Resources and Links

Explore More Illinois — Explore More Illinois is a free service provided by your library that provides instant online access to free and discounted tickets to museums, science centers, sporting events, zoos, park districts, theatres, and other fun and local cultural venues.


Library E-books: 

Overdrive/Alliance Digital Media Library

Libby/Overdrive app

eRead Illinois/Axis 360

Getting Started with Axis 360 on Mobile Devices

Axis 360 Help and Training

Genealogy Links:

George R. Lemons, 1920-2005, How He Spent His Dash: Mustang to Leatherneck, Soldier, Cowboy to Eagle, Panther to Brave, Cardinal Fan. – This is a great resource on World War II history and how it affected a Pike County family and the men who served with Pike County native, George R. Lemons. A copy of the book is in the library’s genealogy section, and a PDF of the book is available at:

Pike County Genealogy Trails –

Ancestry –

Find A Grave –

Illinois Ancestor Tombstone Project –

Illinois State Archives –

1860 Pike County Plat Map –

1895 Pike County Plat Map –

Missouri Birth and Death records –

Legal Aid:

Legal Self-help –

Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance –

Lawyer Finder –

Victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and/or stalking –

Free immigration legal help –

Tax Forms:

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Illinois State –

Missouri State –

Aging and Senior Care Resources:

Addiction Recovery Resources:

Find and Compare Teaching Degrees in Illinois:

Youth Library Resources:

Accelerated Reader Book Finder –

Great websites for kids –

Book recommendations and information about using libraries –

More book recommendations –