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Digital Library

Digital Library

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With over 500,000 items to choose from, you'll never run out of things to read, watch, or stream. Get instant access to 4 items per month, free with your library card. Includes Audiobooks, Comics & Graphic Novels, eBooks, Movies & TV, and Music


Video streaming service that offers on-demand access to thousands of movies, documentaries, TV shows, and educational videos. Includes content from independent filmmakers, The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, and the Media Education Foundation. 

The Shelf

The Shelf provides premium Spanish content of over 500 original films, 7,000 episodes of the most acclaimed series and telenovelas, over 500 Opera and theater titles, more than 4,300 children's animated series, and over 150 video games for all ages. 


Discover your family’s history using this collection containing more than 4,000 databases and 1.5 billion names cover the U.S. and U.K. IN-LIBRARY USE ONLY

Explore regional cookbooks to explore ethnic culinary influences, fun collections of historic cookbooks, television commercials, and “how to” food preparation videos.

There are over 100,000 maps in this world's most comprehensive collection of royalty-free downloadable maps. No other reference contains so many map resources!

Explore the country as a whole, or research a specific state or one of five US territories with in-depth information like state animals, historical timelines, and more.

Explore information about world history, cultures, languages, foods, religions, and much more! There are 174 Country Culture Guides that cover more than 60 topics each.

Explore the food culture and traditional recipes for 174 countries with articles, recipes, and more.

Do-it-yourself repair and maintenance information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles.

Covers all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.

Take advantage of premium consumer information including expert product reviews, current ratings, buying guides, and news articles for thousands of products and services such as cars and electronics.

Choose from over 1,000 online art and crafts classes with expert step-by-step instructions plus patterns, templates and recipes from Joann Fabrics.

Allows you to search 15 databases at once.

Historical documents and personal histories from the National Archives and other institutions that provides access to U.S. military records including stories, photos, and personal document of the men and women who served.

For genealogy research including U.S. Federal census records, PERSI Archive, local and family history books, and more.

Search over 8 billion primary historical records from the United States, Europe, and other regions, with coverage starting from the 16th century.

Explore Joliet history through local news, events and people with the Herald-News Collection. Search current and archived issues with full-color newspaper pages, full-text articles and content only published online. 

Provides reading recommendations, book discussion guides, reviews, articles, lists, series, and author read-alikes for fiction and non-fiction titles for adults, teens, and children.

Public information from Will, Cook and surrounding counties and includes new homeowners and mortgages, new business licenses and incorporations, tax liens, tax sales for property, foreclosures, and bankruptcies.

Explore teacher-created lesson plans and activity sheets for children in pre-K through eighth grade. The printable lesson plans offer activities for all major subjects, including math, science, STEM, reading, foreign languages and early learning.

With Biblioboard, you can browse digital curated collections on a variety of topics including literature, art, and history as well as self-published works from authors in Illinois and nationwide. No checkouts, turn aways, or waitlists.