Online Resources & Databases For Young Adults

SAT, ACT, PSAT, and PLAN Test Preparation Courses

Learning comes so much easier to students when they are engaged and having fun.

ePrep’s innovative online video platform – combined with expert instruction – rapidly increases the rate of student learning. ePrep is available by computer 24/7 and is extremely easy to use.

Grolier Online

America The Beautiful

Encyclopedia Americana is appropriate for high-school students and beyond. See America like never before.

Book of Knowledge

The New Book of Knowledge is a comprehensive database and is suitable for elementary-school and middle-school students.

Book of Popular Science

The New Book of Popular Science, which is appropriate for both middle-school and high-school students.

Lands and People

Lands and Peoples is an encyclopedia of countries, and cultures for middle-school and high-school students.

NoveList Plus: The Secret To Finding A Great Book To Read

Looking for your next book? 

Want to find a new author? Can’t remember all the titles in a series? NoveList Plus is a great resource for readers. Available from the Library website, simply search it to find books that match your reading style.

Learn A New Language

Free Mango Languages Online Courses

Mango utilizes an engaging interface, and easy, intuitive interactive tools to deliver practical conversational skills and valuable cultural insight for new languages. Lessons include strategically placed memory-building exercises to help users remember what they are learning in addition to critical thinking exercises, which help them to intuitively understand the language and adapt it to similar conversations.

Local School Library Catalogs, Check Out A Nook and Shoutbomb Text Alerts

Local School Library Catalogs

When most people think “library” they think books. And while that is certainly true, these days books take different shapes, such as e-books and audio books. More than just books, libraries are places of information, offering people free access to a wealth of information.

Local School District Libraries

Check out a NOOK today!

Take home your own mini library today. We are offering eReaders to our patrons to bridge the digital divide and provide everyone in the community access to this technology.  Providing the eReaders allows the Library to add books to its collection, thereby extending our collection and our services.

Shoutbomb Text Alerts

This service will text you about holds, renewals and almost overdues. In addition, it will allow you to renew eligible items with a simple return text message. Send a text to In the body of the message type SIGNUP and send… follow the instructions after that. If you have trouble call the Library at 630-365-2244.

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