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Downers Grove, IL 60515
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A professional organization of over 400 agents who work with book authors and playwrights.

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Interactive companion to the magazine, for those interested in turning home, cooking, and gardening inspiration into action.

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Lombard, IL 60148
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Reliable websites on infants, children, and teens, compiled by Tufts University.
 

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Written for middle schoolers, this understandable source discusses Constitution Amendments 18-27.

Contact information for making complaints from the Federal Citizen Information Center.

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Statistics from the Illinois State Police.

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Membership is available to those able to prove a direct line to an American Revolutionary patriot, male or female, who contributed to the patriotic cause of freedom.

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Home guides, how things work, repair and care ideas, and installation advice from an expert.

P.O. Box 694
Downers Grove, IL 60515
630-985-0320

Food pantry and clothes closet located in the Downers Grove Township Building.

P.O. Box 1022
Downers Grove, IL 60515
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A means for friendship, social activities, and developing new interests and talents. All area women, regardless of length of residency, are invited to participate.

P.O. Box 655
Downers Grove, IL 60515
630-515-0030
email: info@dgcs.org

See upcoming scheduled community events.

P.O. Box 422
Downers Grove, IL 60515
630-969-8085

Photos and videos about Downers Grove history.

A selected list of Downers Grove history resources.

P.O. Box 211
Downers Grove, IL 60515
630-632-5345
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Dedicated to supporting and raising the awareness of charitable organizations, individuals in need, and the community.

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Programs, golfing, parks, and the Downers Grove Historical Museum.

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Online version from mysuburbanlife.com. Archived editions of the Reporter also available.

P.O. Box 256
Downers Grove, IL 60515
630-729-0351

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935 Maple Avenue
Downers Grove, IL 60515
630-759-5035

Search all volumes (1-25) to examine plot summaries, major themes, and critical commentary for many plays.

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Trail maps and information for cyclists and pedestrians.

For residents of unincorporated DuPage County.

Find local representatives, polling information, and upcoming elections.

Includes indexes to Downers Grove Township, Lisle Township, and York Township cemeteries.

Education, collaboration, and service delivery for safeguarding the health of residents.

Offers programs that facilitate an independent lifestyle for county residents, aged 60 or older, and provides information on other benefits for which seniors may qualify.

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Generates MLA, APA, or Chicago-formatted bibliographic reference and parenthetical citation.

Find local, sustainable, organic food by zip code.

Access the library's collection of eBooks and eAudiobooks from anywhere.

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Search engine for teachers.

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Immigrants who came through Ellis Island from 1892 - 1924.

Step-by-step instructions on planning for college and a "Get Money" section.

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Mythology, folklore, and religion.

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Environmental information contributed by subject specialists.

Comprehensive, multidisciplinary view of Latin American history and culture from prehistoric times to the present

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Theories and applications.

“Designed to assist college students who need to research products and the relationships between products and their industries.”

Racism's social, economic, and political consequences.

A cross-cultural approach emphasizing religion's role within everyday life and as a unique experience from culture to culture.

In-depth and peer reviewed-articles on recent environmental issues.

Recipes from Bon Appetit and Gourmet magazines.

Comprehensive library from the U.S. Department of Education.

The applied ethics section offers in-depth resources on current social issues.

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A nonpartisan nonprofit site that monitors the accuracy of politicians.

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Operated by the American Academy of Family Physicians.

Separate channels for kids, teens, and parents, and information on common health problems.

Find a nearby LDS (Church of the Latter-Day Saints) Family History Center.

Maintained by the Church of the Latter-Day Saints.

Over 25,000 quotes searchable by keyword, topic, or author.

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Calculate the dietary fiber content of more than 7,000 foods.

Advice and tools for financial aid applying.

Calculate your Body Mass Index with height, weight, age, and gender.

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Includes Medline for health and ERIC for education research.

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A unique lifestyle network, website, and magazine that connects viewers to the power and joy of food.

A guide to the forest preserves and wildlife centers.

