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A language program for children, Muzzy offers fun games, learning activities, and an unforgettable cast of characters.
Search multiple Chicagoland newspapers at the same time including the Chicago Sun-Times, the Daily Herald and the Oak Leaves.
Access historical issues of hundreds of Illinois newspapers, including the Oak Park Oak Leaves (1902-1977). For the family genealogist, local history buff, and anyone looking for local articles, advertisements, editorials, classified ads, and obituaries.
Fiction and nonfiction book lists for children, award-winning titles, books by grade-level or Lexile score.
For readers of fiction and non-fiction, contains book reviews, annotations, read-alikes, discussion guides, and book lists.
Full-text articles from this weekly local paper from 9/27/1995 to current.
Access library ebooks and audiobooks from your mobile device. Use “Book Look” to scan any book’s bar code, and call it up in our catalog. Log in to your account to renew items, check holds and see due dates. Search the SWAN catalog, then place items on hold. Available for Blackberry, Windows Mobile, and as a mobile site.
For serious researchers, a union catalog of digital resources from open archives collections; links to full-text or citation.
In-depth career information covering hundreds of occupations with details on job duties, work environment, required training, pay, and more from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Includes employment projections for the 2010–20 decade.
For the serious researcher, an index to papers presented at conferences worldwide. Not full-text.
Featuring 12 main categoriess--from authors and athletes to presidents and scientists--PebbleGo Biographies includes both traditional biography subjects like George Washington and Harriet Tubman as well as less traditional biographies like Dr. Seuss, Louis Armstrong, and John Muir. Encompassing activities to teach students how to cite articles, create reports, and share what they’ve learned, PebbleGo Biographies is ideally suited for Pre-K through 3rd Grade researchers.
For students, provides essays on 290 topics, presenting multiples sides of a current issue, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide. Also offers guides to debate, developing arguments, and writing position papers.
For those interested in learning on their own; Adobe, Corel WordPerfect, and Microsoft courses including Windows and Mac operating oystems.
For elementary school kids looking for science information--or science fair help and ideas!
For kids, contains more than 80 popular elementary school magazines. Articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Also contains the American Heritage Children's Dictionary and thousands of photos, maps and flags.