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Recipes and cultural background of US regional food and traditions.
A large-scale encyclopedia of US state and country information. Topics include history, geography, demographics, education, food and recipes, government, crime, maps, media outlets, symbols, sports, and more.
Information about the culture, language, history, food, religion, and much more, for 175 countries.
Thousands of detailed international maps (countries, regions, states, etc.), as well as topographic maps, climate maps, and more.
Seven days' unlimited web access (no app/Roku/smart TV, etc.) to documentaries and nonfiction series. Watch award-winning original and curated factual films, shows, and series covering science, nature, travel, history, technology, and more.Arlington Heights cardholders only
Current and past U.S. and Canadian tribes, large and small.
Formerly Gale Virtual Reference Library
Reference eBooks on biography, business, environment, history, law, literature, medicine, multicultural studies, nations/world, religion, science, social science, and more. See also Access My Library app.
Covers news, global viewpoints, reference, country information, primary source documents, videos, statistics and more.
Pro/con articles on major issues: gun control, drug legalization, immigration, etc. Especially useful for debate preparation, gaining context for election issues, etc.
Binge-watch selected Great Courses on science, history, art, culture and more via Kanopy for 30 days.Arlington Heights cardholders only
Covers global climate change, green building pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
tream thousands of classic/foreign/independent films, documentaries, and educational videos via your PC or device web browser, up to 10 per month (three-day loan period).Arlington Heights cardholders only
Full-text issues of National Geographic (1880-present) and National Geographic Traveler (2010-present). Hundreds of maps, videos and images.
Simple articles for young readers. Special sections on Animals, Biography, Science and Social Studies.
NEW: Provides rich pro/con content to help assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.