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Description of Resource
LIBRARY MATERIALS
 
Online Catalog Web Access
Search Georgetown Township Public Library's collection of physical materials (as well as the collections of 39 additional libraries in the Lakeland Library Cooperative).
Digital Collections
Search and download Georgetown Township Public Library's collection of eBooks, eAudiobooks, and eMagazines.
   
DATABASES & GATEWAYS
 

MeL Databases

MeL Databases is where to go to find full text of articles from magazines, journals, newspapers, digital books, tests, podcasts, maps and much more.  The databases cover all topics and offer research information for all ages.  They include articles and digital books not found on general Internet search engines because there is a subscription cost.

MeL Gateways


MeL Gateways include specialized resources such as those in Health, Business, Jobs, Government, Legal, and Books & Literacy, as well as areas for Kids and Teens.

MeL Michigana


MeL Michigana contains photographs, diaries, oral histories, local records and historical Michigan data.

MeL Teachers

MeL Teachers helps integrate MeL database resources into classrooms and curriculum.

   
LITERATURE RESOURCES  
What's Next

A database for searching adult fiction series.


AR to Lexile Conversion Chart Reading conversion chart.
Young Adult Books: Series and Sequels

A database for searching teen series and sequels.


Juvenile Series and Sequels

A database of series and sequels for easy reader, juvenile, and young adult books.


Literature-Map The tourist map of literature. Discover new writers you might like.
Goodreads Lets users track and rate books and network with other readers.
AR BookFinder Searching for books with a corresponding Renaissance Accelerated Reader 360® quiz is easy with AR BookFinder. Students, teachers, parents, and librarians can search in English or Spanish using criteria such as ATOS book level or a Lexile™ measure, interest level, title, author, fiction/nonfiction, subject, award-winners, state lists, CCSS Exemplars, and more.
Common Sense Media Common Sense Media helps families make smart media choices. We offer the largest, most trusted library of independent age-based and educational ratings and reviews for movies, games, apps, TV shows, websites, books, and music. Our Parent Concerns and Parent Blog help families understand and navigate the problems and possibilities of raising children in the digital age.
   
LOCAL HISTORY
 
The Grand Rapids Press Index
This index is compiled by the staff of the Grand Rapids Public Library's Local History Department.
Western Michigan Genealogical Society
Western Michigan Genealogical Society includes Grand Rapids newspapers obituary index.
Ottawa County GenWeb Project

Includes a collection of databases from the Michigan Comprehensive Genealogy Database associated with Ottawa County.

Georgetown Township Cemetery Graves
Find a Grave's site for Georgetown Township Cemetery.

Georgetown Township Cemetery Plot Listings


Georgetown Township's database of cemetery plots. (Select "Cemetery Management" in the "Search" drop down menu before conducting your search.)
Jenison Historical Association

Jenison Historical Association is and organization dedicated to learning about the history of Jenison, Michigan and the surrounding Georgetown Township area; obtaining artifacts relating to its history; and maintaining the Jenison Historical Museum as a place to share and display the community's heritage.

   
OTHER
 
MeL eBook Collection
A collection of 11,000 plus (8,000 selected titles and 3,000 public domain titles) full text eBooks offered by the Library of Michigan for the Access Michigan project.
Michigan State Government
Information from the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of Michigan's state government.