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!

 Grafton-only Digital Resources & Databases:


Vital stats and other records for genealogists. In Library use ONLY.


ArtistWorks provides patrons with world-class instruction through self-paced video lessons from Grammy Award-winning music and artistic professionals. ArtistWorks for Libraries offers users everything they need for musical and artistic instruction, from introduction to advanced performance. Students now have access to this kind of instruction, regardless of reductions/eliminations of school music programs and without the high cost of private instruction.










Axis 360 digital media library logo

This collection of bestselling eBooks supplements our OverDrive collection. Search for a title or author, browse by genre or subject. Download the APP and use on the go!





Register for a free account and learn basics of English from your choice of 20 native languages. Setting up an account allows learners to track their progress and receive technical help.



Biblioboard is a collection of digital ebooks and monographs, including many primary sources and Dark Horse Comics.



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




Comics plus logo

Read 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

A digital collection of Massachusetts artifacts and media, like yearbooks and photos.EBSCOHost eBook Collection


A collection of recent eBooks to help with academic and recreational pursuits, including architecture, economics, cooking, gardening, and more.






Grafton High School Yearbooks
Full page scans from the following years: 1940, 1952-2013

Grafton News Archive

Vital stats and other records for genealogists.

HOOPLA Streaming Movies, Music, Audiobooks & eBooks database

Like NetFlix for libraries, Hoopla allows you 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!








This Reader’s Advisory tool helps you find new books! Wondering what to read next? Novelist is the place to start! Put in a favorite author, title or series, and get reading recommendations based on style, plot, and other characteristics.










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

Pronounciator logo

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!



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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 T&G online, 1989-current,

Access 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. The newspaper offers coverage of Worcester County, as well as surrounding areas of the western suburbs of Boston, Western Massachusetts and several towns in northeastern Connecticut. With concentrated local news coverage distributed in six zoned editions, The Telegram & Gazette provides coverage of institutions of higher learning, including the University of Massachusetts Medical School, College of the Holy Cross, Clark University and WPI, along with comprehensive state, national and international reports and commentary. The area’s high tech, biotechnology and fiber optics sectors are mainstays of the Telegram & Gazette’s business coverage. Other features of the paper include sports, obituaries and editorials.