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Online Public Access Catalogs

Dolton Public Library (The Metropolitan Library System)

RAILS SWAN Catalog (RAILS Library System)

U.S. National Library

Library of Congress

Illinois Library Systems

Chicago Public Library Catalog

Lewis & Clark Library System

Rolling Prairie Library System

I-Share Catalog (Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois)

Magic Catalog (DuPage Library System)

NSLS (North Suburban Library System - Select individual libraries for catalogs)

PALS PrairieCat Catalog (Prairie Area Library System)

RSACat (Alliance Library System)

SILNET (Shawnee Library System)

Consumer Resources

Annual Credit Report (FREE)

Equifax

Experian

TransUnion

Bankrate

FTC - Consumer Protection (Federal Trade Commission)

Gas Buddy

Identity Theft Resource Center

Institute for Consumer Credit Education

National Do Not Call Registry

Taxes

  • Aside from the links below, the Dolton Public Library provides copies of certain federal and state tax forms or booklets (if in-stock) for FREE.  Photocopies or printouts of certain forms/booklets may also be made at 10 cents per page.  Speak with staff at the Information Desk for more details.

Center for Economic Progress Tax Assistance

Circuit Breaker and Illinois Cares

Federal Tax Forms

Illinois Property Tax Appeal Board

Illinois State Tax Forms

Indiana State Tax Forms

IRS Freefile (Internal Revenue Service)

IRS Offices in Illinois (Internal Revenue Service)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Energy Star Tax Credit

Demographics and Statistics

CQ Money Line

CSU Community Info by Zip Code (California State University)

Census Scope

City Data

EveryBlock - Chicago Crime

Historical Census Data

IDOT Crash Facts and Statistics (Illinois Department of Transportation)

MLA Language Map (Modern Language Association)

NCES (National Center for Education and Statistics)

U.S. Census - American Community Survey

U.S. Census - American Fact Finder

U.S. Census - Community Economic Development Hot Report

U.S. Census - County and City Data Book

U.S. Census - County Business Patterns

U.S. Census - Data Ferrett/Data Web

U.S. Census - Statistical Abstract

Village of Dolton Statistics

Downloads

Adobe Acrobat Reader (For PDF files)

Adobe Flash Media Player

Apple QuicKtime Media Player

Avast Anti-Virus (FREE)

AVG Anti-Virus (FREE)

Open Office

Video Lan Media Player

Windows Defender

Zone Alarm Firewall

Employment

Career Builder

Chicagojobs.com

Employment Guide

Employment Source

Hire Diversity

Hotjobs

IDES (Illinois Department of Employment Security)

Illinois Job Network

Illinois Skills Match

Illinois WorkNet Center

Indeed

Job-Hunt

Jobs.com

Jobs in Logistics

Jobs In Trucks

Jobweb

Monster

Net-Temps

Oodle

POET (Cook County President's Office of Employment Training)

Pridestaff

Revolution Health

Snag a Job

Spherion

WetFeet

Workforce Services Division of Will County

Worktree

Careers

Career One Stop

Now Hiring

Riley Guide

Robins Consulting

States' Career Clusters

Suburban Chicago Help Wanted

Yahoo! Careers

College Graduates

Careermag

Career Connector

Career Shop

Careers.org

College Recruiter

True Careers

Vault - Career Intelligence (Beta)

Government Jobs

Careers in Government

City of Chicago Careers/Jobs

Cook County Jobs

USA Jobs

IT Jobs

Computerjobs.com

Dice

Newspapers

Chicago Reader Classifieds

Chicago Sun-Times - Careers

Chicago Tribune Classifieds

Newspapers.com

Sun-Times - Suburban News

Federal

CIA - World Factbook (Central Intelligence Agency)

Cook County Voter Information

Fuel Economy Guide

IDOT Winter Road Conditions (Illinois Department of Transportation)

Thomas (Federal Legislative Information)

Who Represents You?