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A number of free access journals are included, as well as some articles available for a fee. In many cases, articles published in the last 12-18 months are excluded from the database.

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Articles on thousands of legal topics, cases, and notable persons in the legal field.

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This A-Z listing covers 150 specific mental disorders, describing their conditions and therapies.

A guide for seniors and their caregivers.

Covers the political parties, events, and social movements that have influenced American politics.

Causes of conflicts, biographies of major figures, key battles, impact on the home front, and the aftermath.

Political entities, their background, type of government, and accounts of their downfall or the issues confronting those currently in existence.

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Slavery survey from 1619 through the Civil War.

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Elmhurst, IL 60126
630-617-9269
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Provides periodical and news information from 12,000 titles through an intuitive, user-friendly search interface. 

Controversial issues and ethics of biotechnology.

The city historian and PBS mainstay offers online introductions to Chicago’s architecture and neighborhoods.

From the US Geological Survey.

Facts on popular health and fitness topics in a concise, one-page format. 

Promotes volunteering in DuPage County and lists opportunities at local agencies and organizations.

Compare prices for all FDA-approved prescription drugs.

Booklists on just about every topic imaginable! 

Museum collections from around the world photographed in high resolution.

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Scroll to the bottom of the page for suggested destinations.

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923 Curtiss Street
Downers Grove, IL 60515
630-968-0167
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Downers Grove, IL 60515
630-415-3682
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art provides an interactive timeline of art with maps, images, and essays.

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Books owned and recommended by DGPL.

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Where you should start and what you need to know.

Relocation quotes and articles.

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Advice from the Illinois Attorney General's office.

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Online public catalog for 86 Illinois university libraries.

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Painters born before 1900 who lived primarily in Illinois.

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Post and find jobs.

Enter your zip code to get legal information specific to your location.

Statewide Death Index Pre-1916 – 1950, Marriage Index 1763 – 1900, and Illinois Veterans Index.

District and State Report Cards available from 2002 onward.

Find your voting district and representatives.

One-stop financial aid center.

Find plants that meet your needs and grow well in Illinois.

The definitive internet source for movie and TV reviews and facts.

Addresses the controversy arising from our historical acceptance of immigrants from diverse cultures.

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The historical, political, and ethical impact of contagious diseases.

Adjusts inflation amounts from 1800 to 2005.

Career reports from the real world.

Books owned and recommended by DGPL.

Federal tax forms and publications.

If you've decided international adoption is right for you, you'll need to decide from which country you want to adopt. This information will help.

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Peer-reviewed source of detailed, scholarly information on the key topics and philosophers in all areas of philosophy.

Flashcards, word scrambles, and fill-in-the-blank activities. 

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Download college lectures on almost any topic. Free iTunes software must be downloaded first.

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Click on Members. Over 60 museums arranged by town. There may be more than one listing for a town, so notice the number of entries at the top of the page.

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Encylopedia information, photos, videos, and teacher resources for all subjects. For grades 3 - 5.

P.O. Box 12
Downers Grove, IL 60515
630-325-5220
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Understand your laboratory results.

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Learn to speak and write from native speakers.

Includes many exercises and games for improving English language skills.

Online practice tests for academic exams such as the ACT, GED, ASVAB and professional certification for the trades.

Timely access to court opinions and legislation.

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Discussion questions, reviews, and recommendations.

24 W. 500 Maple Avenue, Suite 217
Naperville, IL 60540
630-416-6699
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Provides customized, learner-centered English instruction and conversation groups for adults.

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Search by zip code for markets, farm stands, grocery co-ops, and community-supported agriculture.

1030 Warren Avenue
Downers Grove, IL 60515
630-968-4550
Devoted to family and community service. Guests and new members are welcome.

Renowned software training tool. Learn to retouch photos, design websites, record songs, create spreadsheets, animate 3D graphics, and more.

List of periodicals owned by DGPL.

Learn 63 different languages, including Spanish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, and Russian.

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Recipes for food you're in the mood for.

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More than 3,300 physicians, scientists, and researchers share their expertise.

