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1950 Census  
access anywhereReleased by the National Archives on April 1, 2022. The option to search by name is limited but will continue to improve as volunteers convert cursive writing to computer-recognized text. Use Enumeration District (ED) maps, city directories, and telephone books to supplement your browsing. Try the Steve Morse Unified Census ED Finder and ED Maps for Monroe County and ED Maps for Bloomington.

Local & Family History

 
Access World News  
accessible with library cardMore than 665 million current and archived articles spanning more than three decades from over 10,000 news sources around the world––locally and globally! Articles can be browsed, printed, emailed, and cited for reliable information on almost any topic.
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Magazines & Newspapers, Research

 
Alexander Memorial Veterans List
access anywhereList of those honored by the Alexander Memorial on the courthouse lawn: Monroe County veterans of the Mexican War, Spanish-American War, Civil War, and World War I. Also includes Revolutionary Patriots buried in Monroe County.

Local & Family History

 
America's News Magazines  
accessible with library cardForty-eight news magazine sources including Air & Space, The Atlantic, Field & Stream, Mother Jones, The New Republic, Popular Science, Smithsonian, Working Mother, and more.  Search past articles or read the current issue.

Magazines & Newspapers, Research

 
Ancestry Library Edition  
library access onlyGenealogical information from 1.2 billion+ records in 3,000+ databases, including the U.S. Federal Census since 1790, American Genealogical Biographical Index, and Passenger and Immigration Lists Index.
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Local & Family History

 
At War and At Home  
access anywhereUse this digital collection to find out about Monroe County in the Civil War era (1855 - 1875).
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Local & Family History

 
AudioBookCloud  
accessible with library cardA collection of fiction, nonfiction, classroom, and Spanish-language audiobooks.
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Audiobooks, Books & Literature

 
Best Job Interview  
access anywhereComprehensive guide to preparing for and excelling in job interviews.  Covers the basics of interviewing, tips for tough questions, behavioral interviews and questions to ask your prospective employer.

Job Search Resources

 
Biography Reference Center  
access anywhere A collection of full-text biographies and unique narrative biographies. The database includes coverage of several of the most popular and heavily-researched biographies and genres, including those contained within Biography Today and Biography (both dating back to the first issue published).

Research

 
Black Life in America  
accessible with library cardThe experience and impact of African Americans as recorded by the news media.
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Magazines & Newspapers, Research

 
Bloom Magazine Index
access anywhereLocate articles in Bloom Magazine. Compiled by Indiana Room staff and volunteers in partnership with Bloom.

Community Resources, Magazines & Newspapers

 
Bloomington Visitors Center  
access anywhereFind out about things to do, places to stay and eat and more in Bloomington and the surrounding area.

Community Resources

 
Brainfuse HelpNow  
accessible with library cardBrainfuse HelpNow is an all-in-one suite of tutoring services designed for a wide range of academic needs—whether it’s tackling a tough homework problem, mastering a particular topic, or writing a paper. The Brainfuse full-service test center offers practice tests for all levels in math, reading, and writing as well as college preparatory tests, including the SAT. Live tutoring sessions are available daily 2–11 PM EST.
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eLearning

 
Brainfuse JobNow  
accessible with library cardBrainfuse JobNow offers live job assistance—anytime, anywhere—including up-to-date nation-wide and local job search engines, professional resume critique, and proven interview techniques.
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Job Search Resources

 
BuzzFeed Recommendations  
accessible with library cardCreated by Monroe County Public Library librarians, these fun quizzes will help you find your next read.

Books & Literature, Reading Recommendations

 
Candid eLearning and Nonprofit Databases
Candid is the authoritative source for information on private philanthropy in the United States for grant seekers, grant makers, researchers, policymakers, the media. Help on funding research, proposal writing, locating prospective funders, news and research on the field, and training opportunities.
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Grants & Nonprofits

 
Children's Literature Comprehensive Database  
accessible with library cardExtensive information and reviews on Pre-K and K-12 books, video, audio, and other media. Records include cataloging data, subject terms, annotations, and Reading Measurement Programs data.

