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Library

Resources

Databases

Ancestry.com

Genealogy research with over 16 billion records. This database can only be used for FREE inside libraries within Polk County.

Ancestry.com

AtoZdatabases

AtoZdatabases is the Premier Job Search, Background Check, Reference and Mailing List Database including 30 million business & executive profiles & 220 million residents. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more! Library card required.

AtoZdatabases

Driving Tests

Free Florida DMV practice tests for permits, drivers’ licenses and citizens’ refresher tests. Vehicles include cars, motorcycles and trucks (CDL). Handbooks are also available to read online, print or download. Available in English and Spanish. Library card not required.

Driving-Tests.org

Florida Electric Library

Search for full-text magazine articles, books, newspapers and more. Multiple databases are available within the following categories: All Resources, K-12, Health, Career and Job, Small Business, Newspapers & Magazines, eBooks and Florida Resources and many more. Library card required.

Florida Electric Library

Kovels Database on Antiques & Collectibles 

Your guide to the world of antiques and collectibles. Unlimited premium access to exclusive research tools that will help identify, date and value collectibles.

  • Browse through the prices and descriptions of 1,000,000+ items.
  • Access to our database of more than 18,500 most-looked-for pottery, porcelain and silver marks and listings.
  • Access our award-winning monthly publication, Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles, filled with tips, hotlines, sale reports and more.

Available only inside the Winter Haven Public Library. Use your laptop or other device, or use our computers. Library card not required.

Kovels.com

Lynda.com

Unlimited access to over 6,000 courses. Courses are video based, self-paced and available 24/7. Certificates are provided upon completion each course. Available to Winter Haven Public Library cardholders. To get started, click the button below and select ‘Create a profile.’

Lynda.com

Rocket Languages

Learn to speak another language or enhance your current language skills. Languages include: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Hindi, Ingles, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Sign Language, Spanish and Eigo. Library card required.

Rocket Languages

Salem Online

Search ebooks on topics related to: biographies, careers, health, history, literature, politics, science, current topics and more. Click the link for a complete list.

With your library card, you can access full-text articles from the books online (also provides complete citations), or come into the Winter Haven Public Library for the actual books (cannot be checked out).

Salem Online