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Founded in 1997, Whitepages® helps individuals and small businesses contact, vet, and verify people in their worlds.

Academic Search Premier

This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 3,100 journals, including full text for nearly 2,700 peer-reviewed titles.

Across Colorado Digital Consortium

Across Colorado Digital Consortium is an Overdrive eBook collection shared by participating Colorado Libraries. The collection has approximately 19,000 items.

Prepare for Your ACT® Test

Getting ready for your ACT? Learning Express has tutorials and practice exams for each section of the ACT, including the written exam.

ALA (American Library Association)

The American Library Association is a nonprofit organization based in the United States that promotes libraries and library education internationally. It is the oldest and largest library association in the world, with more than 57,000 members.

Prepare for Your AP® Exam

Need help getting ready for your AP exam? Learning Express has study guides and practice tests for each of the different AP exams available. (In-library use only)

Ancestry® helps you understand your genealogy. A family tree takes you back generations—the world’s largest collection of online family history records makes it possible.

AspenCat eBooks

Find ebooks at your library through our shared catalog, AspenCat.  AspenCat now provides classic titles as well as the latest titles from popular authors.

AspenCat Login

AspenCat library patrons and students enjoy easy access to resource sharing. By simply placing a hold, patrons can access a much larger set of materials than what is housed in their home library. AspenCat brings an entire collection of materials from throughout the state into libraries, putting the power of discovery in the hands of patrons and students.

Auto Repair Source

Formerly known as AutoMate. DIY auto repair. Enter the vehicle make, model, and year to find repair and maintenance information, wiring diagrams, and labor costs. Replaces Auto Repair Reference Center. Available with a library card.


For more than two decades, BookBrowse has provided a curated resource of the best in contemporary fiction and nonfiction, with an emphasis on books that not only engage and entertain but also deepen our understanding of ourselves and the world around us.

Business Searching Interface

Business Source Premier is the industry’s most used business research database, providing full text for more than 2,300 journals, including full text for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed titles. This database provides full text back to 1886, and searchable cited references back to 1998. Business Source Premier is superior to the competition in full text coverage in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. This database is updated daily on EBSCOhost.

Caldecott Medal Home Page

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. 

Canon City Chamber of Commerce (Royal Gorge Chamber Alliance)

The Cañon City Chamber of Commerce provides a first point of contact for individuals, businesses, and visitors interested in our community through numerous services and free information pac​kets covering relocation and visitor planning.

Canon City Schools Fremont RE-1

The Cañon City School District’s vision continues to be Learning for life! Because life is constantly changing, we’re future-focused, providing innovative educational opportunities to successfully prepare all students to meet any challenge they may face.


The world’s #1 way to learn a language

Learning with Duolingo is fun, and research shows that it works! With quick, bite-sized lessons, you’ll earn points and unlock new levels while gaining real-world communication skills.

Prepare for Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Exams

Do you want to get your Commercial Driver’s License? Learning Express has practice exams and prep eBooks to get you started.


The checkerboard is a free single point of entry website providing 24/7 one-click public access for all forms, statutes, rules, instructions, flow charts, and videos for each of the 50 different types of Colorado civil cases.

City of Canon City

Website for the city of Cañon City. Provides information for government, residents, visitors, and businesses, as well as upcoming events in the city.

Prepare for the CLEP® Exams

Looking to get college credit for what you already know? Learning Express has practice exams each of the different CLEP exams.

College Admissions Test Preparation

Getting ready for college admissions exams? Learning Express has the tutorials and practice tests to prepare you for the ACT, SAT, PSAT, AP exams, TOEFL, and IELTS exams. You can also find help on how to write a college admissions essay.

Prepare for College Placement Exams

Accepted into college and need to take placement tests? Learning express has resources available to prepare you for the ACCUPLACER®, ASSET®, and state placement exams.

Colorado Department of Education

As a dynamic service agency, the Colorado Department of Education (CDE) provides leadership, resources, support, and accountability to the state’s 178 school districts, 1,888 schools, over 53,000 teachers, and over 3,200 administrators to help them build capacity to meet the needs of the state’s approximately 905,000 public school students.

Colorado Encyclopedia

Colorado Encyclopedia is the leading online reference work on the Centennial State, with more than 700 main entries on the state’s history and culture. It has been recognized as an authoritative source. According to the competitive Alexa Global and National web traffic ranking analysis, Colorado Encyclopedia already ranks nationally with other long-established, similar-sized encyclopedias of fewer than 1,000 entries; it has also achieved a global rank better than some encyclopedias with many more entries.

