How do I....?

Need some help? Just email our Reference Department and we'll get right back to you!

24/7 Reference

Access our online databases from home using your Cumberland Library card!

Business & Financial

Links to phone books, financial advice and up-to-date news sites.

Consumer Info

Whether you are buying a car, looking for recall information or financial calculators, these sites will help.

Genealogy Sources

List of free genealogy sources on the web.  The library subscribes to Ancestry Plus, an excellent source for genealogy records.  Accessible in the Reference Department.


Federal and state links for tax forms, laws, regulations and more.


A list of healthresources from the general to the specific.

Magazine Index,cpid&custid=cum

Over 2,000 magazine and newspaper titles, including 1,200 in full-text format.  This database also includes 15 reference books and children's magazines.

Ready Reference

Links to libraries, atlases, dictionaries, almanacs and more.

Rhode Island Libraries

You may search the library catalogs of colleges, universities and schools in RI and the Library of Congress. If you find what you need, give our Reference Dept. a call at 401-333-2552, ext. 2 and we will order it for you.