Cromaine Library
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Hartland, MI 48353
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    At Cromaine, we work hard to be your provider of important information and resources within the community and beyond! From topics you need to research for homework, to general questions about parenting, we've got it covered. With our info and resources function, you can search for topics and keywords based on specifically what you're looking for. For instance, searching "adult", "teen", or "youth" will bring up all the resources related to our library services and external websites for more information on various topics. If you need assistance, don't hesitate to contact our helpful staff at (810) 632-5200.


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    ABC Mouse

    With 3,500+ interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and other learning activities, ABCmouse.com’s award-winning online curriculum is an invaluable resource for young learners (ages 2-6+). From Age of Learning, Inc.

    Academic Search Complete

    Designed for academic institutions. Comprehensive, multi-disciplinary resource of scholarly research. Coverage on a wide range of topics. Includes peer-reviewed full text resources for STEM research. Social sciences and the humanities also covered.

    Accelerated Reader

    Search for books with a corresponding Renaissance Accelerated Reader 360® with Accelerated Reader BookFinder®


    From the National Agricultural Library. Contains citations about all aspects of agriculture and related fields. Includes: journal articles, monographs, proceedings, theses, patents, translations, audiovisual materials, computer software, and technical reports. Coverage: 1970 - current.From the National Agricultural Library. Contains citations about all aspects of agriculture and related fields. Includes: journal articles, monographs, proceedings, theses, patents, translations, audiovisual materials, computer software, and technical reports. Coverage: 1970 - current.

    ALA Top Ten YA

    YALSA honors the best teen literature each year with its six literary awards, announced each year at the ALA Midwinter Meeting. See this year's top ten best fiction titles for young adults.

    Alex Award

    The Alex Awards are given to ten books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults, ages 12 through 18. The winning titles are selected from the previous year's publishing.

    Alt HealthWatch

    Provides information on complementary, holistic, and integrated approaches to healthcare and wellness. Sources include journals (some peer-reviewed) and reports.

    America’s Story

    Discover the stories of America's past brought to you by the Library of Congress.

    Ancestry Plus

    Search your family past with Ancestry Plus at the Library only with your library card and delve deeper into your family tree.

    Animal Facts

    At Animal Fact Guide, you can learn about interesting and endangered animals from around the world. Discover what makes an animal unique and get wildlife conservation tips on our Animal Facts pages. Share your opinion about recent wildlife discoveries or check out cute baby animal photos on our Wildlife Blog. Download free coloring pages, word searches, and animal mazes on our Fun Stuff page.

    Annual Credit Report

    Get your free credit report courtesy of Federal Law.

    Applied Science & Technology Source

    Broad coverage of research and development within the applied sciences and computing disciplines. Content derives from leading trade journals, professional and technical society publications, and conference proceedings.


    Arcademic Skill Builders are online educational video games that offer a powerful approach to learning basic math, language arts, vocabulary, and thinking skills. Boost student engagement & fact fluency with the free multiplayer educational games, math games, language arts games, and more!

    Audubon Magazine

    Read past issues of Audubon magazine online to learn about birds, nature, and more!


    Automate replaces Chilton as the selected electronic resource for all automotive repair documentation.

    A-Z Databases

    Detailed information on 30 million businesses and executives and 2 million new businesses. Includes data on over 200 million residents as well as new movers/homeowners. Special features include a background and criminal history search. Information provided on U. S. healthcare professionals. Includes a jobs database and email marketing.


    Explore parenting, pregnancy, lifestyle, baby names, food, and other related topics for parents and kids on Babble courtesy of Disney.

    Better Business Bureau

    Find businesses, brands, and charities that you can trust. Search by city, state, postal code, business name, etc. to find information like website URL, addresses, phone numbers, and more.

    Biography Reference Center

    More than 450,000 biographies. Includes complete full text run of Biography Today and Biography Magazine as well as thousands of narrative biographies.

    Book Adventures

    Book Adventures sponsored by Sylvan Learning offers valuable resources to motivate your child to read like quizzes, games, and prizes.

    Boys Life Magazine

    View and read past issues of Boys Life Magazine online.

    Brighton Area Schools

    The Brighton Area School District consists of Hawkins Elementary, Hilton Elementary, Hornung Elementary, Maltby Intermediate, Spencer Elementary, Scranton Middle School, Brighton High School, and The Bridge. Learn more about the district's departments, Board of Education, policies, communication, and schools by visiting the website.

