Learn & Research

NewsBank provides the full text of articles from the Muskegon Chronicle from 1997 to today and full-color page scans of the Chronicle from September 2018 to today.
Value Line
ValuelineValueline provides information and analysis of 3,500 stocks, covering large, small and mid-cap companies, plus industry reports and other financial information.

Ancestry Library Edition
AncestryAncestry Library Edition Billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more are at your fingertips!  Note: Ancestry Library Edition can only be accessed while at a MADL branch library. 


referenceUSAReferenceUSA is a powerful online reference and research tool providing library cardholders instant, real-time access to accurate in-depth information on U.S. business and U.S. residents.

SCOLASCOLA is the world premier provider of foreign television programs from around the world and provides other foreign language resources, language lessons, and learning material.

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PronunciatorPronunciator is a language-learning service for all ages, all literacy levels, and all 80 of the world's most popular languages.


Michigan eLibraryMeL Databases allow you instant access to full-text articles from tens of thousands of magazines and newspapers. Databases are available for kids, adults, and on specialized topics such as car repair, practice tests, and art images. 

Free Permit Practice Tests

Driving-Tests.orgIn partnership with Driving-Tests.org, the Muskegon Area District Library is proud to offer Free Michigan Driver Permit practice tests for both automobile and motorcycle.

LearningExpress Library

Learning Express LibraryLearning Express Library is an interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help patrons, students, and adult learners succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass. Note: When creating an account, please use your library card number as your username.