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Home Improvement Reference Center

If you’re planning a home improvement project, take a look at our Home Improvement Reference Center.

This database has an extensive collection of full-text content providing users with detailed, user-friendly “how-to” information covering a variety of home improvement and repair projects.

The Home Improvement Reference Center’s TOOL BOX includes:

  • How-To Videos
  • Conversion Charts
  • Glossary of Terms
  • Homeowner’s Journal
  • Working with Contractors

Content Includes:

  • More than 150 full-text reference books, including major reference works from Quarto Publishing Group
  • 50 full-text magazines and trade publications
  • 35,000 images not available anywhere else online
  • A convenient A-Z browsing tool for searching

Subjects covered in this database are: maintenance, remodeling, electrical work, decorating home and garden, outdoor improvements,  plumbing and wood projects. 

All of the content is organized in an easy-to-use interface which enables you to quickly find information you’re looking for.  The Home Improvement Reference Center is available from home or in the library.  All you need is your John Jermain Library card barcode and your password.



For more information about this or any of the library’s many resources call 631-725-0049 ext. 0 and ask for the reference desk.


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