Free Databases

Your 13-digit Paola Free Library card number will give you access to A to Z Database as well as The Kansas City Star, America's News, Topeka-Capitol Journal and The Wichita Eagle (Newsbank). All the other links are available through the State Library of Kansas or are free to the public. If you do not have a Kansas State Library Card or need assistance signing in, please come into the library or call us and ask for a supervisor.

Databases Currently Available

  • Kansas City Star, America's News, Topeka-Capitol Journal, The Wichita Eagle
  • Learning Express Library:
    • Take a practice test and have it scored before you take the actual exam.
    • Academic, career, civil service, military, and citizenship tests are available.
  • A to Z databases:
    • Premier Reference and Marketing Database including 30 million business profiles and 220 million residents. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more!