Online Resources


Hoopla – Download music, movies, tv shows, eBooks & audiobooks with your library card

OverdriveeBooks & audiobooks available for all ages

rbDigital –  DIGITAL MAGAZINES!  Click here for a list of titles.

 Students:  Homework Assistance, Research, E-books and Testing:

TUTOR.COM – Homework Help from !!  One-on-one, online,  real-time tutoring for students from k-12 and all adult learners.  Tutors available 4-10 every day.   All other resources available 24/7.  Paterson library card necessary.

LearningExpressLibrary   There are multiple Learning Centers – best for students are School Center (k-12), College Prep Center and College Center.     Instructions

WorldBook Online  Encyclopedia/dictionary/atlas for elementary, middle school and high school students.

Adults:  Job Search, Genealogy, Learning Resources, Testing, E-books

ATTENTION:  The NJ State Library has added a new information resource for all NJ libraries – Heritage Quest!   Click here to look at this wonderful tool for genealogical searches.



Job and Career Accelerator   Job Searching – Listings, templates, advice

LearningExpressLibrary   Whatever your goal, LearningExpress Library’s resources will help you succeed. Each Learning Center offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life. Looking to land a job? You’ll find an entire Learning Center dedicated to helping you get the one that’s right for you.  Instructions  

Rosetta Stone   Free Language Learning Software from the New Jersey State Library! This popular and effective language program is now yours for free. There are 30 different languages available to learn!

Reference USA 



Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgo   – World Kids Spanish

Referencia Latina

Recursos para Hispanohablantes



NJ Sanborn Maps – NJ    Online access to all the NJ maps from 1867 through 1970  Instructions

Sanborn Maps – Paterson  Online access to all the Paterson maps

EBSCO Host  Provided by the New Jersey State Library – find/read/print/e-mail articles, images, etc.

Jerseyclicks   Links to all the online resources the New Jersey State Library provides to its citizenry