Digital Reference & Research Databases

Chilton Auto Repair Database

Step-by-step service and repair procedures, and a labor-estimating tool to help you determine your next step.

Ohio Web Library

A large collection of databases including articles from magazines and journals, genealogy resources, guides, reference and encyclopedias. Includes access to articles form Consumer Reports and other popular magazines and journals.

Global Road Warrior

Plan your next trip using this powerful global database of travel destinations.

Morningstar Investment Center

Investing research is made easy with Morningstar's interactive research tool.

Local History Digital Library

Search the growing collections of Wadsworth Public Library's digital local history database.

Ohio Memory Project

Explore the digitized historical collections of other Ohio public libraries.

Consumer Reports

A quick and authoritative source for items on the market.


Looking to find your next good read? Look no further. NoveList is the standard-bearer for digital reader's advisory.

Ohio History Connection Databases

Learn more about the great state of Ohio through the digital resources of the Ohio History Connection.

Salem Press (accessible only within the Library)

Dig deeper into the 1950's - 1970's or explore the lives of America's great inventors.

U.S. Supreme Court Database

The archives of the United States Supreme Court, made digital.

A to Z World Food

A to Z World Food & Recipes is an encyclopedia showcasing the native cuisine of 175 countries worldwide. Classic recipes for appetizers, soups, salads, main dishes, side dishes, desserts and beverages are featured. Each recipe includes a description of the dish, a list of ingredients with U.S. and metric measurements, and easy-to-follow instructions for preparation. Many recipes also feature suggestions for variations on traditional dishes.

Genealogy Resources

Ancestry Library Edition (accessible only within the Library)

Visit the Library and dig deep into your family heritage.

Heritage Quest

Begin your own heritage quest, here at the Library or from the comfort of your own home.

Ohio Death Certificate Index

Search the State of Ohio death certificate index.

Ohio Obituary Index

A growing index of Obituaries, supplied by librarians throughout the state and curated by the R. B. Hayes Presidential Library and Museum.

Interactive Online Learning

LearningExpress Library

Sharpen your computer skills, prepare for a college entrance or professional exam, learn how to master the art of interviewing. To register: Click Register and create a personal account by confirming the instituion of Wadsworth Public Library, provide your name and email address, and create a password. These are required fields. The email address will become your username and will also be used for password reset, if needed. Once registered, your account will be permanently associated with the Wadsworth Public Library. When returning, simply enter your username and password in the "Sign in to Your Account" section in the lower right corner of the landing page.

Pronunciator Language Learning

Start your language journey by selecting from the 80 languages available through Pronunciator. Whether you are a new to the language or need a quick refresher before a vacation, Pronunciator will open doors to a new world of language.

Web Links

The mother load of government information, brought to you by the State of Ohio.

Ohio State University Extension

Green thumbs to green hands, the Ohio State Extension provides a wealth of information that can help you maximize your yields and beautify your ornamentals while minimizing your impact on the environment.

Project Gutenberg Free eBooks

A treasure trove of free e-books from the public domain made possible by the non-profit Internet Archive.

Ohio Revised Code

Keyword searchable access to the Ohio Revised Code.

Tax Forms, Local

Local tax information. Note, the City of Wadsworth is switching to the Regional Income Tax Authority. This link will change in the future accordingly.

Tax Forms, Ohio

Ohio tax information, including forms and answers to frequently asked questions.

Tax Forms, Federal

Federal tax information, including forms and answers to frequently asked questions.

Ohio Crime Victim Justice Center

The Crime Victims Rights Toolkit serves as a self-help resource for crime victims. The Toolkit is designed to help victims of Ohio and federal crimes understand and exercise their rights. If a crime victim is having difficulty exercising his or her rights, he or she may contact the Ohio Crime Victim Justice Center immediately to request assistance.