Public Library Resources for Firefighters
Library Resources for your Department
Have you ever considered
your local library as a partner in your community service efforts? Check out
the library services and information resources available to
support your department and your own personal information needs.
- Get information
out to the community
o Via the library newsletter, website, public information display rack,
at library events
- Promote your fire
o Fundraisers, open houses, raffles etc.
- Assist with your
department's recruitment efforts.
- Help you locate
potential grant and funding resources
- Be a venue for
community education or outreach events
- Computer use for
online component of firefighter training
- Wireless access
(at selected libraries.)
- Locate information
for fire department training or drills.
- Purchase materials
on behalf of your department (at selected libraries.)
services must be arranged with your local library director. Find
your local library here and then call or stop by to discuss accessing
services of interest.
- Search Fire
Chief, Firehouse, and Fire Engineering magazines online in a single
- Search multiple
newspapers online for free. (When articles are past a week old, you
have to pay to access them from most newspaper sites!)
- Find reliable
health & wellness information for fire service and personal use.
the history of your fire department.
- Get car repair
information online from Chilton's.
- View a variety
of popular magazines online: cars, current events, fitness, outdoor
recreation, and motorsports.
- Enjoy popular
- Use high-speed
- Take advantage
of wireless access (at selected libraries.)
- Request books and
other materials of interest online.
site was developed by the Mid-Hudson
Library System. It was made possible by Federal Library Services and
Technology Act funds (LSTA), awarded to the New York State Library by the
Federal Institute of Museum and Library Services.