Illinois State Library Services

The Illinois State Library provides you with services directly, through us, and in cooperation with other agencies.

FirstSearch: (Login required)Through local libraries, the State Library provides most Illinois residents with access to archives of magazine articles and other research information.  

Find It Illinois:  A portal for the State Library's online services, including the Illinois Government Information search engine, Illinois Digital Archives and Digital Illinois collections, Illinois Center for the Book/Illinois Authors, and more.

Illinois Talking Book and Braille Center- The Illinois State Library funds this program to provide free library services to persons unable to read or use conventional print material due to a visual or physical handicap. For more information, visit the Illinois Talking Book Outreach Center website.