Research & Learn

The Leesburg Public Library offers access to several online information sources (databases) from its own web pages along with access to Lake County Library System's databases and the Florida Electronic Library.

American Ancestors Database   
Browse records of the New England Historic Genealogical Society, including special collections like Jewish Heritage Center Archives and African American Resources. You must use a Leesburg library computer to access this resource.

Fold3: History and Genealogy Archives 
Search here for original military records. Photos, personal accounts, and other primary historical sources are available. Patron ID is your Leesburg library card number.

NextReads Reading Recommendation Newsletters
Reading recommendations sent right to your inbox. Sign up for themed email newsletters and discover your next great read! Choose lists of romance, mystery, history, home & DIY, and other reading genres and topics for kids, tweens and teens, and adults.

NoveList Reader's Advisory
Find reading recommendations based on a favorite book, author, or series. Reviews and articles are also available here. Patron ID is your Leesburg library card number.

The following resources are available to all Lake County Library System cardholders.
Click here to visit the LCLS website and view all available resources.

HeritageQuest Online
A resource for census data, family records, and local histories. This collection assembles every extant U.S. federal census, family genealogies, local histories, tax lists, city directories, land and probate records, birth, marriage and death records, genealogical and local history serials, and more. 

Pronunciator is a powerful language learning tool. You can learn 80 languages in any of 50 languages with Pronunciator. That’s 4,000 possible course combinations! Pronunciator offers the largest ESL curriculum on the planet, with courses for 50 non-English languages. 

The Florida Electronic Library is a gateway to select Internet resources, free to all Florida residents. Use this site for: 
  • Current Events
  • Business
  • Health Issues
  • Homework help
  • Finding full-text articles
  • Florida History & Info