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Access our eResources by entering in your Northbrook Public Library card number (on the back of your card), without spaces. Some resources are only available in the library. Review vendor privacy policies.

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Tutorials to help become more comfortable using eBooks apps, language learning tools, streaming movies, and research databases as well as social media tutorials for Facebook, Linked-In, Goodreads, Twitter, etc.

The Northbrook Star from 1996-present. Digital editions from December 2020 - present.

Information on authors, books, and series for fiction and non-fiction.

Find summaries and reading suggestions for fiction and non-fiction books.


Contains full-text articles from over 3000 publications covering a variety of subjects like the arts, sciences, and the law

Access important primary documents related to U.S. history including speeches, letters, memoirs, and editorials.


(5/6/24): The Chicago Tribune is currently not available on PressReader. PressReader is working with the publisher to resolve the issue.  

Get unlimited access to 7,000 daily newspapers and magazines from around the world in more than 60 languages. You can either read them in a browser or use the PressReader app for iOS and Android. Follow these steps to create a new account with your Northbrook Public Library card:

1. Go to, then click "Sign In," and select "Library or Group"
2. Search for "Northbrook" and choose it from the drop-down list
3. Enter the number printed on your library card together with your PIN/password. (If you don't know your password, visit and select the "Forgot your password" link.)

Full-text resource for full-text periodicals and regional newspapers.

Search Chicagoland's seven counties for new homeowners, foreclosures & sales, bankruptcies and new businesses. For home access.

Search Chicagoland's seven counties for new homeowners, foreclosures & sales, bankruptcies and new businesses. For in-library access.


U.S. and Canadian company and residential profiles. Search by business type, size, location, and more.


Connect to the Grey House, Salem Press and Reference Shelf titles, which span multiple subjects: literature, history, and health.


The TumbleBookLibrary is a collection of TumbleBooks (animated, talking picture books) with fiction, non-fiction and world language titles, read-alongs (chapter books with sentence highlighting and narration but no animation), eBooks and audio books which may be viewed online or downloaded for 90 days, and Tumble Puzzles & Games. Watch a brief video on how to use TumbleBooks.


Access the Chicago Tribune, L.A. Times, New York Times, Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post from the 80s through the present.


Online access to Value Line's leading publication, covering stocks, mutual funds, options and convertible securities, and more.


Full text articles.

Weiss Financial Ratings valuable financial literacy tools to help you track stocks, mutual funds, and ETFs; find the right banks, insurance, or financial products for you. Includes Medigap Reports.

These financial literacy tools include:

  • Conservative buy-hold-sell ratings of thousands of stocks, mutual funds & exchange-traded funds

  • Independent, unbiased financial strength ratings of banks, credit unions & insurance companies

  • Medicare supplement insurance (which plan to choose, how much it will cost, compare rates & plan benefits)