Explore regional American cooking with over 2000 recipes including books for all 50 states and six US regions, recipes for each of 33 major US ethnic groups, ingredient articles, historical cookbooks dating back to the 1700s, original food commercials dating back to the 1940s, and food preparation videos.
Information about business culture and practices in 100 countries. Up-to-date information on importing, exporting, and logistics.
Explore recipes and food culture by country. Includes traditional recipes and information on food culture for 174 countries such as appetizers, soups, salads, breads, main courses, side dishes, desserts, and beverages.
Travel information for over 200 cities around the world with 88 topics per city. Topics include passport, visa and immunization requirements, food and local restaurants, climate, currency, transportation and more!
See the kid-friendly version of A to Z Food America. Discover thousands of flavors and recipes from around the United States and explore ethnic backgrounds and cooking.
See the kid-friendly version of A to Z World Food! Explore thousands of recipes and fun food facts from around the world.
Search 16 databases at once on topics like geography, government, history, social studies, contemporary issues, and global cultures.
Comprehensive list of all of the organizations that serve the Addison Community. Written in both English and Spanish.
Una lista completa de todas las organizaciones que sirven a la comunidad de Addison. Escrito en inglés y español.
Search the 1989 – 2000 issues of the Addison Press. Find people, places and events. Search by keyword, exact phrase, use the advanced search feature, or browse by year.
Search thousands of immigration lawyers to find one that meets your needs. You can search by languages spoken, location, and types of law practiced.
Busca a través de miles de abogados para encontrar uno que satisface tus necesidades. Puedes buscar por idioma, ubicación, y tipos de derecho practicado.
Genealogical information including US Census lists. (in-library use only)
Through the end of September, patrons can access Ancestry.com from home! Please use this link and login with your library barcode and PIN. You may need to click on a browser message or click "advanced" to proceed if you get an error message. Questions? Need to create a PIN? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sign up to receive emails when your favorite authors release a new book, discover new authors to follow, and read bios of authors.
Una enciclopedia completa en español
A comprehensive encyclopedia in Spanish
Geared toward elementary and high school students, Biography Reference Center lets you search for biographies by a person’s name or by category. Categories include actors, artists, athletes, authors, world leaders, explorers, scientists and many others.
Career resources with live resume help and critique; plus preparation and practice tests for the U.S. Citizenship and the GED test. Live experts are ready to help you with topics from basic math to PowerPoint. You can even request a Spanish literate tutor. Just follow the link and click on Adult Learners!
Low cost, legal services available in English and Spanish to residents of Cook and DuPage Counties based on ability to pay. Services include: adoption, bankruptcy, child custody, divorces, guardianship, landlord-tenant, real estate, wills and probate, worker’s compensation, and limited immigration help.
Servicios legales de bajo costo disponibles en inglés y español a los residentes de los condados Cook y DuPage basados en su capacidad para pagar. Los servicios incluyen: adopción, bancarrota, custodia de los hijos, divorcios, tutela, arrendador-inquilino, bienes raíces, testamentos y sucesiones, compensación del trabajador y ayuda limitada de inmigración.
Fix your car yourself with step-by-step repair manuals and service procedures, including wiring diagrams and close-up photographs.
Find the best-rated doctors, auto repair shops, plumbers, veterinarians, banks, dentists, carpet cleaners...and much more. Checkbook will tell you which Chicago Area service providers and retailers rated best and worst for quality and price.
Discover online video arts and crafts workshops and techniques. Learn how to paint, knit, crochet, sew, screen print, and more.
Showcase your archive, genealogy, and makerspace projects with our Creator tool.Load and organize your content to then be displayed on BiblioBoard Library. You will need a user name before you can begin using Creator. Before starting your Creator project, please call the Addison Public Library at 630.458-3314. You may also email email@example.com to request your user ID.
Information on countries and territories including customs, lifestyles and social conditions. Includes a special Kids Version for elementary school students.
Lessons to prepare for the US Naturalization test in Spanish followed by English translations.
Las herramientas necesarias para practicar habilidades de inglés y prepararse y aprobar el examen de Naturalización.
If you are new to computers, haven't used them for a while, are a little unsure and uncomfortable, or just need a bit of a refresher, try these tools to help you tackle technology at your own pace and gain the confidence you need to succeed.
Si necesitas ayuda con las computadoras, trata de usar estas herramientas a tu propio ritmo para ayudarte a abordar la tecnología y ganar la confianza necesaria para tener éxito.
Practice for the Illinois driver's licensing exams using ten car, six motorcycle and three CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) tests; read three online driver’s manuals (car, motorcycle, CDL); nd browse a FAQ section with detailed answers to 100+ DMV-related questions in English. For Spanish speakers, two tests feature over 60 questions on signs in Illinois.
Puedes ir en línea para practicar para el examen de licencia de conducir en español. Este sitio presenta dos exámenes con más de 60 preguntas acerca de las señales de tránsito en Illinois.
Low cost or free legal aid in areas such as stalking, divorce, custody, child support, guardianship, adoption, probate, or orders of protection. All applicants must complete a telephone or in-person screening to confirm eligibility guidelines.
Una enciclopedia interactiva para niños
An interactive encyclopedia for young learners
Independent and unbiased values and ratings of stocks, mutual funds and exchange traded funds. Check ratings of banks, credit unions, and insurance companies. Compare Medicare Supplement insurance plans. Download free financial planning ebooks.
Search world class archives for official military records from the Revolutionary War onward. Includes official records, stories, photos and personal documents.
A step-by-step online planning tool for starting, managing and optimizing a business or nonprofit.
