Research & Collections
Currently there is remote access to Ancestry through the library catalog page. This is an extremely useful genealogy database. It is a smaller shorter version than the personal subscription that Ancestry.com offers, but still a fantastic resource! Click here to go there! Follow the on screen directions to login.
New Hampshire Resources – This is a partial list of titles in our local history collection. Titles either have a direct connection to Lee and it’s history or to the history of New Hampshire.
Newmarket Advertiser 1891-1932 This searchable database covers news of Lee. Digitization of these newspapers sponsored by the Lee Heritage Commission.
Lee News Columns – Here are the Lee News columns from the Newmarket Advertiser. The text has been transcribed for searching. To search in these documents, the search must be in each file. Use Cntl-F for “find” and enter your search terms.
Lee Town Crier (1970-1975) Here are most of the issues of Lee’s first newspaper.
Lee Town Reports – Here you will find the links to the online listings of Lee’s Town Reports. Search each group for cover art or In Memoriam listings.
Lee in WWI – Text of a talk given by Library Director, January 27, 2020, at the Jeremiah Smith Grange.
New Hampshire Downloadable eBooks and Audiobooks
Click the above words to learn more about downloading eBooks and Audio books to your compatible device(s). If you are using an old 1, 2, 3 or 4 digit library number you will need to use the prefix of 4575 followed by your library card number to create your unique Patron ID to access this collection. If you are using a new 14 digit card, no prefix is needed. Just Log on using the whole 14 digits of your new card number!
Click on the image to go to the NH Overdrive collection. You may also access these titles directly through our online catalog. Use the search box in the sidebar to search the catalog.
NoveList Plus– This database covers all kids of information about books and authors. Author Read-a-likes, Book Read-a-likes, Series Read-a-likes, to name just a few.
The login to access this site is the library prefix 4575 followed by your library card number.
EBSCO– This database has a little bit of everything. It offers both academic journals and pleasure reading magazines. Want to find articles on washing machines? Check this database. Want to read about the fall of the Iron Curtain? Check here! Many of these articles are full text and printable.The login to access this site is the library prefix 4575 followed by your library card number.
Universal Class – This is an online Continuing Education program, offering over 500 courses ranging from accounting and nutrition to reiki and gardening. Classes are self-paced and instructor-led, with certified instructors available to answer questions and assess you performance.
24/7 access to courses through the library website, the offer accreditation offered by the International Association for Continuing Education & Training (IACET), giving the option for CEUs on approved courses.
You will need to set up an initial account with Universal Class using your library card number and an email address. Your library card number can be anywhere between 5-8 numbers starting with the prefix “4575”. For instance, if your library card number is 2015, you would need to enter “45752015”.
Once you set up your account, you will have your own unique login and password.