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Main Library
Today:
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Thursday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Sonya Crawshaw Branch
Today:
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Extended access 8am to 1pm & 6pm to 9pm
Today:
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Extended access 8am to 1pm & 6pm to 9pm
Today:
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Extended access 8am to 1pm & 6pm to 9pm
Today:
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Extended access 8am to 1pm & 6pm to 9pm
Today:
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Extended access 8am to 12pm
Today:
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Extended access 8am to 12pm
Today:
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Extended access only 12pm to 5pm
Monday
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Extended access 8am to 1pm & 6pm to 9pm
Tuesday
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Extended access 8am to 1pm & 6pm to 9pm
Wednesday
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Extended access 8am to 1pm & 6pm to 9pm
Thursday
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Extended access 8am to 1pm & 6pm to 9pm
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Ancestry Library Edition (in library use only)

This collection of more than 4,000 databases and two billion names is essential to having a broad genealogy collection, and its valuable content is a strong complement to HeritageQuest™ Online. 

Auto Repair Source

This automotive database features Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) data for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles. Easily find and print out step-by-step repair information, diagrams, maintenance schedules, parts and labor estimates, service bulletins and recalls. 


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Brainfuse: HelpNow

Tutors are available every day from 2:00pm to 11:00pm for help with math, science, English, and social studies. 

Brainfuse: LearnNow

Live tutoring and practice tests for ACT, SAT, AP, Civil Service, NCLEX, TOEFL and more. Tutoring available 2:00pm - 11:00pm.


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Chicago Tribune

Search the most recent global news content, as well as archives which date back into the 1980s 

Consumer Reports

Find ratings and recommendations on appliances, electronics, cars, and more from the popular magazine and website. 

Creativebug

Creativebug offers 1000+ video tutorials for DIY crafters, creators, and artists. Learn to draw, paint, sew, quilt, knit, make jewelry, and more.  PCPL card, email, and password needed to create free account. 


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DMV Practice Tests

Take free online practice tests based on Illinois Department of Motor Vehicles standards, including motorcycle exams and a sample commercial driver license (CDL) test.


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eLibrary

General reference collections of periodical and digital media content designed to support every range of users.  Titles cover a wide range of subjects including business, education, general interest, health, language arts, sciences, social sciences, and many other curriculum-specific subject areas.

eMedia Library/Overdrive (Libby)

Borrow ebooks and digital audiobooks. Checkout items for up to 21 days.  To access the system on your mobile device, download the FREE Libby app from the App Store on your Android or iOS device.  


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FamilySearch 

Search for your ancestors, create and contribute to family trees, post family photos, and more, at the Library or from a remote location. A library card is not required. The Poplar Creek Public Library is a certified FamilySearch Affiliate Library. This certification allows us to offer in-library access to locked records that are otherwise only available at a Family History Center. 


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Gale In Context:  High School  (Formerly Student Resources In Context)

Reference essays, magazine and journal articles, newspaper articles and primary source documents, historical timelines, biographies, and classroom topics. Great for homework.

Gale LegalForms

Create accurate, reliable legal documents. Download free Illinois legal forms, including divorce, wills and estates, real estate and bankruptcy. 

GCFGlobal 

Learn the essential skills needed to live and work in the 21st century with these self-paced online courses.


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Healthfinder

Alphabetical index of health information from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Heritage Quest

This online database is an essential collection of unique material for both genealogical and historical researchers, with coverage dating back to the late 1700s. Researchers can use HeritageQuest Online to find their ancestors, trace their paths across America, and learn what life was like in the areas where they settled. 


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I-Share/CARLI

Search a wide variety of scholarly resources including books, e-journals, and other digital and print content. Includes 89 I-Share libraries in Illinois.


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Kanopy

The popular on-demand streaming service gives you access to 30,000 classic and modern movies and documentaries, as well as other digital offerings. Stream movies and more anytime, anywhere—on your TV, mobile phone, computer or online. To access the system on your mobile device, download the FREE Kanopy app from the App Store on your Android or iOS device. 


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LinkedIn Learning (formerly LyndaLibrary)

Watch thousands of step-by-step online video tutorials on software, apps, media, marketing, business, and technology. 


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Mango Languages

Lessons in 60-plus languages, including English. Includes specialty courses, such as medical Spanish, and full-length theatrical movies with subtitles and enhanced instruction. Download the Mango Languages app to use on mobile devices. 

MedlinePlus

Up-to-date health information from the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library.

Merck Manual

Find information on medical topics, symptoms, drugs, procedures, news and more, written in everyday language from one of the most trusted sources in the field.

Morningstar Investment Research

Investment analysis and ratings for stocks, mutual funds, exchange-traded funds, and markets.


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NewspaperArchive

Access to historical issues of hundreds of Illinois newspapers, including the Daily Herald, with searchable articles, advertisements, editorials, classified ads, and obituaries.

Newspapers from ProQuest

Full-text articles from hundreds of U.S. and international newspapers such as The Washington Post and USA Today; also features transcripts from CNN, Fox News, and NPR. 

NoveList

Find recommendations and reviews for adult and teen fiction and nonfiction based on your favorite titles, authors, and genres. 

NoveList K-8

Discover great books for children from kindergarten through grade 8. Browse lists of award-winning titles or search for books by grade level or Lexile score.


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Reference Solutions

U.S. and Canadian company and residential profiles.  Search by business type, size, location, and more. 


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Scholastic Teachables

Free access to thousands of printable lesson plans, activity sheets, and customizable content in a variety of subject areas and grade levels.  Starting from Pre-K and going through 8th grade, this database is great for teachers, parents, home school families, and young learners.


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Value Line

The latest information on stocks, mutual funds, options, and convertible securities. View, print, and download research reports from the various Value Line publications. 


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Worldcat.org

A search engine for library materials: books, articles, e-books, audio books, videos, databases, research materials and data, maps, records, archives, digitized documents, scans of rare works, photos of local historical significance, musical scores, genealogical records, and much more.

WorldCat Discovery

Search the collections of thousands of libraries in the United States and around the world using this global catalog.

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Hanover Park, IL 60133
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