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C. E. Brehm Memorial Public Library District

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ABCmouseABC Mouse: (For use in Library only) With more than 3,500 learning activities and 450 lessons. Create  a free account. Available on Public Internet computers and mobile devises connected to the Library’s WiFe.
MUZZY Children’s Language courses: Give the advantage of learning another language early in life: Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, French, Italian, German, Russian, Portuguese and English. It’s easy and fun.

America’s Genealogy Bank

America’s Genealogy Bank: Research your ancestors in over 300 years of historical newspapers, books, pamphlets and government reports. Search over 1,000 newspapers; the American State Papers; US Congressional Serial Set and more. Find obituaries, birth & marriage notices; pension records etc.


Register NewsRegister-News archives: (2007-present) includes full-text articles on local news, obituaries, issues, events, people and much more.


E-mail Reference questions to:

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Reference email For patron related questions please include full name & Library card barcode number. (No renewal requests by email will be accepted)

Genquestion_green_384286_7ealogy Reference:
Genealogy Reference email For questions regarding our genealogy collection and policy/fees for copies. Please indicate genealogy request in subject line.

Contact the Library Director with ideas and suggestions to better serve our library and community. All Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request must be submitted to this email.

Legal Self-Help Center: Jefferson County,

Illinois Legal Aid Online provides legal information (not legal advice) to help the residents of Jefferson County.