    Brighton District Library

    The Brighton Area Library is located at 100 Library Drive, Brighton, MI 48116. Learn more about the library by visiting the website.

    Brighton Fire

    The Brighton Area Fire Department is located in the state of Michigan with a response district that includes 74 square miles and a population of 46,000 residents within the City of Brighton, Charter Township of Brighton and Genoa Township. Learn more about the Brighton Area Fire Department by visiting the website.

    Brighton Township

    Learn about Brighton Township's administration, assessing, clerk, planning, zoning, public utilities, and treasurer, along with boards and commissions, by visiting the website.

    Britannica School

    Nonfiction content geared for K-12 students. Includes over 132,000 encyclopedia articles, 103,000 images, 7,500 multimedia elements, more than 27,000 eBooks, and novels and essays. Tools include translation for 50+ languages and read-aloud functionality. Includes Lexile ranges and alignment with Michigan Department of Education Academic Standards across a variety of subjects.


    Provides one-stop access to federal government info, services and transactions; includes business resource library.

    Caldecott Medal Winners

    The Caldecott Medal was named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children. View this year and past years winners of this award by visting the website.

    Center for Disease Control

    Search the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website for diseases and conditions, travelers health, healthy living, emergency preparedness information and more.

    Center for Science

    Read the Center for Science in the Public Interest's health letter for health and nutrition tips and information.

    Centers for Medicare & Medicaid

    View the official U.S. government site for Medicare for information on coverage, claims, and more. Also search and download important forms.

    Charyl Stockwell Academy

    Charyl Stockwell Academy District is a public charter school located in Howell, MI that uses state of the art instructional best practices in a K-12 school setting. Learn more about the school district by visiting the website.

    Civil War Soldiers

    View names and learn about Civil War soldiers that were residents of Hartland Township, Livingston County, Michigan. Over 170 men are listed.

    College Navigator Online

    Find the right college for you. Search colleges by state, available programs, and institution type.

    Consumer Health Complete

    Supports the health and wellness information needs of patients. Covers mainstream medicine as well as complementary and holistic medicine.

    Consumer Info

    View the Federal Trade Commission's consumer related information and scam alerts on businesses, products, charities, organizations, education insitutions, and more.

    Consumer Product Safety Commission

    See reports on recalled consumer prooducts, safety information and tips, and research from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

    Consumer Reports

    View unbiased product ratings and reviews from Consumer Reports, which puts around 4000 products through rigorous testing each year. Your Cromaine Library card number is required for access.

    Cooking Light

    Browse a digital archive of all recipes and select articles from past magazine issues.

    Craigslist Job Postings – Detroit Metro

    Search local Metro Detroit job listings on Craigslist by city, title, and more.


    Read past issues of Crain's Detroit Business online and download up to 3 copies for free from your personal computer.

    Cromaine Connector - Library Blog

    This is the blog for Hartland's Cromaine Library where you'll find notes from our programs, new material listings, and more!

    Cyndi's list of genealogy sites

    A comprehensive, categorized and cross-referenced list of links that point you to genealogical research sites online.

    Daughters of the American Revolution - National Headquarters

    The DAR, founded in 1890 and headquartered in Washington, D.C., is a non-profit, non-political volunteer women's service organization dedicated to promoting patriotism, preserving American history, and securing America's future through better education for children. This site also contains genealogy research databases and resources.

    Deerfield Township

    View information about Deerfield Township of Livingston County, Michigan. See tax information, find documents and forms, and read about the history.

    Demographics Now

    Access U.S. census data for research in the Demographics Now database. Search demographic information and create and download reports. Login using your library account information.

    Detroit Free Press

    Detroit Michigan news - freep.com is the Detroit Free Press. Read news about Detroit, as well as headlines and stories from around Michigan online.

    Detroit Free Press Newspaper

    Includes free summaries of archived articles published as far back as 1831. Most full-text articles require a subscription fee.

    Detroit News

    Includes archives of articles as far back as one week. Farther than a week back requires a subscription fee.

    Detroit Public TV

    Detroit Public TV builds on the PBS tradition to reach young people in new ways, extend lifelong learning for adults and setting the standard for helping kids become ready to learn. From new parent support through graduation and beyond, DPTV is a trusted partner and valuable resource for educators, parents, and children.

