Online Resources

Discover your unique family history! This resource includes billions of records from around the world, including from U.S., U.K., and Canadian census and vital records, immigration and passport records, periodicals and books, photos, and more.


A comprehensive online automotive repair database called Auto Repair Reference Center (ARRC). With content from some of the most recognized repair manual publishers, such as Nichols and Delphi, ARRC covers more than 34,000 vehicles and dates back to 1945. Whether you’re a professional mechanic or a backyard tinkerer, this resource is sure to meet your needs.

AutoMate : Powered by the automotive experts at MOTOR, AutoMate provides the most accurate, authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles. All content comes from the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and includes step-by-step repair information, diagrams, maintenance schedules, parts and labor estimates, service bulletins and recalls.



Known as one of the most trusted resources for information and advice on consumer products, this award-winning website contains information that enables consumers to make better purchasing decisions on the products they are shopping for. In addition, users will find advice and tips on saving money on home improvement plans, how to shore up personal finances, ways to improve health and much more.

CultureGrams helps you discover the world with concise cultural and statistical snapshots of every country recognized by the United Nations -- from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe. 

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Patrons now have access to over 9 million songs from more than 28,000 labels, including the Sony Music catalogue. Download up to three songs a week and stream content for three hours each day.

You’ll find U.S. federal census records, family histories, published genealogies, historical books, Revolutionary War records, Freedman’s Bank records, and more to help you trace your American ancestors’ paths across history.

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Hoopla is a groundbreaking digital media service offered by Fox Lake District Library that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. We have hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily. Hoopla is like having your public library at your fingertips. Anytime. Anywhere.

Kelley Blue Book : Since 1926, Kelley Blue Book has been one of the best-known names in the auto industry. Today, extends the tradition, with trusted values and a reputation for innovation, including resources to help you research, price and shop for the car you've been looking for.

Whatever your goal, LearningExpress Library's resources will help you succeed. Each of our Learning Centers offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life.

Mango is the fast, easy, and most effective way to learn to speak a foreign language! 

MyMediaMall : Downloadable audiobooks, ebooks and videos that checkout just like a library book. You download these items to your computer and can transfer them to a portable media device.

This database helps kids and parents find the next exciting book in a series or books on certain subjects.

NoveList is an online database that helps patrons choose the next fiction or nonfiction book to read.

Here you will find periodical and journal articles (some peer-reviewed)as well as other detailed content about the arts, business, politics, psychology, and other specific subjects, pulling from more than 3,000 reliable reference sources.

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RBdigital gives access to some of your favorite periodicals at the touch of a button. We have subscribed to over two hundred magazines through RBdigital you can use them free of charge and keep them on your device as long as you want!

This database includes business and residental information for reference and research.

Small Engine Repair Reference Center™ is the definitive online tool for small engine repair assistance. Containing 410 full-text reference books with original photos and illustrations that guide the user through every job, this comprehensive resource provides repair information for a variety of small engine types.

Through the WorldCat database, which contains records of materials in libraries worldwide, library users can find books, eBooks, videos, DVDs, magazine articles and other items in libraries everywhere.