Resources and Services–Local, State and FederalGetting Through Tough Financial Times
Illinois Compiled Statutes
Illinois Crime Victim’s Compensation Program
Illinois Department of Human Services
Illinois Department of Insurance
Illinois Department on Aging
Illinois Telecommunications Access Corporation
Illinois Legal Aid
Illinois Workforce Services
Massac Memorial Hospital
Southern Seven Health Department
Metropolis Legal Self-Help Center
Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation, Inc.
Shawnee Community College Adult Education
National Eye Care Project
Nolo Free Legal E-Books
Patents and Trademarks
Project Life Area Agency on Aging
Self-Help Legal Center
Websites for a variety of subjects including: automobiles, consumer info, education, fiction, government, job searching, maps & directions, medical, music, movies, etc.
Talking Books is a free service, providing books and magazines on cassette and Braille, descriptive videos, and other services free to individuals of any age.
New services now include:
- Braille Audio Reading Download (BARD) has expanded to include Web-Braille and Music Services.
- There is a new app for access to BARD from your iPhone, iPad, and iPod; call 1-800-426-0709 for more information and help with setup.
- Illinois Talking Book patrons can now participate in the eRead Illinois e-book project. The project uses Baker & Taylor’s Axis 360 platform. Once again call 1-800-426-0709 or visit the website by clicking the Illinois Talking Books Outreach Center link above.
Photographs, maps, original documents, and more, in a variety of collections.