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Available from the Coal City Public Library District

****Most resources require a Coal City Public Library District card for access from home.

 

 
ABCmouse

ABCmouse.com
With 3,500+ interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and other learning activities, ABCmouse.com’s award-winning online curriculum is an invaluable resource for young learners (ages 2-6+). From Age of Learning, Inc.
Available for in library use only
Note: while we would love to offer access to this database from home, the vendor does not allow this method of access at this time. Sorry for the inconvenience.


Animated coal miner linking to Coal Mining Pages

Ancestry Library Edition
Genealogy and local history information from over 3,000 databases
Accessible by selecting the Ancestry Icon displayed on the desktop of all library computers.
Note: while we would love to offer access to this database from home, the vendor does not allow this method of access at this time. Sorry for the inconvenience.


A to Z Food America

A to Z Food America
The world's largest database of American food, culture, and recipes. With thousands of recipes, hundreds of fascinating culture and ingredient articles, and essential culinary resources, Food America brings United States cuisines to you!


A to Z World Food

A to Z World Food
The world's largest collection of international recipes and global food culture. With thousands of global recipes, hundreds of fascinating culture and ingredient articles, and essential culinary resources, AtoZ World Food brings international cuisines to you, from Albanian byrek to Zimbabwean matemba!


eRead IllinoisOverdrive
hoopla
Libby

Audiobooks
Several options are available for free eBooks from your library.

· eRead Illinois - Boundless app available

· hoopla - hoopla app available

· OverDrive OMNI - Libby app available

 


 


Chilton Library

Chilton Library
Authoritative manuals with more extensive resources in a simple-to-use, online resource that's available 24/7 wherever there's an available internet connection. Unlike the printed editions, the content available on ChiltonLibrary is updated on a monthly basis, ensuring the most advanced and up-to-date information available.


Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports with Cars Best Deals Plus
Known as one of the most trusted resources for information and advice on consumer products…


Creative Bug

CreativeBug
Enjoy unlimited access to thousands of online art and craft classes. Watch classes anytime, anywhere. Since our classes never expire, you can start and stop projects at your own pace. No pressure, just possibilities!


DMV Practice Tests

DMV Practice Tests
Contains the following state-specific information:
· 10 car practice tests
· 6 motorcycle practice tests
· 1 CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) practice test
· 2 online driver’s manuals (car and motorcycle)
· An FAQ section with detailed answers to 100+ DMV-related questions



EBSCO eBooks
eRead Illinois
Freading hoopla
OverdriveLibby

eBooks
Several options are available for free eBooks from your library.

· EBSCO eBooks - Public Library eBook Collection

· eRead Illinois - Boundless app available

· Freading - Freading app available

· hoopla - hoopla app available (includes comic books)

· OverDrive OMNI - Libby app available
Kindle Fire users can access Libby through the device browser at Libbyapp.com


Ebsco Host with H.W. Wilson
formerly called Wilson Web

EBSCOhost formerly called Wilson Web
Full text articles in science, humanities, education and business.


Educate Station

Educate Station

Full Curriculum for Pre-K through Fifth Grade.
Weekly/ Monthly Learning Plans & Worksheets
• English Language Arts
• Math
• Science
• Social Studies
• Social & Emotional Learning (SEL)


elibrary

Education.com - access from inside the library
Education.com - access from outside the library for free resources
Aims to empower parents, teachers, and homeschoolers to help their children build essential skills and excel. With over 12 million members, Education.com provides educators of all kinds with high-quality learning resources, including worksheets, lesson plans, digital games, an online guided learning platform, and more.
Available for in library use only via the icon on the Children's computers.


hoopla
Libby

eMagazines

hoopla - hoopla app available
Enjoy magazines with the Hoopla BingePass! One BingePass provides you access to numerous magazines!

OverDrive OMNI - Libby app available
Kindle Fire users can access Libby through the device browser at Libbyapp.com

 


hoopla

eMusic

hoopla - Instantly borrow up to 20 items per month with your library card!


hoopla

Kanopy

eVideo

hoopla - Instantly borrow up to 20 items per month with your library card!

Kanopy
Kanopy is a video streaming service that provides instant access to thousands of critically acclaimed movies, documentaries and kid favorites. We partner with studios like A24, The Criterion Collection, PBS and more to bring your library access to thoughtful entertainment. 5 Credits and 1 The Great Courses available per month per library card.

 


CCPLD

Local History/Genealogy Online Indexes

Cemetery Index - Records and other burial information for select cemeteries of Will and Grundy Counties, Illinois.

Coal Reports - access to the names of coal miners who were injured or killed in mining accidents within the First District of Illinois between 1882 and 1927. This database also lists the names of workers certified as hoisting engineers, mine managers, and mine examiners for the same time period and locale.

Quarterlies Index - access to the Quarterly Indexes as prepared by the Will-Grundy Counties Illinois Genealogical Society. Actual quarterlies are housed at the Coal City Public Library District.

Obituary & Death Notice Index - Database containing obituaries and death notices as collected from available films of the Coal City Courant.


Heritage Quest

HeritageQuest Online - access from within the library
HeritageQuest Online - access from outside the library (must have a Coal City Public Library District card)
Resource for census data, family records and local history. This collection assembles includes existing U.S. federal census, banking and military records, genealogies, local histories, primary source materials, and genealogical and local history serials.


Illinois Legal Aid Online

Illinois Legal Aid Online


Inkie.org

Inkie.org

Inkie.org is a suite of resources - available to everyone in Illinois at no charge - that supports local authors with online creation and publishing tools and allows readers to access locally-produced content.

 


Medline Plus

Medline Plus


Novelist Plus

Novelist K-8 Plus

Novelist Plus
Novelist K-8 Plus

NoveList is a database that provides subject heading access, reviews, annotations, and much more for over 120,000 titles.
(must have a Coal City Public Library District card to access from outside the library)


WorldCat

WorldCat
Articles (some full text) and abstracts from a wide variety of sources.
Card catalog to view holdings of libraries across the nation
Please see a librarian for username and password.