These databases are available to use both inside the library and from anywhere an Internet connection is available. Use outside the library will require a Calumet City Public Library card in good standing (cards begin with 2161300.)
If you need assistance, please call us at (708) 862-6220, ext. 2 for Adult Services.
Please click the titles below to access the database.
Choose an eResource by name alphabetically:
ABCmouse.comWith 8,500+ interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and other learning activities, ABCmouse.com's award-winning online curriculum is an invaluable resource for young learners (ages 2-8+).
Due to licensing restrictions, ABCmouse.com may only be used in the library.
Ancestry Library EditionIn Ancestry Library Edition you will find literally billions of records in census data, family histories, vital records, directories, legal documents, photos, maps and more. There is new content added continually along with ongoing updates.
Due to licensing restrictions, Ancestry Library Edition may only be used in the library.
AtoZdatabasesUltimate Database for Jobs, Businesses, Mailing Lists, Background & Criminal search
BiblioBoard LibraryFree for Illinois residents. Create a free account to download hundreds of classic texts to your computer or smartphone. Ask a librarian today to get started!
Consumer ReportsDoing research takes time. Choosing the wrong product wastes money. Provide trusted information for making the smart choice. Enable thorough product comparisons with Consumer Reports' (CR) comprehensive archive of expert, unbiased product reviews.
Driving-Tests.orgTests for automobile, motorcycle, and CDL along with the Driver Handbook for each, are available, along with an FAQ section addressing questions about Illinois Driver's Licenses. No library card number or personal information is required.
EBSCO DiscoverySearch across all EBSCO databases with one simple search bar, or use each database individually as listed below:
Academic Search Premier: Multidisciplinary research database
AutoMate: Automotive service and repair
Business Source Premier: Business research database
Consumer Health Complete: Health and wellness database
History Reference Center: U.S. and World history database
Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center: "How-to" instructions and creative ideas
Home Improvement Reference Center: Home improvement and repair
Legal Information Reference Center: Legal reference and forms
Literary Reference Center: Literary reference works on authors and works
MasterFILE Premier: Largest collection of popular magazines and reference books
Middle Search Plus: Multidisciplinary database for middle school students
Points of View Reference Center: Presents both sides of controversial issues
Primary Search: Multidisciplinary database for elementary school students
Regional Business News: Full-text business publications for the U.S. and Canada
Science Reference Center: Full-text science journals and reference books
Small Business Reference Center: Full-text reference plus tools for small business owners