ZB Library



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Pronunciator Languages

Pronunciator offers a fast and convenient solution for our community’s increasing language-learning needs.  There are more than 163 foreign language courses available including a Citizenship Program.  Learn Spanish, French, Japanese, and many more!  Pronunciator is an excellent resource for students to get ahead in their foreign-language courses as well.  You can learn with instant access by entering your library card number or registering to save and track your progress. To learn more about Pronunciator visit our ZB Academy for a tutorial.

También disponible en español:  Haga clic aquí

Bluebird Languages

With 163 of the world’s most popular languages, plus ESL courses taught in 146 home languages, Bluebird focuses on teaching languages hands-free via interactive audio lessons. Bluebird can also create personalized audio lessons based on your occupational or personal interests.

Appropriate for children as well as adults, Bluebird is designed to meet the language-learning needs of the entire community. And, with over 6 million hours of prerecorded lessons, there is enough learning for several lifetimes.

Start learning today by downloading the app and putting in the library PIN: ZIBE 

Download the Android app (for phones and tablets) here.

Download the iOS app (for iPhones and iPads) here.


Ancestry.com and other resources. Access to Ancestry with your Library Card can be accessed here.

Find a New Book

Discover what to read next with this guide for fiction readers.  Search for similar authors, subjects or view award lists. You can even describe a book and it will suggest titles for you.  Create your own profile to keep lists of what you’ve read and what you would like to read. Have your own book group?  NoveList Plus has discussion guides and articles.  Read reviews from literary journals or Goodreads.

Use NoveList Mobile on your portable device. Requires ZB Library card.


Search a wide range of research databases, including ArticleFirst, ERIC, WorldCat, and MEDLINE.


MedlinePlus is an online health information resource for patients and their families and friends. Find reliable, up-to-date information about diseases, conditions, and wellness topics. This trusted resource is available anytime, anywhere, on any device.

Illinois Driving Tests

Preparing for your driving exam? Learn online from home at our Driving Test training page. Take practice tests, review study guides, and download material to help you succeed. Motorcycle, CDL study material are also available! Also available in Espanol

African American History and The Black Freedom Struggle

Explore articles, documents, and newspaper clippings covering historical decades regarding the African American struggle for freedom. A great resource for students and researchers working on a project, or for anyone interested in learning more about African American history in the US.

Britannica Library

Whether you need help doing research or have questions in general, Brittannica is for you. Now you can search the Encyclopedia Britannica, magazines and journals, and more. Brittannica is available both at the library and at home, be sure to enter your library card number to access it from home.

NewspaperArchive for Illinois 

One of our newest resources, NewsPaperArchive gives you access to 400 years of Illinois newspapers, history, and more. Great for genealogists, or those working on a research project.

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