Find high-quality products and services at competitive prices. Full access (including at-home access and the ability to submit reviews) is for Arlington Heights cardholders only. Non-Arlington Heights cardholders, please click here for limited access.
Product reviews for home, health, electronics, etc. You can also browse individual CR issues (2009-present).
Directory of 200,000 parent and subsidiary companies worldwide. Records can be downloaded for mailing/contact lists. Tip: Please click the "Sign Off" link at the upper right when you're done using this database.
More than 1,000 award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists. Includes sewing/quilting/knitting, paper crafts, food, jewelry, holiday crafts and more. | Privacy note.Arlington Heights cardholders only
Articles from 1/1/95-present. For historical articles (1901-present) search the Arlington Heights listings in the Access Newspaper Archive.
Collection of millions of scanned historic images, documents and media from libraries, museums and universities across the country.
Free online tech training on topics like basic PC/Mac skills, Word, Excel, using the web, job searching, etc.
Practice tests and FAQs to help get and renew your driver's license.
Part of the Gale Directory Library. Comprehensive source of detailed information concerning nonprofit American membership organizations of national scope. Covers more than 23,000 organizations.
Part of the Gale Directory Library. Information on associations and societies that are organized and function at the regional (both interstate and intrastate), state, county, city, neighborhood, and local levels.
Current and past U.S. and Canadian tribes, large and small.
Education research. The ERIC website may have more recent sources.
Large genealogy database maintained by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Anyone may use FamilySearch from home, etc., but additional content is available only when used inside the library. NOTE: Requires creation of a free personal profile.
Access to over 2 billion records from the U.K., Ireland and the British Commonwealth, including census records, military collections, immigration and naturalization records, and the PERiodical Source Index (PERSI).Database accessible only from within the library.
Selected popular magazines you can read online from your computer or tablet.
Historical documents and personal histories from the National Archives and other institutions. Includes the Fold3 Holocaust Archives.
One-stop source for researching grants and foundations. Includes the Foundation Directory and Foundation Grants to Individuals.
Millions of articles from scholarly journals and other authoritative sources—including thousands of podcasts and transcripts.
In-depth, instructor-led, 6-week classes on tech topics, health care training, business/accounting, personal development, law, test prep, and more. Some classes can lead to certification.Arlington Heights cardholders only
Search several different national, regional and international directories simultaneously or separately.
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.
Health encyclopedia and pamphlets, drug lookup, alternative health info and medical articles.
Biographies and full text articles; see also Access My Library app.
Topical overviews and reference, magazine and journal articles covering environmental issues.
Covers news, global viewpoints, reference, country information, primary source documents, videos, statistics and more.
Magazine, news and reference articles for middle school through undergraduate. Covers science, literature, history, social sciences, arts, etc.
Pro/con articles on major issues: gun control, drug legalization, immigration, etc. Especially useful for debate preparation, gaining context for election issues, etc.