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Business and Company Information

Discover travel guides on local customs, places of interests, food, and ettiquette. For business and casual travelers.

Countries and Cultures

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Discover travel guides on local customs, places of interests, food, and ettiquette. For business and casual travelers.

Information about countries, cultures, and current events. Grades 6-12.

Learn foreign languages or learn English as a second language.

Access travel ebooks online.

Encyclopedias and General Research

Learn all about the cities and states in the United States. Grades 6-12.

Information about countries, cultures, and current events. Grades 6-12.

En Español (Spanish)

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Government

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History and Social Studies

Learn all about the cities and states in the United States. Grades 6-12.

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Discover travel guides on local customs, places of interests, food, and ettiquette. For business and casual travelers.

Homework Help

Learn all about the cities and states in the United States. Grades 6-12.

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Information about countries, cultures, and current events. Grades 6-12.

Languages

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Online Classes

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Travel and Geography

Learn all about the cities and states in the United States. Grades 6-12.

Amtrak's useful site. Online booking is available.

Search for maps.

National Scenic Byways homepage sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration. Describes the nation's scenic byways and includes information for planning a trip.

U.S. Customs Information.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Traveler Health site. Includes information about specific travel destinations, outbreaks, and required vaccinations. Also provides tips on healthy and safe traveling.

Trip planners and brochures with information about Illinois travel destinations. Includes Spanish sections.

Indiana trip ideas and a suggested weekend getaway for each week of the year are among the many included features.

Discover travel guides on local customs, places of interests, food, and ettiquette. For business and casual travelers.

Information about countries, cultures, and current events. Grades 6-12.

Learn foreign languages or learn English as a second language.

Official Metra train site.

The official Eurail site.

The Elderhostel program is now called Road Scholar. It is is a not-for-profit organization that provides high-quality, affordable, educational adventures for adults who are 55 and older.

Offbeat roadside attractions, such as the world's largest catsup bottle, a petrified wood car dealership, the Liberace Museum, etc. Includes sample "hypertour" road trips.

U.S. State Department site provides links to information and forms for passports and visas, travel warnings, U.S. embassies worldwide, and more.

Access travel ebooks online.

Wisconsin calendar of events, seasonal choices, attractions, and recreational opportunities.

Canada's rail system.

The Chicago Transit Authority Website.

Travel and Geography - Trains (USA)

Amtrak's useful site. Online booking is available.

Official Metra train site.

The Chicago Transit Authority Website.

Travel and Geography - Trains (World)

The official Eurail site.

Canada's rail system.

Travel and Geography - Automobiles

National Scenic Byways homepage sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration. Describes the nation's scenic byways and includes information for planning a trip.

Trip planners and brochures with information about Illinois travel destinations. Includes Spanish sections.

Indiana trip ideas and a suggested weekend getaway for each week of the year are among the many included features.

Offbeat roadside attractions, such as the world's largest catsup bottle, a petrified wood car dealership, the Liberace Museum, etc. Includes sample "hypertour" road trips.

Wisconsin calendar of events, seasonal choices, attractions, and recreational opportunities.

Travel and Geography - Helpful Government Sites

U.S. Customs Information.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Traveler Health site. Includes information about specific travel destinations, outbreaks, and required vaccinations. Also provides tips on healthy and safe traveling.

U.S. State Department site provides links to information and forms for passports and visas, travel warnings, U.S. embassies worldwide, and more.

Travel and Geography - Specialty Travel

The Elderhostel program is now called Road Scholar. It is is a not-for-profit organization that provides high-quality, affordable, educational adventures for adults who are 55 and older.

Homework Help - Encyclopedias

Learn all about the cities and states in the United States. Grades 6-12.

Youth Resources

Learn all about the cities and states in the United States. Grades 6-12.

Information about countries, cultures, and current events. Grades 6-12.

Alpha List

Learn all about the cities and states in the United States. Grades 6-12.

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Discover travel guides on local customs, places of interests, food, and ettiquette. For business and casual travelers.

Information about countries, cultures, and current events. Grades 6-12.

Learn foreign languages or learn English as a second language.

Access travel ebooks online.

A B C E F G H I L M N O P R S T V W

Play games, watch videos, and learn to read at the same time. Grades Pre-K to 2. (Available from Library computers only.)

Learn about animals. Grades K-12.

Learn all about the cities and states in the United States. Grades 6-12.

Search census, military, immigration, birth, death and marriage records. (Available from within the Library only.)

Search archives throughout the world, including local institutions.

Locate articles on business, science, humanities, and popular culture.

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Watch video storybooks and then read e-books to learn more about the topic in the story. Grades Pre-K - 3. 

Search the full-text of all articles in all editions and sections of the Chicago Tribune.

Search full-text back to the first issues of the Chicago Tribune.

Find service bulletins, recalls, and maintenance and repair instructions for cars, trucks, vans, and SUVs.

Search this index of Latin American journals in the sciences and humanities.

Search for product ratings, reviews, and buying guides from home or out at the store.

Discover highly-recommended fiction and non-fiction books for children and adults.

Free Illinois practice driving tests for cars and motorcycles as well as practice CDL exams.

Locate articles from scholarly journals.

En Español. Search comprehensive articles as well as images, maps, videos, animations, and sounds.

 

Search journal articles, records and reports going back to 1966 in the field of education.

Find the next book in a series. Search by author, title, character, location, subject, or keyword.

Watch videos, investigate facts, and find project ideas about American history. Grades 5-8.

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Full-text Reference Books.

Discover travel guides on local customs, places of interests, food, and ettiquette. For business and casual travelers.

Find U.S. government documents.

Access three encyclopedias including Amazing Animals, America the Beautiful, and Lands and People.

Find your ancestors in Census records, genealogies, local histories, and military records.

Need help with your homework? Tutors are available live online from 3:00-10:00 p.m. Grades K-12.

Find books and other materials in Illinois libraries.

Explore careers, create resumes, search jobs, and get hired all in one place.

Information about countries, cultures, and current events. Grades 6-12.

Achieve your educational and career goals, including test preparation and study aids.

Learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals.

Learn foreign languages or learn English as a second language.

Search articles covering all areas of medicine, including dentistry and nursing

Research stocks and mutual funds, including ratings, reports and key ratios.

Use your favorite books to find more books to read.

Use your favorite books to find more books you might love. Grades K-8.

Search digital resources from open archives including audio and images.

Research industry trends and analytics. Research companies and executives.

(In Library use.) Search for Illinois businesses, bankruptcies, and real estate transactions.

(Remote access.) Search for Illinois businesses, bankruptcies, and real estate transactions.

Search for people and businesses including doctors and conduct market research.

Explore videos, how-to projects, and the newest innovations in the world of science. Grades 4-9.

Explore important developments in biology, chemistry, the environment, space, physics, and technology.

Access travel ebooks online.

Read true stories, watch videos, and find project ideas about science, nature, and history. Grades 3-5.

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Read popular books and graphic novels online. Grades 7-12. 

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Read or listen to popular books and graphic novels online. Grades 2-6.

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Read-along with animated, talking picture books. Grades pre-K-2.

Monitor stock and mutual fund performances. Research by company name, ticker symbol, or industry.

Explore videos, maps, games and pictures to help you learn more about many topics. Grades K-5. 

Find articles, maps, images and videos to help with your homework! Grades 3-8.  

The popular World Book encyclopedia in an online format that includes articles, printable maps, images, and videos.

Discover events spanning a wide variety of subjects, including art, sports, and technolgy.

Find books and other materials in libraries worldwide.

Search the WorldCat database for dissertations.