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)
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
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.


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


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.

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. VIN Lookup.

Explore Chicago Collections

Discover the history and culture of Chicago.

Fiero Code

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


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.

La Grange Public Library Digital Archive

Images of the library through the years.


OverDrive/Media On Demand. Download audiobooks and e-books to your own device.


LinkedIn Learning

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

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.

Niche Academy

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


Get access to more than 7,000 of the world’s top newspapers and magazines as soon as they’re available on shelves. Read the Chicago Tribune or the Chicago Sunday Sun-Times.


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.

WorldCat Discovery

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