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Fad and special diets, news, prescription drugs and supplements, and alternative medicine.

Locate events and activities by neighborhood or date.

All about the middle grades, with a focus on teaching and learning in grades 4-8.

Weather statistics for Chicago from 1970 to 2000.

Browse jobs by company, location, or industry.

Independent and in-depth recommendations on mutual funds, stocks, and exchange traded funds.

Explore 1,700 acres of trees and gardens in Lisle.

Use your library card to receive admission or a special discount at participating Chicago area cultural destinations.

Car prices from the National Automobile Dealers Association.

Genealogy holdings at the Chicago office of the National Archives and Records Administration.

Country information, comparative ratings, maps, and statistics.

Includes various support groups.

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Advice on indoor and outdoor gardening.

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The Library of Congress presents historical sound recordings free of charge.

Find each state’s current laws on such hot topics as gun control, abortion and capital punishment.

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Find good reads for kids by searching age, subject, plot summary, and more.

Book reviews, recommendations, and read-alikes for your favorite titles and authors.

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Downers Grove, IL 60515

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Buy used bicycles in the Chicago area on this bulletin board.

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Tips from real experts: actual parents.

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Compare doctors and hospitals who accept Medicare and find local home health and nursing home providers.

Portal to all aspects of physics!

P.O. Box 422
Downers Grove, IL 60515
630-964-0245

Music news, album and track reviews, and artist interviews.

P.O. Box 176
Downers Grove, IL 60515

Full-text essays representing opposing viewpoints on important social and medical issues. Use for debates and developing argumentative reports.

A printable guide to correct portion sizes.

Used and out-of-print titles.

Interactive source with reliable information for grades 3-6.

Interactive source with reliable information for grades 3-6.

Interactive source with reliable information for grades 3-6.

Books and CDs owned and recommended by DGPL.

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Access to thousands of books no longer under copyright.

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Non-profit news service that publishes investigative journalism.

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Support services and shelter information.

Up-to-date complex public policy issues in the news.

Find out when US works pass into the public domain. 

Notices in local newspapers throughout Illinois.

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Medline index of medical journal articles.

Accredited health care organizations.

Local discussion groups, author events, and phone chats.

How to start a book group, suggestions for discussion leaders, and most importantly, a searchable database of book discussion guides.

Advice and ideas for new groups and veterans. Each guide gives a summary of the story, questions for discussion, and author information.

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Directory of 13 million businesses, residential listings, and telephone numbers in the US.

Compare costs of equivalent homes.

DGPL books offering practical solutions and emotional support for caregivers.

Books owned and recommended by DGPL.

Ways to work from home in between jobs or after retiring.

Find available retirement housing.

Ebert's great movies list, articles about film genres and festivals, and recent and forthcoming releases.
 

Reviews from critics and users across the nation, and rankings ranging from “rotten” to “fresh.”

Digitized 18th and 19th century maps.

Library catalog for the Art Institute of Chicago.

Places where the physical world seems to meet the spiritual world.

Check product safety histories and recalls or report an unsafe product to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

To find local taxes, follow the prompts and enter the municipality name. State-wide fixed rates are also accessible.

935 Maple Avenue
Downers Grove, IL 60515
630-963-1314
email: cveverka@dgparks.org

Articles on biology, chemistry, earth and space, environment, health and medicine, life science, physics, technology, and wildlife.

Concept and equation explanations.

An idea gallery, printable templates, and tips for beginners.

Search over 20 million university and education pages.

Maintained by the National Institutes of Health.

Bringing together employers with qualified older job seekers.

Geared toward students.

Comprehensive job search engine.

Help starting your business.

Covers all aspects of starting a business.

Empowers learners to explore their own interests and collaborate with others to bring ideas to life.

Statistics and discussions of poverty in the US and its government policy.

All you need to know about traveling alone.

Find inspiration to keep well while vacationing.

History, current events, and future of space exploration.

Study guides for over 500 works of literature.

Free nutrition, health and fitness tools, support, and resources.

