Find libraries and archives
Local public libraries not only lend books. They help children learn to read, and adults learn English or find a job. Federal libraries gather and preserve special collections.
Local public libraries
Public libraries have:
- Experts who can help you find the resources you need
- Research databases
- Computer stations
- Books, movies, and music to borrow in print and digital formats
- English classes
- Programs and events for kids and all ages based on holidays, historical events, and more
Federal libraries and archives
Most federal libraries have a specific focus.
Federal information available for free public use in over 1,200 locations
Find federal libraries around the world.
One of the world's largest collections devoted to agriculture and related sciences
Locate education information, federal education policy, and statistics
Provides access to transportation-related research, reports, data, and reference services
Archives and museums displaying documents and artifacts of a president and their administration
LAST UPDATED: December 6, 2023