Explore recipes and food culture from 174 countries. Additional features include food glossaries, food history timelines, and ingredient searches.
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)
Features a wide variety of credible, vetted news sources. 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.
Hundreds of periodicals published between 1740 and 1940, including labor publications, women and children’s magazines, and scientific, professional, and literary journals.
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.
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 Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2-4 PM for 30 minutes. Contact the Reference Desk at 847-448-8630 to book an appointment.
This database is ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends, relatives and more.
Auto Repair Source provides library users with the most accurate, authoritative and up-to-date “do-it-yourself” service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles.
Scholastic BookFlix pairs video storybooks with real-world information to help new readers build a love of reading and learning. Also includes interactive games to help build vocabulary and improve literacy.
Britannica Escolar le ofrece recursos de referencia en español en dos interfaces exclusivas — cada una con una enciclopedia adaptada a las necesidades del lector: Britannica Escolar para estudiantes de primaria y secundaria.[This site offers resources in Spanish for all ages in two unique interfaces, each with its own comprehensive encyclopedia for elementary and middle school students.]