For help with these databases, complete a Book A Librarian request to schedule a one-on-one appointment with a librarian.

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Adult Learning Center (Brainfuse)

Live one-on-one coaching for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Also includes resume writing assistance and practice tests for the GED and U.S. Citizenship Test.

AtoZ Food America

Recipes and food culture for the various states and regions of the United States.

AtoZ World Food

Traditional recipes, food culture, and dining etiquette from 174 different countries.


Business directory, residential listings, demographics. Records can be downloaded for mailing/contact lists.


Over 1,000 award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists. Includes sewing, quilting, knitting, paper crafts, food, jewelry, holiday crafts, and more. App available.

Digital Learn

Training on topics like basic PC/Mac skills, Word, Excel, using the web, job searching, and more.

Driving Tests

Practice tests and FAQs to help get and renew your driver's license.

Gale Health and Wellness

Consumer health resource featuring full-text medical journals, magazines, reference works, multimedia, and more.

Gale Legal Forms

Thousands of legal forms for personal, business, real estate, litigation, and more. Available in Word or PDF.

Help Now (Brainfuse)

Live help for kids, teens, and adults. All core subjects offered for grades 3-12. Resume and cover letter review for job hunters. Tutors available 3pm-10pm CST. App available. Check out our video walkthrough.

LinkedIn Learning (formerly

Instructional videos covering the latest software, technology, creative, and business skills taught by experts. App available. Morton Grove cardholders only.

Note: To use the mobile app, enter mgplib when prompted for a library ID.

Mango Languages

Self-paced language lessons in over 70 languages, including English. App available.


Information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in easy-to-understand language from the world’s largest medical library. Visit our Health Resources page for more.

New York Times: News, Cooking, Crossword/Games (remote access)

Access the full content of the NY Times websites and apps, including NewsCooking and Crossword & GamesThe link above is for access outside of the library.

Inside the library? Click here for News

Outside the library? Click here

Looking for access to an NYT app (News, Games, Cooking, Wirecutter, The Athletic)? Click here (Apps require a remote access code, even in-library.)

All access, including in-library access for News, requires setting up a free account on NY Access lasts 24 hours and must be renewed via these links.

NoveList Plus

Recommendations and reviews of fiction and nonfiction titles for adults and teens.

NoveList Plus K-8

Recommendations and reviews of fiction and nonfiction titles for young readers.

Peterson's Test and Career Prep

Practice tests for GED, ACT, GRE, GMAT, SAT, AP, TOEFL, citizenship, jobs, and more. Search for colleges and scholarships or use the online resume builder and career exploration tools.


Over 7,000 magazines and newspapers from around the world in 64 languages. App available.

Scholastic Teachables

Educational support for kids in preschool through grade 8, including downloadable worksheets, lesson plans, and learning games for any subject.

Tumblebook Library

Animated talking-picture books, videos, and games for new and younger readers. App available.

Weiss Financial Ratings

Rates safety and financial stability of banks, credit unions, insurers, stocks, and mutual funds. Includes a Medigap Plan selection tool.

World Book Student

Encyclopedia and research resource for students in upper elementary through middle school.


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