Christmas Holiday Closing
The Library will close on Sunday, December 24th through Monday, December 25. We will reopen 9:00 am on Tuesday, December 26th.
Provides access to more than 2 billion names, census records, military records, court, land and probate records, and passenger lists. Content added daily.
Auto Repair Source
Service and repair information for domestic and imported cars.
Consumer Health Complete
Health and medical information from medical encyclopedias, popular reference books, and magazine articles.
Provides ratings, reviews, recommendations and buying advice for cars, appliances, electronics, home and garden, baby products, and more.
Nurture your creative side with 1000+ video classes in painting, knitting, crafting, sewing, and more.
Daily Herald Digital Archives
Explore newspaper articles dating as far back as 1901. Use search features to find headlines on the day you were born, find old high school sports scores, wedding announcements, photographs, school news, and even lunch menus!
Digital Library of Illinois (Libby)
Powered by Libby (formerly known as Overdrive), we have combined our exclusive e-content titles with other libraries to provide a much larger selection of materials to choose from, while still maintaining first dibs on titles we will continue to add regularly.
Digital Public Library of America
The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) is a US project aimed at providing public access to digital holdings in order to create a large-scale public digital library.
This Driver Education program contains 11 car practice tests, 9 motorcycle practice tests, 12 CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) practice tests, 3 online driver’s manuals (car, motorcycle, CDL), and a FAQ section with detailed answers to 100+ DMV-related questions.
Start your research project here. Explora delivers results from multiple sources including articles, ebooks, essays, and primary source documents.”
Search over a billion names and images online.
Find the graves of ancestors, create virtual memorials, add 'virtual flowers' and a note to a loved one's grave, etc.
The Freegal® Music service allows patrons to access a collection spanning over 15 million songs, music videos and audiobooks from more than 40,000 music labels worldwide including Sony Music, Epic, RCA, and Columbia. Freegal® Music also offers a completely rebuilt mobile app and website which utilizes modern application practices to ensure an easy-to-use and enjoyable experience.
Health & Learning Center
Generously provided for free by Northwestern Memorial Hospital, the Health Learning Center is a state-of-the-art health information library.
Assembles U.S. federal census, banking and military records, local histories, primary source materials, and genealogical and local history serials.
Stream & download movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on most any device.
Illinois Compiled Statutes
The Illinois Compiled Statutes (ILCS) are the codified statutes of a general and permanent nature of Illinois.
Illinois Digital Archives
The Illinois Digital Archives is a repository for the digital collections of the Illinois State Library as well as other libraries and cultural institutions in the State of Illinois.