Colorado Grants Guide Online (In-Library use only)

The Colorado Grants Guide® is Colorado’s leading online tool for grant funding research. This comprehensive resource guide contains over 650+ profiles of local foundations and trusts, corporations, national funders, and government agencies that support Colorado nonprofit organizations. The searchable database allows grant seekers to research funders and provides critical information like giving interests, application criteria, guidelines, deadlines, and past grantee information.

Colorado Legal Services

Colorado Legal Services (CLS), a non-profit, has helped low-income individuals including seniors in Colorado for over 90 years. 

Colorado Municipal League

CML is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization providing advocacy, information, and training to Colorado municipalities since 1923.

Colorado State Web Portal

Get help finding answers to your State Agency online services questions at the bottom right-hand corner of this homepage.

Computer Basics

If you’re new to computers, we can help. These tutorials will help empower you to be more comfortable with this type of technology, from learning the parts of a computer to using a mouse.

Consumer Health

Consumer Health Complete (CHC) is EBSCO’s interface designed for the everyday consumer of health care information. CHC provides convenient access to easily understandable health and medical information. Consumers can search and browse within medical encyclopedias, popular reference books, and magazine articles.

Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports is an independent, nonprofit member organization that works side by side with consumers for truth, transparency, and fairness in the marketplace.

DMV Permit Practice Test

Before you drive to the Rocky Mountains or hit the slopes in Colorado, you’ll want to get a handle on the rules of the road. That way, you’ll be set when driving the steep and sometimes precarious mountain roads that populate the state. Colorado takes driver’s testing very seriously and getting a few wrong on the DMV written permit or driver’s license test means you’ll have to retake it later and pay fees again. Avoid the extra charges and pass on the first try with our hundreds of practice questions arranged into useful tests.


EBSCO is the leading provider of research databases, e-journals, magazine subscriptions, e-books and discovery service to libraries of all kinds. For more than 70 years, we’ve partnered with libraries to improve research with quality content and technology.

Prepare for Electrician and Plumbing Exams

Want to become an electrician or a plumber? Learning express has practice exams and prep eBooks to help you prepare for the Journeyman Electrician and the Plumber’s Licensing exams.

Elementary School

Explora is EBSCO’s research interface designed specifically for students and educators. The elementary school version highlights relevant, reliable, and age-appropriate content that’s easy and fun for young learners to search and explore.

Environment Complete

Environment Complete contains more than 2.4 million records from more than 2,200 domestic and international titles going back to 1888 (including over 1,350 active core titles) as well as more than 190 monographs. The database also contains full text for more than 920 journals.

Explora Educator’s Edition

The Educator’s Edition of Explora highlights content relevant to teachers, including lesson plans, curriculum standards, and other professional development resources.


Bring to life your family’s history by exploring the lives of those that came before you.

Fremont County

Official website of Fremont County, CO. Contains information on elected officials, county offices, resources, and other topics.

Fremont County Resource Websites

A compilation of different resources and assistance programs available to Cañon City residents.

Fuel Economy is a federal government website that helps consumers make informed fuel economy choices when purchasing a vehicle and helps them achieve the best fuel economy possible from the cars they own. is maintained by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy with data provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The site helps fulfill DOE and EPA’s responsibility under the Energy Policy Act of 1992 to provide accurate fuel economy information to consumers.

Prepare for the GED® Test

Getting ready for your state’s high school equivalency test? Learning Express has what you need to build your basic skills and practice taking the different sections of the GED test.

Prepare for Graduate School Admissions Exams

Need help preparing for your graduate school admissions tests? Learning Express has practice tests and eBooks to prepare you for the DAT, GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MAT, MCAT, and the PCAT tests.

Heritage Quest 

HeritageQuest® Online is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. The database provides genealogical and historical sources for more than 60 countries, with coverage dating back as early as the 1700s

High School

Explora is EBSCO’s research interface designed specifically for students and educators. The secondary school version features relevant and reliable content and easy-to-use functionality to help high school students successfully complete their research.

High School Equivalency Center

Getting ready for your state’s high school equivalency test? Learning Express has the tools you need to build basic skills and to prepare for the GED test, HiSET test, and the TASC test.

History Reference Center

History Reference Center offers full text from more than 1,620 reference books, encyclopedias, and non-fiction books, cover to cover full text for more than 150 leading history periodicals, nearly 57,000 historical documents, more than 78,000 biographies of historical figures, more than 113,000 historical photos and maps, and more than 80 hours of historical video.


