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Glassdoor

Searching for a job? Glassdoor can help you find reviews of companies, salary overviews, photos, and more!



Research & Information



Book & Library Resources

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Inspire

Indiana's Virtual Library provides access to a variety of scholarly databases and information. Some of their databases include Academic Search Premier, Biography in Context, Business Source Premier, EBSCOHost, Encyclopedias, Heath & Wellness, and more!

Gale Databases

Gale Databases include ChiltonLibrary,  Nursing Resource Collection, Military and Intelligence, LitFinder, and more!


Biography in Context

Biography in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on the world's most influential people


Chilton Library

ChiltonLibrary.com represents the most authoritative automotive repair information available to car owners.


Science in Context

Science in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics.


Codeacademy

Learn how to code and program in an interactive environment. Codeacademy is entirely free.


Code Avengers

Learn how to code websites, Apps, games, and more.

Ask A Librarian

If you have a question, please contact us, and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.


Book Clubs

EPL has two adult book clubs and one for older children. Personal book clubs are welcome to check out book club sets for personal use.

New Materials

See the newest items added to the EPL collection.


Download eBooks & Audiobooks

Checkout eBooks and downloadable audiobooks from OverDrive, EPL's virtual library.

eBook & Audiobook Help

A site dedicated to answering your  questions about downloading eBooks and audiobooks from the library.

Project Gutenberg

Download free eBooks in the public domain.


LibriVox

Download free audiobooks in the public domain.


myON Books

Access thousands of free eBooks for Indiana students and their families. Content includes chapter books, graphic novels, picture books and more. 

To log on, make sure the school name is "Hoosier Family of Readers, Indiana Department of Education". The username and password is, "read".



Teen Resources

Homework, College, and Job searching tools.

Children Resources

Homework help for grades 5 and under.

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Community Foundation of DeKalb

The Community Foundation of DeKalb County provides donors with a way to create permanent support for the charitable projects they care about.


DeKalb Chamber Partnership

The DeKalb Chamber Partnership works to connect businesses with education and the community ultimately creating an enjoyable place to live, work, and play.


DeKalb County Visitors Bureau

Find out more about the happenings of DeKalb County, Indiana.

Downtown Auburn Business Association

Serving downtown Auburn, Indiana since 1940.






Education & Schools



Government & Medical Information

Genealogy Resources

College Board

Prepare for exams, compare colleges, find scholarships and financial aid information, and more!


FAFSA

Visit this site to submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid.


Learn More Indiana

Helps you plan, prepare, and pay for college. There are areas for K-12 Students, College Students, and Adult Students.


GCF Learnfree.org

This site allows you to take free online classes on technology, literacy, and mathematics.


TASC (Formerly GED)

Impact Institute, previously Four County, works with individuals in DeKalb, LaGrange, Noble, Steuben and Whitley County to acquire adult education and get their GED.


Peterson's

A great resource to prepare for college and grad school. Prepare for exams, compare colleges, find scholarships and financial aid information, and more!


Podcasts for Educators, Students, and Colleges

This is a full alphabetical list of all the podcast channels listed in our directory for use with children, young people and educational professionals.


Student Aid

This site provides information and access to financial aid for college.


Testing & Education Reference Center

This site allows you to take practice tests and research exams such as: SAT, ACT, GRE, Praxis, and more.


Varsity Tutors College Scholarship

Enter for your monthly chance to win a college scholarship.

DeKalb Health

DeKalb County's Hospital and wellness facility. 


Elected Officials

Find elected officials based on location. Can use address or map.


Health Insurance Marketplace

A new way to get health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. Launches October 1st.


Indiana Court Forms

This site includes forms for civil cases, criminal cases, divorce proceedings, child support, appeals, and more.


OnGuard Online

Avoid scams, protect your kids, and be secure on the Internet.


Pet Poison Helpline

A guide for pet safety for owners.


Tax Forms (Federal)

This site allows you to download tax forms directly from the IRS.



Tax Forms (State)

This site allows you to download tax forms directly from the state of Indiana.


Voter Information

Get registered to vote, find election dates, and polling locations.

DeKalb County IN Genealogy Society

Check DeKalb County Genealogy Society's website for meeting times and publications.


DeKalb County INGenWeb

Check here for indices and transcripts of vital records, old newspapers, and other DeKalb County resources.


DeKalb County Historian

Check the county historian's Facebook page for updates on preservation and educational projects and historic photos.


Indiana Genealogy Databases, Indexes, & Internet Resources by County

Search Indiana State Library's page for historic records.


Fold3.com

This database contains military records, historic photos and documents, and city directories helpful to all levels of genealogists. Patrons can access this database from their home computers with an Eckhart Public Library card or computer use card.


Origins

This database contains Irish, Welsh, Scottish, and English Records. It must be accessed at the Genealogy Center.


US Gen Web

Check out other states' Gen Web sites for indices and transcripts of records.


Family Search

Family Search is a free database provided by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. You do not need to register to search, but you must register in order to build and save a family tree.


Find A Grave

This is a free, easily searchable grave site database.


Heritage Quest

This database contains census records, the Freedman's Bank, and the Periodical Search Index, among other resources. Patrons can access this database from their home computers with an Eckhart Public Library card or computer use card.


Ancestry.com

To use Ancestry, with no additional cost, you can use our subscription available at the Genealogy Center.