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Animals

Search images and full-text articles in applied sciences, biology, chemistry, earth and space science, and energy. The Science Image Collection includes images from National Geographic, UPI, Getty, NASA, and Nature Picture Library.

Arts & Music

Attend craft classes and workshops for all skill levels.

Search digital resources from open archives including audio and images.

Auto Repair

Find service and repair procedures, diagrams, recall information, specifications, labor estimates, and parts pricing.

Find service bulletins, recalls, and Chilton maintenance and repair instructions for cars, trucks, vans, and SUVs. ***use an access code of “swan” in place of your regular barcode authentication.

Easily find ratings, reviews, and advice on local service providers.

Easily find ratings, reviews, and advice on local service providers. 

Locate repair guides for all manner of small engines. Includes Haynes Manuals for outboard motors, ATVs, lawn mowers, chainsaws, and diesel engines.

Books and Reading Recommendations

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

Enjoy the magic of books in LOTE (languages other than English).

Use your favorite books to find more books to read.

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

Business and Company Information

Search business and financial news, including the Wall Street Journal, The Economist, and Investor's Business Daily.

Research into accounting, finance, economics, marketing, management, and operations management. Includes access to video from the Associated Press (AP).

Easily find ratings, reviews, and advice on local service providers.

Easily find ratings, reviews, and advice on local service providers. 

Learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Lynda.com courses are now available on LinkedIn Learning.  When using the app., the libraryid is: carolstreamlibrary.

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

(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.

Full-text for many top consumer small business reference books, as well as tools to address many small business topics. Includes business videos, a help and advice section, and details on how to create business plans.

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

Colleges and Financial Aid

Need help with your homework? Tutors are available live online from 12:00pm to 12:00am. Grades K-College.

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

Need help with your homework? Test Prep? Or your job search? Tutors are available live online from 12:00pm to 12:00am. Grades K-College.

Consumer Information

Search business and financial news, including the Wall Street Journal, The Economist, and Investor's Business Daily.

Find service and repair procedures, diagrams, recall information, specifications, labor estimates, and parts pricing.

Find service bulletins, recalls, and Chilton maintenance and repair instructions for cars, trucks, vans, and SUVs. ***use an access code of “swan” in place of your regular barcode authentication.

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

Easily find ratings, reviews, and advice on local service providers.

Easily find ratings, reviews, and advice on local service providers. 

(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.

Locate repair guides for all manner of small engines. Includes Haynes Manuals for outboard motors, ATVs, lawn mowers, chainsaws, and diesel engines.

Countries and Cultures

Learn foreign languages or learn English as a second language.

PressReader provides access to current newspapers from around the world in full-color, full-page format.  Over 7,000 newspapers and magazines in over 60 languages and from over 120 countries. Articles can be translated in up to 18 languages. Sign in guide.

Encyclopedias and General Research

Search multiple databases for magazines, newspapers, and reference articles. This is a great way to start your research.

Research health topics on aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs and alcohol, fitness, nutrition and more. Includes teen health topics for teens and parents.

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.

Search digital resources from open archives including audio and images.

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.

En Español (Spanish)

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

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

 

Enjoy the magic of books in LOTE (languages other than English).

Learn foreign languages or learn English as a second language.

PressReader provides access to current newspapers from around the world in full-color, full-page format.  Over 7,000 newspapers and magazines in over 60 languages and from over 120 countries. Articles can be translated in up to 18 languages. Sign in guide.

Genealogy

Search census, military, immigration, birth, death and marriage records. (Available from within the Library only. Remote access ending December 31.)

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

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

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

"Go Green"

Search images and full-text articles in applied sciences, biology, chemistry, earth and space science, and energy. The Science Image Collection includes images from National Geographic, UPI, Getty, NASA, and Nature Picture Library.

Government

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

Find U.S. government documents.

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

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

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.

Health and Medicine

Research health topics on aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs and alcohol, fitness, nutrition and more. Includes teen health topics for teens and parents.

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

History and Social Studies

Search census, military, immigration, birth, death and marriage records. (Available from within the Library only. Remote access ending December 31.)

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

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.

Locate articles from scholarly journals.

Find U.S. government documents.

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

Homework Help

Search multiple databases for magazines, newspapers, and reference articles. This is a great way to start your research.

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

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

Need help with your homework? Tutors are available live online from 12:00pm to 12:00am. Grades K-College.

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

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

Over 1100 titles for grades K-6 including unique animated, talking picture books, read-along chapter books, national geographic videos, non-fiction books, playlists, as well as books in Spanish and French.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T U V W Y

Search business and financial news, including the Wall Street Journal, The Economist, and Investor's Business Daily.

Search census, military, immigration, birth, death and marriage records. (Available from within the Library only. Remote access ending December 31.)

Search multiple databases for magazines, newspapers, and reference articles. This is a great way to start your research.

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

Find service and repair procedures, diagrams, recall information, specifications, labor estimates, and parts pricing.

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

Research into accounting, finance, economics, marketing, management, and operations management. Includes access to video from the Associated Press (AP).

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 Chilton maintenance and repair instructions for cars, trucks, vans, and SUVs. ***use an access code of “swan” in place of your regular barcode authentication.

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

Research health topics on aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs and alcohol, fitness, nutrition and more. Includes teen health topics for teens and parents.

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

Easily find ratings, reviews, and advice on local service providers.

Easily find ratings, reviews, and advice on local service providers. 

Attend craft classes and workshops for all skill levels.

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.

Fold3 by Ancestry offers historical military records and is a great supplement resource for those interested in genealogy. This database can be accessed from in the library as well as from home with your library card.

Find U.S. government documents.

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

Need help with your homework? Tutors are available live online from 12:00pm to 12:00am. Grades K-College.

Find books and other materials in Illinois libraries.

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

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

Resources to assist you in legal matters of all kinds, including business law, financial planning, family law, property and real estate, and rights and disputes. Includes full text reference books from Nolo

Learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Lynda.com courses are now available on LinkedIn Learning.  When using the app., the libraryid is: carolstreamlibrary.

Enjoy the magic of books in LOTE (languages other than English).

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.

Read full-text newspaper articles and television and radio transcripts. Includes the Associated Press (AP), CNN Wire, PR Wire, UPI (United Press International), Xinhua, The Chicago Citizen, and more.

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.

PressReader provides access to current newspapers from around the world in full-color, full-page format.  Over 7,000 newspapers and magazines in over 60 languages and from over 120 countries. Articles can be translated in up to 18 languages. Sign in guide.

(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.

Search images and full-text articles in applied sciences, biology, chemistry, earth and space science, and energy. The Science Image Collection includes images from National Geographic, UPI, Getty, NASA, and Nature Picture Library.

Full-text for many top consumer small business reference books, as well as tools to address many small business topics. Includes business videos, a help and advice section, and details on how to create business plans.

Locate repair guides for all manner of small engines. Includes Haynes Manuals for outboard motors, ATVs, lawn mowers, chainsaws, and diesel engines.

Over 1100 titles for grades K-6 including unique animated, talking picture books, read-along chapter books, national geographic videos, non-fiction books, playlists, as well as books in Spanish and French.

Need help with your homework? Test Prep? Or your job search? Tutors are available live online from 12:00pm to 12:00am. Grades K-College.

U.S. Major Dailies provides access to the five most respected U.S. national and regional newspapers: The New York TimesWashington PostLos Angeles TimesChicago Tribune, and the Wall Street Journal

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.