Books & Literature, Reading Recommendations

 
Civic Engagement
access anywhereLocal information on voting, the Census, government agencies and representatives, social issues, community groups, and resource lists, curated and updated by Library staff.

Community Resources

 
cloudLibrary eBooks & Audiobooks  
accessible with library cardThousands of popular eBooks and audiobooks on your computer, eReader, or mobile device. Borrow up to 10 titles for 21 days.
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Audiobooks, Books & Literature, eBooks

 
CNN 10  
access anywhere10-minute digital news show that explains current global news and events.

 
Comics Plus  
accessible with library cardEnjoy unlimited access to thousands of digital comics, graphic novels, and manga—24 hours a day, 7 days a week. No holds, no wait lists, and no borrowing limits.
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Books & Literature, eBooks

 
Community Organizations
access anywhereThe Library's database of nonprofit organizations in Monroe County.

Community Resources, Grants & Nonprofits

 
Consumer Health Complete  
access anywhereA comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content, Consumer Health Complete is designed to support the information needs of patients and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. This resource provides content covering all key areas of health and wellness, from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.

Health & Science

 
ConsumerReports.org  
accessible with library cardOne of the most trusted and long-standing sources for information on consumer products and services.
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DIY, Magazines & Newspapers, Research

 
Counties of Morgan, Monroe, and Brown, Indiana  
access anywhereDigital historical and biographical 1884 book. Published by Charles Blanchard.

Local & Family History

 
Credo Reference  
accessible with library cardCredo Reference is an easy-to-use tool for research projects and homework. Search in hundreds of encyclopedias, general and bilingual dictionaries, thesauri, quotations, and atlases, plus a wide range of subject-specific titles, as well as images, audio files, animations, videos, and much more.
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Magazines & Newspapers, Research

 
CultureGrams  
accessible with library cardUnderstand and appreciate the world's countries and people through photos, videos, interviews, statistics, recipes, and more.

Languages, Research

 
Digital Skills Library  
access anywhereFree learning resources to help adult learners develop the digital skills needed to achieve their personal, civic, educational, and career goals.

 
DMV Written Test  
access anywherePractice test for new drivers in Indiana.

 
Driver's License Practice Test  
access anywherePractice test for new drivers from Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV).

 
eBook High School Collection  
access anywhereCurrently with 12,237 titles, this collection gives students, educators and administrators on-the-go access to popular e-books. It includes a selection of classic literary works, important historical documents and general reference materials.

eBooks

 
eBook K-8 Collection  
access anywhereCurrently with 15,155 titles, this e-book collection supports a quality learning experience for K-8 students across all subject areas taught in elementary and middle schools.

eBooks

 
eBook Public Library Collection  
access anywhereCurrently with 48,137 titles, this collection gives your patrons access to high-quality e-books covering a wide range of topics such as self-help, fitness, games, hobbies and cooking. This general reference e-book collection features titles for both adults and juveniles.

eBooks

 
EBSCO eBook Collection  
access anywhereA collection of over 6,000 multi-disciplinary books. Topics include college and career development, health and medicine and business and economics.

eBooks

 
Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos  
accessible with library cardWorld Book Encyclopedia's excellent editorial content, rich media, and interactive features, in Spanish.
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Languages, Research

 
eSequels.com  
  accessible with library cardYour online guide to series fiction. Reading sequences for each series, with a brief description of each title. Search by character, location, or subject, as well as author and title.

Books & Literature, Reading Recommendations

 
ESL Lab  
access anywhereEnglish practice, audio read alongs, and vocabulary.

 
ESL Literacy Readers  
access anywhereSeven levels of theme-based stories about daily life activities. Digital and audiobook versions are available, as well as an instructor's guide

 
FamilySearch  
library access onlyOne of the world’s largest family research databases.  Create a free account and login.

