information on a broad range of subjects from magazines, newspapers, encyclopedias, and books. If you’re connecting from home, work, or school, you will need a valid library card and PIN.

Henry County Local
(At the Library or Offsite)
Find information related to community issues and events, education, government, sports and more.

Access World News (NewsBank)
(At the Library or Offsite)
Find information on global issues and events, education, political and social issues and more including newspapers, videos and web-only content featuring the Lexington Herald-Leader, USA Today, international sources and more. Mobile friendly searching for your phone!

America’s Historical Newspapers
(At the Library or Offsite)
Searchable American newspapers enable users to explore America’s past from over three centuries (1690-1922).

(Available only inside the Library.)
A public library version of the popular Ancestry.com that contains census data, passenger lists, and birth, marriage and death records. Search by name, by where a person lived or browse by region or states.

Heritage Quest
Heritage Quest at home
At the Library or Offsite)
HeritageQuest provides access to genealogy records and books, including census data, local histories, tax rolls, cemetery lists, military rosters, and more.

KYVL Online
(At the Library or Offsite)
(must request password from the Library)
Open seven days a week, 24 hours a day, the Kentucky Virtual Library (KYVL) is dedicated to supplying all Kentuckians with a comprehensive and dynamic collection of information resources. KYVL currently provides access to over 30 databases for every age group. Children will enjoy using Scholastic Go! or Encyclopedia Brittanica for research, while college students and adults can explore many academic databases or use Novelist to find their latest favorite book.

Learning Express Library
(At the Library or Offsite)
Civil service, high school and college prep & citizenship tests, computer training, and other information for career training. Create an account to test and track your progress. Includes TOEFL and some materials in Spanish.

Kentucky Digital Library
(At the Library or Offsite)
The Kentucky Digital Library is your gateway to rare and unique digitized collections housed in Kentucky archives. These digital collections are built to enhance scholarship, research and lifelong learning. Many of the photos and newspapers contained in these collections are unavailable anywhere else.