Access the many databases we subscribe to. Please note: Some databases are only available in the Waterloo Public Library building, and others will require your library card number for you to access at home. Some links have also been compiled by librarians to provide public information resources.
(Must use library card number.) AtoZdatabases is the premier reference and marketing database. This simple, user-friendly, web-based solution provides details on every business and every household within the U.S.
Affordable Care Act
Consumer Reports (+ cars edition)*
Click here to login to Consumer Reports
Click here to login to EBSCOhost from home.
Fold3 provides convenient access to US military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served.
Click here to login to Fold3 from home.
Find information on people and places described in census records and historical books.
Library Edition. (In-library use only)
Use Newspaper Archive to search archived newspapers. The Waterloo Courier is available to search 1859 - 1978.
World Vital Records*
*You must use your library card number to access this database outside the library.