Local & Family History

 
Free English Lessons for Pashto Speakers  
access anywhereFree language lessons for Pashto (Pashtu) speakers learning English. Primarily for Pashto speakers who have moved to the United States or other English-speaking countries.

eLearning, Languages

 
Free Rice  
access anywherePractice English vocabulary, grammar, or math—and help the World Food Programme end hunger at the same time.

 
Freegal  
accessible with library cardFreegal offers unlimited streaming of over 16 million songs, including Sony Music's entire catalog of legendary artists. You can also download five free songs a week.
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Music

 
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia  
accessible with library cardIncludes over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.

Research

 
GIS—IndianaMAP  
access anywhereIndianaMAP is the largest publicly available collection of Indiana geographic information system (GIS) map data.

Community Resources

 
GIS—Monroe County Map  
access anywhereGraphical Information System map of all of Monroe County.  You must create a free account to use this service.

Community Resources

 
GreenFILE  
access anywhereWell-researched and accessible information from scholarly, government, and general interest publications. Topics from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources and beyond.

Magazines & Newspapers

 
Helping Bloomington Monroe  
access anywhereSearch for local free or reduced cost services like medical care, food, job training, and more.

Community Resources, Grants & Nonprofits, Health & Science, Legal

 
Herald-Times Full Text Archive  
accessible with library cardComplimentary access to The Herald-Times archive. Full-text articles from 1988 to the present are available.
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Community Resources, Local & Family History, Magazines & Newspapers

 
HeritageHub  
accessible with library cardExplore your family history with the premier collection of U.S. obituaries and death notices for in-depth genealogical research from 1704 – today. HeritageHub helps you easily identify relatives, uncover new information and potentially unknown family members. Includes deep coverage from all 50 states, hard-to-find content from the mid 1900’s, and original obituary images.
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Local & Family History

 
HeritageQuest Online  
accessible with library cardMore than 28,000 genealogies, local histories, primary source materials, and genealogical and local history serials. Also includes searchable Census images for 1790–1950. All materials are keyword searchable and may be downloaded and copied.
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Local & Family History

 
HiSET  
access anywhereTest information and study resources for Indiana's High School Equivalency, formerly the General Educational Development test (GED).

 
Hispanic Life in America  
accessible with library cardThe experience and impact of Hispanic Americans as recorded by the news media, 1704 to today.
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Magazines & Newspapers, Research

 
Historic Treasures of Bloomington  
access anywhereDigitized version of the 1922 volume compiled by Forest M. Hall. From the cover: "True tales of deeds with interesting data in the life of Bloomington, Indiana university and Monroe County." Published by Indiana University Press.

Local & Family History

 
History of Lawrence and Monroe Counties  
access anywhereDigitized version of the 1914 volume devoted to the "people, industries, and institutions" of the two counties. Published by B.F. Bowen, Indianapolis.

Local & Family History

 
Hoopla  
accessible with library cardBorrow and stream thousands of movies, music, audiobooks, eBooks, graphic novels, and TV shows on your computer or mobile device. Learn a new hobby with Craftsy videos. Borrow up to 12 titles per month. Use the Kids link in Hoopla to show titles selected for kids.
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Audiobooks, Books & Literature, DIY, eBooks, Movies & TV, Music

 
Hoosier State Chronicles  
access anywhereMonroe County newspapers 1869–1932. Searchable by keyword. Part of the Indiana State Library's Digital Historic Newspaper Program.
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Local & Family History, Magazines & Newspapers

 
Indeed  
access anywhereSearch for jobs, create and post resumes, and research companies.

Job Search Resources

 
Indiana 211  
access anywhere2-1-1 is a free and confidential service that helps Hoosiers across Indiana find the local resources they need. To speak to a Community Navigator by phone, dial 2-1-1 or (866) 211-9966. A texting option is available as well. Hoosiers can text their zip code to 898-211 during the hours of 8 AM–5 PM EST, Monday through Friday, and communicate with a Community Navigator directly via text.

