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Resume MakerWith Cypress Resume, KPL patrons can effortlessly create professional resumes in minutes! Best of all, its easy-to-use format assures they are unlikely to need additional assistance once you show them the site, so you’ll be free to focus on other tasks. A current Kankakee Public Library card in good standing is all that is needed to get started.

MangoMango Languages is an online language learning system teaching actual conversation skills for a wide variety of languages. It’s the easiest way to learn to speak a foreign language. Mango is based on an easy-to-follow interface and simple, clear instructions Because it’s completely webbased, users can learn anywhere they have an internet connection— at the library, a coffee shop, or even home in bed. Our system offers a variety of formats and tools to help them learn in the way best suited to their needs. Choose from a variety of tools and formats, including Mango Complete or Mango Basic!

Kankakee Genealogy OnlineThis free online genealogy database is sponsored by the Kankakee County Clerk Bruce Clark. Currently the online database indexes: birth certificates from 1914 - 1936 (75 years ago), marriage licenses: 1889 – 1961 (50 years ago) and death certificates: 1870 – 1991 (10 years ago).

Obituary IndexThis index guides researchers to obituaries in the Daily Journal from the late 1800's to the present. The index is searchable by first name and/or last name. The database is extensive but not complete.

African American HeritageProQuest® African American Heritage is a groundbreaking digital resource exclusively devoted to African American family history research. It provides users a dedicated resource that not only brings together records critical to African American family research; but also connects them to a community of research experts, whose mentoring and assistance can frequently be the difference between research success and futility.

Legal Self HelpThe Kankakee County Legal Self Help Center provides Kankakee County Residents with: Easy to access information about their legal rights and repsonsibilities, quick referrels to free and low cost legal aid offices, pro se forms for self-representation if necessary, self-help instruction for common legal problems, and much more.

Heritage Quest


HeritageQuest is the largest
genealogy data company in the world. Our indexes are recognized as the best genealogy databases available anywhere. Heritage Finder automatically searches these databases, making it easy to find the CDs you need. HeritageQuest indexes are extracted by trained professionals using a process pioneered by HeritageQuest over 10 years ago that is unmatched by any of our competitors. No other company uses our exacting measures to help ensure your successful search. The free Heritage Finder search readily points you to those indexes where you'll find your family's name. It's a great first step in beginning your search for ancestors!

MangoReferenceUSA is the leading provider in business and consumer research' Offering a full-service platform, ReferenceUSA helps users create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, raise funds and locate people. Our database selections and real­time access to more than 24 Million Businesses, 262 Million Consumers, U.S. New Businesses, U.S. New Homeowners and Movers, make research easy and fast! ReferenceUSA's quality information helps researchers, students and job seekers answer a wide variety of questions, and saves them valuable time and money.

FirstSearchFirstSearch is an online service that gives library professionals and end users access to a rich collection of reference databases. With FirstSearch, materials in your library’s collection are highlighted in results from searches in dozens of online catalogs. WorldCat (books)

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