Untitled Use your library card to search multiple databases for research into genealogy, local histories, census records, and more! This link has to be used inside the library! Sorry for any inconvenience!

isllogo Check out Indiana State Library’s collection of online resources and listings of materials they have available at their library in Indianapolis. Some material may be loan-able through Evergreen.

download Browse a remarkable collection of vital records, census records, images, and family trees on this free site brought to you by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

Untitled2 Find A Grave is a resource for anyone in finding the final disposition of family, friends, and ‘famous’ individuals.

usgenweb100x104 The USGenWeb Project is a group of volunteers working together to provide free genealogy websites for genealogical research in every county and every state of the United States. This Project is non-commercial and fully committed to free genealogy access for everyone. Just search for your specific state and county for a collection of databases and other resources.

Local Resources

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Learn more about Indiana’s history, browse available resources, and learn more about upcoming exhibits.

Visit the Ripley County Historical Society‘s website for their hours of operation and  to learn more about their collections, museums, and obtain copies of specific records.

logo (2) Check out the website for the Town of Versailles, In. Learn more of our local history and activities around the community.

 Visit Ripley County Tourism Bureau for more information regarding happenings in Ripley County.

 Visit the State Library Website to learn more information about Ripley County. This includes cemetery records, county records, histories, maps, directories, and more!

Little Free Library Locations– Versailles and surrounding areas. Click on link to see all addresses.

      Ripley County Community Foundation– administers multiple scholarships which are designed to assist those individuals who desire to obtain a quality education. For a listing of available scholarships with a description of each scholarship’s criteria, please see the Scholarship Brochure by clicking on the link or picture above.

Government Resources

Federal-Student-Aid_avatar_1433177413-150x150 Interested in continuing your education? Find out more information about student loans, financial aid, and transferring courses. Click here to get started on your free application for Free Federal Student Aid. Visit for more information.

611y8mjxC5L._SL1023_ Transcripts of government documents such as the Constitution, Bill of Rights, and more are now just a mouse click away! Visit  for more information.

logo Print tax forms, find answers to your questions, and find information on scams to avoid. Visit the IRS website at

Begin your application for social security benefits, a new identification number, and other services of the Social Security Administration. Visit Social Security Administration at

va Learn more about healthcare, memorials, and other services for Veterans. Learn more at

Renew your registrations and licenses; find BMV locations and hours and other information. Learn more at

Register your phones on  the National Do Not Call Registry. Learn more at

 INfreefile Nearly 2 million Hoosier taxpayers will qualify for Indiana freefile! Are you one? Fast refunds, Easy-to-use professional software, Both federal and state tax filing, and it’s free to use for those who qualify. Visit for more information.

Online Resources

arbookfinder Search for Accelerated Reader books to find out if a book is in your reading level or points range.

card Inspire Indiana’s virtual library offers magazines, encyclopedias, and other resources to all Indiana residents. Research anything you ever wanted to know! It is also a helpful resource for anyone needing study help for testing on GED, SAT, ASVAB & much more!

Overdrive OR Libby (Whichever you prefer) offers eBooks, audiobooks, and more – for checkouts anywhere, anytime. All you need is your library card. If you’re looking to borrow free audiobooks from the library, you’ve come to the right place.

Bookpage  BookPage is a monthly book review publication, serving as a guide to the best new books published every month, focusing on bestsellers as well as new discoveries.

Note: Some databases are licensed for the exclusive use of Tyson Library patrons. You may need your 14-digit Tyson Library card barcode number, found on the back of your library card, to access a database. Call the library if you need assistance.