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The Library paid for these subscriptions so you don't have to! You will need your Niles-Maine library card to use most of them. If you don't have a library card, click here to sign up!

Name Description Use At Home?
Biography Reference Bank

Biography Reference Bank offers in-depth profiles of individuals based on any combination of occupation, activity, gender, place of origin, birthday and lifespan.

Yes
Brainfuse HelpNow

Live tutoring available from 2 - 11 p.m. daily for kindergarten and up. Includes practice exercises, quizzes, and flashcard creator.

Yes
Brainfuse LearnNow

Practice tests for ACT, SAT, AP, Civil Service, NCLEX, TOEFL, and more.

Yes
Creativebug

More than 1,000 on-trend arts and crafts video tutorials such as hand-lettering, sewing, and knitting taught by recognized design experts and artists.

Yes
Explora Junior High

Full-text articles from magazines, reference books, and primary sources on all topics.

Yes
hoopla

Movies, music, eBooks, and audiobooks for your computer or mobile device.

Yes
Kanopy

Classic, international, documentary, and educational films from the Criterion Collection, Janus films, The Great Courses, and the PBS Frontline series.

Yes
Novelist K-8 Plus

Reading recommendations for grades K-8 including Lexile levels.

Yes
PressReader

Digital newspapers and magazines such as the Chicago Tribune and the Chicago Sun Times.

Yes
TumbleBookLibrary

Animated, read-along, picture, and chapter eBooks for grades K-6.

Yes
World Book for Kids

General information on all topics for grades K-8.

Yes