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PrairieCat is the online catalog for 132 libraries across northern Illinois, placing more than 4 million items at your fingertips. 

The PrairieCat Mobile app is available for Library patrons.  Through the app, which can be downloaded through Apple Store or Google Play, you can access your library account information and digital card, search the catalog, view, and place holds, and connect to digital collections, as well as apply for and/or renew existing cards.  Need assistance in downloading?  Stop by the Library and we can help you! 

PraireCat for Kids

A kid-friendly version of PrairieCat


Read anywhere, anytime you want! 

FirstSearch (OCLC)

FirstSearch is an immense electronic database service that provides access to journal citations as well as book citations on a variety of issues including health, science and other issues. Please contact the Library for the authorization number and password when accessing this database from home. 

AR Finder

Students, teachers, parents, and librarians can search in English or Spanish to find book level, lexile measure, interest level, title author, fiction/non-fiction, subject, award-winners, state lists, and more. 

Young Adult Book Central

YABC is your first stop for all things book-related and is one of the largest professional book recommendation sites targeted towards tween and teen readers. 


Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers and book recommendations. Our mission is to help people find and share books they love.