Community Resources

 
Indiana Bedrock
access anywherePhotographs, letters, newspaper articles, and limestone industry archives related to Matthews Brothers Stone Company, an Ellettsville, Indiana, limestone quarry operating 1862–1978. Digital collection also includes photos from other limestone companies and artists.
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Local & Family History

 
Indiana Career Connect  
access anywhereWork One resource for job search, career exploration, resume builder, and career training.

Job Search Resources

 
Indiana Career Ready  
access anywhereExplore a career path, find high-demand, high-paying jobs, access industry certifications and training.

Job Search Resources

 
Indiana Newspaper Archive  
accessible with library cardIndiana Newspaper Archive is your complete solution to uncovering treasures from the past about your ancestors. The archive covers Indiana history from 1800–2017 and its easy-to-use search interface makes it an invaluable tool for genealogy and family research.
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Local & Family History, Magazines & Newspapers

 
Indiana State Library Genealogy Collection  
access anywhereThe Genealogy Collection at the Indiana State Library has developed over time to become of the largest and most respected collections of family history information in the Midwest. The collection includes over 40,000 printed items (family histories, indexes to records, how-to books, cemetery transcriptions, family history magazines, etc.) as well as microfilmed federal census records, Indiana county records, passenger lists, and military pension information.  The collection includes hundreds of CDs with family history information.  The emphasis of the collection is on Indiana and bordering states, as well as eastern and southern states.

Local & Family History

 
Indiana Voters  
access anywhereRegister to vote or check your voter registration status.  Find out voting hours, locations, election results and more.

Community Resources

 
INSPIRE  
access anywhere Find magazines, newspapers, and journal articles in this collection of databases maintained by the Indiana State Library and available to any Indiana resident.
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Books & Literature, Business & Investment, eBooks, eLearning, Health & Science, Languages, Local & Family History, Magazines & Newspapers, Research

 
Internet Archive  
access anywhereA non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more.

Audiobooks, Books & Literature, eBooks, Movies & TV, Music

 
IUCAT  
access anywhereHoldings of the Indiana University Libraries. IUCAT may be used by anyone.

Books & Literature, Community Resources

 
Just for Kids Access Video  
accessible with library cardStreaming access to more than 9,000 videos, audio titles, interactive games, puzzles, and quizzes. Includes Sesame Street, Reading Rainbow, The Electric Company, and many more educational and entertaining titles in a variety of subjects. No due dates or waitlists.
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eLearning, Movies & TV

 
Kanopy  
accessible with library cardStream over 30,000 films including classics, contemporary art, indie films, documentaries, and educational videos. Stream up to 10 titles a month. KanopyKids offers over 1,000 children’s titles as well. Kids titles are unlimited.
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eLearning, Movies & TV

 
Khan Academy  
access anywhereEasy-to-follow videos and practice activities on a variety of topics. Especially good for math!

 
LearningExpress Library  
access anywhereOrganized into targeted learning centers, LearningExpress Library supports those looking to improve core academic skills, pass the GED, prepare for college, join the military, obtain occupational certification, find a job, change careers, become a U.S. citizen, and much more.

eLearning, Job Search Resources

 
Legal Forms  
access anywhereIndiana Coalition for Court Access provides forms for those who want to represent themselves in court, e.g. divorce forms, name change forms, and more. See also Monroe County Clerk's Office for local forms, instructions, and filing fees.

Community Resources, DIY, Legal

 
Legal Information Reference Center  
access anywhereOffers everyday users the necessary tools and detailed how-to instructions covering a wide-range of legal issues. A majority of the full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo, the nation’s oldest and most respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses.

Legal

 
Lexia Core5  
access anywhereGet extra help with reading skills, practice anywhere you have internet. Register at the VITAL office for access and log in information.

 
Lexia Power Up Literacy  
access anywhereGet extra help with reading skills, practice anywhere you have internet. Register at the VITAL office for access and log in information.

