The TexShare Databases contain over 50 databases covering history/genealogy, homework resources, literature, reference tools, health and medicine, and business information. The site requires a login and password that are available at the library. More information about the databases is located on our TexShare Databases page.

The following is a list of website categories. We offer these links as a service to our patrons, but neither the Library, City of Goldthwaite, nor Mills County endorses these sites, the products, or services on them.

Clicking on the links will take open a new window or tab, which will take you off of our website. Close the new window or tab to return to the library website.

Books and Reading

New York Times Book Page - best seller lists, etc.
Stop! You're Killing me! - for readers of mysteries
BookList online - book reviews
American Library Association
Association for Library Service to Children - part of the ALA web site, dedicated to children
YALSA - American Library Association's Teen web page - web site dedicated to teen books - a WorldCat resource to find books meeting user-entered criteria - a team of teachers created this website to help find the ideal children's books
Wellsley Free Library - a list of subscribable newsletters pertaining to books
LibriVox - free audio books for downloading
FeedBooks - free public domain and new ebooks for reading on any mobile device
Project Gutenburg - over 33,000 public domain ebooks for downloading - find out which children's books are on the Accelerated Reader list and their point values

Business, Finance, Employment, Law

Thomas Register of American Manufacturers
Federal Jobs Digest
Occupational Handbook
Corporate Information
US Small Business Administration
WhitePages - find people and businesses in the US - international yellow and white pages


College Board - SAT
The Princeton Review
Texas Education Agency's GED page
Texas Education Agency
Education Portal
National Science Digital Library- serving science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education - multimedia educational resource for learning and online teaching
Virtual College Campus Tours - career and college search center
Braintrack - college and university directory - free reading readiness screening tool for your four-year-old - free foreign language lessons - catalog of free online courses
Nursing Degree - a directory of nursing programs
Goodwill Community Foundation - free online computer, math and reading tutorials
Tuition Funding Sources - a private website designed to help students find scholarships, college and career info
Facebook Guide - A beginner's guide to Facebook from

Facts - World Almanac
Wikipedia - the free encyclopedia anyone can edit
The Internet Public Library
CIA World Factbook
National Atlas
TexasPublicRecords.US - search Texas for public, criminal, and court records


Mills County Genealogy Sites

Cemetery Listing for Mills County
Mills County Historical Society
TX GenWeb Project for Mills County

Texas Genealogy

Texas State Genealogical Society
Catholic Archives of Texas
Texas County Records on Microfilm
Texas State Library Genealogy Page
The TexShare Databases with HeritageQuest Online, which contains the US Census. Obtain the password and login from the library.
History of Mills County's Public Schools 1887-1957 a master's thesis by Raymond Harper Williams. This 116 page document has been broken into 8 parts. School History Part 1, School History Part 2, School History Part 3, School History Part 4, School History Part 5, School History Part 6, School History Part 7, School History Part 8.

US Genealogy
Ellis Island
Freedmens' Bureau
National Archives' Hispanic American Records
Colonial Ancestors
Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet
The TexShare Databases with HeritageQuest Online, which contains the US Census. Obtain the password and login from the library

International Genealogy

Scottish Genealogy
Irish Clans
National Archives of Ireland
National Archives Of UK
UK DirectGov
World GenWeb Project


American Civil War Home Page
Descendants of Mexican War Veterans
Texas Confederate Pensions
Sons of Confederate Veterans
Civil War Info by USA People Search


Texas Government

Texas Voter Registration
Texas OnLine - renew driver's licenses, etc.
Texas Agricultural Extension Service
Texas State Library & Archives Commission
Texas Talking Books Program

US Government

US Citizenship and Immigration Services - federal forms catalog
Social Security
US Government Administration on Aging
Affordable Care Act


University of North Texas - Portal to History

Language - translation service
Bartlett's Familiar Quotes
CoffeeBreakSpanish - podcast to learn the Spanish language
LifeQuotesLib - more famous quotes


Kovel's Online Antique Price Guide
Seed Savers - a source for heirloom seeds
Seeds of Change - a source for organic gardening
Howard Garrett - The Dirt Doctor
Neil Sperry (Gardening)
Gardener's Paradise