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The world's largest on-line resource for family history with more than 2.5 million paying subscribers across all family history sites.

**Available within LHPL libraries. 

Available on public computers

**Available only with an Evergreen Indiana library card

Evergreen Indiana is a growing consortium of over 120 public, school and institutional libraries located throughout Indiana that use the Evergreen ILS. This resource sharing initiative provides cost savings for the library and access to almost 8 million items for over 1 million Indiana residents. 

FamilySearch is a genealogy organization operated by

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

**Available to everyone

**Available to everyone

in Indiana

Bibliographies for over 40,000 authors. Use the browse menu on the left to find an author by surname, or use the search box above to search for an author, book or series  Follow your favorite authors. 

We'll show you all their new and upcoming books, so you never miss one!  

Find the graves of ancestors, create virtual memorials or add photos, virtual flowers and a note to a loved one's memorial

Deciding what to read next?

You’re in the right place. Tell us what titles or genres you’ve enjoyed in the past, and we’ll give you surprisingly insightful recommendations.

This collection contains 124,798 issues comprising 956,973 pages.

Hoosier State Chronicles is operated by the Indiana State Library and funded

by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under

the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act. 

A collection of academic databases and other informational resources

that can be accessed by Indiana residents

Indeed is an American worldwide employment-related search engine for job listings launched in November 2004. It is a subsidiary of Japan's Recruit Co. Ltd. and is co-headquartered in Austin, Texas and Stamford, Connecticut

with additional offices around the world.

Indiana Legacy combines existing Indiana State Library databases with

the Vital INformation Exchange (VINE), a collaborative statewide database

composed of Indiana local history and vital records from Indiana libraries,

historical societies, genealogy societies, and related organizations.

Learn anything, for FREE, forever!  Great resource!

As we develop free handouts, practice tests, and review guides about ACT & SAT test preparation and college admissions, we will post them here.

All of the questions and materials are original,

copyrighted creations by BWS Education Consulting. 

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**Available to everyone.

FREE, must create account.

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Fold3 features premier collections of original military records.

These records include the stories, photos, and personal documents

of the men and women who served in the military.

Many of the records come from the U.S. National archives,

The National Archives of the U.K. and other international records.

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**Available only with

LHPL library card

What’s included?

- 14 car practice tests

- 9 motorcycle practice tests

- 27 CDL (commercial driver’s license) practice tests

- 3 online driver’s manuals (car, motorcycle, CDL)

- An FAQ section with detailed answers to over 100 questions

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**Available within LHPL libraries. 

Available on public computers

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With our interactive speaking challenges, kids will be encouraged to produce and speak entire sentences on their own! The earlier your kids start their language-learning journey, the more likely they are to reach proficiency quickly.

**Available to everyone

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Learning with Duolingo is fun and addictive. Earn points for correct answers, race against the clock, and level up. Our bite-sized lessons are effective,

and we have proof that it works.

The Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award (The Rosie Award) is chosen annually by students across Indiana in grades 9-12. Students at participating high school libraries or public libraries who read any of approximately 25 nominated books are eligible to rate each book they've read. Ballots are available from your librarian.

The author of each year's award winning book is invited to receive the Rosie Award in person at a special event at the Indiana Library Federation Annual Conference in November. 

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I'm Frank. I help you with homework and facts. In case that gets boring,

I'll also have some games and trivia quizzes for you!

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Funbrain Jr. is a collection of unique and vibrant games for preschoolers and kindergarteners that helps jumpstart their journey of learning. Offering five separate fun and engaging games, Funbrain Jr. introduces little learners to several important skills while they play.

 

With the help of colorful and quirky Funbrain Jr. characters, kids ages 2-6 will love practicing skills in early literacy, math, and problem solving. Funbrain Jr. was created by the developers of the hugely popular Poptropica.com and Funbrain. com, providing quality content to millions of children. Welcome to Funbrain Jr. – a fun place to learn!

Search more than 700,000 pages of Dubois County history! The Herald's entire archive of newspapers dating back to 1858 is now available to browse on-line.

You can search more than 160 years of local history

by keyword then clip, print, save, and share your findings.

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology’s AskRose Homework Help is a free math and science tutoring service for Indiana students and other students in grades 6-12. Students can call 877-ASK-ROSE, email, or chat live with a friendly tutor to work through and better understand homework assignments.

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The guide covers the entire process for making the move to a civilian healthcare career, including:

- How to identify healthcare careers that are the best match for your military skills, experience and title
- Advice for choosing military-friendly schools, including those participating in veteran financial aid programs like the GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon Program
- Taking advantage of transition assistance programs (TAPs) offered by each branch of the military 
- Tips on marketing yourself and highlighting your strengths as a veteran

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17 Rules to Protect My Child Online: Internet Safety!

This guide highlights what are the dangers of a child's faces, cyberbullying,

sexual predators, and strategies in keeping your family safe online to name a few.

Database of images and documents on Indiana's history.

