Nearby Jubilee Street Closures: Library Parking Remains Open

Jubilee street closures near the Library run from June 10 through June 17: Woodridge Drive is closed from 71st Street to Center Drive and Center Drive is closed from Wild Plum to Plaza Drive. See the Park District website for Jubilee details

Saturday, June 15 from noon - 3 p.m. visit the Library's fun minion-themed tent at the Jubilee for a photo-op and activity!


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Ancestry Library Edition

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In-library access only Provides access to over a billion names in hundreds of databases, including records from the complete U.S.

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Chicago Tribune (1849-1992)

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1849-1992. Full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. This collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue.

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Chicago Tribune (1985 - Present)

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Full text news articles pertaining to regional, national and international news from 1985-current.

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Consumer Health Complete

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Designed to help users gain an overall understanding of key topics across the health and wellness spectrum--from mainstream medicine to complementary, holistic, and integrated medicine.

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Access all the ratings and reviews from current and past issues of Consumer Reports.

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Data Axle Reference Solutions

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Search for information on businesses compiled from Yellow page directories, Business White Pages, Corporate Annual Reports, SEC 10K reports, Chamber of Commerce Directories, state directories, and other public information sources.

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Driving Tests

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Driving-Tests provides unlimited access to Illinois driver's manuals, online practice tests for car, motorcycle and commercial driver's license (CDL), an exam simulator, and a DMV-related FAQ. 


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Journal articles and reports in education. Some articles are full text. Many of the articles can be obtained for Woodridge Public Library cardholders through interlibrary loan.

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Search a high quality collection of popular full-text magazines, reference books, videos and other sources covering virtually every subject area.

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Family Search

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FamilySearch is a free collaborative family history database. We are a certified FamilySearch Affiliate Library.

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A collection of academic and professional magazine and journal databases on specialized topics. Also includes WorldCat, a national catalog of books, audiovisual items and other materials in libraries of all types.

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Home users should enter the first five digits of their Woodridge Public Library card barcode number. 

Provides access to thousands of family and history books, the complete U.S. Federal Census, and more.

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Mango Languages

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With Mango Languages, you can learn Arabic (Levantine), Chinese (Mandarin), Dari, Farsi (Persian), French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Pashto, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Spanish (Latin America), Tagalog, Thai

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The U.S. National Library of Medicine's bibliographic database containing references to articles in thousands of medical, dental and nursing journals.

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Morningstar Investment Research Center

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Identify and research stocks and mutual funds, and create and analyze portfolios. Includes reports and exclusive Morningstar Ratings on stocks and mutual funds.

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New York Times (1980-current)

New York Times Full Text by proquest

1980-current. Full text coverage of the U.S. newspaper of record.

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NoveList K-8 Plus

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NoveList K-8 Plus is especially for younger readers. It has reading recommendations for both fiction and nonfiction, for kids in grades K-8. Use it to find just the right books for every reader.

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NoveList Plus

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Find your next great read based on books, authors, and/or themes. Use the search or browse the currated lists.

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Public Records

Public Records

Information about recent local new home sales, new business licenses, incorporations, foreclosures and bankruptcies. Includes Lake, Cook, McHenry, DuPage, Kane, Will, Kendall and DeKalb counties.

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SWAN Catalog

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Search the holdings of the Woodridge Public Library and surrounding area libraries that share our catalog. Items can be requested to be sent to the Library for pickup.

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The Wall Street Journal (1984-current)

The Wall Street Journal (1984-current)

1984-current. The financial newspaper of record offering in-depth coverage of national and international finance as well as first rate coverage of hard news.

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Value Line Research Center

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The Value Line Research Center provides online access to publications covering stocks, mutual funds, options, and convertible securities, as well as special situation stocks.

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Woodridge Progress

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In-Library Access Only 
Keyword searchable, online images of each page from the May 22, 1969 - December 28, 1978 issues of this local Woodridge newspaper.

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WorldCat Discovery

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WorldCat discovery searches libraries worldwide for books, recordings and audiovisual items. Many of the items can be obtained for Woodridge Public Library cardholders through interlibrary loan. 

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