Adult Resources

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By Age Group



Ancestry Library Edition [in library use only]
Access billions of names in thousands of genealogical databases including Census and Vital Records, birth, marriage and death notices, the Social Security Death Index, Passenger lists and naturalization, Military and Holocaust Records, City Directories, New York Emigrant Savings Bank records, and African American and Native American Records.

Auto Repair Source
Repair information and schedules, diagrams, parts and labor estimates, service alerts, and recalls. Covers thousands of domestic and imported vehicles.

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Consumer Reports
Provides clear reviews of commonly purchased products. Consumer Reports uses careful research, consumer insights, journalism, and policy expertise to help you inform purchase decisions. Also works to improve the products and services that businesses deliver, and drive regulatory and fair competitive practices.

Learning Express Library
Includes a resume builder you can save, edit, and print. Over 700 courses, practice tests, tutorials, eBooks, and flashcards. Practice tests include ACT, SAT, PSAT and TOEFL, as well as trade certification, civil service, math and reading tests, and U.S. citizenship. Create a free account to access tools to help you do well on your college admissions tests and essay.

Mango Online Languages
Learn a new language, wherever you are! Log onto MANGO using your Highland Library Card number and have access to 47 foreign language learning courses and 16 English language learning options.

MeL Databases
A comprehensive collection of online resources covering a wide range of subjects such as academic research, business, health, and more. These databases provide Michigan residents with access to high-quality information including scholarly articles, newspapers, magazines, and educational materials, fostering learning and research across various fields.

Michigan Activity Pass
The Michigan Activity Pass (MAP) is a program that provides Michigan residents with free or discounted access to hundreds of cultural and recreational venues across the state, including museums, parks, and historical sites. By partnering with libraries, MAP aims to encourage exploration and appreciation of Michigan’s diverse offerings, fostering a sense of community engagement and cultural enrichment.

Michigan Legal Help
The Michigan Legal Help database is an online resource designed to assist Michigan residents in navigating the legal system by providing free legal information and resources. It offers step-by-step guides, forms, and legal tools to help individuals understand their rights and responsibilities, empowering them to handle common legal issues effectively.

Milford Times Online
Aresidents, offering local news coverage, event announcements, and insights into the happenings within the Milford community.

MyHeritage Library Edition
Family history/genealogy resource including more than 6 billion historical ​records from the United States, Europe, Latin America, and other regions. Includes the full USA federal census (1790-1940); census of England and Wales (1841-1901); U.S. World War II Army Enlistment as well as records of Union and Confederate Civil War soldiers. Over 2 billion family trees.

Novelist Plus
Contains information on over 260,000 fiction and readable nonfiction titles. Features lists of award-winning books, book discussion guides, Read-a-Like recommendations, and complete series information. Also includes reader ratings and reviews. Create your own reading wish list.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Provides different views about issues that help students develop critical thinking skills. This resource brings balance and perspective to contemporary issues using arguments from experts.

Small Engine Repair Reference Center
An online database offering comprehensive repair and maintenance information for small engines, such as lawnmowers, snowblowers, and chainsaws. With detailed schematics, troubleshooting guides, and step-by-step instructions, it serves as a valuable resource for DIY enthusiasts and professionals alike, empowering users to efficiently diagnose and fix issues with their small engines.