Doing research? You can access the following databases with your Cicero Public Library card.

You must enter a Cicero Public Library card number to access online resources, unless noted.

Access World News Find information on topics related to business, careers, economics, the arts, education, health, homework help, politics, sports and more from a variety of news media including newspapers, newswires, broadcast transcripts, blogs, periodicals, videos and web-only content including the Chicago Sun-Times and USA Today.

American History Online

American Indian History Online

The African American Experience

The Latino American Experience

Ancient and Medieval History Online

Biography in Context

Bloom's Literary Reference Online

Chelsea House Biographies Online

Chicago Tribune Archives, 1865 to Present

Chilton's Auto Repair

Cicero Life (2/13/07-Current) Search local and community issues and events on topics such as business, community calendar, entertainment, health, government, politics, sports and more.

eRead Illinois

FirstSearch A collection of resources provided to Illinois residents by the Illinois State Library. Includes access to a catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide, as well as, full text articles in science, the humanities, education, business and medicine. Call the Adult Services Reference Desk at 708-652-8084 for an authorization number and password.

Flipster - Popular Magazines

Freading EBooks

Grolier Online Access to award-winning databases, interactive atlas, and dictionaries

Health Reference Center

HeritageQuest Online

Issues & Controversies

Learning Express Library

Mango Languages Over 40 foreign languages to explore -Over 15 ESL courses taught in patron?s native language.

Modern World History Online

NoveList Plus A guide to fiction for all ages. Allow fiction readers to locate new authors and titles to read, browse book lists by genre, view book award lists, and link to other fiction-related web sites.

ReferenceUSA Contains phone numbers and information on more than 13 million U.S. businesses; and 120 million U.S. households.

Science Online

The World Almanac for Kids Online

Valueline Investment Research

World Book Online This site includes easy-to-read articles and engaging multimedia, games, science projects, interactive tools, and activities.

Programs for Adults

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