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Ancestry.com

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

Ancestry.com

Ask A Librarian

Ask a Florida librarian questions using chat, text or email.

Ask A Librarian

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 Electronic 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 Electronic Library

Gale Business Collection

Business Collection provides coverage of all business disciplines, including accounting, economics, finance, marketing, management and strategy, as well as business theory and practice.

Gale Business Collection

Gale Small Business Resource Center

Search this database to learn how to start, finance or manage your small business. Resources include; sample business plans, how to guides, articles and websites

Gale Small Business Resource Center

Gale Business Insights: Essentials

Business Insights: Essentials combines all of the content formerly found in Business & Company Resource Center with a new interface designed around the research goals and workflows of your diverse business research community.

Gale Business Insights: Essentials

Gale Demographics Now

Robust and highly-detailed demographic data. Ideal for gaining consumer and market insight as you consider opening a business, finding an untapped audience for your products, analyzing the shifts and needs of a given population, and more.

GALE DEMOGRAPHICS NOW

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