Research Tools

EBSCO Databases are high-quality, information-rich search engines created specifically for certain subjects or student levels. These databases are exclusive to libraries and far more reliable and credible than a typical Google search.

YOU NEED YOUR LIBRARY CARD NUMBER TO ACCESS THESE RESOURCES.

YOUR LIBRARY CARD NUMBER IS 2125500000xxxx. (The “xxxx” are the four digits unique to you.) Call us, 303-823-5165 or email us, info@lyonslibrary.com, if you need your number.)

Food and Medicine

A to Z World Food

Explore food culture and traditional recipes from around the world. It’s a movable feast in a digital cookbook. With recipes from 174 counries, you can learn to make classic dishes from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe.

A to Z Food America

AtoZ FoodAmerica was designed for culinary institutes, students, world travelers, cooking clubs, adventurous eaters,and anyone who wants to learn about American cuisine without having to purchase multiple individual cookbooks.

MedlinePlus

MedlinePlus

Produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library, MedlinePlus brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anywhere, anytime.

NASA in PMC

PubMed Central (PMC) is a full-text, online archive of journal literature operated by the National Library of Medicine. NASA is using PMC to permanently preserve and provide easy public access to the peer-reviewed papers resulting from NASA-funded research. The disciplines involved are many – including earth and space science, materials, computing and electronics, fuels, radio communications, safety, and even human health.

The National Aeronautics and Space Act advances the Nation’s space exploration, technology development, and scientific research endeavors, providing a scientific infrastructure that enables exploration today, tomorrow, and generations from now.

eBooks and eAudiobooks

Libby (by OverDrive)

If you already use Libby with another library, you can add your Lyons library card information to the app. Links to the app:LIBBY ON GOOGLE PLAY Kindle users: If the item you are borrowing is available in a Kindle format, you will have the option to “Read with Kindle”.

Classic Books from the Library of Congress

Turn the pages to explore bygone eras, time-honored tales and historical narratives. Adventure awaits in these classic books online.

Cloud Library

If you already use Cloud Library with another library, you can add your Lyons library card information to the app. Links to the app:LIBBY ON GOOGLE PLAY

Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg offers over 56,000 free eBooks: Choose among free e-books, free kindle books, download them or read them online. You will find the world’s great literature here, especially older works for which copyright has expired. They are digitized and diligently proofread them with the help of thousands of volunteers.

Newspapers

The Redstone Review monthly newspaper is published in the Lyons area by Susan de Castro McCann. Electronic versions of the full newspaper version are available for free online.

LYONS RECORDERThe Lyons Recorder

Back issues from 1960 to the present can be viewed in physical form at the Redstone Museum upon request, 340 High Street. The museum is open from May to October. Call 303-823-5271.

For digital issues of The Lyons Recorder from June 7, 1900 to December 26, 1901 (82 issues), please visit the Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection.

Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection

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This free catalog of historic newspapers offers a unique look into the past and is especially valuable when researching social and political issues of previous eras and for doing genealogical research.