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ABCmouse (in-house only) New!

ABCmouse offers a research-validated curriculum for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, 1st grade, and 2nd grade with more than 10,000 individual Learning Activities and more than 850 complete lessons along our Step-by-Step Learning Path.

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Academic Search Premier

Designed for academic institutions, Academic Search Premier offers an enormous selection of scholarly and popular information resources. It supports high-level research by providing peer-reviewed journals, periodicals, reports, books, videos, and more.

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AHFS Consumer Medication Information

Patient Advisory Leaflets that provide vital education on the most prescribed and commonly used medications. The database consists of over 1,450 medication and natural product leaflets, with an additional 600 Spanish language leaflets.

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Ancestry.com (Library Edition)

A continually growing online database about family history, including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records from the U.S., the United Kingdom, and Ireland, and record collections from Canada, Europe, Mexico, Australia, and other areas of the world. Its content complements our other genealogy resource, HeritageQuest® Online (which allows remote and in-library access).

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Auto Repair Source

Authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles.

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Black Women’s Suffrage

The Black Women’s Suffrage Digital Collection is a collaborative project to provide digital access to materials documenting the roles and experiences of Black Women in the Women’s Suffrage Movement and, more broadly, women’s rights, voting rights, and civic activism between the 1850s and 1960. From the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA)

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Brainfuse Library Card Required.

Obtenga ayuda en línea con su tarea desde las 1p.m. hasta las 10p.m. todos los días. Disponible en español para alumnos de los primeros grados de la escuela primaria hasta alumnos avanzados de preparación para la universidad en los temas centrales del programa de estudios.

Obtenga ayuda de expertos con:

  • tareas de escritura;
  • lecciones de inglés como segundo idioma.
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Britannica Escolar

Enciclopedia español para los estudiantes más jóvenes y educadores
  • Completa enciclopedia española -
  • Incluye artículos, imágenes , mapas, tablas , líneas de tiempo , así como un diccionario completo y atlas 
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City of Kenosha

Information on the Code of Ordinances for the City of Kenosha. Researchers often need to turn to ordinances to find local laws. Municipal and county governments pass ordinances on a variety of topics, including administrative procedures, standards of conduct, and zoning.

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Consumer Reports Magazines Magazines & Newspapers

Full-text PDF version of the popular consumer magazine. Find information on hundreds of consumer products. Articles include images, graphs, and charts in full-color Browse or search articles from 1991 to the current issue. Provided by Badgerlink.

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Drugs.com

Drugs.com provides up-to-date medical information on various medical drugs. You can find information on medicines and medications of all kinds and identify unknown pills using their pill identifier.

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Drugs.com en Español

Drugs.com proporciona información médica actualizada sobre varios medicamentos. Puede encontrar información sobre medicamentos y medicamentos de todo tipo e identificar pastillas desconocidas utilizando su identificador de pastillas.

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EBSCO

Access point for all BadgerLink EBSCO databases

  • Full-text magazine, newspaper, and journal articles
  • Links to specialized groupings of databases by subject, i.e. Business or Health databases
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Explora: Middle and High School

Powered by EBSCOHost, this is tailored for middle and high school student use with easy selection of resource type, canned topic searches, selection for grade level, a dictionary (American Heritage), an encyclopedia (Columbia), and aids for searching and citing sources.

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Favorite Authors Club Log In

The Favorite Authors Club is the ultimate convenience for avid readers. Select your favorite authors from the list. Your name will automatically be placed on the hold list when new titles by your authors are ordered. While we can't guarantee how near the top you'll be, we can ensure that you will always be added to the list automatically.

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FuelEconomy.gov

FuelEconomy.gov is a federal government website that helps consumers make informed fuel economy choices when purchasing a vehicle and helps them achieve the best fuel economy possible from the cars they own.

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Great Courses on Hoopla eLearning

Want to learn something new but sick of the time-consuming homework and tests? Well look no further than the Great Courses series on Hoopla! This popular video series is taught by award-winning experts from respected institutions. The Great Courses series includes over 200 video courses on interesting topics like photography, mindfulness, health, cooking, history, science, writing and much more! Each episode is just 30 minutes so they’re perfect for busy people. Below is just a tiny sample of all the wonderful courses available. You’ll want to check out these courses today!

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Green File

Offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact on the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government, and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records.

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Hoopla en Español

Hoopla tiene películas, música, programas de televisión, libros en audio, libros electrónicos y cómics, todo en formato digital. El proceso de préstamo es el mismo para todos los materiales: puede ver o escuchar cada título a través de su navegador en una computadora Mac o PC. También es posible descargar o transmitir los títulos seleccionados por medio de su aplicación para dispositivos móviles.

