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SWAN Mobile App
The SWAN Library Services mobile app lets you access the catalog and your account any time, anywhere.

Download the SWAN Library Services app for iOS or Android.

Consumer Reports features ratings and recommendations on thousands of products and services in many categories.

Offers online video arts and crafts workshops and techniques. Learn how to paint, knit, crochet, sew, screen print, and more.

The Forest Park Review archives go back to 1917. Every newspaper is fully searchable by date and keyword.

Hoopla Digital 
Free access to download and stream ebooks, audiobooks, movies, TV shows, music, and comics. Enjoy thousands of titles on your device with your library card! Enjoy content 24/7 with no holds or late fees.
App available for iOS, Android, and Kindle Fire.

Welcome to a whole new world of thoughtful entertainment on Kanopy for all ages! You can now watch the world’s finest cinema on any device. Kanopy provides streaming access to thousands of films with your library card.
App available for iOS, Android, and Kindle Fire.

Libby App by Overdrive
Overdrive has created a quick and easy to use app call Libby. You also have access to the Overdrive App or the Kindle App for your smartphone or tablet.
App available for iOS, Android, and more.

Online learning platform with video tutorials to learn creative skills, business, technology, software, and more to learn, explore new things, and reach your goals.

LOTE4Kids is our new online database of digital books in World Languages, that allows kids to enjoy the magic of books in LOTE (Languages Other Than English). Each book also comes with English translations to help kids learn languages. Download the LOTE4Kids App today!


Mango provides free access to 70+ foreign language courses, 20 English courses, international streaming films and Little Pim, a language learning system for kids. Mango can be accessed anywhere with an internet connection.
App available for iOS and Android

Find good reads for kids by searching by age, subject, plot summary, and more.

Book reviews, recommendations, and read-alikes for your favorite titles and authors.

Overdrive, is filled with over 20,000 unique titles. eBooks and eAudiobooks are available in a variety of formats to work with the most popular devices. New to Ovedrive? Visit OverDrive help to get started.
App available for iOS, Android, and Kindle Fire.

Scroll through Chicagoland’s public records, real estate transactions, mortgages, foreclosures, and more. Includes access to Check Illinois (free background check online in less than 60 seconds). Click here for in library access.

Are you looking for a way to read today’s Chicago Tribune, Daily Southtown or La Raza Chicago in digital format?  Want to follow the news as reported in another part of the US or world?  The Press Reader is an excellent resource for local and international newspapers and popular magazines.

Data Axle (formerly Reference USA)
The premier source of information for reference and research. Offers accurate data on 54 million businesses and 318 million consumers.

Looking for something else? Browse more resources including academic, business, history, science, and literary databases.

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