Discover resources for research, exploring your interests, genealogy, local history and information about taxes and voting.
Our subscription databases contain information taken from published works, such as encyclopedia articles, academic journals and magazine/newspaper articles.
Find It! Information Guides
Research assistance, subject guides and useful resources compiled by your friendly librarians! References for Business, Consumers, Employment and more!
Explore our multimedia collections arranged by personal interest. Subjects range from automotive to travel and outdoor living. Find eMagazines, eBooks and videos.
Local History & Genealogy
Helpful tips on getting started with genealogical research. Get referrals to local resources that may help with your search. Suggested websites, databases and other resources to help with your search are also provided.
Mollie Huston Lee Collection
Collection chronicling the African American experience both locally and nationally. Collection started and maintained by Mollie Huston Lee, the first African American librarian in Wake County.
Elizabeth Reid Murray Collection
Wake County Public Libraries houses the vast research collection of Wake County historian Elizabeth Reid Murray.
The collection is located at the Olivia Raney Local History Library and includes books, maps, slides and files on nearly 100 subjects.
Journal & Magazine Finder
Search online journals, magazines, books and more.
Resources for Educators
With instant access to databases, reading lists and more, find out about all the library has to offer you and your students.
Find the right forms, instructions and contacts for the IRS and the NC Department of Revenue.
Guidance for registering to vote along with information about the issues and candidates.