  • Las películas y programas de televisión se prestan por 3 días
  • Los CD de música por 7 días
  • Libros en audio, libros electrónicos y cómics/novelas gráficas por 21 días.
  • Límite de 4 salidas al mes
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Kenosha County

Information on the Code of Ordinances for Kenosha County. Researchers often need to turn to ordinances to find local laws. Municipal and county governments pass ordinances on a variety of topics, including administrative procedures, standards of conduct, and zoning.

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Kenosha County History : Images and Texts, 1830s-1840s

Kenosha County is situated in the most southeastern part of Wisconsin adjoining the Illinois State border. In 1830, Kenosha County was a remote corner of the largely unsettled Michigan Territory. Beginning in 1835 settlers arrived from New York and New England, making Kenosha County and City the southernmost settlement in the state. From 1835 through the 1880s the region's main commercial activity was agriculture. 

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Kenosha County Mapping

The Kenosha County Interactive Mapping System serves the following types of data: Parcels, Topography, Public Land Survey System, Roads, Water Bodies, Zoning, Soils, Voting Districts, School Districts, and Aerial Photography

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KnowledgeCity eLearning Library Card Required.

KnowledgeCity offers over 12,000 online training videos in Business Skills, Computer Software, Safety, Compliance, as well as a collection of Finance courses.  Whether you’re a small business or a large corporation in search of a more efficient, cost-effective method of training your employees, KnowledgeCity’s online video training is your turnkey solution.

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KnowledgeCity en Español Library Card Required.

KnowledgeCity ofrece más de 12,000 videos de capacitación en línea sobre habilidades comerciales, software informático, seguridad, cumplimiento, así como una colección de cursos de finanzas.

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LearningExpress library eLearning

Practice taking tests online for the ACT, SAT, GED, and other academic exams. Tests also include civil service, military, law enforcement, real estate, other career exams, and the U.S. Citizenship Test. You will need to register to create a free account with LearningExpress Library so you can access your own exams on repeat visits from your home.

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Linkedin Learning Library Card Required.

Servicio de aprendizaje en línea que ayuda a cualquier persona a aprender negocios, software, tecnología y habilidades creativas para lograr objetivos personales y profesionales. Elija entre más de 3500 cursos en video creados por instructores profesionales. Una excelente manera de aprender nuevas habilidades o actualizar sus conocimientos sobre las prácticas y procedimientos actuales.

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MAS Complete Magazines Magazines & Newspapers

This database contains full text for more than 500 popular, high school magazines. It also provides more than 360 full-text reference books, 85,670 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 341,655 photos, maps & flags, color PDFs, and expanded full-text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.

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MedlinePlus

Obtenga respuestas para sus consultas médicas, como una visión general de las enfermedades, información para preservar la salud, información sobre medicamentos y las últimas novedades del mundo de la medicina.

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MedlinePlus

MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.

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Merck Manual

The Manuals are the product of a collaboration between hundreds of medical experts worldwide, an independent editorial board of peer reviewers, and our editorial staff of physicians and professional medical writers.

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Middle Search Plus Magazines Magazines & Newspapers

Provides full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines. All full-text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays. It also contains 84,774 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and an image collection of 341,655 photos, maps, and flags.


my Kenosha Public Library App Download & Stream eBooks & eAudiobooks eLearning Magazines & Newspapers New!

Take the Kenosha Public Library everywhere you go!

Get the power of The Kenosha Public Library, anytime, anywhere. With the myKPL app, you can access everything the Library has to offer from home or while you’re on the go. Search the catalog, request books for pickup, renew your materials, and even pay fees. Plus, you can find your nearest library no matter where you are, and find upcoming programs at your neighborhood library.

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Plunkett Research, LTD. Library Card Required.

Plunkett Research offers business intelligence, industry trends, statistics, market research, sales leads & corporate profiles in your choice of formats. Be sure to use the Build-A-Report option to create a custom report.

Please review the full Terms of Use for further information regarding copyright and limitations to the data provided by Plunkett Research, Ltd

The Plunkett Data, the Site, and the software and intellectual property involved therein are the property of Plunkett Research, Ltd. Copyright laws and international copyright treaties, as well as other intellectual property laws and treaties, protect the Plunkett Data.

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ProCitizen | Preparación para obtener la ciudadanía estadounidense eLearning Library Card Required.

