Arts & Literature
Gale Literature Resource Center
Literature Resource Center is Gale’s most current, comprehensive and reliable online literature database offering the broadest and most representative range of authors and their works including a deep collection of full-text critical and literary analysis.
Business, Finance & Law
Gale Business Insights: Essentials
Gale Business Insights: Essentials delivers authoritative company and industry information, articles, and statistical data. Explore real-world applications and develop analytical skills.
Provides a wide selection of state-specific (and multi-state) legal forms across the most popular legal areas. Includes real estate contracts, wills, pre-marital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord tenant and many others.
Consumer & Auto
DIY Auto Repair From EBSCO
Chilton Library (Online Auto Repair Manuals)
Get the detailed information you need to tackle vehicle maintenance and repairs.
eBooks and eAudiobooks
Access eBooks & Audiobooks made available by eRead Illinois with your library card.
Access to eBooks, Audiobooks, Movies, Television Episodes, Comic Books, Music, & More with a Park Forest library card.
Media On Demand/Overdrive
Access to eBooks, Audiobooks, Music, & More with a Park Forest library card
Genealogy & Biography
Ancestry (Only Accessible in the Library)
Access the library edition of ancestry.com for free.
Gale Biography in Context
An engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on the world's most influential people.
HeritageQuest (Temporarily Unavailable)
Discover your family history today
Health & Wellness
Health & Wellness Resource Center
Access full-text medical journals, magazines, reference works, multimedia, and much more. This comprehensive consumer health resource provides authoritative information on the full range of health-related issues, from current disease and disorder information to in-depth coverage of alternative medical practices for researchers of all levels.
Teen Health & Wellness
Teen Health & Wellness provides middle and high school students with nonjudgmental, straightforward, curricular and self-help support, aligned to state, national, and provincial standards.
Jobs & Careers
A comprehensive career resource that lets to search for and track jobs, create targeted resumes and cover letters, practice and master interview techniques, explore and identify career paths according to your interests, and find schools and education/training programs.
Kids Educational Resources
Kids InfoBits meets the research needs of students in Kindergarten through Grade 5. It features a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface, a subject-based topic tree search and full-text, age-appropriate, curriculum-related magazine, newspaper and reference content for information on current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.
World Book - Early World of Learning
An interactive way for young children to explore knowlege and develop reading comprehension.
World Book - Encylopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos
An interactive way for young children to explore subjects like Sciene, Art, Geography, and more in Spanish.
World Book Online for Kids
Interactive Education Resource covering topics like Science, History, Math, Arts, etc.
A fun-infused way to learn a new language. Mango prepares learners for realistic conversations and strengthens everyday communication skills in over 70 world languages, including English.
Newspapers and Magazines
InfoTrac Newsstand provides access to full-text newspapers and allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section, or other fields. The database offers a one-stop source for current news and searchable archives.
DMV Test Practice
Provides official handbooks and a variety of practice tests to help you prepare for the "Rules of the Road" test.
Testing and Education Reference Center
Valuable online tool suitable to all ages for standardized test preparation, researching undergraduate and graduate programs, finding tuition assistance, and exploring careers.
Reference & Research
Provides millions of articles from over 17,000 scholarly journals and other authoritative sources—including thousands of podcasts and transcripts from NPR and CNN as well as videos from BBC Worldwide Learning.
Helps find books at our above a student's reading level.
This simple, user-friendly, web-based solution provides details on businesses and households within the U.S.
General OneFile is a one-stop source for news, magazine, and periodical articles across a wide range of general interest topics and academic disciplines.
Discover what to read next.
Student Resources in Context
Provides stellar support for papers, projects, and presentations that reinforce development of academic skills. It includes an authoritative selection of overviews, primary sources, videos, images, and more.
Explore all the products from World Book availble to you as Park Forest Public Library Patrons
World Book - Discover
An encylopedia on various topics suitable for teens and adults.