Antioch Public Library District subscribes to a large number of private information databases
to provide patrons free access to cited information, journals, educational services and so much more.

Research & Learn A to Z

Academic Search Premier

Academic Search Premier is a multi-disciplinary database of more than 4,600 magazines and journals, including full text for nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. In addition to the full-text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for 8,470 journals.

Only accessible at the Library, this collection of more than 4000 databases and two billion names is essential to genealogy research.

With the world’s largest collection of online family history records, Ancestry helps you find the details of your family story.

A nonprofit digital library where you can view the Antioch News from 1888-2006. Issues can be searched individually.

To search the whole set at once, use Google and type in your keywords as well as “Antioch News” and “”

Auto Repair Source

Provides accurate, up-to-date service and repair information for domestic and imported vehicles from the Original Equipment Manufacturers. Includes step-by-step repair information, diagrams, maintenance schedules, parts and labor estimates, service bulletins and recalls.

Book Browse

The very best books entertain, engage and enlighten,  wrapping us in their world, giving us a window into the lives of others or a mirror to reflect on ourselves. Find just these kinds of books through BookBrowse, with reviews, author interviews, book previews, and reading guides, all independent of publisher control.


Online Tutoring connects people who want to learn with experts who love to teach. Connect with an expert today!

Get free homework and skill building help from 2:00 P.M. to 11:00 P.M. This program serves Kindergarten through College as well as any adult learners.

Chicago News Collection

Explore and stay informed on local topics, people and events in areas such as business, health education, jobs and careers, political and social issues and more. Features a wide variety of credible, vetted news sources spanning the Chicago area including the Chicago Sun-Times, Daily Herald and more.

Consumer Reports

Get unbiased ratings and reviews for 9000+ products and services, plus trusted advice and in-depth reporting on what matters most from America’s premier nonprofit consumer organization dedicated to independent product testing, investigative journalism, consumer-oriented research, public education, and consumer advocacy.