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
  • AtoZdatabases – Find a job, a business, a person or create mailing lists and sales leads.
  • 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 Lemont Library will be closed Sunday, May 28th and Monday, May 29th in observance of Memorial Day. The book and AV drops will be open. All digital services will also be available.