Working on a research paper? Try this database! It offers coverage of hard sciences, medicine, engineering, and business, plus full-text access to the London Times, Financial Times and current issues of The New York Times. (Need translation? Learn how, opens a new window.)
Available for use at any Chandler Library location.
This database contains millions of records from all over the world including vital records, Census records, immigration records, city directories, yearbooks and much more.
If you think that spice is the variety of life and love international cuisine, AtoZ World Food is for you. AtoZ World Food is the only food database that contains traditional recipes for 174 countries, plus dining etiquette, food trivia and more!
Track reading, connect with friends and join reading challenges with your library!
A comprehensive database of biographical information on more than one million people from throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas.
This great resource allows you to browse through genres, authors or titles. With the B&A "Who, What, Where, When" tool you can find exactly the kind of book you're looking for!
The classic encyclopedia, with articles for children, young adults and adult researchers.
Chandler Public Library App
Use Chandler Public Library on the go! Chandler Library’s mobile app makes it easy to find and discover titles, place holds, renew items, get information about our library and much more.
A great auto repair solution for the “do-it-yourselfer” that is easy to use no matter the skill level. Repair, maintenance and specification tables provide critical data on thousands of domestic and imported models of cars and light trucks from 1940 onward.
Ebooks & audio ebooks. Read at the Cloud Library website or download the app. For magazines, use updated app and tap Magazines button.
Review and compare products and find in-depth advice, tips and trends written by experts. Includes content from the print magazine and the online subscription site.
A content-rich, authoritative, easy-to-use resource featuring age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics.
Full-page issues of popular magazines. Read online or download the app. For more information see the Flipster FAQ, opens a new window.
Free music downloads from the Sony Music catalog with your library card. Limit five songs per week.
Provides periodical and news information through an intuitive, user-friendly search interface for researchers at all levels.
Provides users with the tools they need to understand today’s world issues from a global perspective.
Research a country before you visit. Also a good resource for school country reports.
Genealogy research from historical records, including information from the Freedman's Bank and Revolutionary War Era Pension & Bounty-land Warrant Application Files.
Resources for high school-level core subjects from Science to Literature to History, including reference articles, periodical & newspaper articles, primary sources, videos, charts, graphs and more.
Detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast. Full text is provided from leading hobby and craft magazines.
Provides do-it-yourselfers with detailed, user-friendly “how-to” information covering a variety of home improvement and repair projects. Access includes full-text content from leading home improvement magazines and books, plus images not found anywhere else online.
Streaming video with a focus on documentaries, classic films, and learning content such as career development, lifestyle video, The Great Courses collection and K-12 curriculum video. Use your library card to create a free account and get up to 30 "tickets" per month (see each video's details for more information on ticket use).
Streaming video just for ages 2-8! With animated storytime favorites, classic kids' movies, beloved TV shows, educational videos and more, you and your children can watch Kanopy Kids on your computer, mobile device or smart TV. Create a free Kanopy account using your library card number and PIN. Kanopy Kids titles offer unlimited views!
Arizona legal forms, legal definitions, Q&A and more.
Learn what you want whenever you want with LinkedIn Learning's online video tutorials and training courses. Courses cover a broad range of topics, including Microsoft Office products and job-searching tips. To use the app, choose "Sign in with your library card," enter cpl as the Library ID, then enter your library card and PIN numbers.
Provides access to biographies, bibliographies and critical analysis of authors from every age and literary discipline.
Learn to speak over 70 world languages, with memory-building exercises, grammar and culture notes, a selection of foreign films and more!
More GED/High School Diploma Resources
Arizona Department of Education
Information about getting a high school equivalency diploma in Arizona, including GED testing and test prep.
Chandler HUB Resource Center
A free online high school diploma program for students ages 16-21 and a grant-funded diploma program for those over 21. The program is online, but students can go to the HUB for enrollment, tutoring, computers, Wi-Fi and support.
More Genealogy Resources
Arizona Genealogy Birth and Death Certificates
, opens a new windowBirth and death certificates are now available to the public online! Births that occurred at least 75 years ago and deaths that occurred at least 50 years ago are available for viewing online.
Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records, opens a new window
Information about the Genealogy collection.
Family History Society of Arizona, opens a new window
Non-profit established to promote the study and research of Arizona family histories.
Family Search, opens a new window
Links to over 1 billion names in the LDS (Mormon Church) database. Access the catalog of the largest genealogical library in the world - the Family History Library in Salt Lake City
RootsWeb, opens a new window
One of the oldest and most respected genealogical databases and it’s free! Includes the Social Security death index
An innovative Web-based full-text newspaper database which allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section or other assigned fields.
Reading recommendations for fiction and nonfiction.
Viewpoint (pro/con) articles, topic overviews, full-text magazine, academic journal & newspaper articles on controversial topics.
They say it takes a village to raise a child... ParentTV is a virtual library of parenting resources right at your fingertips. Real and relatable information from parenting experts, in an easy-to-watch video format. Welcome to your village!
Search multiple Gale databases at once, including General OneFile, News, Biography and more.
Over 6,000 newspapers and magazines from over 100 countries in 60+ languages. Browse the PressReader website or download the PressReader app and choose "Libraries and Groups" to log in with your library card and PIN numbers. Access to this resource is made possible by Friends of Chandler Public Library. [Arizona Republic is currently unavailable.]
(Formerly ReferenceUSA) A powerful online reference and research tool providing library cardholders instant, real-time access to accurate, in-depth information on U.S. businesses (59 million) and U.S. residents (310 million). Find new business opportunities, research executives and companies, find news articles, conduct job searches, research papers, locate addresses and phone numbers, conduct market research and much more.
Note: To use the mobile app, enter your ZIP code and choose Arizona State Library. Then sign in with your library card number.
Learn a language online. Languages available: Spanish, Korean, Japanese, Italian, Hindi, German, French, Chinese, Arabic, American Sign Language, Inglés (English as a second language).
Note: To use the mobile app, you must first create a free account at the website. Then use the same username and password to log into the app.
Articles about science topics, biographies of scientists and resources for science projects.
From Peterson's, practice tests & courses in academic and vocational topics, career finder and more.
Children's interactive picture books online, many with animations.
Provides a complete overview of U.S. history that covers the most-studied events, issues and current information.
Integrates full-text periodicals, reference materials, primary source documents and more into a broad collection searchable history collection.