Digital Citizenship Guide for Parents

Parenting is not an easy job, especially these days. Not only do we need to keep our kids safe

from physical dangers and harm, but we also need to instruct them on how to be good people

offline and online. Let this digital citizenship guide be another resource

in your parenting tool belt  to help raise happy, healthy children into adults. 

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Search the most authoritative automotive repair information available to car owners.

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**Available w/ LHPL library card

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e-Books, audiobooks, movies and magazines available to check out on computers, tablets, phones and more.

Great resource to search authors & series for kids.

Need to know books  in your child's Lexile Level?  Great place to start.

Librarian's spot for all information.

Search children's and young adult e-Books, audiobooks, movies and

magazines to check out on computers, tablets, phones & more.

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Access the first level of language learning through Rosetta Stone, provided FREE to Indiana residents through INSPIRE.

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**Available to everyone in Indiana

Patrons may borrow braille books, digital audio books, large print books,

audio magazines, and special playback equipment from the library; materials will be mailed directly to patrons homes using  “free matter for the blind”. 

Braille and audio books are also available to download from BARD.

Science.gov searches over 60 databases and over 2,200 scientific websites to

provide users with access to more than 200 million pages of authoritative

federal science information including research and development results.

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Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ, USA is a global healthcare leader working to help the world be well. From developing new therapies that treat and prevent disease to helping people in need, we are committed to improving health and well-being around the world.   

Making the best current vet information accessible.

Great resource  the Merck Veterinary Manual .

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NewspaperARCHIVE.com, the largest historical newspaper database online,

contains tens of millions of newspaper pages from 1607 to present.

Every newspaper in the archive is fully searchable by keyword and date,

making it easy for you to quickly explore historical content.

NewspaperARCHIVE.com is adding newspaper pages faster than you can search

them with one newspaper page added every second - that's over 80,000 images a day,

or about 2.5 million pages per month!

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LHPL libraries. 

Available with staff assistance

**Available w/ LHPL library card

TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books that have been created from existing picture books from well-known publishers and authors and converted to the TumbleBook format. Also included are Read Alongs, Non Fiction Books, Picture Books in French and Spanish, and Puzzles & Games.

Apple and Android apps for TumbleBooks are available. When you login the first time, select Library then enter Country and State and then tap Next.For Library.

**Must sign up

for weekly emails

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**Available to everyone

Educational games for kids from PBS.

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Reference Solutions is the number 1 source of information on businesses and people specifically designed for small business owners, marketing professionals, researchers and job seekers. 

Reference Solutions helps users create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, raise funds and locate people.”

**Available to everyone with Evergreen Indiana Library card

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Free Alerts about Your Library's Newest Books, Movies & Music!

✓ Receive free weekly email alerts or RSS

✓ Discover the latest books, DVDs and CDs

✓ Reserve bestsellers instantly

✓ Enjoy the early notification

✓ Completely private - 100% spam-free

✓ Wildly convenient - view it from home

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**Available w/ LHPL library card

The premier suite of digital resources for schools and libraries, with content to engage and excite all minds from pre-readers to advanced researchers. The databases are progressive and align users with their appropriate learning level. Seamlessly integrate with popular single sign-on providers and learning management systems or link content to other platforms for teaching and learning. The built-in tools are accessible, flexible, and easy to use. Use the virtual training guide for support material, promotional items, and free resources. (All ages and reading levels)

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**Available only with an Evergreen Indiana library card

Access a wide selection of state-specific (and multi-state) legal forms

and resources across the most popular legal areas.

**Available only with an Evergreen Indiana library card

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Grey House Publishing’s Dementia Handbook & Resource Guide

**Available to everyone

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Please visit the Purdue Extension YouTube Page for great healthy resources.

This is the fifth edition of Profiles of Indiana - Facts, Figures & Statistics for 784 Populated Places in Indiana. This title includes data on all populated communities and counties in the state for which the US Census provides individual statistics. This edition also includes profiles of 105 unincorporated places based on US Census data by zip code.

  • Demographics on each County & Individual City or Town

  • Detailed Data on School Districts

  • Hispanic & Asian Population Statistics

  • Informative Statistics & Rankings on Ancestry Groups

  • Weather Statistics

  • Comparative Ranking Charts

**Available to everyone

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The purpose of the Young Hoosier Book Award Program is to stimulate self-selected reading among elementary and middle school/junior high school children. To encourage cooperation between administrators, school media specialists, teachers, public libraries, and the community in providing student participation in pleasure reading was the thrust behind the creation of Young Hoosier Book Award (YHBA) Program in 1974-75. By allowing students to vote for their favorite books,

media professionals hoped that more students

could be motivated to read more newly published books. 

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These links will take you outside of the LHPL website.  These are provided for your convenience and to enhance your library experience.  The library is not responsible for the material on the sites listed above.

To report a broken link, please contact the library director, Rae Ann Kippenbrock at director@lincolnheritage.lib.in.us