Si deseas convertirte en un ciudadano naturalizado de los Estados Unidos, deberás tomar el examen de naturalización. Este curso te ayudará a prepararte para las secciones de educación cívica, lectura y escritura del examen de naturalización. A través de una serie de 100 videos informativos, además de ejercicios prácticos y exámenes , aprenderás todo lo que necesitas saber para aprobar el examen de naturalización.

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ProCitizen | Preparing you for U.S. Citizenship eLearning

Are you or someone you know preparing to become a United States citizen?  If so, ProCitizen from Pronunciator has the help you need.  Learn all about democracy, how the U.S. government works, American history and geography, and brush up your English reading and writing skills at the same time.  Learn by watching videos, practicing with drills, and taking quizzes to help you know when you are ready to take the exam.

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Reference Solutions Library Card Required.

Formerly known as Reference USA, 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. There is a 500 data point limit for downloading information per each download

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Regional Business News

This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. It incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. This database is updated on a daily basis.

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Town of Brighton

Information on the Code of Ordinances for the Town of Brighton. Researchers often need to turn to ordinances to find local laws. Municipal and county governments pass ordinances on a variety of topics, including administrative procedures, standards of conduct, and zoning.

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Town of Paris

Information on the Code of Ordinances for the Town of Paris. Researchers often need to turn to ordinances to find local laws. Municipal and county governments pass ordinances on a variety of topics, including administrative procedures, standards of conduct, and zoning.

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Town of Randall

Information on the Code of Ordinances for the Town of Randall. Researchers often need to turn to ordinances to find local laws. Municipal and county governments pass ordinances on a variety of topics, including administrative procedures, standards of conduct, and zoning.

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Town of Wheatland

Information on the Code of Ordinances for the Town of Wheatland. Researchers often need to turn to ordinances to find local laws. Municipal and county governments pass ordinances on a variety of topics, including administrative procedures, standards of conduct, and zoning.

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USA Learns eLearning

Office of Vocational and Adult Education, Division of Adult Education and Literacy (DAEL) promotes programs that help American adults get the basic skills they need to be productive workers, family members, and citizens. The major areas of support are Adult Basic Education, Adult Secondary Education, and English Language Acquisition. These programs emphasize basic skills such as reading, writing, math, English language competency and problem-so

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Village & Town of Somers

Information on the Code of Ordinances for the Village & Town of Somers. Researchers often need to turn to ordinances to find local laws. Municipal and county governments pass ordinances on a variety of topics, including administrative procedures, standards of conduct, and zoning.

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Village of Bristol

Information on the Code of Ordinances for the Village of Bristol. Researchers often need to turn to ordinances to find local laws. Municipal and county governments pass ordinances on a variety of topics, including administrative procedures, standards of conduct, and zoning.

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Village of Genoa City

Information on the Code of Ordinances for the Village of Genoa City. Researchers often need to turn to ordinances to find local laws. Municipal and county governments pass ordinances on a variety of topics, including administrative procedures, standards of conduct, and zoning.

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Village of Paddock

Information on the Code of Ordinances for the Village of Paddock. Researchers often need to turn to ordinances to find local laws. Municipal and county governments pass ordinances on a variety of topics, including administrative procedures, standards of conduct, and zoning.

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Village of Pleasant Prairie

Village of Pleasant Prairie Municipal Code. Local ordinances are set by the Village and are enforced within the boundaries of the Village. When a new ordinance is created it goes before the Village Board. Once approved the Village Clerk posts the ordinance and sends it of to be codified, or indexed.

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Village of Salem Lakes

Information on the Code of Ordinances for the Village of Salem Lakes. Researchers often need to turn to ordinances to find local laws. Municipal and county governments pass ordinances on a variety of topics, including administrative procedures, standards of conduct, and zoning.

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Village of Twin Lakes

Information on the Code of Ordinances for the Village of Twin Lakes. Researchers often need to turn to ordinances to find local laws. Municipal and county governments pass ordinances on a variety of topics, including administrative procedures, standards of conduct, and zoning.

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هوبلاHoopla Library Card Required.

يوفر Hoopla أفلامًا متدفقة وقابلة للتنزيل وعروض تلفزيونية وموسيقى وكتب صوتية وكتب إلكترونية وروايات مصورة. يمكنك التحقق من مقاطع الفيديو لمدة 72 ساعة والموسيقى لمدة 7 أيام والكتب الصوتية والكتب الإلكترونية والروايات المصورة لمدة 21 يومًا.

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