    Detroit Zoo Discounted Tickets

    A partnership of The Library Network (TLN) with the Detroit Zoo on a program called Tickets & More. Through the TLN Tickets & More program library patrons can purchase discounted admission tickets to the Detroit Zoo, save on discounted memberships, and dining. You can even purchase a pre-paid parking voucher. The discounted offers are updated at intervals throughout the year, in an effort to keep the program fresh.


    Find disability resources and links from the U.S. Department of Labor by visiting the website.

    Diverse Homeschool

    The Diverse group in Genesee County, Michigan is ages 3-14 approximately, with many younger and older that participate. We have several activities that we regularly run (themed days, game days, park days, social gatherings, etc.), as well as great field trips we take. It is about enjoying learning and supplementing what the children are already obtaining at home. We are not structured around a curriculum nor do we run structured classes with homework or assignments.

    Do Not Call Registry

    The national Do Not Call Registry gives you the choice whether to receive telemarketing calls. Register your home or cell phone.

    Educator Programs and Services

    See educator programs and services, what's new for educators, and the education spotlight.

    Educator’s Reference Desk

    From the Information Institute of Syracuse, the people who created AskERIC, the Gateway to Educational Materials, and the Virtual Reference Desk, the Educator's Reference Desk brings you the resources you have come to depend on. 2,000+ lesson plans, 3,000+ links to online education information, and 200+ question archive responses.

    Eldercare Locator

    Search for eldercare services in your community and get other free resources and tools by visiting the website.


    Visit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid site to apply for student loans and get more information on financial assistance for higher education.

    Fantasy Book Critic

    See user submitted reader reviews on fantasy and fiction books.

    Fenton Area Public Schools

    The Fenton Area Public School District consists of Fenton Senior High School, Andrew G. Schmidt Middle School, North Road Elementary School, State Road Elementary School, Tomek-Eastern Elementary School, and Ellen Street Campus Early Childhood Programs. Learn more about the district's departments, Board of Education, policies, communication, and schools, and see calendars, resources, and more by visiting the website.

    Fenton Winegarden Library

    View information about the Fenton-Winegarden Library, a branch of the Genesee District Library located in Fenton, Michigan.

    Fine Cooking

    Get free access to articles from the latest issue of Fine Cooking for recipes, cooking tips, and more.

    First Lego League

    Guided by adult Coaches, FIRST LEGO League teams research a real-world problem such as food safety, recycling, energy, etc., and are challenged to develop a solution. They also must design, build, program a robot using LEGO MINDSTORMS® technology, then compete on a table-top playing field. Find teams, challenges, and events near you by visiting the website.

    Forbes Life

    Read Forbes Life articles from the latest issue online.

    Fowlerville District Library

    View information about the Fowlerville District Library in Michigan. See programs, services, events, catalogs, and more.


    File your own complaint, or continue to Fraud.org for info on new and classic scams, prevention tips, to sign up for alerts, and more.

    Fun Brain

    Play fun math and reading games to learn. Search games by subject, or grade level.

    Genoa Township

    Genoa Township is a charter township located in the heart of Livingston County, Michigan. See Genoa Township government, department, and community information.

    Get Ready to Read

    Get Ready to Read! is designed to support educators, parents, and young children in the development of early literacy skills in the years before kindergarten. Intended for use with all children, the resources and information provided on this site promote skill-building, communication between adults, and ways to address concerns.

    Great Start Livingston

    The Great Start Collaborative of Livingston County (Great Start Livingston) is a partnership of local stakeholders and parents working with the community to build a comprehensive early childhood system, aligned to address all factors that influence a child’s readiness for school and life. Visit the website to learn more and to view resources.

    Great Websites for Kids

    View links to great websites for kids, covering a wide variety of topics, courtesy of the Association for Library Service to children.

    Hamburg Township Library

    View information about the Hamburg Township Library in Livingston County, Michigan. See programs, services, events, catalogs, and more.

    Hartland Area Chamber of Commerce

    Among its many services, the Chamber provides marketing guidance, referrals, credibility, and advocacy to its members in and around the Hartland area and throughout Livingston County. See upcoming events, the business directory, members, and fill out an application to join by visiting the website.

