consumerreports1Consumer Reports publishes results of tests on products ranging from major purchases such as automobiles and appliances to everyday items, such as foods and cleaning supplies. Test reports include brand-name ratings and Consumers Union's recommendations. Goods and services covered include: appliances, automobiles, electronics, foods, health, home, personal, travel and more.

The Library has the Consumer Reports magazine available for in-house use only. It is shelved in the Reference/Adult Computer room. Click here to see a listing of the issues available. You can browse the 5-year index online which is updated monthly to find the print issue for specific products.


vbmContact the Library for the login/password. Search the Vermont Business Magazine site by topic, name, company name, county, or specialized list. Vermont Business Magazine maintains the most detailed, verified statewide database of over 4775 (and growing daily) business listings, complete with contact information, financial statistics and more. Search here for important, helpful business information.

irsVermont state tax forms are no longer delivered to public places such as libraries, post offices, town halls. Information on how to obtain a form or file online can be found here.  Federal forms can be found here. contains vehicle pricing and information including pictures of cars, specs and safety information and reviews. Useful to put a value on an existing car or in researching new vehicles.



vtsealVermont public benefits. To apply or check eligibilty on state benefits in Vermont check this website  This site also contains Social Security Administration forms.





troThe Thomas Register Online provides free access to manufacturing information. Personal sign in may be required, but no charge for company information.



consumersearchConsumer Search is a free website that reviews consumer products in eight major categories. They do their best to be objective and precise and do not advertise products they review. Each review presents the four best products along with runners up and customer reviews.



motortrendMotor Trend magazine contains thousands of in-depth new and used car reviews, detailed pricing as well as an automotive blog.




KBBTrade in and market prices for used cars. Seartch by year, make, model, accessories, condition, mileage and zip code of owner. Video reviews and information about the value of snowmobiles, personal water craft and motorcycles can also be found.




cpiThe Consumer Price Indexes contains information on the federal government inflation rate statistics, unemployment, injuries and productivity.