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Whether you are exploring family history, want to learn a new skill, or are researching a school project, BPL's free digital resources and databases can help. Access our resources anywhere with your library card!


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Brooklyn Interest

A guide to digital resources about Brooklyn and New York City History. For more comprehensive research and resources about Brooklyn, please visit the Brooklyn Collection. 

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Business & Entrepreneurship

Learn the steps to starting a business, get help creating a business plan, and find data on your customers, competitors, and industry by accessing BPL's online resources for business.

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Genealogy

A guide to resources that are helpful in conducting genealogical research. Several of these resources are specific to Brooklyn and New York, but some are broader in scope.

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Health & Wellness

Find reliable, trusted resources for health & wellness management, medical research tools and more.

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Homeschool Resources

These resources are for K–12 students and educators. Explore articles, streaming video and interactive learning tools. 

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Job & Career

Assess and develop your workplace skills, research careers and colleges, plan a career change, improve your resume, cover letter, and interviewing skills, search job boards, and study for standardized and professional exams by accessing BPL's career-related online resources.

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Newspapers & Journals

Explore our selection of databases providing access to local, regional and international news, and academic journals. 

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Online Learning

Whether you need to brush up on your French or build a website with HTML5, we can help! With both desktop and mobile options, these tools are designed to help you learn critical skills and try new things.

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