Gale Legal Forms Library

Access hundreds of online and printable legal forms. Explore Gale Legal Forms

Mango Languages

Mango is an online language-learning system that can help you learn languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, Portuguese, German, Chinese, Greek, Italian and more.

Mango provides a quick introduction to a language and culture through the acquisition of simple conversational skills. Please make sure that you are accessing Mango Languages through this page on the Rochester Public Library website. You will need to log in this way each time that you use Mango. This is done to verify that you are a patron of RPL. Once you connect to Mango through the RPL website, you will be asked to type in your library card bar code. Make sure to enter the numbers without any spaces or dashes to avoid an error. You will have the option to start learning right away as an anonymous user or to create a profile, which will allow you to track your progress and time spent learning each language. If you create a profile, you will receive an activation e-mail with an activation link. This link is to be used only once to activate your account. Every subsequent log in should be through the link on your library’s website. After you complete these simple steps, you should be all set to start language learning with Mango! Explore Mango

Chilton Library

Get the detailed information you need to tackle vehicle maintenance and repairs. Some of Chilton Library's more popular features include:

  • Maintenance and specification tables that provide the unique data you need for each specific vehicle.
  • Step-by-step service and repair procedures, and labor estimating tool to help you confidently determine your next move.
  • Vacuum diagrams to simplify troubleshooting.
  • Wiring diagrams to help explain system operation.
  • Close-up photographs and illustrations for visual support.
  • ASE test prep quizzes for the most popular certification exams
  • A print button which allows you to easily print out what is needed.
Explore Chilton


​Use Explora while researching to quickly find relevant results including articles, essays and primary source documents. Explora provides high-quality articles licensed from reputable publishers, recognized by library professionals and selected for use in a school or professional environment. The library offers access to three different Explora products: Explora for Kids Explora for Students Explora for Public Libraries

Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library Edition offers resources for genealogical research. Note: Ancestry is only available from within the Library. Explore Ancestry Library Edition

HeritageQuest Online

HeritageQuest Online provides access to one of the largest collections of genealogy material in the country. This collection of research materials helps in tracing family history and studying American culture.
NEW: For a limited time, Rochester Library card holders can access HeritageQuest Online from home! Email for login instructions.
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American Ancestors

The New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) is the oldest genealogical society in the country. For over 150 years, NEHGS has helped new and experienced researchers trace their heritage in New England and around the world. Note: American Ancestors is only available from within the Library. Explore American Ancestors

NoveList Plus

NoveList is a fiction readers' advisory service with full text reviews. It contains pre-constructed booklists on a wide range of topics and genres, as well as read-alikes. This powerful resource describes an author's appeal and style and then defines how the suggested 'read-alikes' are selected based on the traits described for the author. Explore NoveList

Local History Resources

Rochester Obituary Indexes

Thanks to a dedicated volunteer, we now have indexes to the Rochester Courier (1884-1993), the Rochester Times (1993-2005), and Fosters Daily Democrat (2015-2018). The index to the Rochester Times includes all issues from Volume 1 Number 1, dated February 10, 1993 through the final edition on March 2, 2017.
Access the Obituary Index

Red Cross Service Roll

During WWI, the American Red Cross mobilized citizens across the US to create items for the aid and comfort of soldiers and victims of the war. Access the Red Cross Service Roll

World War I Service Roll

This database holds information on the men from Rochester, N.H. who served in the military during World War I (American Involvement 1917 – 1918). The information was collected and recorded by the Public Safety Committee in 1918 and each handwritten (occasionally typed) card contains information on not only each man’s military service but also on his family and where he lived. Explore the WWI Service Roll

Civil War Service Roll

Scanned images of "Personal War Sketches", the purpose of which is "to contain the record of the war services 1861-1865 of the living and deceased members of this Post; the living to certify to the statement of their services, and the facts relating to the dead to be certified to by the Post Historian." Explore the WWI Service Roll

*NEW* Rochester Courier 1864-1934

This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the New Hampshire State Library Access the Rochester Courier

Community Links

City of Rochester Web Site


Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce


WorkReadyNH in Rochester

Explore 603-427-7776

Rochester School Department


COAST Bus Schedule


Social Security




NH Tax Forms


Medicare Advantage Plan