Online Resources

Atwell Public Library offers a variety of online resources, many of which are through our TexShare membership. These are available free for cardholders and can be accessed from your computer, smartphone, tablet, or other internet accessible device. 

All databases require a login password and can be requested in-person, email, or over the phone.

The library is listed as “Hutchins-Atwell Public Library” in the dropdown window.

Gale Presents Udemy logo

Gale Presents: Udemy is an online learning platform for adults who want to improve work-related skills or further develop a personal interest. Users can search through thousands of continuously updated, on-demand video courses across 75 categories in business, technology, design, and more, including courses taught by native speakers in 12 languages. All courses are taught by world-class instructors and offer a tailor-made learning experience for those who want to learn new technologies and skills to stay competitive in a changing workforce.

Biblioboard logo

BiblioBoard is a collection of e-books from E-Read Texas Unlimited Collection, including popular non-fiction such as travel, nutrition and health, and gardening, along with adult and young adult fiction.

National Geographic Kids logo

National Geographic Kids explores amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space. Best for children 6-14.

Job & Career Accelerator Logo

Job and Career Accelerator provides a powerful tool to create a winning resume, prepare for an interview and match a career with your skills and interest.

Learning Express Library logo

Learning Express is an interactive learning database containing practice tests and tutorials designed to help patrons, students and adult learners succeed on academic or licensing tests. Tests include academic, civil service, military, professional licensing, certification and STAAR tests. There is also job hunting help on creating a resume and preparing for interviews. Create your own account to track your progress.

Gale Legal Forms logo

Gale Legal Forms includes a wide selection of Texas legal forms. Also includes a directory of Texas attorneys and a dictionary of legal definitions explained in layman’s language. You will need your library card number and your PIN to log in.

HeritageQuest logo

HeritageQuest Online combines digital, searchable images of U.S. federal census records with the digitized version of the popular ProQuest Genealogy & Local History collection and other valuable content. Powered by Ancestry with more than 4.4 billion records and coverage dating back to the 1700s.

TexShare Databases logo

TexShare Library of Texas is an extensive collection of databases which gives users the opportunity to access full-text articles in encyclopedias, almanacs, reference books, journals, newspapers, and electronic books. Databases include Ebsco MasterFile and Academic Search, Heritage Quest Online, Texas Digital Sanborn Maps, Ebsco Consumer Health Complete, Gale Literature Resources Center, InfoTrac Custom Newspapers, and Net Library. You will need a login and password.