Access the following resources with your La Grange library card:
Ancestry Library Edition - A premier genealogy resource. Includes U.S. and worldwide census, immigration, military and vital records collections. In-library use only. To search census records and public directories from home, try HeritageQuest Online. (tutorial)
AtoZdatabases - a job search, reference & mailing list database. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more. (tutorial)
BiblioBoard - hundreds of digital Anthologies featuring books, images, articles, documents, audio, and video from around the world and across time, curated by subject and accessible from anywhere.
Children's Technology Review - Summaries of products and trends in children's interactive media, including apps, technology toys, websites, video games and more.
DMV Practice Tests - Illinois Driver's Handbook, tests and more.
Explore Chicago Collections - Discover the history and culture of Chicago
Fiero Code - hundreds of coding tutorials and dozens of real-world projects
FirstSearch - Email us for password information. Connects you to information in a wide range of subjects using 12 databases:
ArticleFirst - Index of articles from the contents pages of journals
ClasePeriodica - Index of Latin American journals in the sciences and humanities
Ebooks - Catalog of online electronic books available through libraries worldwide
ECO - Collection of scholarly journals
ERIC - Journal articles and reports in education
GPO - U.S. government publications
IllinoisCatalog - Catalog of materials in Illinois libraries
MEDLINE - All areas of medicine, including dentistry and nursing
PapersFirst - Index of papers presented at conferences worldwide
Proceedings - Index of worldwide conference proceedings
WorldAlmanac - Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia and four almanacs
WorldCatDissertations - Database of dissertations and theses
JobNow - Provides practical tools for job seekers. Receive a personalized expert analysis of your resume and cover letter, get live interview coaching from 2- 11pm daily, plus browse other career and interview resources.
La Grange Public Library Digital Archive- Images of the Library through the years
LinkedIn Learning - (formerly Lynda.com) Video courses taught by industry experts in software, creative, and business skills.(tutorial)
Media on Demand - OverDrive/Libby. Download audiobooks and e-books to your own device. (tutorial)
Mango Languages - Learn a new language. Explore over 70 foreign languages and 18 English as a Second Language (ESL) courses. Use your computer or download the app to your smartphone or tablet. (tutorial)
Salem Literature - Online versions of Critical Survey of Short Fiction, Critical Survey of Graphic Novels, and Magill's Literary Annual 2013. (Home Access)
Universal Class - Over 500 online courses covering many areas of study, including business, decorating, accounting, home and garden, psychology, counseling and more. (tutorial)
WorldCat Discovery - easily find resources available at our library and in libraries worldwide.