Research at the Gail Borden Public Library

Research Tools

Use our premium research tools, such as General OneFile, Reference USA, HeritageQuest Online and the Encyclopedia Americana.

Newspaper & Journal articles
Find new and old newspaper's from the Courier News, Daily Herald, Chicago Tribune, and scholarly journal articles.

Homework Help and Free Online Classes 
Need help with a homework assignment, or learn want to learn something new?

Career & Education
Explore career paths, find college tools, prepare your resume, and find local resources for job hunters.

Find information about local and library resources that will help you create and/or grow your business.

Genealogy Research
Learn more about our resources for researching your family history.

Research a House
Learn more about the history of your Kane County home.

Community Information
Find links to government, community, and local organization's websites.

Do It Yourself
Find help starting and finishing automotive, home improvement projects and gardening.

Find medical information about basic health, fitness, and the affordable care act.

Local Sustainability
Learn how to help improve your community through sustainability tactics and by being green.