Research FAQs

Do you have old Yearbooks?

We keep a collection of Bridgewater High School and Bridgewater-Raynham Regional High School yearbooks in our Historical Room. They are for use in the library only.

 

Where can I find Consumer Reports evaluations of products?

We keep the annual buying guide/index copies at the Reference Desk. Individual issues are kept at the Circulation Desk.  They do not circulate due to heavy use, so remember to bring your change for the copier.

 

Do you have New and Used Car prices and ratings?

We subscribe to Consumer Guide Car & Trust Test which includes all the latest dealer invoices and retail prices. We also carry the IntelliChoice Complete Small Truck Cost Guide and Complete Car Cost Guide, plus Jack Gillis’ The Ultimate Car Book, and several others.  We also keep the Consumer Reports Annual Auto Issue (April) at the Reference Desk.

You may also want to try the following sites:

Edmund’s
Kelly Blue Book
National Automobile Dealer’s Association (NADA) Retail Price Guide

 

Income tax forms?

The state and federal governments send us a supply of the more common forms which you may take for free. We also keep J.K. Lasser’s Your Income Tax – one copy in Reference and one that circulates.

You may download forms and publications from any of these sites:

Internal Revenue Service 
Massachusetts State Taxes

 

College directories and scholarship information?

We have a large collection of college directories and scholarships (located on the shelves at 378). Some of these are Reference and some circulate. We also have a supply of the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) forms. Or you can file electronically.

College information can be found on the web at Peterson's and Study.com

 

Do you have Information on the Bridgewater Triangle?

We keep a collection of newspaper and magazine clippings relating to the strange creatures and happenings which have been witnessed in the Hockomock Swamp.