In a pinch? Need quick access to a public domaine (published pre-1923) for your teen's book report and have a home computer? You can check our Overdrive  and Netlibrary  collections. If you can't find what you are looking for, check out Google Books . There are thousands of items available that you can download and read. Google books also has historic magazines and newspapers. Look up the day you were born, see what was happening!