Prairie Trails Public Library

8449 Moody Avenue, Burbank, IL 60459

Phone: 708.430.3688

Fax: 708.430.5596

Monday-Thursday: 9 AM - 9 PM

Friday-Saturday: 9 AM - 5 PM


AR Book Finder

Searching for Accelerated Reader books is fun and easy with this free online tool.

History Reference Center EBSCOhost

History Reference Center is a full-text history reference database designed for secondary schools, public libraries, junior/community colleges, and undergraduate research. The database features reference books, encyclopedias, non-fiction books, and history periodicals as well as thousands of historical documents, biographies of historical figures, photos, maps, and over 80 hours of historical video.

LearningExpress Library

LearningExpress Library features nearly 1,000 online tutorials, practice tests, and eBooks to help patrons of all ages. It offers job search and workplace skills improvement, skill building in reading, writing, math, and basic science, career certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance test prep, GED® test prep, and more.

  • School Center - The resources here can help students in elementary, middle, and high school prepare for important tests, get extra help with assignments, and boost their skills in important subjects.

Points of View EBSCOhost

Points of View is designed to assist researchers in understanding the full scope of controversial subjects. High school and undergraduate students can use Points of View as a guide to debate, developing arguments, writing position papers, and for development of critical thinking skills. Each Points of View Essay includes a series of questions and additional material to generate further thought. Also included are thousands of supporting articles from the world's top political and societal publications.

Science Reference Center EBSCOhost

EBSCOhost Science Reference Center (SRC) provides journal articles, encyclopedia entries, and reference book entries on topics in the natural sciences. These include, but are not limited to, biology, geology, astronomy, chemistry, environmental science, the history of science (including biographies), and physics. The intended audience for this resource is not explicitly stated, but the graphics and 'popular resources' selections suggest the site is aimed primarily at students at the elementary through high school levels.

World Book

This site includes easy-to-read articles and engaging multimedia, games, science projects, interactive tools, activities, Biography Center, links to world newspapers, 21st century research guides, and much more.