News & Research

Read The New York Times online. To access the library’s site license from your own computer, click this link, click the REDEEM button, create a new account, and you will have access to the New York Times for 24 hours. For another 24 hours access, click the link, click the REDEEM button, and sign in the your account instead of creating a new one. This service is courtesy of the Friends of Norwich Public Library.

vt-online-libraryVermont Online Library
A collection of magazine, journal, and newspaper indexes offering something for everyone. Enjoy full-text articles on subjects ranging from business to health. These databases are for all ages. (Access anywhere in VT; for access from another state, click the “Change Library” link on the right of the dark strip, choose NPL, and enter your barcode number.)

Historical Vermont Newspapers
Vermont newspapers have been added to! Millions of pages from Vermont newspapers dating from the 1700s through 1922 have been digitized and are now available free to state residents through the state portal. Create an account to access at:

Community Legal Information Corner (CLIC) at Vermont Law School
Offers free walk-in access to legal research databases, various legal self-help books, and Vermont legal materials. For more information or to send in questions, contact the “Ask a Law Librarian Line” at 802-831-1313 or email

Elizabeth Mine Superfund Site, Strafford, VT:

Note: the library also has hard copy reports and computer files related to Elizabeth Mine; please ask staff if you wish to access them.