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Shared by more than 100 Central Illinois libraries, this eBook and Audiobook collection is easy to access with just your KPLD card number and PIN. Available on most computers and handheld devices or as the Libby app in the Apple Store and Google Play.
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This digital audiobook collection offers thousands of titles that are available to check out with no holds or waiting.  Listen anytime and anywhere!
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Over 400 Illinois libraries participate in this shared collection. All you need is your KPLD card number and PIN. Accessible on most computers and handheld devices or as the Axis360 app available in the Apple Store and Google Play.
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Offering more than one million eBooks, Audiobooks, music, TV shows, and movies all available to stream or download immediately. No holds list or wait. Please note: hoopla does require you to create an account using your email address in addition to requiring your KPLD card number and PIN.
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This Illinois resource features statewide content, historical databases, a short story collection all alongside an eBook library.
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Geared toward children in grades Kindergarten through 6, this collection features eBooks and audiobooks
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This online learning software is appropriate for children ages 2 – 8. It leads them to explore reading, math, science, and more! Please note: This database is only accessible on your device while in the library or using a library computer.

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Research your family history using billions of genealogy records from the United States and beyond. Only accessible via the library’s public computers or on your own device at the library.
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Gone are the days of the 100 volume encyclopedias, but that information is not lost. This database provides a comprehensive encyclopedia of information provided for kids, young adults, and lifelong learners alike.
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Looking to make education fun? Educate Station offers free lesson plans and worksheets for Pre-K students to 5th grade students all created and curated by a team of experienced and passionate educators from across the United States.
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More than a simple database. It lets you use your library card to get exclusive discounts to attractions throughout the state, and a few outside Illinois. With attractions ranging from the Civil War Museum in Kenosha, WI to the Galesburg Parks and Recreation Lake Storey Boats, from The Chicago Children’s Museum to the Metropolis Performing Arts Centre in Arlington Heights, IL, something is sure to catch your eye.
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Get ready to access over 3 million songs ready to stream or download.
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With sources dating as far back as the 1700s and from 60 countries, this is a great place to start your genealogical journey.
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Get ready for your DMV test with digital access to the Illinois Driver’s Handbook and a variety of practice tests.
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Current and archived articles from thousands of newspapers, including:
Journal Star (Peoria, IL)
Quad-City Times (Davenport, IA)
The Register-Mail (Galesburg, IL)
Star Courier (Kewanee, IL)

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Novelist Plus is a database full of reading recommendations. With everything from expert recommendations to curated lists, Novelist Plus is a great place to find your next book.
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Much like Novelist Plus, Novelist K-8 Plus is filled with book recommendations. This time geared for students from Kindergarten through 8th grade.
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Powered by Newsbank, this is a full color collection of Rock Island Dispatch Argus newspapers.
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Interested in learning a new language. This offers online courses for up to twelve foreign languages.
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Digitized yearbooks for Kewanee High School and Wethersfield High School
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IL Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Community Action Agencies

Additional Legal Resources

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Illinois Armed Forces Legal Aid Network: Free legal advice for Illinois Armed Forces
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Illinois Legal Aid: Legal Forms and information

New Leaf Illinois: Free legal and advisory services for income-qualified individuals seeking to expunge cannabis convictions

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