Consumer & Do It Yourself Sites

Book an appointment with one of our trained librarians for one-on-one training and assistance with any of our databases or on-line services. Use our computers or bring in your own laptop. Call 847-918-3225 or stop by any of our service desks to schedule an appointment.
Database Name Description Click to use at home Click to use at the library
Career Transitions Search for job openings, career training and education opportunities, write your resume and cover letter, and improve your interview and networking skills.
Chilton's Auto Repair Database Includes repair, maintenance and recall information for domestic and imported vehicles through the current model year.  *Please note that this database runs on Firefox and Explorer web browsers only.
Consumer Reports Product reviews and ratings on cars, appliances, electronics and more.
Healthcare.gov - US Healthcare Information The official government website for information on the Affordable Care Act, the Healthcare Marketplace, and more.
Home Improvement Collection One-stop resource for home repair and improvement projects.
Learn a Test

Study guides and practice exams for: AP, college prep, graduate placement, career and civil service. Please note that Learning Express has recently upgraded their interface, so previous users will need to register again. If you still have tests or training in the previous interface, you may still access them at http://learnatest.com/lel/ for a short time.

LegalForms Access and download thousands of customizable online legal documents to Word or PDF formats.
Mango Languages

Master a new language. Each lesson combines real life situations and audio from native speakers with simple, clear instructions to help you learn vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar and culture. More than 40 foreign language courses and 16 English as a Second Language (ESL) courses. Available in-library or at home to Fremont cardholders only.

Online Courses in Accounting Learn more about basic accounting principles with one of these free, open online courses, including financial accounting, bookkeeping, and auditing.
Online Courses in Information Technology Learn more about information technology with one of these open online courses. These classes, on areas including application development, systems analysis, and health informatics are offered by the world's top colleges and universities and are available to you for free.
Online Courses in Mathematics Learn more about pure and applied mathmatics with one of these open online courses. These classes are offered by the world's top colleges and universities and are available to you for free.
Online Courses in Physics Learn more about physics with one of these open online courses. These classes are offered by the world's top colleges and universities and are available to you for free.
Online Courses in Science Learn more about science with one of these open online courses. These classes, on the subjects of chemistry, biology, physics, geology, social science, and medical science, are offered by the world's top colleges and universities and are available to you for free.
Online Courses in Writing Learn more about writing with one of these free, open online courses, including both technical and creative writing.
Price It! Antiques & Collectibles Includes recent price information, photos to assist with identification, and educational material to assist new and experienced collectors.
Small Business Resource Center Covers all major areas of starting and operating a business, including accounting, finance, human resources, management, marketing, tax and more.