IndieBound is a marketing movement for independent bookstores launched in 2008 by the American Booksellers Association. With resources targeted for “indie” booksellers, it promotes fiscal localism.

Job Search and Workplace Skills

Looking to improve your job search, interviewing, networking, or workplace skills? Learning Express has resources available to help you with resumes, interviews, social networking and more.

Prepare for Law Enforcement Exams

Need to prepare for law enforcement exams? Learning Express has practice exams and test prep for the corrections officer, court officer, homeland security, police officer, police sergeant, probation/parole officer, RCMP police aptitude, state trooper/highway patrol, and law enforcement exams.

Learning Express

The LearningExpress suite of highly-acclaimed eLearning solutions provides interactive tutorials, practice tests, e-books, flashcards and articles for academic skill-building, standardized test preparation, career development and more. These award-winning learning tools are available through multiple online platforms designed to help students and professionals achieve their educational and career goals.

Legal Information

Providing online full text for many of the top consumer legal reference books, Legal Information Reference Center™ contains more than 310 full-text publications and thousands of legal forms. Many of the full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo, the nation’s oldest and most-respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses.


Libby is a free app where you can borrow eBooks and digital audiobooks from your public library. You can stream books with Wi-Fi or mobile data, or download them for offline use and read anytime, anywhere. All you need to get started is a library card.

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Library of Congress

The Library of Congress is the research library that officially serves the United States Congress and is the de facto national library of the United States. It is the oldest federal cultural institution in the United States.

Library, Information Science & Tech. Abstracts

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full-Text indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports, and proceedings. This database also contains full text for more than 330 journals. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management, and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.

MasterFILE Premier

Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals with full-text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost.

Math Skills Review

Need to brush up on your math skills? Learning Express has practice and tutorials on everything from basic math skills to calculus.

Medline Plus

MedlinePlus is a service of the National Library of Medicine (NLM), the world’s largest medical library, which is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Our mission is to present high-quality, relevant health and wellness information that is trusted, easy to understand, and free of advertising, in both English and Spanish. Anywhere, anytime, on any device—for free.

Middle School

Explora is EBSCO’s research interface designed specifically for students and educators. The secondary school version features relevant and reliable content and easy-to-use functionality to help middle school students successfully complete their research.

Prepare for Military Exams

Need help preparing for military exams? Learning express has resources to help you prepare for the ASVAB, the Military Flight Aptitude, Officer Candidate, and Canadian Forces Aptitude tests.

Modern Library

The Modern Library is an American book publishing imprint and formerly the parent company of Random House.

My Heritage Library Edition

MyHeritage offers users a meaningful discovery experience that unites their past, present, and future using sophisticated matching technologies, billions of international historical records, and at-home DNA tests.

The New York Times

Patrons of Cañon City Public Library can now enjoy New York Times All Access.
Your access includes everything The New York Times offers:
● News: Understand the world with original reporting from 1,700 journalists
● Games: Spelling Bee, Wordle, The Crossword and more.
● Cooking: Recipes, advice and inspiration for any occasion.
● Wirecutter: Independent reviews for thousands of products
● The Athletic: In-depth, personalized sports journalism.

The New York Times Best Sellers

Authoritatively ranked lists of books sold in the United States, sorted by format and genre.

Newbery Award

The Newbery Medal was named for eighteenth-century British bookseller John Newbery. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.

Newspaper Source Plus

Newspaper Source Plus includes more than 860 full-text newspapers, providing more than 35 million full-text articles. In addition, the database features more than 857,000 television and radio news transcripts.


NoveList is a comprehensive readers’ advisory solution for fiction lovers. With an intuitive interface and extensive proprietary content, NoveList answers the question: What should I read next?

Novelist K-8

NoveList K-8 is your solution for integrating fiction across the curriculum. With a fun and intuitive interface, and extensive proprietary content, NoveList K-8 will be the resource you and your young readers turn to when looking for the next book to read.


Welcome to NPR Books! Here, you’ll find links to recent author interviews, reviews, and book picks, as well as conversations about what you’re reading, the future of publishing, and other lit-ish links.

Prepare for Nursing Exams

Getting ready for your nursing exams? Learning express has test prep and practice exams for the Nursing School Entrance, Nursing Assistant/Nurse Aide Certification, NCLEX-RN, and NCLEX-PN tests.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

The Occupational Outlook Handbook provides information on what workers do; the work environment; education, training, and other qualifications; pay; the job outlook; information on state and area data; similar occupations; and sources of additional information, for 324 occupational profiles, covering about 4 out of 5 jobs in the economy.

