• ABCmouse (For in-library use only)
    Over 450 online books and educational games
  • Tumblebooks
    Fun with Books, Reading and Games
  • World Book Encyclopedia
    Thousands of articles, maps, pictures, sounds, and video that are delivered to you over the web. World Book's reference resources are supported by Behind the Headlines articles, Calendar-based features, and the Learning Zone of extra teacher- and student-related resources.
  • Kid's Card Catalog
    A special card catalog created just for children to explore the books, videos and other items throughout our Library just for them.
  • Ancestry Library (In-Library-Use Only)
    Use Ancestry to search Census and voter lists, birth/death/marriage certificates, military records and more.
  • Collinsville Genealogy Indexes (Under Construction)
    Put together by library staff members and volunteers, this database will provide access to local obituaries, marriages and other historical information.
  • Heritage Quest Online
    Discover your family history today. Use Heritage Quest to search all types of past records.
  • Historic Map Works
    Extensive collection of high-quality, full color digital historic maps.

Other Web Sites about Collinsville activities:

  • Consumer Reports (IN COLLINSVILLE OR FAIRMONT CITY LIBRARY USE ONLY BEGINNING JULY 1)
    Ratings and information accumulated by the foremost consumer advocate.
  • GCF Learn Free
    From Microsoft Office and email to reading, math, and more, GCFLearnFree.org offers 125 tutorials, including more than 1,100 lessons, videos, and interactives and GED prep, completely free.
  • General OneFile
    General OneFile is Gale's largest general-interest database, serving as the public library's ultimate periodical resource. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text, General OneFile serves a wide audience of readers.
  • Legal Forms
    Includes forms for everything from divorce to bankruptcy to wills to power of attorney.
  • Newsbank 
    Archives from the Collinsville Herald, St. Louis Post Dispatch, Chicago Sun-Times, and Chicago Tribune and over 3,000 other newspapers from around the United States.  Also, America's News Magazines from NewsBank provide full-text articles in one easy-to-search database. 
  • Pronunciator
    Pronunciator is a fun and free way to learn any of 80 languages. Learn online, and get our app for your mobile device!
  • Testing & Education Reference Center with Career Module
    Testing & Education Reference Center is a start-to-finish resource with all the information and support materials needed to make informed, confident decisions to shape the rest of your life.
  • World Book Encyclopedia
    Thousands of articles, maps, pictures, sounds, and videos are delivered to you over the web. World Book's reference resources are supported by "Behind the Headlines" articles, calendar-based features, and the "Learning Zone" of extra teacher- and student-related resources.
  • Polaris
    Our local card catalog for the Mississippi Valley Public Library District including the Collinsville Memorial Library Center and the other libraries in our Illinois Heartland Library System. The Illinois Heartland Library System has over 450 member libraries and covers the Southern Illinois area from Iroquis count to our most Southern tip.
  • Worldcat
    Our connection to libraries throughout the country and the world... Request online through contact with our library.
  • Statewide Illinois Library Catalog (SILC) is a customized, statewide union catalog that combines all the state's bibliographic records into a single, searchable database.
  • St. Louis Public Library's Card Catalog
    The card catalog of our neighbor St. Louis and its many branches.
  • Library of Congress
    A database of approximately 12 million records representing books, serials, computer files, manuscripts, cartographic materials, music, sound recordings, and visual materials in the Library's collections. The Online Catalog also provides references, notes, circulation status, and information about materials still in the acquisitions stage