Online resources for people and families

Please find useful people and family resources below by subject

Links marked with an asterisk * require you to login with your library membership number. This is shown on your Cornwall library card.

Children's resources

* Britannica Encyclopaedia Junior

Key Stage 1 and 2

* Britannica Encyclopaedia Student

Key Stage 3 and 4  

Children's Library service

Books for children, and help for parents and carers

Citizens Advice - Cornwall

Money and consumer rights

*Life in Great Britain

An online study resource for candidates preparing for the Life in the UK test or the British citizenship test

Family History 

Genealogy and History

Cornish Memory

Cornish Studies Library

*Find My Past 

(in Library use only). The first time you use Find My Past you will be prompted to register an account.   
Coronavirus: While Cornwall libraries are closed if you wish to use this service from home please contact and we may be able to arrange restricted access for you.


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