Genealogy

50 States.com - Vital Records

Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society

Ancestry-dot-com

Cemetery Junction

Cyndi's List

FamilySearch

FamilySearch (Alternate pilot site)

FamilySearch Labs (Try some future improvements)

FamilySearch Indexing (Volunteer and help others)

FamilySearch Wiki (Get free research advice)

Family History Archives (FamilySearch's collection family history books)

Find A Grave

Geneaology-dot-com

Heritage Quest

Illinois African American Genealogy

Illinois CLICKS! Genealogy

Illinois State Archives

Illinois State Genealogical Society

Illinois State Historical Society

National Archives

Newberry Library - Genealogy Collection

South Suburban Genealogical and Historical Society

Vital Records

Grants and Federal Assistance

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance

Choose to Save

Grants.gov

GovBenefits.gov

Small Business Administration

Health and Medicine

NOTE:  The following health and medical web links are intended to be an aid in personal research and are NOT intended to take the place of advice or instructions provided by health care professionals.

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

AIDSinfo (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)

American Cancer Society

American Heart Association

American Medical Association

American Medical Association - Patient Resources

American Medical Association - Atlas of the Body

BidRx

CAPHIS Top 100 Health Websites (Consumer and Patient Health Information Section)

Caring4Cancer

Centers for Disease Control

Clinical Trials

Drug Digest

Drugs-dot-com

Family Doctor

Food and Drug Administration

Genetics Home Reference

Health.com

Health-E Illinois

Health-E Illinois (Alternate site)

Health Finder

Health Information Translations

Hospital Data (Hospital and nursing home profiles)

KidsHealth

Lab Tests Online

Mayo Clinic

Medicare

Medline Plus

Medline Plus - Illinois

Medline Plus - Choosing a Doctor or Health Care Service

Medline Plus - Directories

Medline Plus - Espanol

Medline Plus - Patient Safety

Medline Plus - Personal Medical Records

Medline Plus - Talking With Your Doctor

Mental Help Net - Self-Help Group Sourcebook

National Cancer Institutes

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

American Academy of Dermatology

Arthritis Foundation

National Institutes of Health

National Institutes of Health - Senior Health

National Library of Medicine

Directory of Health Organizations

National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Greater Midwest Region

PubMed

PubMed - Central

Pubmed - Tutorial

WebMD

Alternative Medicine

Alternative Medicine Foundation

Alternative Medicine Home Page

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Health

R&H Rosenthal Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Environmental

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

EPA - Toxics Release Inventory

EPA Factsheet - Bed Bugs (PDF)

EPA Factsheet - Breathe Easier (Repiratory Concerns)

EPA Factsheet - Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention

EPA Factsheet - Children, Lead Poisoning & Pesticides

EPA Factsheet - Diabetes Concerns

EPA Factsheet - Heart Disease and Stroke Concerns

EPA Factsheet - Heat Concerns

EPA Factsheet - Household Pesticides

EPA Factsheet - UV (Ultraviolet) Radiation

EPA Factsheet - Water Hazards

EPA Factsheet - Women's Health

Haz-Map - Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Agents

Toxnet - Toxicology Data Network

Household Products Database

Toxmap - Environmental Health e-Maps

Tox Town

Seniors

AARP

Ageline

AgeOptions

National Institute of Aging

National Institutes of Health - Senior Health

Illinois State Government

Official State of Illinois Website

Circuit Breaker and Illinois Cares

Find-it!  Illinois

Illinois Benefits.org

Illinois Cash Dash

Illinois Department of Revenue

Illinois Department of Transportation

Illinois General Assembly

Illinois Lottery

Illinois Secretary of State (Cyberdrive Illinois)

Illinois Secretary of State - Publications

Illinois Secretary of State - Rules of the Road (English PDF)

Illinois Secretarz Stanu - Przepisy Ruchu Drogowego (Polish/Polska PDF)

Illinois Secretario del Estado - Normas de Transito (Spanish/Espanol PDF)

Illinois Secretary of State - Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Study Guide (PDF)

Illinois State Board of Elections

Illinois State Board of Elections - District/Official Search

Illinois State Board of Elections - Maps and Descriptions

Illinois State Police

Illinois Tollway

Recovery Illinois

Who Represents You?

Language Resources

Acronym Finder (Acronyms, abbreviations and initialisms)

Alpha Dictionary

Alpha Dictionary Language Directory (Foreign languages)

Babel Fish Translator

Dictionary.com

Google Translate

Health Information Translations

Latin Dictionary and Grammar Aid (provided by University of Notre Dame)

Lexicool (Online bilingual/multilingual dictionaries)

Logos Multilingual Dictionary

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary

UCLA Language Materials Project (University of California - Los Angeles)

Librarian

Every Library in Illinet

Illinois CLICKS!