Put kids one step ahead using this digital resource for kids in Kindergarten - Grade 5 featuring 16,000 images, kid-friendly charts and graphs and more than 600 educational videos. Popular subjects include: animals, arts, geography, health, literature, people, social studies, and technology.
Manipulate interactive 3D models to understand concepts in biology, chemistry, earth and space science. Contains 3D printable models.
Provides tutorials on a broad range of topics like computers, reading, math, and careers. Learn how to use Pinterest, count change, and brush up your interviewing skills all in one place.
14 tests in English and Spanish cover the contents of the Illinois DMV Driver’s Handbook. As on the real test, you are required to identify traffic signs, signals and pavement markings, and answer questions about traffic laws, driving and safety rules, vehicle equipment and crash prevention.
Este recurso tiene 14 exámenes en inglés y español que cubren el contenido del libro Normas de tránsito. Este libro tiene toda la información que usted necesita para aprobar el examen de manejo escrito. En este recurso, usted puede identificar las señales de tránsito, las luces direccionales, las marcas en el pavimento, y responder a las preguntas acerca de las leyes de tránsito, las reglas de seguridad, el equipo del auto, y la prevención de accidentes.
Read the latest edition of India Tribune by clicking on the front page picture at the top right of the screen. The current edition is displayed followed by all the editions from the last two years.
Affordable legal services provided by independent lawyers in a variety of areas such as family law, landlord/tenant, estate law, consumer law, employment law, criminal misdemeanors and traffic tickets, and real property law. Small business help available for business formation, contracts and intellectual property issues. Limited immigration assistance.
Try very short language courses for over 130 world languages such as Spanish, Chinese, French, Japanese, and German, or less-spoken languages and dialects such as Konkomba, TokPisin, Turkish, Mandinka, Uzbek, Wolof and more.
Get your child kindergarten ready! Geared towards children 3-6 years old, access easy to use fun and interactive lessons. Skill levels assessments and weekly progress reports. It's mobile-friendly—use it on iPads, tablets, and smart phones.
Research and analysis of mutual funds and stocks.
Complete searchable archive of National Geographic Kids Magazine from its first issue in 2009 through the present. Geared toward kids ages 6-14. Browse the magazines, explore topics, and watch videos.
Complete searchable archive of National Geographic Magazine from its first issue in 1888 through the present. Includes every issue of National Geographic Traveler from 2010 through the present.
Easy-to-read news stories that can help you learn to read, write, speak, and understand the English language. Seven news stories are posted each Wednesday, along with audio, exercises, vocabulary, a crossword puzzle, a word search, and a poll. Listen to each story in-full or sentence-by-sentence.
Please enter F4155D in the box that says "Enter Your News For You Password."
Detailed information about fiction books and authors for students in grades K-8.
Detailed information about fiction books and authors.
Free legal services for low-income persons and those age 60 and over on a variety of topics such as loss of veteran’s benefits or SNAP (food stamps), domestic violence, evictions, and foreclosures; loss or denial of subsidized housing benefits, utility services, medical or nursing home care.
Read and browse the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, LA Times, and more. Access over 2,000 U.S. and international titles from around the world.
For remote access:
- Go to PressReader
- Click sign in (account icon on top right)
- Pick "library or group" and search for Addison Public Library
- Enter library card number
- Or download the PressReader app for mobile devices. You will have to create a user name and password in the app.
Write your own book or edit your existing book. Type directly into Pressbooks or import your book and then edit and design digital and print copies. Pressbooks will help you organize your chapters, edit text, add bibliographies, introductions or prefaces, choose a design from over 50 design themes and more.
A searchable database of past auction prices for antiques, collectibles, and fine art.
U.S. citizenship preparation course from the makers of the Pronunciator language-learning product.
Curso de preparación para la ciudadanía estadounidense de los creadores del producto de aprendizaje de idiomas Pronunciator.
Lessons in over 80 languages, focusing on pronunciation and teaches English from 50 source languages.
Lecciones en más de 80 idiomas centradas en la pronunciación. Los usuarios pueden elegir la versión en Español / Inglés.
Current and archived full-text articles in the Gannett Newsstand, with coverage of leading newspapers, including the Chicago Tribune (1987 to current) and the Chicago Tribune Historical (1849-1987).
Data about new homeowners, businesses, foreclosures and bankruptcies in the Chicago metropolitan area and in Illinois.
Directory of data about U.S. businesses and residences.
Una enciclopedia y centro de referencia en el idioma español para hispanohablantes y estudiantes de español.
Encyclopedia and reference center for Spanish speakers and Spanish language students.
Explore world newspapers, Grolier and Americana Encyclopedias, the New Book of Knowledge, videos and more. Limit by grade level from below fourth grade through high school for age appropriate content.
Thousands of searchable and printable educational materials for Pre-K through 8th grade, including skills and activity sheets, mini-books and lesson plans by topics.
Geared towards stuents in grades 4-9, this resource covers more than 30 subjects in all areas of science using video, articles, and interactive content including experiments.
For remote access, click the link and log in with your Addison library card. Please select an email and password for continuous 7-day access. After the 7 days are up, just log in again using the same email and password and a new 7-day session starts again.
Learn a new language with a selection of more than 100 languages. From Afrikaans to Zulu, it offers skill-building activities in the four key components of learning a language: listening, speaking, reading and writing. Transparent Language also provides English courses for speakers of more than 25 languages, from beginner lessons to immersive material for intermediate and advanced learners.
Investment information for stocks.
Career and academic assistance for veterans and their families. Get live help applying for veteran’s benefits including eligibility questions, referrals to community resources for housing, healthcare and education and assistance in filling out official forms. Live, professional assistance in resume/cover letter writing and live tutors help with math, science, reading/writing, ACT and college and employment related tests.
Check the Visa Bulletin for family petitions.