    Hartland Area Community Council

    Established in 1935, Hartland Area Community Council, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, serves as a forum to coordinate community projects and resolve community issues. See upcoming events, read meeting minutes, support the council, or read about the history by visiting the website.

    Hartland Area Historical Society

    Support the Hartland Area Historical Society, learn about Hartland's history, see museum information, or apply to join by visiting the website.

    Hartland Caroselli Aquatic Center

    View information about the aquatic center, including lessons, hours, private rentals, and more. Part of the Hartland Consolidated Schools.

    Hartland Consolidated Schools

    View information about Hartland's schools, education, events, departments, locations, and more.

    Hartland-Deerfield Fire Authority

    The Hartland Deerfield Fire Authority is responsible for fire protection, rescue, and emergency medical response for Hartland and Deerfield Townships. Also providing fire protection by contract to portions of Tyrone Township and the Lake Shannon Association, for a total coverage area over 80 square miles. Learn more by visiting the website.

    Hartland High School Athletics

    See Hartland High School's athletic teams, sports updates, upcoming events, information for parents, and more.

    Hartland High School Scholarships Applications

    See local scholarship opportunities. Download scholarship details and application forms.

    Hartland Lions Club

    See information about the Hartland Lions Club, meetings, projects, and more by visiting the website.

    Hartland Living

    Visit hartlandliving.com for information about Hartland, Michigan. See upcoming events on the calendar, explore the business directory, see parks and recreation information, and view volunteer opportunities in the community.

    Hartland Optimist

    View the Hartland Optimist program information, meeting times, and apply to join.

    Hartland Players

    See upcoming shows and information about the Hartland Players community theater productions.  

    Hartland Rotary

    View the Hartland Rotary meeting times.

    Hartland Senior Activity Center

    Hartland Senior Activity Center: Promoting happy, healthy and independent living for adults 50 and over. From transportation, to resource advocacy, to health and wellness programs; we have a well-rounded center that can support our senior members as they age in place. See more information about the center by visiting the website.

    Hartland Township

    View the official website of Hartland Township for information on the board of trustees, elections and voting, taxes, the community, and more.

    Hartland Township Property Records

    View the municipal financial summary and property records of Hartland Township.  

    Healthy Children

    Read health tips, stages of childhood information, family life, safety and prevention, and health news courtesy of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

    HERO Teen Center

    The HERO Teen Center is a teen friendly place in Hartland, MI for students to come do homework, study or just hang out. Membership is FREE.

    Highland Township Library

    View information about the Highland Township Library in Highland, Michigan. See programs, services, events, catalogs, and more.

    History of Deerfield

    Learn about Deerfield Township's history by visiting the website.

    History of Genoa

    Learn about Genoa Township's history by visiting the website.

    Home Business

    View and read digital issues of Home Business Magazine from your personal computer.

    Homework Helpers

    View a list of links and resources for homework help.

    Homework spot

    Search and view links and resources for homework help for elementary, middle, and high school students based on subject.


    hoopla is a digital media service that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. We have hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily.

    Hour Detroit

    Access limited articles from previous archived editions of Hour Detroit Magazine.

    Howell Carnegie District Library

    View information about the Howell Carnegie District Library in Howell, Michigan. See programs, services, events, catalogs, and more.

    Howell Public Schools

    The Howell Public School District consists of Challenger Elementary, Hutchings Elementary, Northwest Elementary, Southeast Elementary, Southwest Elementary, Three Fires Elementary, Voyager Elementary, Highlander Way Middle School, Parker Middle School, Howell High Freshman, Howell High 10-12. Learn more about academics, special education, athletics, community, the Board of Education, and see information for parents and students by visiting the website.


    Howtoons are cartoons showing kids of all ages "How To" build things. Each illustrated episode is a stand-alone fun adventure accessible to all.

    Huron Valley Schools

    The Huron Valley School District in Highland, MI consists of Oxbow Elementary, Harbor Highschool, Spring Hills Elementary, Muir Middle School, Oak Valley Middle School, Brooks Elementary, Lakewood Elementary, Country Oaks Elementary, Lakeland Highschool, Milford Highschool, Kurtz Elementary, The International Academy, Highland Elementary, Heritage Elementary, Johnson Elementary, and White Lake Middle School. Learn more about academics, activities, athletics, district information, and more by visiting the website.


    Search Indeed for job and career opportunities in your area and apply online.

