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Research & Learn

What do you need to know? Shorewood-Troy Library offers patrons access to 25 electronic resource (e-resource) collections free of charge. All e-resources can be accessed at home or the library via internet.

Not sure how to use the resources? Watch short, simple tutorials found in the Niche Academy library on this page!

Still have questions? 30-minute Book-a-Librarian sessions are being conducted by email and phone for reference and tech questions. Call 815.725.1715 or email reference@shorewoodtroylibrary.org to request an appointment.

The library also hosts a local history collection which is temporarily unavailable due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Featured E-Resources

Family Search is a new genealogy tool available for IN LIBRARY use through the library website. New users will need to create their own individual account using their email and a password. For help, see a Reference librarian.

Home access for ancestry.com has been extended through June 30, 2021. Log in to your library account on the Pinnacle catalog page and click the link to access the program.

E-Resource Collection

Niche Academy Tutorials