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125 S. Municipal Drive
Sugar Grove, IL 60554
(630) 466-4686
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Mon-Thurs: 10am - 8pm
Fri: closed
Sat: 10am - 4pm

Research Center

With your Sugar Grove Public Library card, you have access to these databases 24-7. 

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Consumer Reports

View the consumer reports website for valuable unbiased information on all kinds of products, from cars to windows to computers. Includes product and brand guide, and the familiar comparison/ratings chart. Must login with full library card number using this link to access. 

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Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center

This fun database will spark your creativity as you search for ideas on knitting, sewing, papercrafting, soapmaking, model building, antique collection, and kids crafts. Search by category or a direct search to find PDF articles from all kinds of magazines. Also includes videos, such as how to cast on a knitting needle. 

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Travel E-Book LIbrary

Going on a trip? Check this database to see if your destination is included. These books can be simultaneously checked out - which means no holds, no waiting. More ebooks can be found in the apps Overdrive and Axis 360. Find that information here. Search the content of hundreds of nonfiction eBooks on health, business, travel, school subjects, and more and save it to Google Drive to access later. Other features include: translation, text-to-speech, and 24/7 access to any title on any device. 

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Novelist Plus

The ultimate reader's advisory tool that helps you find read-a-likes to your favorite authors, books, and series. Includes guides to genres, and the ability to search for books based on the tone and pacing of the book. 

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Novelist PLUS K-8

For ideas on books for K-8, look no further than Novelist. This powerful database will help you search by genre, topic, reading level, and will enable you to find read-a-likes for favorite books or authors. 

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Explora Primary Schools

Find books, journals, articles, and more about a wide variety of topics and subjects. Information is geared towards children in primary school, or grades K-5. 

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Explora Secondary Schools

Find books, journals, articles, and more about a wide variety of topics and subjects. Information is geared towards children in secondary school, or grades 6-12.

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Explora Public Libraries

Find books, journals, articles, and more about a wide variety of topics and subjects. 

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Gale Virtual Reference Library

Search the content of hundreds of nonfiction eBooks on health, business, travel, school subjects, and more and save it to Google Drive to access later. Other features include: translation, text-to-speech, and 24/7 access to any title on any device. 

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Science Reference Center

Find books, journals, articles, and more about your science-related topic. Information is geared towards kids and teens in grades 5-12. 

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Local History

For information on the Sugar Grove Historical Society, genealogy, and open access databases to help you with your research. Please view this document to access links, or print for your reference.