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Consumer Reports - product reviews and ratings free from Stark Library

Looking to buy a new car, laptop, refrigerator, baby stroller? Whatever the product, Consumer Reports cuts through the noise with unbiased reviews. Make well-informed decisions with access to over 8,000 trusted reviews on appliances, electronics, automobiles, banks, home and garden products, health equipment, and more.

Skip the membership fees—get FREE access to this popular journal to save you time and money while protecting your family. All you need is a library card!

Getting Started

Getting started is simple. All you need is a Stark Library card to access Consumer Reports' wealth of knowledge for FREE. To log in, click the link below.

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Discover free reviews and ratings by experts, including:


  • Refrigerators
  • Dishwashers
  • Washing Machines
  • Vacuum Cleaners


  • New and Used Cars
  • SUVs & Crossovers
  • Trucks
  • Tires

Babies & Kids

  • Car Seats
  • Children's Health
  • High Chairs
  • Strollers


  • Cameras
  • Laptops
  • Printers
  • TVs


  • Blood Pressure Monitors
  • Hospitals
  • Exercise Equipment
  • Vitamins & Supplements

Home & Garden

  • Lawn Mowers & Tractors
  • Gas & Charcoal Grills
  • House Paints
  • Mattresses

And much more…

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I access Consumer Reports?

Getting started is easy!  To ensure you benefit from the Library’s free access, be sure to log in to Consumer Reports through our website. When prompted, simply enter your library card number and pin to start learning.

How much does Consumer Reports access cost?

While Consumer Reports access normally costs money, all you need to get FREE access to Consumer Reports’s wealth of knowledge is your Stark Library card.
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Can I access Consumer Reports from home?  

You can access Consumer Reports from anywhere you have a device and internet connection. Just make sure to start your visit through the Stark Library website to get free access.

What tech capabilities do I need?

To access Consumer Reports, you’ll need a PC, laptop, or mobile device with an internet connection (3G, 4G, or broadband).

Can I view Consumer Reports courses on my phone or tablet?

Yes! You can access Consumer Reports for free from anywhere in the world and from any phone, tablet, laptop, or computer, as long as you log in from the Library's website first.

Can I still use Consumer Reports if I have late fees?

As long as your library card is in good standing you can access Consumer Reports. If you have outstanding late fees, we can help with that! Just visit any of our librarians to have them waived and check out our fine free policy.

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