Prairie Trails Public Library

8449 Moody Avenue, Burbank, IL 60459

Phone: 708.430.3688

Fax: 708.430.5596

Monday-Thursday: 9 AM - 9 PM

Friday-Saturday: 9 AM - 5 PM


ArticleFirst / FirstSearch

Full text articles and citations on a variety of subjects: business, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, humanities, law, politics, science, social science, sports, and technology.

Daily Southtown (Search 2007-Current)

Find information on community issues and events, business, education, sports and more.

Chicago Tribune (1985-Current)

Search full-text issues, events, business, state, regional and national news, the arts and entertainment, sports and more.

Chicago Tribune Historical

Images and full text of historical international, national, regional, and local issues and events, such as major wars and military actions, emerging nations, prohibition, Chicago gangsters, Great Depression, and Chicago as the center of the Progressive movement. Full text of death notices and obituaries.

Consumer Report


NewsBank Chicago Area Newspapers/Access World New   Daily Southtown collection

With unmatched U.S. news content from local, regional, and national sources, and more, this resource is the largest of its kind. Its diverse source types include printed and online newspapers, blogs, journals, newswires, broadcast transcripts and videos. Explore a specific issue or event through the detailed coverage provided by local reporting or compare a wide variety of viewpoints from across the country on topics such as politics, business, health, sports, cultural activities and people.

Daily Southtown collection



Full digital copies of your favorite magazines. View magazines on your computer or mobile device. Unlimited access to our entire collection.

These e-resources are for Prairie Trails Public Library District cardholders only. All e-resources are available for use within the library.

EBSCO Database Group

This allows you to select /search from EBSCO databases. The following products are available as part of our EBSCO Database Group:, Business Source Premier, Academic Search Premier, Science Reference Center, History Reference Center, Points of View Reference Center, Literary Reference Center, Middle Search Plus, Primary Search, Auto Repair Reference Center, MasterFILE Premier, and Consumer Health Complete.

Gale Database Group

Allows you to select /search from Gale databases.