Merton Memories

Merton Memories website offers access to a unique collection of photographs charting the history of Merton over the past 150 years.



Online resources

These online resources are available from any computer or device with Internet access. Please note that Ancestry UK usually can only be accessed on a library computer, but for short period it can be accessed from home.

You will have to enter your library card number and PIN to access these resources. If you are not yet a member you can join online now.


Britannica is the world famous encyclopaedia which includes a world atlas, timelines, comparative country data, international news feeds, and much more. Divided into three easy to use levels: Junior, Student and Adult.


Free access to Oxford Dictionaries: English Dictionary, Language Dictionaries, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford Art Online, Oxford Music Online as well as The New Oxford Shakespeare Online.


 The New Oxford Shakespeare Online is an invaluable resource for             anyone interested in Shakespeare and his works. 



Oxford Owl is an award-winning website from Oxford University Press, to support children’s learning. You’ll find information about the primary curriculum with tips and activities to help your child with reading, English, and maths.


Go Citizen is an online study resource for candidates preparing for the Life in the UK test or British citizenship test.



Theory Test Pro allows you to practise your driving theory test, including hazard perception test and the highway code



Research your family history and find out about your past with Ancestry Library Edition. Please note that for a limited period you can now access Ancestry from home.


Have you read everything by your favourite authors and want to try new ones? These useful tools will help you find the next read for you and your children.