 
Libby from OverDrive  
accessible with library cardThousands of eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, and videos on your computer or mobile device. Borrow up to 10 titles at once. Titles for kids and other guided collections are available on the site and in the app.
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Audiobooks, Books & Literature, eBooks, Magazines & Newspapers

 
LinkedIn Learning  
accessible with library cardLearn whenever and wherever you want to with thousands of easy-to-follow video tutorials and exercise files in web development, graphic design, video production, marketing, professional development, and so much more. LinkedIn Learning is formerly Lynda.com. You must be 16 years old or older to use this resource. 
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Business & Investment, DIY, eLearning, Job Search Resources

 
Mango Languages  
accessible with library cardThe online language learning system that teaches real conversation skills through fun interactive lessons.
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eLearning, Languages

 
MCPL Digital  
access anywhereHigh-resolution digital photographic collections of Monroe County yearbooks and other local historical records. See also the Monroe County Yearbook Index for a searchable index of names of some yearbooks housed in the Downtown Library's Indiana Room.

Local & Family History

 
MedLinePlus  
access anywhereWatch videos and use interactive tutorials to learn about a variety of health topics. Check your health with calculators and quizzes.

 
Microsoft Office Training  
access anywhereShort videos and articles to introduce Microsoft Office programs.

 
Mitchell1 ProDemand  
library access onlyThe premier provider of automotive repair information to the automotive industry. Repair procedures, wiring diagrams, specs, parts and labor estimating, and TSB or factory recall information. Access available inside the Library. Just click on the "Login" button to begin using.

DIY

 
Monroe County Census 1930
access anywhereExcel file created by Indiana Room staff and volunteers.

Local & Family History

 
Monroe County Community Collections  
access anywhereCity and county ordinances, city directories, documents, yearbooks, plat maps, and historical items from local businesses and organizations, Incl. Showers Bros. Factory employee magazine, Shop Notes. See also MCPL Digital for a collection of high-resolution digital images of Monroe County yearbooks available for searching, viewing, and downloading.
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Local & Family History

 
Monroe County Family History Files
access anywherePDF listing of books and genealogy files donated by patrons.

Local & Family History

 
Monroe County Government Officials  
access anywhereArchive (1965–present) of an annual list of elected and appointed government officials serving Monroe County. Published by Bloomington-Monroe County League of Women Voters.

Community Resources

 
Monroe County History Center  
access anywhereWebsite of the History Center, located in Bloomington. Documents, photos, artifacts, records, and many other items of local significance held at MCHC indexed here.

Local & Family History

 
Monroe County Index
access anywhereA finding aid for holdings in the Indiana Room. Includes county history, public records, coroner's reports, oral histories, and vertical file.
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Local & Family History

 
Monroe County Meeting Spaces
access anywhereA list and map of meeting spaces for groups in Monroe County.  Nonprofit groups can also reserve meeting rooms at the Library free of charge.

Community Resources

 
 
Monroe County Obituary Index
access anywhere  Includes obituaries from old and current local newspapers in Monroe County. Compiled by MCPL staff and volunteers.

Local & Family History, Magazines & Newspapers

 
Monroe County School Census 1914
access anywhereList of Monroe County School Students by township as transcribed by the Indiana Room; includes names of parent or guardian. Available in PDF or Excel. Original book is held by the Monroe County History Center.

Local & Family History

 
Monroe County Timeline
access anywhereThe authoritative and popular index of our county's historical and curiously interesting events. A partnership between the Library, Monroe County History Center, and IU Archives.
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Local & Family History, Magazines & Newspapers

 
Monroe County Underground Railroad Resources
access anywhereA list of resources for researching the Underground Railroad in Monroe County.
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Local & Family History

 
Monroe County Will Records 1818-1904
access anywhereTranscribed for publication in 1988, Ruth M. Slevin copied Will Books 1-5. For original wills and finding aids for similar records, contact the Monroe County History Center.

Local & Family History

 
Monroe County Yearbook Index
access anywhereSearch by name for faculty, staff, and students in area yearbooks. See also Ancestry and Unionville High School's Memory page with Jordannus Yearbooks for more yearbook information and photos.

