Online Library and Web Resources

  • Available only on computers in the library building.Available only in the library building.
  • Log in anywhere with your Fountaindale library card.Log in with your Fountaindale library card.
  • Website recommended by library staff.Website recommended by library.
Auto Repair Reference Center

Complete Chilton automotive repair manuals for nearly 25,000 vehicles (domestic and imported) from 1954 to the present. It includes repair procedures; service bulletins and recalls, wiring diagrams and labor time estimates and associated costs.

(Adults)
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Edmunds Automotive Research

Website that offers information to assist the car buyer and/or seller. Includes vehicle reviews and road tests as well as specifications, pricing and valuation information, incentives and rebates, buying and selling advice, and much more.

(Adults)
Free website, available to anyone
Home Improvement Reference Center

Features user-friendly "how-to" information covering all manner of home improvement and home repair projects.

(Adults)
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Illinois Driver Tests

Go online to practice for the Illinois driver's licensing exams. The resource features 10 car practice tests, six motorcycle practice tests. three CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) practice tests, three online driver’s manuals (car, motorcycle, CDL), a FAQ section with detailed answers to 100+ DMV-related questions.

(Adults), (Teens)
Free website, available to anyone
Kelly Blue Book

Website to assist the car buyer or seller. Includes pricing information for new cars as well as used cars, incentives and rebates, vehicle reviews and buying advice as well as JD Powers' quality ratings. Includes valuation for motorcycles and snowmobiles.

(Adults)
Free website, available to anyone
National Automobile Dealer Association Guides

This site covers new and used cars, recreation vehicles, classic cars, motorcycles, snowmobiles, sailboats, aircraft, and manufactured housing. Prices are given for a range of years. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) checks are available for free.

(Adults), (Teens)
Free website, available to anyone
Public Record - At Home Access

Please use this link if accessing this resource from outside the library building.

The most current public record and marketing information available, including databases of new homeowners, new businesses, new and previously recorded mortgages, bankruptcies and foreclosures plus much more.

(Adults)
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Public Record - In Library Access

Please use this link if accessing this resource when you are in the library building.

The most current public record and marketing information available, including databases of new homeowners, new businesses, new and previously recorded mortgages, bankruptcies and foreclosures plus much more.

(Adults)
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WorldShare (formerly WorldCAT)

This is the brand new interface for searching library collections from around the world. Items less than a year old cannot be requested, but Fountaindale will investigate purchase. Some libraries charge for certain types of items; we will inform you if we can only get the item you want from one of these and get authorization from you before placing the request. Items held by libraries located internationally will not be requested.

(Adults), (Children), (Teens), (Parents & Teachers)
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