A to Z World Food

Explore recipes and food culture from 174 countries. Additional features include food glossaries, food history timelines, and ingredient searches.



ABCMouse.com

For young learners (ages 2-7+), this comprehensive online educational resource has more than 4,000 interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and other learning activities. (In library use only)


Access World News Research Collection

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.


AfriGeneas: African American Genealogy on the Web

A site devoted to researching African American genealogy, AfriGeneas also serves as a community with its chats and message boards that include thousands of messages from people looking to find and share genealogical information.



Ancestry.com

Search U.S. Census records from 1790-1930; Evanston city directories from 1890-93; immigration records; birth, marriage, and death records; and old telephone directories from around the country. Only available in the library.


Appointments for Legal Information

Evanston Public Library partners with Illinois Legal Aid Online (ILAO) as a Legal Self-Help Center. Now, patrons can make a free, online appointment with our legal self-help navigator! Learn about the law, your legal rights, and how to go to court.  Our trained ILAO Navigator will help you:

  • Search online for answers to your legal questions,
  • Refer you to free and low cost legal providers, and
  • Show you how to find and prepare court forms

Appointments are available on Mondays and Thursdays from 2-4 PM for 30 minutes.  Contact the Reference Desk at 847-448-8630 to book an appointment.




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