Category: PDL Recommended

Explore the databases and resources provided by the Portage District Library.

PDL Recommended Databases
CreativebugPDL Database

Creativebug offers online video arts and crafts workshops and techniques. Learn how to paint, knit, crochet, sew, screen print, and more!


Explore pages from the Grand Rapids Press in PDF form from 2018 to the present. Peruse text from articles going back to 2000.


Peruse pages from the Kalamazoo Gazette in PDF form from 2018 to the present. Explore text fromĀ Kalamazoo GazetteĀ articles going back to 2005.

Heritage HubPDL Database

Discover the premier collection of U.S. obituaries and death notices for genealogical research, 1704 – today.

Resume BuilderPDL Database

Build a resume online in minutes with resume builder. Create resume content with their step-by-step resume writing guide. Format your resume by selecting a design template and font. Download and email your resume in multiple formats.

TumbleBook LibraryPDL Database

TumbleBook Library offers eBooks, read-alongs, videos, audiobooks, and games that help pre-school and K-3 level children learn all while discovering the joys of reading. This resource is available in three languages: English, Spanish, and French. There is also a mobile app available. Use your library card number and pin to access this resource.

Learn How to Use TumbleBook Library

Weiss Ratings OnlinePDL Database

Weiss Financial Ratings Series Online combines the strength of Weiss Ratings and TheStreet Ratings to provide libraries and their patrons with a single source for:
– financial strength ratings
– financial planning tools covering Banks, Insurers, Mutual Funds and Stocks
-financial literacy basics.

Learn How to Use Weiss Ratings


Value LinePDL Database

This investment database reports on approximately 1,700 stocks and more than 90 industries and also covers mutual funds, convertible securities, options, special situations, and more.

Learn How to Use Value Line


This resource for small business owners/entrepreneurs walks the user through brainstorming the creation of a small business, as well as the writing of a business plan, business canvas, lean canvas, and several other business visualization models.
Scholastic GO!PDL Database
One link, five hundred thousand resources for homework help. Includes nonfiction texts, Newspapers, Videos, Maps to help your student excel in their homework assignments.