Research & Resources

General Research:

NOVELNY is an online library of literally hundreds of magazines, newspapers, maps, charts, research and reference books that are available to every New Yorker, free of charge.

Historical Research:

Ancestry Library Edition

This version of the consumer Ancestry product is available free of charge but only on site at an OWWL Library.  When accessed from a library you will go directly to the Ancestry search.

Review and research the past in NYS Historic Newspapers

For more Local and Historic Research Resources, check out the Pioneer Library System webpage linked above.

Computer Help Resources:

Get help installing and troubleshooting Windows 10 for your computer. Resource provided by Josh McAllister.

Windows 10 Help

Local Resources:

Find a variety of resources for your family from child and health care services to Recreation opportunities. This guide provides phone numbers, websites, and address to hundreds of local resources. 2017 Ontario County Resource Guide*hold the Ctrl & F keys on your keyboard to search the guide by keywords.*

County Websites are great resources for locating information and accessing forms.

Ontario County Website

Seneca County Website

Health Services:

Rural Health Network

Job Search:

Explore and engage with a wide variety of resources on careers get help finding your first or next job. Job Seekers 

Teens, are you looking for a job? Here is a website that can help.

Language Learning:

Mango Languages



Visit the Manuals Library for a vast assortment of technical manuals you may need to print for reference.