Lynchburg Public Library

Research

Jobs and careers


Glassdoor allows you to research companies by industry or title. Includes reviews from people industry employees. Register for free.



Research career options before moving on to a new job. Includes a resume builder and job interview simulator.
You’ve worked hard on your résumé. Make sure you have a copy saved. Career Transitions will no longer be available after September 30, but it will be replaced by a new and improved resource, Gale Presents: Peterson’s Career Prep!

 

Legal help


Download legal forms, free of charge.



Look up Virginia laws. Brought to you by Virginia’s Legislative Information System.



Look up the Lynchburg City Code of Ordinances.

 

Local and world history


Explora includes hundreds of popular and scholarly magazines and newspapers. Find primary documents for school reports, projects, and more.



Read the current News & Advance paper, or any article from the past eight years.



Browse a comprehensive collection of reliable news sources via Access World News, covering a wide array of topics and issues.

 

Family history


Search for your Virginian ancestors. Free public access to select content from Ancestry.com.
Provided by the Library of VA.



Find local family records and obituaries from Jones Memorial, Lynchburg’s local history library.

 

Other resources


Resources from the Library of Virginia. Browse a carefully curated selection of authoritative databases, online learning products, and digital reading content (both text and audio) for Virginians of all ages.

  • Lynchburg Public Library
    2315 Memorial Ave
    Lynchburg VA 24501
    (434) 455-6300

  • Downtown Branch and Public Law Library
    900 Church St
    Lynchburg VA 24504
    (434) 455-3820

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