    Iowa Review

    Edited by faculty, students, and staff from the renowned writing and literature programs at the University of Iowa, The Iowa Review takes advantage of this rich environment for literary collaboration to create a worldwide conversation among those who read and write contemporary literature.

    IRS Forms and Publications

    Use the IRS Forms & Publications Search to quickly find and download current forms, instructions and publications for individuals and businesses.

    Job & Career Accelerator

    Get career guidance, see resume and cover letter tips, and prepare to apply. Create your own free account to get started.

    Jon’s Homeschool Resources

    Read non-commercial homeschool information. Search faqs, view the homeschooling handbook, and find support groups by visiting the website.

    Kanopy Video Streaming

    Kanopy offers one of the most unique and compelling collections of independent and educational films. The films range from documentaries, indie and foreign films, must-see classics, and blockbuster movies. With a collection of over 30,000+ films, you're sure to find something interesting to watch on your computer or other mobile devices.

    Kelley Blue Book

    Check KBB car price values when buying and selling new or used vehicles. Recognized by consumers and the automotive industry since 1926.


    Explore and read kids comics, web comics, manga, and more.


    Brought to you by USA.gov, Kids.gov is the official kids' portal for the U.S. government. We link kids, parents and teachers to information and services on the web from government agencies, schools, and educational organizations, all geared to the learning level and interest of kids. Kids.gov is organized into four audiences: Kids (Grades K-5), Teens (Grades 6-8), Teachers and Parents. Each audience tab is divided into educational subjects like Arts, Math, and History.

    Kids Health

    KidsHealth is more than just the facts about health. As part of The Nemours Foundation's Center for Children's Health Media, KidsHealth also provides families with perspective, advice, and comfort about a wide range of physical, emotional, and behavioral issues that affect children and teens.

    Learning Express Library

    Achieve your educational and career goals. Choose the adult learning center, career center, school center, college prep center, or high school equivalency center to see advice, how to instructions, and more resources. From mel.org

    Learning in a Family Environment

    The LIFE group is a home educators support group for homeschoolers in Livingston County, MI. Visit the website to learn more.

    Lexile Level

    Find your lexile reading level and search for books within your level.

    Library of Congress

    Search website resources for young readers and for the whole family to explore together courtesy of the Library of Congress.

    Library of Congress - Crowd

    The Library of Congress launched By the People (crowd.loc.gov) in the autumn of 2018. The application invites you to transcribe, review, and tag digitized images of manuscripts and typed materials from the Library’s collections. Everyone is welcome to take part! You don't even need to create an account, but if you do you'll have access to additional features such as tagging, and reviewing other people's transcriptions. All transcriptions are made and reviewed by volunteers before they are returned to loc.gov, the Library's website. These transcriptions will improve search, readability, and access to handwritten and typed documents for those who are not fully sighted or cannot read the handwriting of the original documents.

    Library of Michigan

    The Michigan Legislature created The Library of Michigan to guarantee the people of this State and their government one perpetual institution to collect and preserve Michigan publications, conduct reference and research and support libraries statewide. Visit the website to see the Library of Michigan's catalog, resources, and more.

    Linden Community Schools

    The Linden School District consists of Linden Elementary School, Hyatt Elementary School, Central Elementary School, Argentine Early Childhood Center, Linden Middle School, Linden Highschool . Learn more about the schools, athletics, district information, and see information for parents and students by visiting the website.

    Livingston County

    View information about Livingston County, MI. See municipal resources, departments, residential information, business directory, and more.

    Livingston County Area Agency on Aging 1-B

    The Area Agency on Aging 1-B offers many Services for Seniors that family caregivers might want to explore. Having support services like home care, meals on wheels or adult day care can help supplement and support the care you’re providing yourself and help you take an occasional break.

    Livingston County History and Genealogy Project

    Search Livingston County history and genealogy information by visiting the website.

    Livingston County Legal Self-Help Center

    The Livingston County Legal Self-Help Center is located in the Howell Carnegie District Library at 314 W. Grand River Avenue in Howell. During regular library hours, people who need help dealing with civil legal matters can come to the library for support.

    Livingston County Literacy Coalition

    The Cromaine District Library is a community partner with the LCLC. They offer free tutoring to adults in Livingston County who wish to improve their skills in reading, writing, basic math, or English as a Second Language. Each learner is professionally matched with a trained volunteer tutor, based upon the learner’s goals and needs. All sessions are held in welcoming, safe, and positive learning environments. Call 810-522-8933 or visit their website to get started.

