Memorial Day Closure

The Library will be closed Monday, May 27th in observance of Memorial Day. Remember, our online resources are always available! 

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Advantage Archives Newspapers

Access and search digitized local newspapers: Illinois State Democrat (1858-1860), The Public Patron (1897-1898), Pleasant Plains Advocate (1892), The Tri City Register (1918), The Weekly Enterprise (1899), The Rochester Weekly Item (1884).

America's Newspapers

Search full-text local, regional, and national news in The State Journal-Register, Chicago Sun-Times, Peoria Journal Star, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and more.

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Britannica Library Reference Center

Discover encyclopedia articles, full-text journal and magazine articles, primary sources, multimedia, and other unique resources and tools that make research easier and more productive.

Britannica Library Young Adults

A version of Encyclopedia Britannica that is designed to help students in grades 6-8 with homework assignments, school projects, and research reports.

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For Kids, Homework Help
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Kids, Teens
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Chicago Sun-Times

Explore Chicago history through local news, events and people with the Chicago Sun-Times Collection. Search current and archived issues with full-color newspaper pages, full-text articles and content only published online.

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