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LEL_Logo_Vertical Adult Skill Center by Learning Express Library Take practice tests and review materials for the U.S. citizenship test. Also, contains refresher practice sets in math, reading, and vocaublary.  


Ancestry: Library Edition
(in-library use only)
Over 4,000 genealogy databases, including passenger lists, vital records, the Social Security Death Index, the U.S. Federal census, and much more.
AtoZ_English_Logo AtoZdatabases Reference, research, marketing, mailing lists/sales leads and job-search database. Includes 30 million business & executive profiles, over 220 million residents with interests, hobbies and lifestyles information and much more.
LEL_Logo_Vertical Career Preparation from Learning Express Library Learn about careers and the skills needed for them. Take practice entrance exams for nursing school, and review test prep material for occupational exams ranging from air traffic control to plumbing.
webButton-chicagoTribHArchive Chicago Tribune Historical Archive / NewsBank Images and full text of historical international, national, regional, and local issues and events from the 1920s to 1984, and obituaries from 1860 to 1984.
LEL_Logo_Vertical College Admissions Test Preparation from Learning Express Library Take ACT, SAT, PSAT/NMSQT, TOEFL iBT and AP pratice tests.
Consumer_Reports_logo_2016.svg Find ratings and recommendations on appliances, electronics, cars, and more from the popular magazine and website.

Chicago Consumers' Checkbook

The online version of the popular Consumers' Checkbook that provides information and ratings on local service companies  and stores.
Explora for Primary School

Aimed for the primary school student, this is a user-friendly interface for content found in Searchasaurus and Kids Search, including top videos from the Associated Press.

explora_web_button_public_libraries_100x50 Explora for Public Libraries Search popular magazine articles, encyclopedias, subject specific works, primary source documents, and videos. Browse topic areas for research paper ideas. 
Explora for Secondary School Search popular magazine articles, encyclopedias, subject specific works, primary source documents, and videos. Browse topic areas for research paper ideas.
flipster_logo Flipster Read popular magazines from your computer, smartphone, or tablet. Download current and back issues of Time, Better Homes and Gardens, The New Yorker, Highlights and many more. Try the app: available for Apple/iOS, Android, and Kindle Fire
hqo Heritage Quest Online

Comprehensive genealogy information from searchable U.S. federal census documents (1790-1940), thousands of family and local history books, and a database of over one million genealogy and local history journal articles.

HelpNowLogo Help Now by Brainfuse Interact with live tutors for test preparation, resume writing, group study, and much more! New users need to create a free login account. Available 3:00pm - 10:00pm CST.
LEL_Logo_Vertical High School Equivalency Center from Learning Express Library Assess and build your skills with eBooks and tutorials. Take practice GED or HiSET tests.
public-record Illinois Public Records Contains local public filings of new businesses, new homeowners, home foreclosures and sales, and bankruptcies in the Illinois counties of Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, and Will counties.  
kanopy Kanopy Over 30,000 award winning, rare and indie films. Stream up to 12 films a month.  Try the app for iOSAndorid or Roku.
LEL_Logo_Vertical Learning Express Library Instruction and practice exams for 85 education and career tests, including GED, TOEFL, SAT, GMAT, Real Estate, Civil Service, U.S. Citizenship, and many more.
lirc Legal Information Reference Center / EBSCO Provides online full text for many of the top consumer legal reference books. It contains more than 310 full-text publications and thousands of legal forms. 

*MGPL card required for in-library use*


Instructional videos covering the latest software, technology, creative and business skills taught by experts. Download the Lynda app to use on mobile devices. Available for Android and Apple/iOS.  Video tutorial.

original_MangoLogo_RGB72 Mango Languages A self paced online language learning system that teaches real conversation skills for practical communication in over 45 languages including ESL/ELL. Available for Android and Apple.
MasterFILEComplete_100 MasterFILE Source Complete / EBSCO Full-text articles from over 2,000 general interest magazines and newspapers dating back as far as 1922, in addition to hundreds of full-text reference books and thousands of primary documents, including an Image Collection of over 500,000 photos, maps, and flags.

Morningstar Investment Research Center


Comprehensive data and analysis on 14,500+ companies, 24,000+ mutual funds, and 150 industries for potential investors and researchers.
novplus100 NoveList Plus A readers' advisory resource for finding fiction and nonfiction authors and titles of interest.
novk8plus100 Novelist K-8 Plus for Children A readers' advisory resource for finding fiction and nonfiction authors and titles of interest for children in kindergarten through 8th grade.
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Unlimited access to 6,000+ newspapers and magazines from around the world. 

LEL_Logo_Vertical School Center from Learning Express Library

Practice essential subject skills in math, science, reading comprehension and more. Designed for students in 4th and up.

tumblebooks Tumblebook Library An online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love.
weiss_widget_1 Weiss Financial Ratings

Independent, unbiased financial strength ratings of banks, credit unions & insurance Companies. Provides personalizedrepor information on Medicare supplement insurance reports.

worldbook_advanced World Book Advanced A resource for advanced students that contains thousands of articles, primary sources, and online books to explore, as well as up-to-the-minute access to worldwide news publications.
worldbook_ewol World Book Early World of Learning For preschoolers and children in early primary school. Offers stories, games, and original videos that teach early childhood concepts and provides levelled reading practice to devlelop and strengthen phonics, vocabulary, phonemic awareness, and comprehension skills.  
worldbook_kids World Book Kids World Book Student Discovery Encyclopedia designed for ages K through 3rd grade.
worldbook_student World Book Student Thousands of articles and multimedia aligned to school curriculum.  Features daily current events, assessment tools for educators, and dedicated resource guides.  
worldcat WorldCat / FirstSearch  A national online catalog containing more than 35 million books, sound recordings, videotapes, software titles, musical scores, and magazines.



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