Local & Family History

 
More Free eBooks
access anywhereA guide to other collections of eBooks freely available to read.

eBooks

 
The New York Times  
accessible with library cardComplimentary access to The New York Times online.
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Magazines & Newspapers

 
News for You Online  
access anywhereEasy-to-read weekly news stories including audio and interactive learning exercises. Access with password 240C14. 

 
News in Levels  
access anywhereCurrent events and news articles featuring leveled text, audio, and video materials.

 
Newspapers.com - Indiana Collection  
accessible with library cardNewspapers.com provides access to 214 Indiana newspapers from the 1800s–2000s. Additional pages are added every month.

Local & Family History, Magazines & Newspapers

 
Niche Academy  
access anywhereTutorials that teach people how to use eLibrary resources like eBooks, research databases, and language learning tools.

eLearning

 
Nonprofit Central
access anywhereNonprofit Central is committed to strengthening Monroe County nonprofits by improving management and governance, increasing fundraising and resource development capacity, and strengthening the collaborative environment in which Monroe County nonprofits operate.

Community Resources

 
Nonprofit Resources
access anywhereThis guide contains a variety of web sources to help nonprofits with funding, technology, marketing and more.

Grants & Nonprofits

 
Northstar Digital Literacy  
access anywhereA basic computer skills assessment leading to continued individual online instruction and practice.
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eLearning, Job Search Resources

 
Novelist Plus  
accessible with library cardGet all-ages fiction and nonfiction recommendations from professionals with this fully-customizable resource.
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Books & Literature, Reading Recommendations

 
PC Building Guide for Beginners
access anywhereA guide to resources on sourcing parts, PC building guides, YouTube tutorials, step-by-step instructions, and information on how to do this all safely.

DIY

 
Public Notices for Comment
access anywhereA list of current notices that provide the public an opportunity to study and comment, if desired, before an organization, agency, or business make improvements to their property.

Business & Investment, Community Resources, Legal

 
Reading Skills for Today's Adults  
access anywhereLeveled reading passages with audio; resources for practicing fluency, learning vocabulary, and improving reading comprehension.

 
ReadWorks  
access anywhereFree K-12 high-quality library of nonfiction and fiction passages with interactive vocabulary activities, comprehension questions, teacher guides, instructions for use in remote learning, and more.

 
Recovery Resources - Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce  
access anywhereA collaborative effort of many organizations across the entire Monroe County community to provide resources to individuals, non-profits, and businesses.  Includes resources for economic, medical, legal, educational assistance, and more.

Business & Investment, Community Resources, Grants & Nonprofits, Health & Science, Legal

 
Reference Solutions  
accessible with library cardReferenceUSA is now Reference Solutions and still offers detailed information on more than 24 million U.S. businesses, non-profit organizations, government agencies, and churches. In addition, the residential database includes 89 million U.S. households.
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Business & Investment

 
Resume Generator  
access anywhereBasic template to create a printable resume.

Job Search Resources

 
Resume Lab  
access anywhereBy-industry and by-job title Resume, CV, and Cover Letter examples so you can tailor your application to best fit your career goals. Features templates for all three and articles/tips for job searching and interviewing to help round out your job search preparation.

Job Search Resources

 
Rootsweb for Monroe County  
access anywhereResearch Monroe County history on Rootsweb, the Internet's oldest and largest genealogy community. Powered by ancestry.com.

Local & Family History

 
Rosetta Stone  
access anywhereA language-learning resource offered in 30 world languages and broken down into 10-minute bite-sized lessons focusing on speaking and pronunciation. The Library's level one beginner access includes lessons in four categories–language basics, greetings and introductions, work and school, and shopping.
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eLearning, Languages

 
Sanborn Maps - Indiana  
accessible with library cardFire Insurance Maps, sometimes referred to by one popular company, Sanborn, provide architectural details and building use in order to set premiums and understand risk for a business and home within city limits or congested areas. Helpful when researching house history. For other Sanborn Map repositories, see the Library of Congress Collection, which includes all 50 states, and IU Libraries Collection.

