Online Databases

The following are links to databases that are either available through your home computer or at the Pella Public Library. Contact the library at 641.628.4268 for more information.

Geolocation notice: Certain databases may require that you allow geolocation services on your computer or mobile device. This information allows the database provider to ensure that you are an authorized user.

World Book OnlineWorld Book Online is the latest version of the classic student encyclopedia set you know and love.  Research and reading levels for kids of all age and adults!
Brainfuse HelpNowBrainfuse HelpNow is a brand-new online tutoring service! Simply select your subject and age or grade level and connect instantly with a live tutor!
HeritageQuestDo family history and genealogy research online through HeritageQuest's library version. You will need your library card to access the HeritageQuest database.
Brainfuse JobNow, VetNowA digital resource for career services and test preparations, including live job coaching and live veteran support.
Pella ChronicleSearch back issues of the Pella Chronicle and other local newspapers. Searchable by keyword, name, phrase or date.
SILO (State of Iowa Locator)Locate books, videos, audios, etc. that the Pella Public Library doesn't own in other Iowa Public Libraries. Then make an Interlibrary Loan request.
OCLC's WorldCatLocate books, videos, audios, etc. that the Pella Public Library doesn't own, in libraries throughout the US and other countries. Then make an Interlibrary Loan request.