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November 27 & 28, 2014
December 19, 2014 (closing at 1 PM)
December 24 & 25, 2014
December 31, 2014
January 1, 2015

Library News

Ancestry Library Edition and HeritageQuest Online are now available for Justice Patrons!

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Ancestry® Library Edition, distributed exclusively by ProQuest and powered by Ancestry.com, delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more.

Ancestry Library Edition brings the world’s most popular consumer online genealogy resource to your library. It’s an unprecedented online collection of individuals from North America, the United Kingdom, Europe, Australia, and more.

Answers await everyone—whether professional or hobbyist, expert or novice, genealogist or historian—inside the more than 7,000 available databases. Here, you can unlock the story of you with sources like censuses, vital records, immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, directories, photos, maps, and more.

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HeritageQuest® Online is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids.

Discover the amazing history of you with HeritageQuest Online. It delivers an essential collection of genealogical and historical sources—with coverage dating back to the 1700s—that can help people find their ancestors and discover a place’s past.

With a robust search interface, easy-to-use document management tools, and convenient remote access, it’s easy to see why HeritageQuest continues to be one of the most recommended resources by family history publications and genealogists.

Zinio is now available to Justice Patrons!

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The Justice Public Library, in partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books (Prince Frederick, MD), is pleased to offer Zinio for Libraries. Awarded Best New Database of 2012 by Library Journal, Zinio is the world’s largest newsstand, offering multi-user access to popular publications.

 Through http://www.rbdigital.com/justiceil, patrons of the Justice Public Library have unlimited multi-user access to complete digital magazines, which can easily be viewed on most Internet-enabled devices inside or outside of the library. Zinio’s unique technology digitally recreates a magazine page for page, including full color pictures, intuitive navigation, key word article search and interactive elements such as audio and video. Chicago, Discover, Us Weekly, and Food Network Magazine are just a few of the popular titles available.

Please see your Justice Public Library librarian for more information on how to access this service!

Transparent Language Online now available to Justice Patrons!

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Justice Public Library District in partnership with RBdigital, is pleased to announce the availability of Transparent Language Online for Libraries, the most complete language-learning solution available anywhere. Transparent Language is a highly regarded and proven system providing the widest variety of high-quality learning material and seamless integration of real-life language use.

Through http://library.transparent.com/justiceil/ patrons of Justice Public Library District will have unlimited access to more than 100 online language courses, packed with pronunciation, speech, grammar, writing and vocabulary-building lessons. Patrons have the ability to write or speak their answers, practice pronunciation by slowing down the on-screen examples, and converse with native speakers though interactive videos. Transparent Language Online delivers all language-learning materials online with no additional media, such as CDs, flash drives, or DVDs. Patrons can learn on their own time, at their own pace in the library, in the comfort of their own home, or on the go with mobile apps for iOS and Android™ devices.

Please see your Justice Public Library librarian for more information on how to access this service!

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FREE for JPL Cardholders: New and Exciting Services — Coming in November…

Ancestry.com Library Edition & Heritage Quest

Would you like to learn who your ancestors were? Trace your heritage? Find out if Abe Lincoln was your great, great, great grandpa? With Ancestry.com Library Edition & Heritage Quest you can fill in the leaves of your family tree and learn things about your family that will keep you digging for more!

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We are pleased to bring you… More eBooks!

Justice Public Library District is bringing our
patrons expanded access to e-books through the eRead Illinois Program.

Justice Public Library District is participating in the eRead Illinois Program, designed to increase access to e-books across Illinois. Illinois Heartland Library System and Reaching Across Illinois Library System have partnered with the Illinois State Library and Baker & Taylor to provide this access. Learn more about eRead Illinois here: eRead Illinois Info

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Justice Public Library District is pleased to offer our patrons

classes from Universal Class – Library Edition

These non-credit classes are offered on a WIDE variety of subjects and are available free of charge to patrons who create an account using their Justice Public Library Card.  Classes may be accessed from home, the library, or wherever you have Internet access and a compatible device.

Find out more here

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Don’t forget we have Museum Adventure Passes at Justice Public Library!

 Passes are available for Brookfield Zoo, The Chicago Botanic Garden, The Children’s Museum in Oak Lawn, Naper Settlement, LEGOland Discovery Center, and other suburban museums and institutions.  Check out Museum Adventure Pass for the complete list and terms and conditions for each museum or institution.  Call or visit the library for complete details!

(Passes are only available for adult Justice Public Library card holders in good standing.)

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The Justice Public Library District is a member of

RAILS

Reaching Across Illinois Library System