    Livingston County Sheriff

    Get to know the Livingston County Sheriff by visiting the website.

    Livingston County Convention & Visitors Bureau

    See what events and resources Livingston County has to offer by visiting the website.

    Livingston Education Service Agency

    Livingston County's intermediate school district. See special education resources plus, links to schools, board of education, and human resources.

    Livingston Gem and Minerals

    The Livingston Gem and Mineral Society is a nonprofit organization and member of the Midwest Federation of Mineralogical Societies. View the newsletter and upcoming event information

    Locus Mag

    See science fiction and fantasy resources, reviews, and news from Locus Magazine.

    Mango Languages Connect

    Learn how Mango Languages' language-learning resources help patrons, students, employees, and individuals learn 60+ languages online and on-the-go.

    MasterFILE Complete

    Broad collection of popular full-text magazines and reference books. Contains Consumer Reports. Covers subjects including: business, health, education, fitness, sports and leisure, personal finance, general science, multicultural issues, DIY, and fashion. Also includes photos, maps, and flags.

    Math Forum

    Search math topics and read forums to find more information on solving problems.

    MCB Braille and Talking Book Library

    Apply for free library service including audio books and braille books.

    Medline Plus

    Search trusted health and drug topics for more information and advice from the U.S. National Library of Medicine.


    MeLCat, part of the Michigan Electronic Library, offers statwewide interlibrary lending services, including major state universities, and is available at Cromaine. We ask that you only use MeLCat after searching the TLN library catalog. TLN offers over 1.2 million titles with five million items from over 50 libraries in southeastern Michigan.

    Mental Health Education

    Explore information about child and adolescent mental health from the National Institute of Mental Health.

    Merck Manuals

    The Manuals are one of the world’s most widely used medical information resources. Includes pill identification, information about medical topics, and a wide variety of other health and medicine resources for both the consumer and medical professional.

    Merck Veterinary Manual

    The Merck Veterinary Manual (MVM) has provided veterinarians and other animal health professionals with concise and authoritative information on diseases and management of food-producing, companion, laboratory, and exotic animals.

    Met Museum E Books

    Search NYC's Metropolitan Museum of Art's art history publications to download, or read online.

    Michgan Secretary of State

    Online resources from the Michigan Secretary of State including information on vehicle registration, driver's licenses and more.

    Michigan Activity Pass

    M.A.P. is a program of The Library Network, a group of libraries in southeastern Michigan. M.A.P., also known as Michigan Activity Pass, provides free and discounted admissions as well as discounts in gift shops at museums, attractions, parks, and all kinds of recreation and entertainment opportunities.

    Michigan Autism Partnership

    Michigan Autism Partnership provides scholarships to families in need of assistance in treating children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

    Michigan Business One-Stop

    The Michigan Business Resource Center can help you start, operate and expand your business in Michigan.

    Michigan Center for the Book

    Michigan Center for the Book is affiliated with the Library of Congress and the Library of Michigan to promote awareness of books and literacy.

    Michigan Department of Education

    Michigan Department of Education nonpublic and homeschool information.

    Michigan Electronic Library

    Michigan's online electronic library provides full text articles and ebooks to michigan residents.


    State of Michigan government website with info on business, education, health, and safety.

    Michigan Governor’s Office

    See the latest Michigan government news, press releases, issues and initiatives, and more.

    Michigan.gov parents

    Education based resources for parents of studens K-12.

    Michigan Humanities Council Calendar

    Michigan Humanities Council aims to connect people by creating quality cultural programs.

    Michigan Kids

    Content for kids from Michigan government on topics like environment, food, history, money, and more.

    Michigan Legislative Information

    Michigan compiled laws from the Legislative Service Bureau.

    Michigan Riparian

    Archived issues of the Michigan Riparian, articles on waterfront living.

    Michigan Small Business Technology & Development Center

    Business related events and workshops for those looking to start or grow their organizations.

    Michigan State Representatives in U.S. Senate – Contact information

    Contact information for U.S. members of senate based on state.

    Michigan Talent Bank

    Michigan resources for job seekers, employers, veterans, and skilled tradesmen.

