Online Resources

Below is a list of databases provided by the Watertown Regional Library and the South Dakota State Library.

The South Dakota State Library subscribes to online databases for patrons that would otherwise be too expensive for the library to purchase on its own. 
Visit the complete listing of databases available from the SD State Library here.

  1. Featured
  2. Educational
  3. Birth - 12th Grade
  4. Genealogy
  5. Entertainment
Libby
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  • Access to eBooks and eAudio books.
  • Your user name is your library card number and your password is your last name all lower case. If your last name is long, stop after the first eight letters.
  • Download the app using the apple store or google play. 

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  • Access to legal documents, forms, and contracts. 
  • Your user name is your library card number and your password is your last name all lower case. If your last name is long, stop after the first eight letters.
  • Download the app using the apple store or google play.  

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  • Stream unlimited free music using your library card number.
  • Download 5 songs a week for you to keep forever! 
  • Gain access to 15+ million songs


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  • Full text articles published in the Watertown Public Opinion from 1999 - Current
  • Part of Newsbank which provides a comprehensive collection of reliable news sources covering a variety of topics and issues.
A to Z World Food
  • Find recipes around the world that features 174 countries using your library card. 
  • Includes National Cuisine, Regional Cuisine, Daily meals, Dining Etiquette, Special Occasion Foods, and Food Trivia!
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  • Log in with your library card and password.
  • Add this streaming service to your smartphone, tablet, or smart TV.  
  • Over 2,000 movies, shows, and story time titles to choose from and utilize Kanopy's parental controls. You can also access British TV & Cinema and Easy Watching titles.