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At the West Chicago Public Library (WCPLD), we strive to enrich our community through access to a wealth of electronic resources, from research databases and online newspapers to art collections and ESL learning tools.

Keep reading to learn more about the diverse offerings that help your library to be a hub of learning, creativity, and community engagement.

Unlock a trove of information with our comprehensive research databases. Whether you’re a student, scholar, or lifelong learner, our databases cover a wide range of subjects, full of reliable and up-to-date information. These powerful resources and tools could be accessed any time, from the comfort of your home!

Expand your horizons with our extensive collection of E-books and audiobooks. From bestsellers to classic literature, WCPLD has something for every reader. Take advantage of the convenience of digital reading and listening with our user-friendly platforms, Libby and Boundless.

Keep up to date with what is happening in DuPage County or globally through our curated selection of online newspapers. Newspaper subscriptions can cost hundreds each year, but a library card could give you access to many of the same perks for free!

Dive into the history of the West Chicago Community High School (WCCHS) with access to digitized yearbooks and high school newspapers. WCCHS yearbooks have long been one of our most popular resources, so take a walk down memory lane and browse our digital yearbook and school newspaper archive today!

Step into the captivating world of West Chicago Public Library’s archived bookplate collection. These small, personalized artworks feature family crests, thought-provoking quotes, and intricate illustrations, providing a glimpse into the intimate relationship between readers and their treasured volumes.

Engage yourself in the vibrant world of art with our West Chicago Art Banner Collection. Featuring works from local and national artists, this collection showcases the rich cultural tapestry of our community. You may recognize much of the art from around the community, and you may even recognize some of the artists!

We believe in making language learning accessible to everyone. Explore our ESL resources designed to help non-native English speakers build their language skills. Whether you’re a beginner or looking to enhance your proficiency, our resources cater to a wide variety of language-learning needs. For more information about these tools, please call (630-231-1552, x4), email (, or drop in to speak with a staff member.