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Browse digital curated collections on a variety of topics including literature, art, and history as well as self-published works from authors in Illinois and nationwide.
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Looking for more information on topics in the news and in the world? Our librarians have organized lists of books, movies, music, podcasts, organizations, resources, etc. that can help you find the information you’re searching for.

Literary Reference Center Plus

Provides information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and time frames. Video tutorial.

Novelist K-8 Plus

Helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests.

Novelist Plus

Provides reading recommendations and information about books including reviews, articles, lists, series and more.