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RTTRhythm compressed The Adult Summer Reading Program ran from June 6 - July 25 2015. 

71 readers read 236 books in 7 weeks!

 See what we've been reading!


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afr amer heritage                              

African American Heritage is is a digital resource exclusively devoted to African American family history research.

Includes census records, vital records, freedman and slave records, church records, legal records, and more.



Auto Repair Reference Center gives you the popular Chilton Car Care Manuals back to 1954. Includes over 28,000 vehicles back to 1954. Also has repair procedures with step-by-step instructions and wiring diagrams. 



Chilton Online Auto Repair Manuals: Get the detailed information you need to tackle vehicle maintenance and repairs. Features include:

  • Step-by-step service and repair procedures.
  • Vacuum diagrams to simplify troubleshooting.
  • Wiring diagrams to help explain system operation.
  • Close-up photographs and illustrations for visual support.
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What are you going to do with the rest of your life?  Careers Internet Database provides career reports that cover education requirements, positive and negative aspects of each career, and interviews with people working in the field. Includes an interest assessment test, career news, and lists of best colleges and graduate schools specific to each career.  

To enter the Careers Internet Database, click on logo at left and enter the user name and password below when prompted.
  User Name: 298w and Password: future
Chicago Tribune graphic   Chicago Tribune:  Search for news articles.   Search for articles published  1985-present or articles published between 1849-1990.
 consumerhealth150   Consumer Health Complete (CHC) is a collection of health information from magazines, journals, and leading patient health reference books.  Look up information about illnesses, medical conditions, nutrition and wellness.

Consumer gives unbiased reviews, information and advice on consumer products and services.

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Resumes and Cover letters made easy!  Cypress Resume lets you complete your resume in minutes and create an excellent impression.  Quickly create cover letters and reference sheets too.  You can download, edit, publish to the web and save your work.  

History Reference Center  

Curious about the past?  History Reference Center is a comprehensive history database of more than 200 history magazines and journals and nearly 2000 history books.


Learning Express Library offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the at school, at work, or in life.  Looking to land a job? You'll find employment practice tests and an entire job seeker's Learning Center dedicated to helping you get the job that's right for you.

Shortcut to:     GED prep     College Prep     Career Prep     Espanol


Legal Information Reference Center offers the everyday user the necessary tools and detailed “how-to” instructions to independently address a wide-range of legal issues including business law, financial planning, family law, property & real estate and rights & disputes.

Literary Resource Center    Literary Reference Center provides a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes—to give students, teachers and researchers the reference works that meet their research needs.     
MasterFile Premire logo    MasterFILE Premier is your index for locating magazine and journal articles online, a database providing users with instant access to thousands of searchable full text magazine articles.
NoveList Plus graphic   NoveList finds you new books and authors based on books you have read or topics that interest you. Enter a title or author you like, or describe a book you would like to read, and NoveList recommends books like it for you! See a video of how to use this resource.
reference-usa   ReferenceUSA is a directory of U.S. companies. Search by categories of company name, type of business, geographic region, or business size. Within each category you may search by  ticker symbol, SIC code, yellow page headings, executive's name, and number of employees.  Register for a free webinar to learn more about this database!
 Whats Next  

 The What's Next®: Books in Series database helps you search series fiction.  A series is two or more books linked by characters, settings, or other common traits.


To enter the Careers Internet Database,
click on logo at left and enter the user name
and password below when prompted.

  User Name:   298w
  Password:    future