All Online Resources

Access the following resources with your La Grange library card.

Resources By Subject


DIY: Do It Yourself

Ancestry Library Edition (In-Library Only)
Children's Technology Review
Consumer Reports
DMV Practice Tests
Fiero Code
Heritage Quest (Genealogy)
MediaOnDemand (Audiobooks and eBooks)
Mango Languages (learn a new language)
Universal Class (online courses)

General Research


Online Classes

LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
Universal Class

Employment Resources


Alphabetical with descriptions

Ancestry Library Edition

A premier genealogy resource. Includes U.S. and worldwide census, immigration, military and vital records collections. In-library use only. To search census records and public directories from home, try HeritageQuest Online.
Tutorial

AtoZdatabases

A job search, reference & mailing list database. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more.
Tutorial

Biblioboard

Hundreds of digital Anthologies featuring books, images, articles, documents, audio, and video from around the world and across time, curated by subject and accessible from anywhere.

Children's Technology Review

Summaries of products and trends in children's interactive media, including apps, technology toys, websites, video games and more.

Consumer Reports

Buying advice, product ratings, reviews, recommendations, money-saving advice and tips, and videos for products including appliances, electronics, food, and more.

DMV Practice Tests

Illinois Driver's Handbook, tests and more.

Explore Chicago Collections

Discover the history and culture of Chicago.

Fiero Code

Hundreds of coding tutorials and dozens of real-world projects.

FirstSearch

Email us for password information. Connects you to information in a wide range of subjects using 12 databases.

Heritage Quest

U.S. Census and other genealogy sources. U.S. Federal Censuses, genealogy and local history books, Revolutionary War records and more.
Tutorial

La Grange Public Library Digital Archive

Images of the library through the years.

LinkedIn Learning

(formerly Lynda.com) Video courses taught by industry experts in software, creative, and business skills.
Tutorial

Media On Demand

OverDrive/Libby. Download audiobooks and e-books to your own device.
Tutorial

Mango Languages

Learn a new language. Explore over 70 foreign languages and 18 English as a Second Language (ESL) courses. Use your computer or download the app to your smartphone or tablet.
Tutorial

Niche Academy

Includes dozens of helpful tutorials, from library services, to help with Google, Zoom and Goodreads.

NoveList K-8 Plus

Reading recommendations for kids' fiction and nonfiction that you can search by Lexile, subject, and grade level.

NoveList Plus

A popular and extensive tool for reading recommendations for fiction and non-fiction. Includes audiobook recommendations.
Tutorial

Salem History

World events, biographies, and more.
Home Access

Salem Literature

Online versions of Critical Survey of Short Fiction, Critical Survey of Graphic Novels, and Magill's Literary Annual 2013.
Home Access

Universal Class

Over 500 online courses covering many areas of study, including business, decorating, accounting, home and garden, psychology, counseling and more.
Tutorial

WorldCat Discovery

Easily find resources available at our library and in libraries worldwide.