Memorial Day Closure
The Library will be closed Monday, May 29th in observance of Memorial Day. Remember, our online resources are always available!
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.
Ancestry Library Edition
Unlock the story of your family through census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more. Available for in-library use only.
Thematically paired fiction and nonfiction titles introduce early learners to the delights of reading while sparking curiosity, creating a natural springboard into the paired nonfiction text for deeper discovery.
Category:Books & Reading, For Kids, For Parents and Educators
Brainfuse offers virtual live tutoring, a 24-hour writing assignment review, study groups, flashcards, and more for learners of all ages. Adults will find tutoring and study guides designed for their needs, as well as a resume review service.
Category:Careers, For Parents and Educators, Homework Help
Audience(s): Adults, Kids, Teens
Britannica Library Children
Britannica Library Children offers a fun way to gain new knowledge. Students will find it easy to conduct research, complete homework assignments, and work on special projects.
Category:For Kids, For Parents and Educators, Homework Help
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.
Category:General Research, Homework Help
Audience(s): Adults, Teens
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.
Category:For Kids, Homework Help
Audience(s): Kids, Teens
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.