Consumer & Home Arts Databases

Auto Repair Source
  • Includes current, accurate, authoritative auto service and repair information, including step-by-step repair procedures, engineering specifications, wiring diagrams, diagnostic trouble codes, component location diagrams, parts pricing, maintenance schedules, technical service bulletins, labor estimates, recall notices, and more

Consumer Reports
  • Dedicated to allowing consumers to make better purchasing decisions via product reviews and ratings, in-depth advice and tips, and the latest in consumer news
  • For Sharon Public Library cardholders

  • Unlimited access to over 1,000 online art and craft classes taught by top designers and artists
  • New classes released frequently, plus downloadable patterns, templates, and recipes

Gale OneFile: Culinary Arts icon Culinary Arts (Gale OneFile)
  • More than 5 million articles from over 250 major cooking and nutrition magazines, as well as book reference content from Delmar, such as About Wine, Introduction to Catering, Advanced Bread and Pastry, and Eat Fit Be Fit

Gale OneFile: Gardening and Horticulture icon Gardening & Horticulture (Gale OneFile)
  • Serves horticultural enthusiasts of all levels with over 3.6 million articles from more than 100 journals, as well as reference titles from Delmar, including Handbook of Flowers, Foliage and Creative Design, Computer Graphics for Landscape Artists, and more

Gale OneFile: Home Improvement icon Home Improvement (Gale OneFile)
  • For hobbyists and professionals alike, this database has more than 4.5 million articles from over 200 home improvement-focused titles, covering topics such as architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements, and others

Gale OneFile: Hospitality and Tourism icon Hospitality & Tourism (Gale OneFile)
  • Provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and trade publications that cover topics including the cultural and economic aspects of travel and tourism; well-rounded coverage of the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism industries; and a wealth of information about planning a vacation for the curious traveler
  • Includes full-text travel guides from Fodor's

MA Office of Economic Empowerment
  • Resource formed by a partnership between OEE and Massachusetts libraries
  • Research, articles, digital collections, books and ebooks, and more available to cardholders of any MA library

New York Times Cooking
  • 19,000+ recipes tested and curated by the experts at The Times
  • Easy-to-follow cooking guides offering recipes, videos, techniques and tips to help both novices and master chefs achieve success.