Here are the top 4 popular databases we offer!
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Here is a list of all the other databases we offer!
Activity Corner Online
A fun site from Worldbook that features thousands of creative projects and crafts suitable for a wide variety of ages. Whether you are looking for an easy Halloween decoration to create with a three-year-old at home, a teacher searching for an educational craft project for the classroom, or a creative adult seeking a Christmas wreath that you can make yourself, you will find it in Activity Corner
Online access to find your ancestors in over four centuries of rare documents and records. Search thousands of historical newspapers, books, pamphlets and genealogies. Plus, selected material from the American State Papers and U.S. Serial Set, the complete Social Security Death Index and more than 29 million obituaries
Ancestry (Library Use Only)
Genealogical collection of the U.S. and the U.K. , including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records, as well as record collections from Canada and other areas. LIBRARY USE ONLY.
A to Z Databases
The Premier Job Search, Reference, and Mailing List Database. The database includes 2.3 million job listings, 30 million business & executive profiles, 1.1 million healthcare professionals, and much more. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more!
A to Z Food America
World Trade Press is a publishing and information products company dedicated to providing reliable, up-to-date digital media essential for researchers, educators, travelers, and logistics and international trade professionals. Here you will be able to browse recipes from across the world.
A to Z The World
Traditions, habits, and social norms of people around the globe. From cultural stereotypes and superstitions, to social and business etiquette, to women’s role in society. Everything from music, dating rituals, holidays and festivals, to traditional recipes, flags, and national symbols for each country
Online information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles, with repair information for most vintage makes starting as far back as 1954. Includes over 100,000 factory drawings and photos; 65,000 technical service bulletins & recalls; wiring diagrams for easy viewing and printing; specifications & maintenance schedules; Labor Time Guide & Estimator; Quick Tips, a guide to vehicle ownership & maintenance, and more.
Scholastic BookFlix is an online literacy resource for grades PreK-3 that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning. The engaging way to link fact and fiction, BookFlix reinforces early reading skills and introduces children to a world of knowledge and exploration.
One subscription to Britannica Library gives you three sites in one to conduct research, complete school assignments,work on special projects, or explore your unique interests. 3 comprehensive encyclopedias including the Encyclopedia Britannica. Thousands of magazine and journal articles directly related to search topics and Primary Sources.
Business Insights Essentials Online
Access in-depth information on U.S. and international businesses, industries and products. Research companies, industries and business topics in the context of timely news and reports. Instantly analyze and compare financial and statistical data with interactive charting tools. Access company profiles and industry rankings, as well as brand and product information.
Career Online High School
The Mokena Community Public Library District is offering scholarships to adults to earn an accredited high school diploma and career certificate online through Career Online High School. The program provides a limited number of scholarships to qualified applicants who are looking to expand their career opportunities, prepare for workforce entry and continue their education.
Financial Rating Series Online
Independent, Unbiased Financial Strength Ratings of Banks, Credit Unions & Insurance Companies. Conservative Buy-Hold-Sell Ratings of Stocks, Mutual Funds & ETFs. Medicare Supplement Insurance – Which Plan to Choose, How Much it will Cost, Compare Rates & Plan Benefits.
Gale Power Search
The best way to search all of the Mokena Library’s Gale Collection. Includes Business Collection, Business Insights: Essentials, Gale Literary Sources, Gale Virtual Reference Library, General OneFile, Health & Wellness Resource Center, LitFinder, Literature Resource Center, and Something About the Author Online.
General One File
A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily.
Learning Express Library
Features nearly 1,000 online tutorials, practice tests, and eBooks to help patrons of all ages. It offers job search and workplace skills improvement, skill building in reading, writing, math, and basic science, career certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance test prep, GED® test prep, and more.
Online program designed specifically to introduce new languages to young children. The series is available in ten foreign languages (Spanish, French, Mandarin Chinese, Italian, Japanese, Hebrew, English/ESL (with Spanish or English subtitles), German, Russian and Arabic). The children’s language program “stars” a lovable animated panda and features native speakers, excellent pacing, activities and concept groupings to make the language learning process fun and easy
MyHeritage World Vital Records
A massive library with billions of Family History and Genealogy records, and 28 million family trees. Access key collections: U.S. Federal Census images and indexes from 1790 to 1940; military records; enhanced Social Security Death Index (SSDI) records; millions of newspaper articles; unique, exclusive local and world collections.
OmniFile: Full Text Select
Online full text-only database that contains a wealth of essential material for learning and research across the disciplines. Full-text articles are available from approximately 2,700 publications, many of which are peer reviewed. Subject coverage includes art, agriculture, applied science, business, current events, education, general science, humanities, law, library sciences, social sciences, technology, and many other fields.
Designed for individual professionals and businesses to access public record data for use in direct mail and telemarketing campaigns. Our targeted marketing leads allow businesses to focus their advertising dollars on customers who are most likely to buy their specific products and services. Databases offered by your library include new homeowners, new businesses, bankruptcies, foreclosures and auctions.
Instant access online to thousands of articles. Updated daily, this massive database portal provides relevant, credible information on social issues, science, history, government, the arts and humanities. Full-text articles and Internet resources are carefully selected from thousands of domestic and international publications and respected organizations
Something about the author
Online access to all volumes in Something About the Author, the main series, and Something About the Author: Autobiography Series — more than 210 volumes, more than 19,000 entries and nearly 17,000 images. You’ll find thousands of illustrated biographical profiles of children’s authors and illustrators, all in an easy-to-use interface.
An online Scholastic resource for students to graduate from “learning to read” to “reading to learn” and master content area knowledge in science and social studies. Supports the Common Core Standards.
Tutor.com Live Homework Help
Connects students in grades K-12, College Intro, and adult learners with online tutors for live, one-to-one help in math, science, English, and social studies. Tutors are available from 12:00p.m to 12:00 a.m., seven days a week. In addition, tutors help students with: Test preparation, including Illinois State standardized testing, learning skills in all subjects, including conducting research, creating bibliographies, math skills, science lab skills, term paper structure, grammar and language usage, etc.
World Book Web
A suite of online research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, and video, complemented by current periodicals and related Web sites. Includes World Book Kids, Early World of Learning, World Book Discover, World Book Info Finder, World Book Online Reference Center, Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos.