Looking for Poetry: The library has many anthologies you can use for reference and checkout. Try browsing in the 811's for American poetry and 821's for British poetry. For other works, visit our library catalog.
Biography in Context Biography In Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on the world's most influential people. Users can search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender, as well as by keyword and full text.
Literature Resource Center Literature Resource Center is Gale’s most current, comprehensive and reliable online literature database offering the broadest and most representative range of authors and their works including a deep collection of full-text critical and literary analysis. Artemis Literary Sources This County of Los Angeles Public Library database includes literary criticism, biographies and overviews of literary topics and works from all genres, disciplines, time periods and regions of the world. Use the barcode number on the back of your Manhattan Beach Public Library Card to login. If you don't have your own library card, you can use the MCHS ID #. Ask at the library or email Mrs. Sullivan for the ID #. EBSCO Literary Reference Center Plus (free trial) We have a short free trial to use EBSCO's Literary database. Search for literary works and authors/poets. User ID: mchs2017 Password: mchs2017 Some good online sites for poems include: bartleby.com poets.org Poetry Foundation poemhunter.com