Information Desk

The Information Desk is available for all your research and fact-finding needs. For more information, e-mail a reference librarian, or call (508)-473-2145.

Or, use the “Ask a Question” page on this web site.


Mango Languages is a web-based language tool that allows users to learn a variety of languages, including English as a Second Language.

Access to Mango Languages is possible thanks to a Conversation Circles LSTA (Library Services and Technology Act) grant administred by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners with federal funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.



Internet Public Library – IPL Reading Room

Massachusetts – The official web site of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

NoveList – A readers’ advisory service for fiction readers. Assists fiction readers in finding new authors and titles. Connect to NoveList at the library Connect to NoveList from home. You will be prompted for your library card number.

Library of Congress – Catalogs, collections, exhibits, and research services.

The IRS – See how many days there are until April 15th.

Issues and Controversies @ is a comprehensive, dependable online source of current, in-depth and objective information on the most prominent and hotly debated issues of the day. It combines objective analysis, clear explanations of opposing points of view and numerous special features, so students, researchers and other users can quickly grasp the essentials of even the most complex topics. [Log in using your library card number and scroll down to Magazines for K-12 students.]

Massbedrock – Links to accurate and relevant data, guides and services referrals for those planning for or already doing business in Massachusetts. This site also has links to a list of regional continuing education programs designed to help the professional library community navigate this new resource..

Milford Home Page – The town of Milford web site with business listings, town services, and an events calendar.

Newspapers Online – Find newspapers throughout the United States and the world.

The United States – Each state has its own official web page. Get to all of them from here.

Today’s Science delivers more than a decade of science news in articles that are written specifically for students and researchers in clear language, and highlighted by a visually appealing presentation. Updated weekly with a 12- year backfile, Today’s Science connects the science that students learn in the classroom with the science happening today. [Log in using your library card number and scroll down to Magazines for K-12 students.]

Transparent Language – The Internet Language Community.