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EBSCO host

*Article Finder (Ebsco Discovery Service)

Search for articles and periodicals across multiple databases with a single search.

Bookflix

BookFlix

BookFlix is an exciting online literacy resource that pairs interactive, fictional video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks.

Ebook icon. Illustration.

Gale e-Books (formerly GVRL / Gale Virtual Reference Library)

Thousands of reference books available online. Includes VideoHound’s Golden Movie Retriever.

Gale Literature

Gale Literature

Explore an extensive compilation of literary commentary available. Includes analysis from book excerpts, periodicals, and more.

Hoopla

Hoopla

Enjoy free movies, music, eBooks, and audiobooks from Hoopla on your mobile device or computer with your Mount Prospect Public Library card.

e-Library

Ebook icon. Illustration.

Inkie.org (formerly Biblioboard)

Features content by Illinois authors, creators, and communities.

iVox

iVox

iVox is an interactive storybook app for children ages 4-8. Available for iOS and Android, iVox brings favorite stories to life with three dimensional characters and scenes that children can explore.

Kanopy

Kanopy

Stream free movies on your mobile device or computer with your Mount Prospect Public Library card.

Mobile App

Literary Reference Center

Literary Reference Center

Includes thousands of synopses, critical essays, book reviews, literary journals and author biographies, plus full-text classic novels, short stories and poems.

Loeb Classical Library.

Loeb Classical Library

The Loeb Classical Library is a fully searchable, virtual library of Greek and Latin literature with English translations.

LOTE Online for Kids

LOTE Online for Kids

Children’s picture books in World Languages.

The New Oxford Shakespeare

New Oxford Shakespeare

All of Shakespeare’s works with annotations. This resource is a gift from the Friedrichs Memorial Fund.

The New York Times

New York Times (access to NYTimes.com)

Access NYTimes.com from anywhere! Use our link to create your account, and you can start using the site immediately. Your access will be available for the next 24 hours. After 24 hours, simply come back and click the above link again and login as an existing user with the same username and password you originally created.

NoveList K-8

NoveList K-8

Find new books based on books you’ve read or topics in which you are interested.

NoveList Plus

NoveList Plus

Use for mobile

Find new books based on books you’ve read.

O'Reilly for Public Libraries

O’Reilly for Public Libraries

Technology and business-related e-books, videos, tutorials, personalized learning tools, and certifications for career advancement.

Salem Press

Salem Press

Access detailed articles on literature, history, science, and health.

SILC WorldCat

SILC WorldCat

State-wide Illinois Catalog, search for books and other materials in Illinois libraries and place Interlibrary Loan requests.

TumbleBooks

TumbleBooks

TumbleBooks’ mission is to provide quality e-books for children which will encourage and engage tech-savvy young readers.

Mobile App

Weston Woods Plus

Weston Woods Plus

With Weston Woods + you can stream your favorite Weston Woods story book videos, including titles like Creepy Carrots, School’s First Day of School, and Don’t Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late.



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