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

Sunday (Labor Day - Memorial Day): 12 PM - 5 PM 


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.

Chicago Area Newspapers

With unmatched U.S. news content from local, regional, and national sources, 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.

Chicago Tribune

ProQuest 1849 - present: Each issue of every newspaper is indexed thoroughly, so your patrons have access to not only top news stories, but also detailed information on the arts, sports, business, and popular culture. Even such items as editorials, editorial cartoons, obituaries, and letters to the editor from well-known people are indexed. The complete text of recent articles is provided in the ASCII format. – Publisher.

ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Chicago Tribune (1849-1987): This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.

AR Book Finder

Searching for Accelerated Reader books is fun and easy with this free online tool.

Databases can be accessed from twenty eight workstations in the library. Printing cost is $.10 for black and white and $.25 for color, or you may download the results. For further information, view our Internet Access page.