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You will need your Library card to access these databases from home.

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Ancestry Library Edition

The online source of information for conducting genealogical and local history research.
Try our tutorial to help you use Ancestry Library Edition.

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Biography In Context

This resource combines Gale biographies with related full-text articles from magazines and newspapers, thousands of images, and links to websites.

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Gale eBooks (formerly Gale Virtual Reference Library)

Thousands of full-text reference sources including arts, biography, business, history, literature, medicine, and more. Try our tutorial to help you use Gale eBooks.

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A library resource to help genealogists and family historians explore and learn more about their lineage. HeritageHub provides comprehensive coverage of obituaries and death notices from 1704 through today. Manually indexed obituaries enhance search accuracy for deeper family connections. Coverage from all 50 U.S. states and territories.

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Heritage Quest Online

Census records, family and local histories, Periodical Source Index (PERSI), and more. Try our tutorial to help you get started.

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World Book Online

The online multimedia version of the popular print encyclopedia for adults and children. Try our tutorial to get started with World Book!

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Park Ridge Public Library

Install Park Ridge Public Library

Install this application on your home screen for quick and easy access when you’re on the go.

Just tap then “Add to Home Screen”

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