1710 West St Andrews

 Midland MI 48640

 (989) 837-3430


Mon. - Fri. 9:30 AM - 8:30 PM 

Sat. 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM 

Sun. 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

*Closed on Sundays

Memorial Day to Labor Day

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The Grace A. Dow Memorial Library is a service of the City of Midland

Our Mission: to inspire lifelong learning by connecting people and resources

Research Databases

Use your library card number and PIN (Usually the last 4 numbers of your phone number) to access some of these resources.


Detailed information on 30 million businesses and executives and 2 million new businesses. 

   Auto Repair Source

Repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles. 

Cultural information for countries and territories. Includes maps, statistics and recipes. 

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   Health Source-Consumer Edition

Subjects include fitness, nutrition, diabetes, aging, women's health, children's health, and more.

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   Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

Provides researchers, allied health professionals, nurses, and medical educators access to scholarly journals on many medical disciplines, many of which are peer-reviewed.


Borrow always available Audiobooks, Comics, eBooks, Music and Video. Apps are available for Apple and Android.


Access streaming videos including award-winning documentaries and acclaimed films, rare and hard-to-find titles, and classic films.

   Learning Express Library

Practice tests: High School Equivalency, College Preparation, College, Career, and Adult Learning.

   Legal Information Reference Center

Search over 12,800 state-specific NOLO legal forms by topic including Adoption, Bankruptcy, Name Changes, and more. 

  Lynda.com / LinkedIn Learning

Watch video tutorials to improve your software, technology, creative, and business skills.

Learn a new language. Mango offers access to 60 foreign language courses and 17 English courses taught completely in the user’s native language.

  MasterFILE Complete

Broad collection of popular full-text magazines and reference books. 

  Merck Health
View information about medical topics, symptoms, emergencies, and drug Information

  Merck Pet Health 

View information about pet health and medicine for dogs, cats, horses, birds and other pets.

  Michigan Authors and Illustrators

Searchable database of Michigan authors and illustrators that provides biographical and contact information.

  Michigan Laws

List of laws for the State of Michigan including Michigan Compiled Laws. Court Forms, Child Support and Public Acts

  Midland Daily News (Newsbank)

(1963 – present) Find citations for Midland area information and local obituaries from the Midland Daily News. 

Mutual funds and stock information recommendations and education. Morningstar ratings, and investment indexes and groups. Use this link in the library.


Over 12,000 searchable titles span a wide array of source types, from newspapers to blogs to newswires to videos and more


Explore fiction with this powerful database. Search by author, title, subject, series, genre, plot and more. Browse book lists, author read-a-likes, and book awards. Includes book discussion guides.

  Midland Historical Newspapers

(1870-1922) View digital scan of the early years of Midland newspapers.


Family history resource including more than 6 billion historical records from the United States, Europe, Latin America, and other regions. Includes the full USA federal census (1790-1940).

  Newspaper Source Plus

Includes millions of articles from newspapers, newswires, and news magazines.  Primary full coverage newspapers are The Washington Post and USA Today.

Novelist K-8 Plus

(Grades K-8) - Find just the right book by subject, age, awards, Lexile Reading levels, and State standards.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Pro/con viewpoint essays, topic overviews, primary source documents, biographies, statistics, magazine articles, tables/charts/graphs, and more.


Borrow popular eBooks and audiobooks.

Rb digital 

Borrow always available audiobooks and magazines.


Directory of business and residential information. Also includes job postings and consumer/lifestyle marketing information.

Small Business Reference Center

Learn how to start, finance or manage your small business. Resources include sample business plans, how-to guides, and magazine articles.

S&P NetAdvantage

Comprehensive Investment Information. Stocks, Bonds, Mutual Funds, EFT's, and Company Profiles. (Replaces S&P print products.)

World Book Kids

Easy-to-read content for elementary school learners. 

Also:  Early World of Learning (PreK - Grade 3)

           Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos  (in Spanish)

(In Library Use only)  Find extensive financial and statistical data on stocks. Includes recent news and analysis.