Research Services

New Hampshire Resources – This is a partial list of titles in our local history collection. Titles either have a direct connection to Lee and it’s history or to the history of New Hampshire.

Newmarket Advertiser 1891-1932 This searchable database covers news of Lee. Digitization of these newspapers sponsored by the Lee Heritage Commission.

1891 Lee News Here are the Lee News columns from the Newmarket Advertiser. The text has been transcribed for searching.

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Lee Town Reports – Here you will find the links to the online listings of Lee’s Town Reports. Search each group for cover art or In Memoriam listings.

OverdriveNew Hampshire Downloadable eBooks and Audiobooks

Click the above words to learn more about downloading eBooks and Audio books to your compatible device(s). You will need to use the prefix of 4575 to access this collection.

Click on the image to go to the NH Overdrive collection. You may also access these titles directly through our online catalog. Use the search box in the sidebar to search the catalog.
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Novelist– This database covers all kids of information about books and authors. Author Read-a-likes, Book Read-a-likes, Series Read-a-likes, to name just a few.

The login and password to access this site is “Lee” and “03824”

EBSCO- This database has a little bit of everything. It offers both academic journals and pleasure reading magazines. Want to find articles on washing machines? Check this database. Want to read about the fall of the Iron Curtain? Check here! Many of these articles are full text and printable.

The login and password to access this site is “Lee” and “03824”.

nhupac_gnu  NHU-Pac – This is the New Hampshire Library Catalog. Check here to find books and other materials not owned by Lee. You may use the Materials Request Form to have us borrow from the libraries listed here.


Heritage Quest – This is a database for accessing United States Census Records from 1790 through 1940. Click here for remote access.
ancestry  Ancestry – This is an extremely useful genealogy database. It is a smaller shorter version than the personal subscription that offers, but still a fantastic resource!

You must use this database in the library–there is no remote access.

UC-Web-Button  Universal Class – This is a online Continuing Education program, offering over 500 courses ranging from accounting and nutrition to reiki and gardening.  Classes are self-paced and instructor-led, with certified instructors available to answer questions and assess you performance.

24/7 access to courses through the library website, the offer accreditation offered by the International Association for Continuing Education & Training (IACET), giving the option for CEUs on approved courses.

You will need to set up an initial account with Universal Class using your library card number and an email address. Your library card number can be anywhere between 5-8 numbers starting with the prefix “4575”. For instance, if your library card number is 2015, you would need to enter “45752015”.

Once you set up your account, you will have your own unique login and password. Tech is a free database with tutorials for all kinds of Technology. Want to learn how to use Kayak? How about Facebook? Twitter anyone?