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When we are closed, please check out our links to online reference resources. (These links will open in a new window.)

ARTICLES – The MidYork Library System includes resources for magazine and newspaper articles on a variety of topics.

ATLASES  and MAPS – World maps, MapQuest, Google Maps

AWARD-WINNING BOOKS – For Caldecott, Newbury and other award-winning books. 


ENCYCLOPEDIA – Fast Facts and almanacs

ENCYCLOPEDIA – Longer articles, Encyclopedia Britanica

FULL-TEXT BOOKS ONLINE – (Titles by Shakespeare, Austin, Dickinson, etc. Also goodies such as Bartlett’s Quotations and Elements of Style.) To  read check here and here.)

GOVERNMENT INFORMATION – Federal, NY State, Madison County, Chittenango. Information on other states can be found by entering the state’s two letter abbreviation in the place of the ## in this URL:  (For example, to find information on New Jersey, the URL would be:

MEASUREMENT CONVERTERS – Currency, Metric units, Temperature

MOVIE RATINGS – Movie ratings with kids in mind

STUDY NOTES – for literature and other subjects: Cliff Notes and Spark Notes .

TAX INFORMATION AND FORMS – Federal information and forms and New York State information and forms.

TELEPHONE DIRECTORIES – US Phone numbers and Reverse look-ups (search by address or phone number to find the name of the person to whom they belong), 800 Numbers.

THESAURUS – Search for synonyms here.

WORLD RECORDS – You can settle your bets by clicking here.

ZIPCODES – And other postal information.


Links checked: October 2022