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AtoZ Maps Online

Do you need a map for a report or project? Go to AtoZ Maps Online and log in with your Winfield Library card number. They have pretty much every type of map you can think of, all  free and available to be printed or downloaded. Climate change maps, earthquake maps, antique maps, NASA maps, state, country and world maps! Log in now and check it out.


March 28, 2016 at 9:57 am Leave a comment

The New SAT – Are You Ready?

tercDid you know that Illinois is changing from the ACT to the SAT? And that the SAT test is changing this year, too? If you want to be ready for the new SAT, log in now to the Testing & Education Reference Center. Take an online course to prepare you for the test, or jump right in and take a practice test. It’s all free, too! Log in here with your 14-digit Winfield Library card number.

February 18, 2016 at 9:58 am Leave a comment

Back to School

Back to school isn’t just for you guys, but for me, too! Summer reading kept me pretty busy, so I haven’t read as many teen books as I used to. But now that September’s here, I’ve got my homework just like you do – but luckily for me, mine is probably more fun! Check back soon for teen book reviews written by yours truly. Is there a book you want me to review? Comment me and let me know! Have a great start to the school year!!

September 1, 2015 at 1:23 pm Leave a comment

Need Homework Help?

If you’re writing a paper about a controversial issue like global warming, gun control, or human cloning, you’ve got to check out SIRS! They have research on both sides of dozens of issues, along with statistics, timelines, and much more. Click here to access SIRS from home using your 14-digit Winfield library card.

February 13, 2014 at 5:15 pm Leave a comment

Online help for the ACT, SAT and more!

If you’re getting ready to take the ACT, SAT or AP tests this spring, you should definitely check out the library’s Testing & Education Reference Center. It has practice tests you can take, study guides, and it’s all free with your Winfield Library card. Click here to log in from home with your 14-digit library card number.

January 23, 2014 at 3:40 pm Leave a comment

Don’t pay the college sticker price!

If college is in your future, come to the library tomorrow night and check out a great program about how to pay less for your education. You don’t have to figure this out alone! At “Don’t pay the college sticker price” on Tuesday, January 14 at 7:00 p.m. at the library,  you’ll hear about three key areas of opportunity to reduce the overall cost of your college education. Click here to register now!

January 13, 2014 at 10:19 am Leave a comment

Are you back to school?

Back to school means back to homework (sorry to bring it up haha), and the library has a new tool to help. Use Encyclopedia Britannica School Edition and you can choose whether you get results that are made for middle or high school students. Beyond just the general info on a topic, you can get maps, timelines, photos, and videos. Best of all, you can access Britannica School from home using your 14-digit Winfield Library card number.  Check out Britannica School today!

August 16, 2013 at 9:37 am Leave a comment

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