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ADULTS

READING
TOOLS

  • Goodreads - tracks the books you are currently reading, plan to read, and have already read. Provides recommendations along with many other features.

  • Likewise - delivers personalized recommendations for books, tv, movies, and podcasts.

  • The StoryGraph - "helps you track your reading and choose your next book based on your mood and your favorite topics and themes."

  • Kent District Library What's Next®: Books in Series - A database that links fiction series (two or more books) by character(s),
    settings, or other common traits.

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News & Resources

America's News - Thousands of news sources across the United States. Past & present news. 

Heritage Hub - Access to obituaries ranging from 1704 - today.

These are premium resources only available with your Wead Library barcode. 

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The National Do Not Call Registry  managed by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), 
gives you a choice about whether to receive telemarketing calls

LOCAL RESOURCES

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MALONE ONE WORK SOURCE CENTER

provides the opportunity for anyone looking for a career to learn their options and find a path to their goal. They can provide you with the information you need to get going on your job today.

MALONE ADULT CENTER

is open Monday through Friday (9am to 4pm) to provide seniors with nutrition, socialization, recreation, education and health related activities for seniors. Contact the Director Vicky Guerin at (518)483-6611 for more information.

COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY

provides services many services including mental health counseling, life skill courses, mentoring, and access to transitional housing. For more information about Community Connection’s services please contact  (518) 521-3507 or visit their website.

ADULT EDUCATION

ADULT EDUCATION PROGRAMMING (AGES 21 AND OVER)

The high school equivalency program is designed to improve the educational and employment opportunities of adults in the Franklin-Essex-Hamilton BOCES catchment area. A variety of adult programming is offered throughout the area including Malone, Saranac Lake, Tupper Lake and the Akwesasne Mohawk Reserve. Program options consist of morning, afternoon or evening sessions. In addition, opportunities to participate in distance learning (home study) are available for those students who are unable to attend traditional programming.

TUTORING

Literacy Volunteers of Clinton, Essex, and Franklin Counties (LVCEF) is about bringing people together to make a real difference. LVCEF trains volunteers who provide free, confidential and individualized tutoring in basic literacy and English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL). Literacy services that LVCEF provides our fellow community members are essential to improve their lives and our community's health and quality of life. Literacy is the foundation of self-improvement and the ability to achieve personal goals to benefit the community. We provide one-on-one tutoring for adults who seek to improve their reading and math skills as well as English conversation skills for non-native speakers. All of our services are provided 100% free of charge.