Local & Family History

 
School After High School Resources
access anywhereThis guide contains materials held at MCPL, as well as web sources and local organizations that will help to plan, prepare for, select, and fund your higher education needs.

Community Resources

 
Science Reference Center  
access anywhereA research database of full-text, science-oriented content. Designed to meet student researcher's needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other reliable sources as well as images from NASA, National Geographic, Getty and others.

Health & Science, Research

 
Sense-lang Typing  
access anywhereA variety of typing tutorials and practice activities.

 
Small Business Reference Center  
access anywhereFull text for many top consumer small business reference books, as well as the necessary tools and instructions to address a wide-range of small business topics. In addition, it provides business videos, a help and advice section, and information on how to create business plans.

Business & Investment, DIY

 
The Smithville News
access anywhereA digital collection of Smithville's history from 1897 - 1915.
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Local & Family History, Magazines & Newspapers

 
Sora  
Does your school use Sora, the student reading app from Overdrive? Log in to the Sora app with your school username and password, and connect to the Indiana Digital Library to find titles associated with your grade level.
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Audiobooks, Books & Literature, eBooks, Magazines & Newspapers

 
STATS Indiana  
access anywhereIndiana economic and demographic data with one-stop access to critical statistics for states, counties, cities and towns, townships, regions, census tracts and more.

Community Resources

 
TeachingBooks  
access anywhere Developed and maintained to include thousands of resources about fiction and nonfiction books used in the K–12 environment, with every resource selected to encourage the integration of multimedia author and book materials into reading and library activities.

Audiobooks, Books & Literature, Reading Recommendations

 
Teen Wellness Resources
access anywhereThis compilation of local and national youth wellness resources is a starting point for Monroe County teens.

Community Resources

 
TeenBookCloud  
accessible with library cardExplore the fun of reading with this collection of eBooks, audiobooks, and educator resources perfect for middle and high school students––including graphic novels, YA novels, middle school chapter books, enhanced novels, classics, poetry, nonfiction, and National Geographic videos too!
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Audiobooks, Books & Literature, eBooks, Movies & TV

 
TumbleBookLibrary  
accessible with library cardeBooks, audiobooks, talking picture books, early readers, read-alongs, chapter books, graphic novels, classic literature, enhanced novels, bilingual titles, videos, and much more for children and teens. No due dates or waitlists. Also includes all content originally in TumbleBookCloud, Jr.
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Audiobooks, Books & Literature, eBooks, Movies & TV

 
Typing.com  
access anywhereTyping lessons and practice for beginning, intermediate, or advanced.

 
United Way's Roadmap to Success  
access anywhereUnited Way of Monroe County is dedicated to helping teenagers plan for their future. The Roadmap allows teens to find local and national resources that suit their individual plan, no matter the type––the workforce, service, career and technical education, or college.

Community Resources, Job Search Resources

 
USA Learns  
access anywhereVideo based courses with learning activities for beginning and intermediate English and Citizenship study.

eLearning

 
USAHello  
access anywhereResources and information for newcomers about living and working in the United States.

Job Search Resources

 
USCIS Practice Exercises  
access anywhereStudy materials and practice exercises for citizenship preparation.

 
Voices of America  
access anywhereNews articles and English language instruction.

 
The Wall Street Journal  
accessible with library cardAccess to The Wall Street Journal with a free account.
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Magazines & Newspapers

 
Who Are Your Elected Officials?  
access anywhereFind your elected officials and their contact information based on your street address.

Community Resources

 
World Book eBooks  
accessible with library cardInstant access to thousands of fiction and nonfiction eBook titles. Read on PC, Mac, tablet, or mobile device.
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Books & Literature, eBooks, Health & Science, Research

 
World Book Online  
accessible with library cardA trusted encyclopedia of school and public libraries for decades, World Book Online contains thousands of informational articles with stunning illustrations, videos, interactive maps, research help, and activities.
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Research

 
WorldCat  
accessible with library cardMillions of bibliographic and ownership records of the holdings of over 9,000 contributing libraries. OCLC's The largest and most comprehensive database of its kind.

Books & Literature