Explore recipes and food culture from 174 countries. Additional features include food glossaries, food history timelines, and ingredient searches.
Almost three million images from top international collection, rights-cleared for educational use.
Download ebooks and eaudiobooks to your computer, phone (Libby app) or MP3 player. Formerly MyMediaMall. A service of Overdrive.
If you are new to computers, haven’t used them for a while, are a little unsure and uncomfortable, or just need a bit of a refresher, digitallearn.org has the tools to help you tackle technology at your own pace and gain the confidence you need to succeed.
An up-to-date reference center for all ages–kids, teens, and adults–where you can conduct research, complete homework assignments, and work on special projects. Store your research in your own personal “My Britannica” account. If you need images for your assignments, check out Britannica’s Image Quest.
You can also search the Spanish-language version of Encyclopedia Britannica created just for students, Britannica Escolar.
Encyclopedia Britannica Spanish Reference Center le ofrece recursos de referencia en español en dos interfaces exclusivas — cada una con una enciclopedia adaptada a las necesidades del lector: Enciclopedia Moderna para los estudiantes de preparatoria y universidad y 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: Enciclopedia Moderna for high school and college students and Britannica Escolar for elementary and middle school students.]
Explore More Illinois is a free service provided by the library that provides instant online access to free and discounted tickets to museums, science centers, sporting events, zoos, park districts, theaters, and other fun and local cultural venues.
Read some of your favorite magazines on Flipster. Access via a web browser or download the Flipster app to your Android, iPhone or iPad, or Kindle Fire. There is no limit to the number of magazines you can borrow at a time.
This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.
Instructor led, highly interactive free courses that you can take entirely online. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month. Topics include: Accounting and Finance, Business, Healthcare and Medical, Law and Legal, Technology, and more.