    Michigan Treasury Department

    Michigan Department of Treasury information on taxes, property, finance, and more.

    Michigan Unemployment

    Apply for unemployment online or check the status of your claim.

    Michigan Works Southeast Michigan

    Service for employers looking for specific workers and job seekers looking for employment.

    Milford Public Library

    Milford Public Library located in Milford, MI website for members includes info and resources for adults, kids, teens and more.


    Online employment and job board for job seekers and employers.

    Morningstar Investment

    Resource for individuals to assist in financial planning and investment. Your Cromaine library card number is required for access.

    NADA Guides

    Vehicle pricing information for cars, motorcycles, rvs, boats, classic cars, and manufactured homes.

    NASA Kids

    Space related content including games, photos, downloads and more.

    National Home Education Research Institute

    The NHERI collects research about homeschooling and provides resources for home educators.

    Newbery Award Winners

    List of Newbery Award winners for distinguished work in children's literature from 1922-present.

    New York Times Book Review

    Back issues of New York Times book reviews.

    Niche Academy

    Cromaine Library's My Niche Academy contains a variety of helpful video tutorials on how to use the library's e-resources.

    NIH Senior Health

    Health and wellness information for older adults provided by the National Institutes of Health.


    Online resources provided by librarians to help users with topics like book recommendations, medical resources, and more.

    NoveList K-8 Plus

    Book recommendations by librarians for students K-8. From mel.org

    Oceola Township

    Oceola Township of Livingston County, MI website where you can find meeting minutes, schedules of events, community resources and more.

    Olga’s Gallery

    Comprehensive online art gallery of over 15,000 paintings.

    Online Colleges

    Directory of accredited online colleges and universities for students.

    Online Reading for Kids

    Online reading for children in a variety of topics with colorful illustrations and interactive pages.

    Opposing Viewpoints in Context

    Provides different views about issues that help students develop critical thinking skills. This resource brings balance and perspective to contemporary issues using arguments from experts.


    Finance service to accept and process requests for consumers to opt in or opt out of credit or insurance.

    Our Savior Evangelical Lutheran School

    Our Savior Evangelical Lutheran School and Church online provides event dates, resources, school info and more.


    Downloadable Audiobooks and eBooks that you can now read on your mobile smart phones, iPad, Kindle, Sony, Nook HD and Nook Color eReaders, and many additional devices. Overdrive also offers Music that you can play on your home computer, burn to cd or transfer to any portable device. INCLUDING iPods!


    Parents magazine online resources for parents and future parents regarding pregnancy, health, safety, and more.

    Pinckney Community Public Library

    Pinckney Community Public Library located in Pinckney, MI website with community information and online resources.

    Planet E-Book

    Free classic literature available for ebook download.

    Points of View Reference Center

    Presents multiple sides of over 400 issues. Helps students assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues, and develop analytical thinking skills.

    Printz Awards

    Michael L. Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature. See winners, history

    Professional Development Collection

    Specialized information for librarians, teachers, and education researchers.

    Project Gutenberg

    Online database of free ebooks that are out of copyright infringement.

    Psychology Today

    Psychology Today magazine issue archive.

    Rachael Ray

    Access to Rachael Ray's magazine with recipes, entertainment advice, and more.

    RBdigital (audiobooks)

    (Formerly, OneClick Digital) RBdigital has thousands of best-selling audiobooks from other publishers and exclusive recorded book content. Download the RBdigital app and use your login to access magazines on your mobile device.

    RBdigital (magazines)

    (Formerly, Zinio) View premier cover-to-cover digital editions of your favorite magazines on your laptop or PC. Download the RBdigital app and use your login to access magazines on your mobile device.


    The Library of Congress provides resources and book recommendations for kids, teens, adults, parents, and educators.

    Reference USA

    Business and residential information database for job seekers and business professionals.

    Safe Kids

    Information, articles, and guidelines regarding internet safety and civility.

    Safe Schools

    Information and articles regarding food safety, bus safety, and general safety in schools.

    Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

    The Library of Congress has placed online nearly 25,000 Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps, which depict the structure and use of buildings in U.S. cities and towns. Maps will be added monthly until 2020, for a total of approximately 500,000. The online collection now features maps published prior to 1900. The states available include Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Nebraska, Nevada, North Dakota, South Dakota, Vermont, Wisconsin and Wyoming. Alaska is also online, with maps published through the early 1960s. By 2020, all the states will be online, showing maps from the late 1880s through the early 1960s. The Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps are a great source of historical data to genealogists, researchers, etc.

