A–Z Resources

All of our digital resources—databases, eBooks, magazines, courses and more—in one spot for a quick search. These resources (and links to more outside our library services) can also be found on the following pages:


Ancestry.com Library Edition

Ancestry.com Library Edition

Access to a wide variety of resources including: census records, military records, immigration records, and much more. Because this is the Library Edition of this product, it is only accessible from computers located in the library.

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Auto Repair Reference Center

Auto Repair Reference Center

The most comprehensive collection of automobile repair reference information.

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Axis 360

Use Axis 360 to access the eRead Illinois e-book collection. eRead Illinois is a statewide, partially grant-funded e-book collection shared among patrons in over 150 libraries across Illinois. Over 6,100 ebooks and audiobooks — and always growing!

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Chicago Tribune Historical Archive

Chicago Tribune Historical Archive

Covers news stories of both local and national issues and events occurring over the past 150 years, from 1849 to 1984.

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Consumer Health Complete

Consumer Health Complete

Full texts for more than 250 health reference books and encyclopedias.

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Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports serves consumers through unbiased product testing and ratings, research, journalism, public education, and advocacy. If you are a New Lenox Library cardholder, please call the library at 815-485-2605 for the password to sign in.

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CultureGrams

CultureGrams

Cultural information on 200+ countries, all 50 United States, and the Canadian Provinces.

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Illinois Driving Tests

Our free Illinois driver education program includes:

  • 11 car practice tests
  • 9 motorcycle practice tests
  • 12 CDL (commercial driver’s license) practice tests
  • 3 online driver’s manuals (car, motorcycle, CDL)
  • A FAQ section with detailed answers to over 100 DMV-related questions

This program is automatically updated as new practice tests become available.

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eLibrary Elementary

eLibrary Elementary

More than 130 magazines, newspapers, books, transcripts, maps, images, weblinks, and audio/video titles, all selected as appropriate for elementary school studies.

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FirstSearch

FirstSearch

FirstSearch provides access to over 50 billion library records, magazine articles, proceedings, and more. Much of the information is full-text. FirstSearch is only accessible in the library.

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Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia

Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia

A general research tool for elementary and middle schools students that includes articles, current news, video, photos and more.

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Heritage Quest

Heritage Quest

Heritage Quest offers a unique, growing collection of research materials for tracing family history and American culture.

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Lynda.com Library Edition

Lynda.com Library Edition

Access thousands of online video courses and exercise files that will help you learn software, creative, and business skills from the best in the business. Use your library card number and PIN (last four digits) to register, and always access your free Library Edition from this link. You can access this service from anywhere.

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MasterFILE Premier

MasterFILE Premier

MasterFILE Premier contains full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more.

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New Book of Popular Science

New Book of Popular Science

Includes science and technology articles for elementary, middle and high schoolers as well as current news on science.

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NoveList

Novelist

Search for fiction books by genre, writing style, topic, writing style, or your mood. You can even tell it what kind of main character you like to read about, or give it a book you liked to get Read-Alike suggestions. Try out the Appeal Mixer (Menu > Browse By > Appeal), which helps you combine what kind of characters you want to read about with your desired tone, writing style, and more.

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NoveList K–8

Novelist K-8

Search for fiction books focused on all grade levels from Kindergarten through 8th Grade, or browse the suggested Read-Alikes. You can even tell it what kind of main character you like to read about, or give it a book you liked to get Read-Alike suggestions.

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Overdrive

OMNI Libraries offers thousands of books and audiobooks compatible with most devices for all audiences. Depending on your device, a one-time Adobe ID set-up may be required. Kids and Teens have their own collections, too.

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RBdigital Audiobooks (formerly OneClickDigital)

If you love classics, RBdigital (formerly OneClickDigital) is for you! Recorded Books offers a small, always-available collection of predominantly classic audiobook titles that are compatible with most devices after a brief account set-up.

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RBdigital Magazines (formerly Zinio)

RBdigital Magazines (formerly Zinio) offers individual issues from over 35 magazines that users can download and keep indefinitely. Popular titles include Better Homes & Gardens, Eating Well, Men’s Fitness, Reader’s Digest, and many more.

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Record Information Services

Record Information Services

A public records database that covers new homeowners, new businesses, foreclosures and sales, and bankruptcies.

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ReferenceUSA

ReferenceUSA

ReferenceUSA helps library patrons access the most accurate and reliable business and consumer data for reference and research purposes. No other big data provider goes to the lengths we do to ensure the data your patrons rely on is relevant, comprehensive, and up-to-date.

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TrueFlix

TrueFlix

Scholastic TrueFlix is an online Whiteboard resource focusing on engaging science and social studies content for students spanning grades 3–5.

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TumbleBook Library

TumbleBook Library is a collection of talking and animated picture books, non-fiction, foreign language titles, read-along chapter books, puzzles, games, and resources for teachers and students.

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