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Use your library card to access online resources for research and learning.

These resources may ask for your library card number. Need help? Contact the library.

Featured Online Resources

Ancestry Library Edition: Search millions of family history records. In-library use only.

Fold3: Search military records for family history research. In-library use only.

DigitalNC: Read historical issues of the Roxboro Courier, 1922–1929

Historic North Carolina Digital Newspaper Collection: Read the Roxboro Courier 1885–1917

Learning Express: Study for K–12, college, GED, SAT, career exams, citizenship, and more

Morningstar: Get current investment news and commentary

NC Live: Research history, science, literature, health, career, business, & more

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Reference USA: A powerful business research tool with data about companies and markets

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Family & Local History

The library's North Carolina Room houses materials related to the history of Person County, its families, and surrounding regions.

To learn about the resources offered at the North Carolina Room as well as recommended websites for family and local history research, view our local history page.