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Bright By Text

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IdahoPTV has teamed up with Bright by Text to send free activities, games, and resources right to your cell phone. Messages are targeted to your child’s age and include information on child development, language and early literacy, health and safety, behavioral tips, and more.

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Business Source Premier

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Find content from journals covering all areas of business including marketing, management, accounting, finance, and economics. Includes company profiles with SWOT analyses.

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Chilton Library

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Funded by LiLI

Get the detailed information you need to tackle vehicle maintenance and repairs. Features include unique data, photos, and diagrams for specific vehicles; step-by-step service and repair procedures; a labor estimating tool; and ASE test prep quizzes.

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Consumer Reports

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Funded by LiLI

Search articles related to health, public safety, marketplace economics, and judicial/regulatory actions that affect consumers. This searchable archive includes articles dating back to 1985.

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Driving Tests

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Access free practice tests, driver handbooks (cars, motorcycles, commercial vehicles), and answers to common questions from the Idaho Department of Motor Vehicles. Find Idaho Driver's Handbook in English and Spanish.

Try the Vin Decoder to learn about recent recalls and complaints for specific vehicle types and manufacture details. 

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Explora supports all-ages research with content ranging from history, current events, humanities, health sciences, and more. Click "More Details" to explore topics and watch a tutorial.
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Foundation Directory Online

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Tap into an ever-growing database of 156,000+ grantmakers and 15 million+ grants, and unlock new funders and funder insights. Click on the logo to access the directory,  available on-site at Cherry Lane only.

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Gale eBooks

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Searchable full-text reference books on art, history, literature, business, and more. No app required. Access via your preferred internet browser. Unlimited borrows.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)

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Full text reference books on art, history, literature, business, and more. All titles are fully searchable so you can zero in on the information you need.

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Health and Wellness

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Funded by LiLI

Browse health and wellness resources provided by the Idaho Commission for Libraries. Includes Alt Healthwatch, Consumer Health Complete, Health Source, Medline, and more.

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History Reference Center

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Full text content of historical documents, biographies of historical figures, photos, maps, video, and other history reference materials.

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A diverse selection of on-demand ebooks, audiobooks, comics, movies & TV, music. Click "More Details" for app links and tutorials.
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Idaho Commerce Gem State Prospector

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Use the Gem State Prospector database to search for stats on every Idaho city, county and region. Each report contains an interactive map of the community and data on its labor force, wages, education levels, demographics and consumer expenditures. Provided by Idaho Commerce

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Idaho Department of Labor

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Search for jobs throughout the state, apply for unemployment insurance, and find veterans services.

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Idaho Votes

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Register to vote, find out where to vote, and know important election dates.

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Learning Express Library

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Funded by LiLI

Meet your educational and professional goals with Learning Express Library's modules on computer skills, standardized test prep (ACT, SAT, GED), vocational certification, U.S. citizenship, and more. Use an email address to create a free account and start learning today.

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Library of Congress

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The Library of Congress is the largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, newspapers, maps and manuscripts in its collections. Search the digital collections or explore curated subject guides to begin your research. 

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LiLI logo: Libraries Linking Idaho

LiLI provides free access to numerous research resources for all Idaho citizens. Explore subjects for academic research, business, and skill building, as well as plenty of content for kids. New learning resources are added often. Login by entering your Idaho zip code and city.

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