Read Consumer Reports – No Subscription Necessary, Just Your Library Card


When it comes to large purchases like appliances and electronics, you want the best return for your investment.

Your best bet is to start at your public library, a free community resource staffed with information experts.

More of a do-it-yourself information seeker? No problem.

We make it easy to access consumer reviews, product rankings and money-saving information found in Consumer Reports, which can be found by clicking the Databases by Subject link under Research (above).

It’s like having your own personal subscription, without the $29 per year subscription cost. All you need is your library card.

Consumer Reports rates a diverse range of products from cribs to Blu-ray players. Start your search today and be better informed for your next purchase.

A public relations professional, editor and writer, Lisa shares the library story in her blog posts, in the bimonthly Library News, and media interviews. A self-described social media and news nut, Lisa harnesses that passion to raise awareness and understanding of the library's vital role in this community.