Illinois Secretary of State - Library/Literacy Publications

Internet Public Library

L2 (Library Learning)

Library Man

Library Thing

Metropolitan Library System

RASSL (Reference Association of the South Suburban Libraries)

Statewide Illinois Library Catalog Map

WebJunction

Local

Churches in Dolton

Dolton Park District

Dolton Restaurants

School District 148

Thornridge High School

Thornton Township

Village of Dolton

Village of Dolton Statistics

Multi-media and Technology

AOL Video

BCDB (Big Cartoon Database)

C-Net

C-Net - Digital Home

DVD Clinic

Facebook

IBDB (Internet Broadway Database)

IMDB (Internet Movie Database)

MySpace

Picfont

Popular Science

Technology Review

TV.com

Twitter

YouTube

Museums and Attractions

Adler Planetarium

Art Institute of Chicago

Brookfield Zoo (Chicago Zoological Society)

Chicago Botanic Gardens

Chicago Cultural Center

Chicago History Museum

Children's Museum

DuSable Museum of African-American History

Field Museum of Natural History

Garfield Park Conservatory

John G. Shedd Aquarium

Lincoln Park Conservatory

Lincoln Park Zoo

Lyric Opera House

Millennium Park

Museum of Contemporary Art

Museum of Online Museums

Museum of Science and Industry

Navy Pier

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

News

BBC World Headlines

NPR News

Outreach

Access to Care

AgeOptions

Benefits Check Up

Burr Oak Cemetery

Catholic Charities

CEDA (Community and Economic Development Association)

CEDA - Center for Community Action (Community and Economic Development Association)

Chicago Lighthouse

ChildServ

Crime Victims Assistance (Illinois Attorney General's Office)

Emergency Closing Center

GovBenefits.gov

Illinois Institute of Addiction Recorvery

Lutheran Social Services of Illinois

Narcotics Anonymous - Chicagoland Region

National Able Network

Operation ABLE (Chicago Heights - Contact Info)

Northeastern Illinois Area Agency on Aging

South Suburban Council on Alcoholism and Substance  Abuse

South Suburban Humane Society

Together We Cope

University of Illinois Extension Program

Voices of Vision - Talking Book Center

Continuing Education

Adult Community Education (South Suburban College)

Adult Basic Education (Literacy)

Adult Secondary Education (GED)

English as a Second Language (ESL)

GED-i (GED-Online)

Adult Literacy and Education (Prairie State College)

Cook County GED Testing Program

Illinois Adult Literacy Program

South Area Literacy Council

Energy Assistance

Alliance to Save Energy - Home Energy Check-up

Com Ed

IHWAP (Illinois Home Weatherization Assistance Program)

Keep Warm Illinois

LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program)

Nicor Gas

Peoples' Energy

U.S. Department of Energy - Home Energy Audit

Food Services

Catholic Charities Nutrition Services

CEDA - Health and Nutrition Services (Community and Economic Development Association)

Greater Chicago Food Depository

Rich Township Food Pantry

Thornton Township Food Assistance Program

Together We Cope - Food Pantry

Housing Assistance

Chicago Housing Authority

FHA - Hope for Homeowners

Greater Chicago Housing and Community Development

Hope Now

Housing Authority of Cook County

Housing Choice Voucher Program

Illinois Housing Development Authority

MRSH (Management and Reporting of Statistics on Homeless)

National Fair Housing Alliance

South Suburban Family Shelter

South Suburban Housing Center

South Suburban PADS

Recycling, Resale, and Going Green

C.A.R.S. Program (Cash for Clunkers)

Cash 4 Books

Chicago Recycling Coalition

Computer & Electronics Recycling (City of Chicago)

Gazelle

Grass Roots Recyling Network

Greenphone

Home Energy Saver (Do-it-yourself Energy Auditing)

Household Chemicals Recycling (City of Chicago)

Recycle Place

U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

U.S. Department of Energy - Consumer Tips

U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Savers

U.S. Department of Energy - Insulation

U.S. Department of Energy - Fuel Economy

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Energy Star

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Green Vehicle Consumer Information

