These databases can be used by any patron of the Chino Valley Public Library with a valid library card. Please click on the site you need and use your library card number and your pin number to login if requested. Some resources are only available on the library computers.

We now have 5 new databases for use as of August 2022. They are:

  • Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center (EBSCO) Got a hobby you’d like to nurture? Looking for a new activity to pass the time? Our library provides free access to Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center, a database from EBSCO containing thousands of articles from top hobby and craft magazines and books as well as recipes, “how-to” videos and hobby profiles.
  • Home Improvement Reference Center (EBSCO) Looking to install a new door, fix a leaky faucet, or spruce up your garden? You’ve come to the right place! Our library provides free access to Home Improvement Reference Center, a database from EBSCO containing thousands of articles from leading home improvement magazines and reference books, plus a collection of home repair images not found anywhere else online. 
  • Gale Presents: Udemy An online learning platform for adults who want to improve work-related skills or further develop a personal interest. Users can search through more than 4,000 continuously updated, on-demand video courses across 75 categories in business, technology, design, and more. All courses are taught by world-class instructors and offer a tailor-made learning experience for those who want to learn new technologies and skills to stay competitive in a changing workforce. 
  • Gale Business: Entrepreneurship  Gives business owners 24-hour expertise covering a day all aspects of starting and operating a business, including finance, management, marketing, human resources, franchising, accounting, and taxes. Contains hundreds of sample business plans created by real-life entrepreneurs, award-winning eBooks, as well as content from over 300 business journals and magazines. 
  • Gale Business: Plan Builder Business planning can be a complex and unfamiliar process. Often, entrepreneurs don’t know what kind of information they need, where to find it, or how to get started. Gale Business: Plan Builder brings it all together by offering an engaging, step-by-step guided experience–complete with the information and tools needed to move through the entire business development life cycle. The program’s intuitive dashboard walks users through the five essential steps of business planning and explains what each activity is, why it is important in the overall process, and how to get started.
We also continue to offer: 

Ancestry Library
Ancestry Library provides access to resources for genealogical and historical research. Includes records from the U.S. Census; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; petitions for naturalization; passenger lists and more! Ancestry is available at the library's computers only.

Arizona State Library Databases
Searchable information offered by the Arizona State Library.

Auto Repair Reference Center
Search by year, make and model for repair and maintenance information.

Britannica Library
Encyclopedia articles, multimedia, primary sources, e-books, and other learning resources that support student research and reinforce curriculum standards.

Tools and guidance for job-seekers including help with writing a resume, cover letter, interview simulator and tips for finding and applying for jobs.

Ebook Central
Ebooks from trusted publishers in all academic subject areas along with powerful research tools.

Ebooks on academic subject areas.

Many types of legal forms including family law, healthcare, landlord/tenants, power of attorney, probate, real estate, small business, taxes and wills.

Search general-interest periodicals for quality research

Search world, U.S., regional, national and local newspapers

Reference U.S.A.
Business and residential information for reference and research.

Yavapai County Native & Naturalized Plants
Plant identification, gardening support, local climate data, etc.