Glenwood-Lynwood Public Library subscribes to a number of electronic databases which are available to users of the Library.  Unless otherwise noted, access to databases from home will require Glenwood-Lynwood Public Library cardholders to type in their library bar code number and last name.

Ancestry Library Edition

Genealogical research using census records from 1790 to 1940; birth, marriage, and death records; immigration records; vital and church records; military records; and court, land, and probate records.

This resource is only accessible in the library building.

Chilton Library

Online access to repair, maintenance, and service information on the most popular cars, trucks, vans, and SUVs on the road today. Includes (1940 to present) step-by-step service instructions, close-up photographs and illustrations, vacuum and wiring diagrams, troubleshooting and diagnostics and more to help you repair your car.


Search a variety of databases including full-text, encyclopedia, magazine and newspaper articles as well as student, business and literature resources online.

Learning Express Library

Features more than 300 practice tests including ACT, SAT, GED, ASVAB, Firefighter, Police Officer, Paramedic, EMT Basic, U.S.Citizenship, Postal Worker, Cosmetology, and Real Estate Sales Agent & Broker exams. In addition you can learn to use various software applications including Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, Access and more.

To Login: Register as a new user by entering your library card number as your user name and creating your own password.


Mango Languages is an online language-learning system teaching actual conversation skills for a wide variety of languages.    Mango provides comprehensive lessons in over 20 foreign languages as well as more than 10 English Second Language courses.  For patrons’ convenience, this fantastic tool can be accessed in the library or from the comfort of your own home!

SWAN Catalog

Swan is our library’s on-line card catalog .Use this to find books, magazines, videos, cassettes and other materials owned by this library and other libraries in the Metropolitan Library System.

To Login:  You will automatically be logged in when you click on the above link. To access personal account information,  login to my account using your name, full library card number and pin number (If you have never logged in before, you will need to create a PIN).

World Book Online
We have replaced online access with the print version of World Book.  The 2018 edition is available in the Reference section of the Library.