U.S. Federal Trade Commission - Appliance Energy Data

Plinkit

Illinois Plinkit Project

Plinkit Collaborative

Reader's Advisory

Book Sense - Children

Book Sense - Hardcover Fiction

Book Sense - Hardcover Non-Fiction

Book Sense - Paperback Fiction

Book Sense - Paperback Non-Fiction

Book Sense - Mass Market

Book Sense - Hardcover Science-Fiction

Book Sense - Paperback Science-Fiction

Complete Review

NPR on Authors

NPR on Books

N.Y. Times Book News

N.Y. Times Book Reviews

Powell's Book Review

Award Books

Hugo Award (Science Fiction)

Man Booker Prize (Fiction)

Nebula Award (Science Fiction)

Pulitzer Prize (Fiction)

Other

100 Most Challenged Books

BBC's Big Read 100

Guardian's 100 Best

Children's Literature Web Guide

Find Me an Author

List of Bests

MLS Reader's Advisory Special Interest Group (Metropolitan Library System)

Teen Reads

Reference Services

Answers.com

Ask Away

Congress.org (Find your lawmaker)

EBSCO Host

eHow

FindLaw

First Search

Food 411

Google 411

Google Books

Google Patents

Google Scholar

Google News - (For Dolton area)

Great Schools

Howcast

Infospace

MLS Reciprocal Borrowing List (Metropolitan Library System)

MLS Union List of Serials (Metropolitan Library System)

NCES - Finder (National Center for Education and Statistics)

Old Farmer's Almanac

Snopes

Switchboard (Yellow Pages)

Video Jug

Wikipedia

Wonder How To

Zeer

Sports

Auto Racing

Indy Car Racing

NASCAR (National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing)

Baseball

MLB (Major League Baseball)

MLB - Kids' Dugout (Major League Baseball)

National Baseball Hall of Fame

Chicago Cubs

Chicago White Sox

Negro League Baseball

Negro Baseball League

Negro League Baseball Association

Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

Basketball

NBA (National Basketball Association)

NBA - Juniors (National Basketball Association)

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

Chicago Bulls

WNBA (Women's National Basketball Association)

Chicago Sky

Football

Arena Football League

NFL (National Football League)

NFL Rush (National Football League)

Professional Football Hall of Fame

Chicago Bears

Hockey

American Hockey League

Chicago Wolves

Hockey Hall of Fame

NHL (National Hockey League)

Chicago Blackhawks

IIHF (International Ice Hockey Federation)

U.S.A. Hockey

Soccer

FIFA (Federation Internationale de Football Association)

U.S. Soccer

MLS (Major League Soccer)

Chicago Fire

World/International

Olympics

Olympics - Education

Special Olympics

Team U.S.A. - U.S. Olympic Committee

U.S.A. Gymnastics

U.S.A. Swimming

U.S.A. Track & Field

U.S.A. Volleyball

U.S.A. Wrestling

U.S. Cycling

U.S. Figure Skating Association

Miscellaneous

Disabled Sports USA

ESPN

FIVB (Federation Internationale de Volleyball)

Illinois High School Association

International Tennis Federation

U.S. Professional Tennis Association

NCAA (National College Athletics Association)

PBA (Professional Bowlers Association)

PGA (Professional Golfer's Association)

LPGA (Ladies' Professional Golfer's Association)

Golf.com

Sports Illustrated

Sports Illustrated - For Kids

Street Play

World Pool-Billiard Association

Women's Professional Billiard Association

X Games

Transit

CTA (Chicago Transit Authority)

Metra

Pace

RTA (Regional Transportation Authority)

Travel

Cruisecritic

Expedia

Fodors

Frommers

Hotels-dot-com

Kayak

Offbeat Guides (Beta)

Orbitz

Pilot Guides

Seatguru

Sidestep

Travel and Leisure

Travel Channel

Travelocity

TripAdvisor

TripKick

U.S. Department of State - Travel

U.S. Department of State - International Travel Warnings

XE (Currency Conversion)

Weather-dot-com

Wikitravel

Maps

Google Maps

ISGS Maps (Illinois State Geological Survey)

Mapquest

Rand McNally

USGS Topographic Maps (United States Geological Survey)

Weather

Dolton Weather Forecast

Dolton Weather Forecast Weekend

Dolton Weather Forecast 10-day

Dolton Doppler Radar

Dolton Pollen-Cast

NOAA - National Weather Service (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)

Weather-dot-com