Librarian Recommended Websites

Genealogy

  • Family Seach - Discover your family history with the help of this organization that has been gathering its data for over 100 years.

 

Education

 

Study Resources

 

Career Development

  • Career One Stop - for careers and resumes
  • Occupational Outlook Handbookcareer information about hundreds of occupations from the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  • OWL - Resume writing from Purdue University's Online Writing Lab

 

Community

 

Income Tax Filing Preparation

Stop in and ask at the Reference Desk -- your librarians will help you print your income tax forms, and may even provide a free copy of a requested form.

 

Voter Information

Are you 18 years old or more, a legal U.S. resident living in Suburan Cook County, and want to vote - but you're not registered?  The library has people on staff who can register you to vote, and it only takes a few minutes.

 

  • Cook County Clerk - Chief election authority for Suburban Cook County.  Verify your voter registration, find your polling place, see your sample ballot (when available), see a list of your elected officials and their contact information, or check your absentee ballot status.
  • Better Government Association - Non-partisan organization that fights waste, fraud and corruption in city, county, suburban and state government.
  • Fact Check -  Non-partisan, non-profit “consumer advocate’ for voters.  The site monitors the factual accuracy of public statements made by major U.S. politicians.
  • Illinois League of Woman Voters - Non-partisan political organization that encourages informed and active participation in government and increased understanding of major public policy issues.
  • State of Illinois Election Board - Find your voter information including how to register to vote, where to register and  includes information on the candidates.
  • District Locator - Find out who the candidates are from your district.  Gives voters the ability to search for information by district, office or address. 
  • Berwyn Township Map

 

Finance

 

General Information

 

Resources