Below is a list of resources, both websites and databases, we've selected to help you find the information you need. We've included in this list databases provided by the SD State Library. You can access these databases from home using your Brookings Public Library Card. Please contact us in person, by phone, or by email if you have any questions.

Tabs: 

Careers and Employment

CareerJet.com - Search engine

Career One Stop - Local jobs

SD Department of Labor

Learning Express - Occupational exams and improving your job search

LinkUp - Search engine

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Consumer Information

Better Business Bureau

CNET Reviews - Electronics

Consumer Search

Federal Citizen Information Center

Recalls.gov

Languages

Mango Languages - Learn a language

Pronunciator - Learn a language

Forvo - Word pronunciation audio clips in over 300 languages

 

Health

Avera McKennan Hospital

Centers for Disease Control

FDA Approved Drugs Database

Heathcare Insurance Marketplace - Learn about and apply for health insurance

HealthFinder

Mayo Clinic

MedlinePlus

Salem Press Online - Includes Magill's Medical Guide, Nutrition, and Psychology & Behavioral Health

 

 

History and Geography

America’s Historical Documents

American Memory (LOC)

American Rhetoric

Brookings County Historical Society

CIA World Factbook

National Archives Digital Collection

Sanborn Maps - The Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps for 82 SD communities from 1867 to 1970

South Dakota State Historical Society

Timeline Index

USGS - Use the Map Locator & Downloader to access any of their topographic maps for free

Research and Articles

EbscoHost Academic Search Premier - Scholarly database with journal and magazine articles

EbscoHost MasterFILE Premier - General reference database with journal and magazine articles

Explora Teens - Student research with current issues

Gale Virtual Reference Library - Collection of online reference books

ProQuest - Journal, magazine, and newspaper articles

SIRS Discoverer - Journal, newspaper, and magazine articles for grades K-9

SIRS Issues Researcher - General reference articles for grades 6-12

World Book Activity Center - Thousands of activities for all ages with easy, clear instructions, photographs, illustrations, and more

World Book Kids - Articles and more for grades K-5

World Book Student - Articles and more for grades 5-9

 

 

New Books

An Uncommon Protector
Purr M for Murder
Lost in You
Arm Knitting
Her Secret
The Black Book
No One Cares About Crazy People: The Chaos and Heartbreak of Mental Health in America
Racing the Devil
Word by Word: The Secret Life of Dictionaries
The Family Gene: A Mission to Turn My Deadly Inheritance into a Hopeful Future
A Twist of the Knife
Himself
Ice Ghosts: The Epic Hunt for the Lost Franklin Expedition
A Colony in a Nation
The Gulf: The Making of An American Sea
Someone to Love
The Principles Behind Flotation
Holding Fire
Rabbit Cake
Flash of Fury

Digital Services

Hours

Monday-Thursday:
9:30 AM - 9 PM
Friday-Saturday:
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Sunday:
1 PM - 5 PM
Closed Sundays in August

Location

Brookings Public Library
515 3rd Street
Brookings SD 57006
605-692-9407

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