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All resources require a 14 digit barcode on a Tinley Park Public Library card, EXCEPT those labeled as "FirstSearch." For First Search databases, please call the Adult Reference Desk to obtain the login info at 708.532.0160, x1.
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PebbleGo is an educational database for K–3 covering 5 categories: animals, biographies, health, science & social studies.

PebbleGo Next is for grades 3–5 and covers the 50 states, science, Native American history, social studies & biographies. Access PebbleGo Next by clicking on its tab at the top of the PebbleGo page.

Points of View Reference Center provides essays that present multiple sides of a current, often controversial issue. Essays provide questions & materials for further thought & study and are accompanied by thousands of supporting articles from the world’s top political & societal publications.

Primary Search offers 70+ popular, elementary school magazines. All articles are assigned a Lexile number. Examples of publications include: Appleseeds, Boys’ Life, Cobblestone, Cricket, Highlights for Children, Hopscotch, Jack & Jill, Ladybug, Ranger Rick, Science World, Spider, SuperScience, Time for Kids, & Turtle.