Online Resources

Resource List

PrairieCat Catalog
Locate and request books and other materials from the Moline Public Library or one of the 126 PrairieCat member libraries across north and western Illinois.
American Job Center - Weekly Job Leads Find leads on local job openings, updated weekly
Chilton Library Search the most authoritative automotive repair information available to car owners.
Creativebug Enjoy unlimited access to thousands of online art and craft classes. Watch classes anytime, anywhere. Since the classes never expire, you can start and stop projects at your own pace. Your 14 digit library card number is required to access this database.
DMV Practice Tests
Free DMV driver's education practice tests
Digital Public Library of America DPLA connects people to the riches held within America’s libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural heritage institutions. All of the materials found through DPLA—photographs, books, maps, news footage, oral histories, personal letters, museum objects, artwork, government documents, and so much more—are free and immediately available in digital format.
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.
Gale Legal Forms Access a wide selection of legal forms and resources across the most popular legal areas. 
HelpNow Brainfuse HelpNow™ provides learning solutions for both children and adults with different needs and background. Communicate with live tutors to get homework help, build skills and study for tests. Use the Writing Lab and to receive assistance and feedback at any time of the day. Access study and exam prep tools. Your 14 digit library card number is required to access this database.
Hoopla is a digital media service which enables users to borrow a selection of music, movies, television shows, videos, and audiobooks via a browser, smartphone or tablet.
Illinois Digital Archives The Illinois Digital Archives (IDA) was created in 2000, as a repository for the digital collections of the Illinois State Library as well as other libraries and cultural institutions in the State of Illinois. It contains photographs, oral histories, government documents, newspapers, maps and much more.
Illinois Rules of the Road Motorists who know the rules of the road and practice defensive driving are key to making our roadways safer for everyone. The Illinois Rules of the Road manual is your guide to being a responsible and skilled driver and is designed to give drivers — especially senior citizens — the knowledge and confidence needed to renew or obtain a driver’s license. is a suite of resources - available to everyone in Illinois at no charge - that supports local authors with online creation and publishing tools and allows readers to access locally-produced content. Library Features content by Illinois authors, creators, and communities. Collections will include the Indie Illinois e-book collection and the RAILS Community Collections multimedia anthologies. 
JobNow Brainfuse JobNow™ offers live, anytime, anywhere job assistance, including up-to-date nation-wide and local job search engines, professional resume critique and proven interview techniques. Your 14 digit library card number is required to access this database.
LOTE Online for Kids LOTE (Languages Other Than English) Online offers hundreds of animated stories in various languages. Listen to and read along with over 1,000 stories in more than 45 languages, as well as English. Your 14 digit library card number is required to access this database. 
Medline Plus MedlinePlus is an online health information resource for patients and their families and friends.
Moline Dispatch Archives
Searchable, digital archives of the Moline Dispatch (and its predecessors). Collection includes 1850-1859 and 1870-1993.
Moline High School Year Books
This text searchable collection hosted by contains the yearbooks of Moline High School from 1913 to 2015.
Morningstar Investment Research Center Find resources that can help you research and grasp investment opportunities. Morningstar can help individuals reach their financial goals, whether they're seasoned investors or just starting out, and provide them with options for building their investment knowledge. Explore the right topics, at the right level, from wherever you are. Your 14 digit library card number is required to access this resource. 
NoveList Plus
Comprehensive online reader's advisory tool. Your 14 digit library card number is required to access this database.
NoveList K-8
Online database with fiction and nonfiction titles chosen specifically to support school curriculum as well as the pleasure reading needs of students. Your 14 digit library card number is required to access this database.
Download magazines, audiobooks and eBooks. Moline Public Library patrons can also access this collection of ematerials using the Libby app, available through the Google Play Store and Apple App Store.
Telephone numbers and addresses across the country.
Scholastic Teachables An online database of tens of thousands of searchable and printable educational materials. Our teacher-authors create and vet thousands of high-quality, ready-to-use resources so that teachers, parents and home schoolers do not have to spend countless hours searching for reliable content to support their instruction. Your 14 digit library card number is required to access this database.
Tumble Books Children's e-books Gr. K-6
Tumble Book Math A comprehensive math picture book collection for Gr. K-6
Universal Class Offering Moline Public Library patrons lifelong learning courses in over 30 subject areas, many of which offer continuing education units (CEUs). This resource is accessed through the Libby app and will require you to create an account using your 14 digit library card number.