Lemont Public Library subscribes to the following databases. To access remotely, you will be prompted to enter your 14 digit Lemont Library card number.


General Research:

  • Pinnacle Online Catalog – Access to the print and AV collections of the Pinnacle Library Cooperative – Lemont, White Oak, Joliet, Plainfield, Shorewood and Fountaindale libraries. Search here for books, audiobooks, music CDs, DVDs, magazines and more.
  • WorldCat – Find what you want in a library near you with WorldCat, a global catalog of library collections.
  • EBSCO Biography Reference Center
  • Science Reference Center  – Designed to meet every student researcher’s needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science magazines, journals, encyclopedias, reference books and a vast collection of images.
  • Reference USA – Find businesses, people, doctors and explore the millions of job postings with this resource.
  • Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context – Opposing Viewpoints in Context is the premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration, to violent video games.
  • Funk and Wagnall’s New World Encyclopedia   – Over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.
  • EBSCO Master File Premier – Full text for nearly 1,700 magazines and journals with full-text information dating as far back as 1975.
  • Regional Business News  – Coverage of more than 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.



The Library will be closed Sunday, May 27th and Monday, May 28th for Memorial Day. The book & AV drops will be available. All our digital services will be available as well. We re-open on Tuesday, May 29th at 9:00 AM.