Access S&P's Stock Reports, Bond Reports, Corporation Records, and Outlook publications.

Articles by experts in various fields in philosophy.

Books recommended and owned by DGPL.

Comparative ratings, maps, statistics, and graphs.

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Find physicians, office addresses, and educational background.

Published since 1878, this is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of social, political, and economic statistics.

Book and magazine articles on most general topics.

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Includes more than 100 cities worldwide.

View the season lineup for this Naperville theater.

Recipes for whichever ingredients you have on hand.

All state forms and filing options.

Find out about nutrition, injuries, parenting, health insurance options, and more.

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News, reviews, and discount tickets.

Full text of US legislation since 1973.

Co-op of independent dealers of used and rare books.

Books owned and recommended by DGPL.

Maintained by the US Department of Transportation.

World Travel Guides, articles, luxury hotels, deals, vacation ideas, blogs, and photo contests.

Warnings for specific countries and other international travel information, provided by the US Department of State.

Health concerns for domestic and international travel.

News, editorials, and classifieds.

Useful for planning a trip, this site includes information on places to go, hotels, attractions, restaurants, and user reviews.

Check out the Friday night live music lineup.

Comparative essays on Earth’s major biomes and ecosystems.

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What every worker should know.

Self-directed online classes on over 500 topics.

Information from the U of I experts on all things gardening.

Ideas for staying underground, inside an igloo, up a tree, or even underwater!

Join us monthly for fiction, nonfiction, and Unbound discussions.

The government site explaining copyright law that allows you to search copyright records and provides forms for obtaining a copyright for your work.

Resources for individuals in need of housing or at risk of losing their home. Also includes contact information for approved housing counselors.

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Watch live House floor proceedings and find your representatives.

Exclusive rankings of 1,600 schools.

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Search company information collected by the SEC.

Find your senators and the 2014 session schedule.

Free job board enabling federal job seekers access to job opportunities across hundreds of federal agencies and organizations.

User-friendly, comprehensive gateway to all federal government information.

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Provides credible, accurate, and practical resources for nutrition and health professionals, educators, government personnel, and consumers.

Vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the US and its territories.

County and state sites.

Statistics and forecasts for investors on stocks, mutual funds, options, and convertible securities. 

Mayor and Village Council, Municipal Code, and other Village topics.

From animal control to utilities.

Reviews by patients, physician credentials, which insurance plans are accepted.

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Volunteer program through the Village of Downers Grove.

Salary, hiring information, and executive recruiters.

Examines the threatened drinking water supply, ground water pollution, conservation of the wetlands, and optimization of the ocean’s resources.

National and local forecasts, radar, and hurricane coverage.

Fitness and exercise tips.

Horticulture for busy people.

Local food pantry in Woodridge.

1910 W. Ogden Avenue
Downers Grove, IL 60515
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Books recommended and owned by DGPL.

Books owned and recommended by DGPL on cooking for special diets.

Books owned and recommended by DGPL.

Discover the order of books in a series. Search by author, title, or series.

The best technology to buy.

Collects and rates (with letter grades!) online instructional videos.

Provides job seekers with the job search tools they need for successful employment and helps local businesses develop their workforce by hiring local talent.

Detailed information and news about The World Bank Group member countries and their goal to end extreme poverty.

Easy-to-read articles from the latest edition of Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos. Good for grades 3 - adults.

Global information and current events.

Country information from the US Central Intelligence Agency.

Encyclopedic information.

Catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide.

Genealogy sites in countries around the world.

Covers more than 500 cultural groups in Asia and Oceania, Europe, the Americas, and Africa.

Physical, historical, social, economic, governmental, and political environments of each country.

Biographies, booklists, and contact information for 20,000 living authors.

Weather statistics from 1970 through today.

Make your yard the best it can be!

Reviews of restaurants, shopping, nightlife, entertainment, and services.

Primary and secondary education, university, and lifelong learning videos.

Find real estate information across the country.

Read 75 popular magazines from cover to cover on your computer or mobile device. No limits or wait times!