Explore and stay informed on local, national and international topics, people and events in areas such as business, health, education, jobs and careers, political and social issues and more. Features a wide variety of credible, vetted news sources from around the world to around the corner. Available remotely 24/7 on any device.
Library Edition, access only available in the library
AtoZdatabases is the premier Reference, Research, Marketing, Mailing Lists/Sales Leads, and Job-Search Database. The database includes 30 million business & executive profiles, over 240 million residents with interests, hobbies and lifestyles information, over 7 million real-time job listings, 2 Million new businesses, over 12 million healthcare professionals, over 12 million new movers, 2 million new homeowners, and much more. The databases are ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends, relatives and a whole lot of other possibilities.
Search military databases
Tools that help libraries and their community to create, share, and discover local content in an unlimited, simultaneous use experience.
The experience and impact of African Americans as recorded by the news media, 1704 to today.
Explore Chicago history through local news, events and people with the Chicago Sun-Times Collection. Search current and archived issues with full-color newspaper pages, full-text articles and content only published online. Available remotely 24/7 on any device.
The simplest, most effective tool for resume creation.
The leading provider of research databases, e-journals, magazine subscriptions, e-books and discovery services to libraries of all kinds.
A cooperative program that expands access to e-books for Illinois residents.
Lists the most popular series so you can discover a new author or rediscover an enjoyable series of years past.
Explore More Illinois is a free service provided by your library that provides instant online access to free and discounted tickets to museums, science centers, sporting events, zoos, park districts, theatres, and other fun and local cultural venues.
This features premier collections of original military records, including stories, photos, and personal documents of the man and women who served in the military.
Search full-text articles on local news, issues, events, people and more from current and archived issues of the Henry County & Geneseo Republic. Available remotely 24/7 on any device.
HeritageHub provides access to hundreds of years of obituaries and death notices from thousands of newspapers across the United States. This one-of-a-kind collection helps patrons and family historians uncover new family members and understand family relationships on a deeper level than ever before.
How to Use HeritageHub Video Tutorial to add to your Niche Academy:
Free legal services to low-income immigrants in your community and across the country.
Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines to read on your phone or tablet using the Libby app by OverDrive. You can even send and read your borrowed ebooks to your Kindle e-reader (U.S. only)! It’s free and easy to get started for new users and a streamlined experience for current OverDrive app users. Learn more at overdrive.com/apps/libby/.
If you currently use the legacy OverDrive app and need assistance, visit https://help.overdrive.com.
NewsBank's Special Reports are news articles, images, videos, maps and other useful content grouped for convenience under specific topics and themes.
Search the Library Catalog
Helps you prepare for the Civics, Reading, and Writing portions of the U.S. citizenship test.
Search full-text articles on local news, issues, events, people and more from current and archived issues of the Quad City Times. Available remotely 24/7 on any device.
Search full-text articles on local news, issues, events, people and more from current and archived issues of the Rock Island News. Available remotely 24/7 on any device.
Rocket Languages® is an award-winning interactive online language-learning system. The multi-faceted system allows patrons to learn new languages at their own pace. Your library patrons will have access to downloadable lessons, games and much more. Rocket Languages® is the most reasonably-priced library language learning solution on the market.
Search full-text articles on local news, issues, events, people and more from current and archived issues of the Star Courier. Available remotely 24/7 on any device.
World Book is here to support teachers, librarians, students, and parents with in-person and virtual learning.
A proven and highly trusted tool that empowers anyone to find the authoritative content they need in every format from worldwide library collections.