The Library will be CLOSED Monday, May 27th in honor of Memorial Day.

NoveList / Reader's Advisory

Use NoveList Plus to look for your next great read!  Patrons can search for read-alikes, award winners, browse through unique story elements, and series information. If you’re an audiobook fan, you can find out info about audiobook recommendations and even listen to audio samples.

Please note, if you are accessing NoveList Plus from home, enter your Wareham Free Library barcode on the next screen. If you are a library card holder from another library, use this link to find your library to use NoveList Plus.

Use “What’s Nextfrom the Kent District Library (of England), to quickly browse for items in a particular series by author or series.

Compiled by the Mid-Continent Public Library in Missouri, “Based on the Book” is a database that contains a list of movies based on books.

Click on this link to access The New York Times Best Sellers for Fiction, Non-Fiction and Children’s books.

Research Databases/ Language Learning/ Newspapers

Research Database Access

Resources for online learning, research and enrichment including topics:  "Career Transitions," "Health and Wellness," "Global Issues," "History," legal forms, language learning, and Encyclopedia Britannica.  Also includes access to articles in The Boston Globe, The New York Times and much, much more.

link to Transparent Languages

Transparent Languages Online is one of the new statewide databases funded by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.  Over 100 languages are available to learn, including Spanish, French and American Sign Language.  Download the app and take the learning with you when you travel or vacation. 


Consumer Reports Logo ConsumerReports.Org is one of the most trusted sources for information and advice on consumer products and services, with ratings and recommendations on cars, appliances, electronics, and thousands of other products. 

This database is available to Wareham Free Library card holders.  Just click on the logo and enter your library card number when prompted to use this service.

Genealogical Databases

library access to ancestryPlease Note: Access to Ancestry - Library Edition is only available at the library.  Log in using one of our public computers.  Ancestry provides access to billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos and more. Search more than 7,000 databases, which include immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, and maps. 


access to heritage questFor at-home access to genealogical resources, use Heritage Quest, provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and Massachusetts Library System. Discover your family history today.