Biography Reference Bank

Offers in-depth biographical profiles with full-text articles, images and abstracts from today’s leading magazines and journals.

History Reference Center

Features historical reference books, magazines, journals, and thousands of primary source documents.


World’s largest site for readers and book recommendations.

Middle Search Plus

Provides popular middle school magazines and reference books.

Literary Reference Center

Covers all genres and timeframes. Includes thousands of synopses, critical essays, book reviews, literary journals, and author biographies, plus full-text classic novels, short stories, and poems. 

Novelist K-8 Plus

Books recommendations for younger readers. Helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Parents, teachers, and librarians can also find tools to teach with books and engage young readers.

Points of View Reference Center

Provides content with multiple view points that helps students assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues, and develop analytical thinking skills.

Science Reference Center

Contains hundreds of science magazines, journals, encyclopedias, reference books and a vast collection of images. 

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Sat  10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Sun – Closed
Closed Last Saturday of the Month
Memorial Day – Labor Day: Closed Every Saturday

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801 N. Broadway Melrose Park, IL 60160
(708) 649-7400
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