- Family Seach - Discover your family history with the help of this organization that has been gathering its data for over 100 years.
- Illinois School Report Cards
- North Berwyn School District
- South Berwyn School District
- Accredited Online Colleges in Illinois
- Acredited Schools Online
- Affordable Degrees Online
- Best Colleges
- Best Online Colleges of 2015
- History of the Great Lakes States
- Human Body Maps - for Anatomy projects
- Coursea - free online courses
- Khan Academy - free online video instruction on many different topics
- MIT Open Courseware - a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content.
Basic Computer Skills
- Using a Mouse - complete instruction for an inexperienced user
- Learn to Type - Instruction builds muscle memory and encourages touch typing
- 125+ Free Tutorials - Navigate your computer's operating system, decipher internet browsing, or practice Microsoft Office skills.
- Career One Stop - for careers and resumes
- Occupational Outlook Handbook - career 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
- Medical Assistant Certification - Education guide and career development
- City of Berwyn
- Cook County Clerk - Voter information
- Cook County Assessor - Property tax information
- Crime Reports - for Berwyn
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.
- Federal Forms
- State Forms
- Locate an IRS free tax preparation location - for people who earn $51,000 or less; no appointment required
- AARP Foundation Tax-Aide offers free, individualized tax preparation for low-to moderate income taxpayers - especially those 60 and older; appointment required
- Tax Help - find a certified and reputable local accountant or answers to common tax questions
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
- USPS Zip Code Finder - quick and easy zip codes
- Mapquest - for driving directions
- 411 - for directory information
- Switchboard.com - for phone numbers and reverse searches
- Consumer Affairs - product and company reviews