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The library has many great resources that are available 24/7. If you are accessing them from home then you will need a valid library card barcode and your PIN, which is the last four digits of your phone #.


Mango Languages – Learn over 70 languages all from the comfort of your home, car or anywhere on the go. Go to your AppStore to download the mobile app. From Russian to Chinese, from Pirate to Spanish, Mango is the fun and interactive language learning program great for school kids and adults!


3m Digital Library – Check-out audiobooks and ebooks online & download to your computer or device. The 3M library links directly to the Case-Halstead Public Library catalog and then downloads to the device or software.


Academic Onefile – The premier resource for peer-reviewed, full-text journals and reference sources, Academic OneFile is a 2009 and 2008 CODiE Award Finalist for Best Online General Reference Service. Perfect for research libraries, graduate schools, universities and community colleges, Academic OneFile is a sophisticated, current and easy-to-use resource for extensive research.

Books & Authors – This is a new resource that offers ways to explore the endless possibilities and combinations of books, authors and topics. Readers can use Books & Authors to enhance the experience of the book they are reading; dig deeper into its themes and origins; or learn how the author’s life and times contributed to the work.

Chilton Library – When it comes to auto repair, “do-it-yourselfers”, students and automotive enthusiasts have trusted Chilton repair manuals for years. Now, Gale puts these authoritative manuals into motion with more extensive resources for your library users in a simple-to-use, online resource that’s available 24/7 wherever there’s an available internet connection.

everfilogo Everfi Financial Learning Center – The Case-Halstead Public Library is happy to be working with the First National Bank of Carlyle to bring you the Everfi Financial Learning Center. The Financial Learning Center is specifically designed for today’s busy adult. The mobile and tablet-friendly platform is available in English and Spanish and features a series of 10-minute learning modules that cover topics such as saving, investing, credit scores and identity protection. The program is self-paced and contains knowledge checks that allow users to measure their knowledge gains.

Health and Wellness Resource Center – Got a health question? Need a “go-to” source with credible information that is in-depth yet simple to navigate? Welcome to the Health & Wellness Resource Center — a rich, comprehensive resource unparalleled in the online industry. Published by Gale, it offers 24/7 access to thousands of full-text medical journals, magazines, newspapers, reference works, multimedia and much more.

Gale LegalForms – This provides convenient, authoritative means for understanding common legal procedures through access to “attorney forms”. Our officially-approved, professionally-written documents are actually used in legal practices! These documents are very different from those found in “form books” — generic, do-it-yourself materials that may not have been drafted by an attorney.

Legal Self-Help Center: Clinton County – This site is a place to help you learn how to represent yourself in court in simpler legal matters when you cannot find an attorney to represent you, get free legal information about Illinois law, and find out about free or low cost legal services in your area.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context is the premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration. Opposing Viewpoints in Context helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more.