Grafton Public Library


Complete List of Digital Resources and Databases

One on One Research Help

We welcome you to contact us and make an appointment for an eBook lesson, help with homework, business and/or personal research projects, or assistance searching our electronic databases! Email or call 508-839-4649 x 1102 to schedule a session.

Database access may be allowed by geolocation from anywhere in the state (Gale databases), by computer IP address allowing access from in the Library (, or by logging in with a username–your library card #– and password–your last name (Scholastic databases, art & science databases).

Databases are provided by the MA Board of Library Commissioners, by the C/W MARS Library Network, and/or by the Grafton Public Library.

If you are having trouble, please call 508-839-4649 or email and we will get back to you with lightning-quick speed.

Please note that from out of state, best access to the Gale databases resources is via your library card number, through

Search the entire Gale Collection of Research Databases now! What’s in the Database Collection?
Get lists of newspaper, journal, magazine and eBook titles for each database!

24/7 Digital Library

ebooks, digital magazines & comics, streaming video, language learning, online tutoring, research databases and more! logo provides access to vital stats and other records for genealogists. In Library use ONLY.


artistworks logo

ArtistWorks provides patrons with world-class voice, instrument and art instruction through self-paced video lessons from Grammy Award-winning music and artistic professionals.


bookflix logo

Bookflix is a digital collection of animated picture books paired with nonfiction books from Scholastic.(a Library card required for at home access!)

Boston Globe Logo

The Boston Globe is an archive of the newspaper, 1980 to current.

comicsplus logo

ComicsPlus offers over 13,000 digital comics–check out as many titles as they would like, and the titles are always available, with no holds or waiting periods.


Digital Commonwealth logo

The Digital Commonwealth houses a digital collection of Massachusetts artifacts and media, like yearbooks, artifacts and photos.

The Compass: GHS yearbook logo

Grafton High School Yearbooks is a collection of full page scans from the following years: 1940, 1952-2013


Grafton News Archive provides access to older editions of the Grafton News.


heritage quest logo

HeritageQuest provides vital stats and other records for genealogists.


hoopla logo

Hoopla allows patrons to stream movies, albums and audiobooks (8/month) for free after you create a free account and link your Grafton Public Library card! Download the APP and use on the go!


novelist logo

Novelist is a reader’s advisory database that helps you find your next great read.


OverDrive hosts eBooks, eAudio, eVideo and eMagazines. Place a hold, read/play in your browser, or download to a device. Download the Libby App to use OverDrive on the go!


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Pronunciator hosts online language learning! Choose from 80 different languages and 10 skill levels! There are also travel and healthcare courses, preschool flashcards, and more. Download the APP and use on the go! logo provides FREE online tutoring available from 2pm-9pm daily for homework help to students of all ages! Enter your Grafton Public Library card to access.


Worcester Telegram and Gazette Logo

Worcester Telegram & Gazette provides access to archives back to 1989 or set up a news alert on a subject of interest! The Worcester Telegram & Gazette, the largest newspaper in Central Massachusetts, is the result of the merger between the Worcester Telegram and the Evening Gazette.