    Scholastic for Parents

    Books, crafts, printables and other parent resources for children ages 0-13.


    Educational TV programming, world language resources, lessons and learning material.


    Resources, mentorship, and education for small business owners.


    Children can program and animate their own interactive stories and games.


    Book reviews, movie reviews, and articles on science fiction, fantasy, and horror.


    Literacy-based games, book trailers, and educational resources for young students.

    Smart Computing

    A monthly computing and technology magazine touching on a variety of technology topics.

    Social Security Online Services

    Social Security Administration of the United States offers resources for retirement, disability, employers, and more.


    SPARK supports high tech businesses and provides resources for entrepreneurs and business owners in the greater Ann Arbor, MI area, including Livingston County, MI.

    State Bar of Michigan

    Resources and dates regarding the State Bar Exam in Michigan for members, public, and future lawyers.

    Story Starters

    Story Starters provides children with interactive writing prompts in a fun, colorful, template.

    Student Aid on the Web

    Resources on federal student aid, FAFSA, student loans, and more.


    See articles on cooking, design, lifestyle, and more in this monthly publication.

    Surf net kids

    View educational kids websites, games, printables, and other resources.


    Explore teacher chatboards, free lesson plans, job postings, crafts and more resources for educators.

    Teaching Tolerance

    A website dedicated to reducing prejudice and increasing tolerance amongst our nation's youth.

    Tech Boomers

    A free educational website that teaches older adults and other inexperienced Internet users with basic computer skills about websites that can help improve their quality of life.

    Teen Ink

    Teen Ink is a publication made up of work written by teen authors from around the world.

    The Library Network

    The Library Network serves 75 libraries in Southeast Michigan, providing online resources and books.

    The Olympics

    The official website for the olympic games shares news about athletes, sports, and more.

    The White House

    See current issues, history, administration, news, and more at the White House online.

    The White House, Inside

    Learn about the history of the White House and fun facts of its construction and layout.


    User submitted art and literature related to science fiction and fantasy.

    Toy Portfolio

    The Openheim Toy Portfolio rates childrens toys and media for quality so you can be informed before you buy.


    A Tumble Book library of ebooks for preschool through youth early readers.

    Tyrone Historical Society

    Tyrone Township Historical Society in Livingston County, MI provides meeting dates, tax information, and more.

    Tyrone Township

    Tyrone Township news and information in Livingston County departments, ordinances, meetings, and more.

    Universal Class

    With over 500 courses, most of which are accredited for Continuing Education Units (CEU's) by the International Association for Continuing Education Training (IACET), Universal Class is a one-stop resource for improving your knowledge and skill set in various professional and personal subject areas.

    U.S. Congress

    Search bills and laws and see details of the legislative process of the United States.

    Used Equipment Sale

    This is a list of the equipment for sale.

    U.S. Passports

    Fill out your passport application online or learn how and where to submit your application.

    U.S. Social Security Administration

    Social Security Administration of the United States offers resources for retirement, disability, employers, and more.

    U.S. Vital Record Info

    Database of United States birth certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses, and other vital records.

    Veterans History Project - Library of Congress

    The Veterans History Project of the American Folklife Center collects, preserves, and makes accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand the realities of war.

    Veto Violence

    Centers for Disease Control website dedicated to stopping violence before it happens.

    Vote411 - League of Women Voters

    Launched by the League of Women Voters Education Fund (LWVEF) in October of 2006, VOTE411.org is a "one-stop-shop" for election related information. It provides nonpartisan information to the public with both general and state-specific information on the multiple aspects of the election process.

    William C. Morris Award

    A list of past recipients of the William C. Morris Award for first time writers for young adults/teens.

    Wishlist for Cromaine Cares - February

    The wishlist for our February 2019 Cromaine Cares event is available online.

    Wishlist for Cromaine Cares - January

    The wishlist for our January 2019 Cromaine Cares event is available online.

    Zero to Three

    View resources for parents of children ages zero to three, including early learning, child development, health, and more.


    See kid-friendly games, projects, printables and more.


    Explore our Business services page to find information and resources relevant to you and your entrepreneurial spirit!