Resources

We offer an array of free online resources to help you with your research, learning, and information needs. Choose from newspaper databases, homework tools, technology courses, language learning programs, and much more.

Research a topic

Browse an A to Z list of reliable, accurate online resources or explore by topic, including consumer information, health, business, careers, and genealogy.

Start researching a topic

Online training and tutorials

Develop personal and professional skills through step-by-step online training courses to help you learn technology, ace a test, master languages, and land a job.

Find online training and tutorials

Homework help

Find homework help tools tailored for K-12 students, including access to tutors and articles on popular homework topics.

Get started with homework help

Local history

Research Skokie history with our digitized collections of photographs, maps, and newspaper articles.

Learn about our local history

BOOMBOX

The BOOMbox is an experimental space designed to facilitate STEAM learning for all ages.

Discover more about the BOOMbox

Civic Lab

The Civic Lab offers information and thought-provoking activities to support dialogue and engagement on issues that affect the Skokie community.

Check out upcoming Civic Lab appearances and more

Have an in-depth question?

Schedule a one-on-one appointment with a librarian. We can help you with tricky research questions or more personalized tech help. Get in touch to find out how