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Your teen librarian loves planning programs and building collections especially for you. Don't hesitate to contact us if you have ideas, and we hope to see you on the Young Adult Advisory Board!

Your librarian can:

Homework Help

CultureGrams

Go to CULTUREGRAMS

What you can do with it

Explore cultural information including videos, recipes, customs, and lifestyles from other countries in the world and states in the U.S.

DPLA logo

Go to DIGITAL PUBLIC LIBRARY OF AMERICA
https://dp.la

What you can do with it

Explore the riches held within America’s libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural heritage institutions, including photographs, museum objects, government documents, and so much more!

EBSCO Host

Go to EBSCO HOST

Allows for simultaneous searching of any combination of EBSCO databases including: BIR Entertainment, Book Index with Reviews, Business Source Elite, Health Source (Academic and Consumer editions), Masterfile Premier, Regional Business News, Fiction Core Collection, and AHFS Consumer Medication Information.

Lynda.com

Go to LYNDA
https://www.lynda.com/portal/sip?org=lakeforestlibrary.org

If you have trouble logging in to Lynda, please call their customer support at 1.888.33.LYNDA (1.888.335.9632), Monday–Friday, 8:00 am–7:00 pm.

What you can do with it

Be a lifelong learner with free tutorials from the industry leader in technology training. Enhance and expand your business, technology, and creative skills.

User Guide

Getting Started with Lynda

Watch a tutorial

How to access

App available, search for "lynda" in your app store
Works on iOS, Android, smartphones, tablets ... just install the app
Works in computer browser
EBSCO Masterfile Premier

Go to MASTERFILE

Full text and abstracts of magazine and journal articles, as well as reference books and primary source documents.

OAIster

Go to OCLC

Access millions of records from over 2,000 organizations, including books, articles, audio, video, and images.

Tumble Book Library

Go to TUMBLE BOOK LIBRARY

TumbleBooks are easy to use eBooks for grades K–6. Read as many books you want, when you want, and on any device with no checkouts, holds, or bulky downloads.

tutor.com: A service of The Princeton Review

Go to TUTOR.COM

Live one-on-one online tutor help for K–12 students in math, science, English, social studies and writing available daily from 2:00–11:00 pm. Adults can receive one-on-one career help, GED prep, and citizenship test prep.

World Book Online

Go to WORLD BOOK ONLINE

Kids, Student, Advanced, Timelines and Discover versions of World Book Encyclopedias. French and Spanish versions available.