OCLC WorldCat lets you search the collections of libraries in your community and thousands more around the world.

Points of View

Points of View Reference Center is an interface intended for public, academic, and high school libraries. Points of View is designed to assist researchers in understanding the full scope of controversial subjects. High school and undergraduate students can use Points of View as a guide to debating, developing arguments, writing position papers, and developing critical thinking skills. Each Points of View Essay includes a series of questions and additional material to generate further thought. Also included are thousands of supporting articles from the world’s top political and societal publications.

Prepare for Electrician and Plumbing Exams

Want to become an electrician or a plumber? Learning express has practice exams and prep eBooks to help you prepare for the Journeyman Electrician and the Plumber’s Licensing exams.

Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg is a library of over 60,000 free eBooks. Choose among free epub and Kindle eBooks, download them or read them online. You will find the world’s great literature here, with focus on older works for which U.S. copyright has expired. Thousands of volunteers digitized and diligently proofread the eBooks, for you to enjoy.

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection is an essential full-text database for psychologists, counselors, researchers and students. It provides hundreds of full-text psychology journals, including many indexed in APA PsycInfo. It offers particularly strong coverage in child and adolescent psychology and counseling.

Reading Group Guides has more than 4,500 discussion guides. New guides are added monthly + contests, author interviews, advice for book groups and more!

Prepare for Real Estate Exams

Getting ready for your real estate exams? Learning express has test prep and practice exams for real estate salesperson, broker, and appraiser.

Reference USA

You have access to all consumer and business datasets you need at your fingertips and in real time. Use it to improve the accuracy and functionality of your own products, applications, and processes, improve marketing strategies and performance, enhance your technology stack, get deeper insight into your market, and more.

Resume and Employment Guide for People With Disabilities

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, only 17.9% of people with a disability are employed. To help level the playing field our team has created a comprehensive step-by-step guide that can help people with disabilities create an impactful resume that can highlight their skills and value to potential employers. This guide includes important insight such as laws that protect their rights, workplace discrimination, and harassment to ensure they receive a fair chance at achieving their career goal.

Prepare for Your SAT® Test

Looking for resources to help you prepare for your SAT? Learning Express offers tutorials, test prep, and eBooks to prepare you for the SAT exam.

Science Reference Center

Science Reference Center™ is a comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full-text science-oriented content. Designed to meet every student’s science research needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources.

Small Engine Repair

Small Engine Repair Reference Center (SERRC) is a full-text database accessible via a custom EBSCO interface. It is intended for public library patrons, as well as public school teachers and students, seeking reference and instructional information about small engine machinery maintenance and repair.

Social Sciences

Covering the latest concepts, theories and methods from both applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences, this full-text database includes the most important English-language social science journals.

Social Security Express

Social Security has provided financial protection for our nation’s people for over 80 years. Chances are, you either receive Social Security benefits or know someone who does. With retirement, disability, and survivors benefits, Social Security is one of the most successful anti-poverty programs in our nation’s history. We are passionate about supporting our customers by delivering financial support, providing superior customer service, and ensuring the safety and security of your information — helping you secure today and tomorrow.


For over 120 years, Thomas has served as North America’s number one industrial sourcing platform and marketing powerhouse. We serve professionals on both sides of the industrial buying process to create solutions that inform, support, and empower industry.

Time All-Time 100 Novels

Welcome to the massive, anguished, exalted undertaking that is the ALL TIME 100 books list. The parameters: English language novels published anywhere in the world since 1923, the year that TIME Magazine began.


Welcome to the Upper Arkansas Area Council of Governments (UAACOG). We are a voluntary coalition of county and municipal governments that believes working together as a region has both social and economic benefits. UAACOG provides services for the benefit of individuals, families, businesses and local governments in four counties along the Upper Arkansas River Basin in central Colorado. We offer many human service programs, business development tools, and services to local governments throughout the four-county region.

Become a U.S. Citizen

Prepare for your citizenship exam. Learning Express has test practice, flash cards, eBooks, and articles all geared toward getting you ready to become a U.S. Citizen.

Young Adult Library Services

This database provides access to all of YALSA’s annual selected book and media lists, awards, and honorees. These resources are developed by library staff and educators to support the collection development and readers’ advisory work of library staff. These books and media have been selected for teens from 12 to 18 years of age, and span a broad range of reading and maturity levels. We encourage adults to take an active role in helping individual teens choose those books that are the best fit for them and their families.