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Opposing Viewpoints in Context Database

Use Gale’s Opposing Viewpoints in Context database for information popular social issues such as immigration and capital punishment.  This resource includes peer reviewed journal articles, magazine and newspaper articles, statistics, and more.

You can find this resource on our General Research page under the “eLibrary” tab on the Lemont Public Library’s homepage.

Kaplan Testing


Get a head start on the college application process by preparing for the PSAT and ACT.  Must register with a librarian or on the library’s website at least one week prior to the practice test date.

Friday, June 12th @ 1-4 PM: New PSAT

Saturday, July 25th @ 1-4 PM: ACT



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White House

Facts and fun on the White House.

State of Illinois Website

Information on the state of Illinois.

50 States

Provides information about the fifty United States of America.

World Flags

Accurate flags of the world, including national flags, ensigns, military flags and head-of-state flags, with great illustrations.

Lemont Library Databases

Search from this list of electronic databases to find information on a variety of topics for school or special interest.

TumbleBooks Cloud

A collection of videos and chapter books in categories which include: Ebooks, Read-Alongs, Graphic Novels, Videos (from National Geographic!), and Audio Books suitable for middle school and high school grades. The entire library has one login to access the subscription.  Patrons can then individually set up a MyCloud account to save favorites which can be accessed on any computer anywhere.