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Seeking anwers to important questions? Need a break from studying? Got a little extra time to fill? Want to learn something fun? Take a look at these great websites!

 

Register to Vote

Register to Vote If you will turn 18 on or before the date of the next presidential election (Tuesday, November 3), then you can register to vote! Illinois residents can register HERE at the library.

Visit Patron Services to register with TWO pieces of identification that show your legal name. At least one must show your address. Some examples include: Illinois Driver's License, Illinois State ID, utility bill in your name, mail postmarked to you, or a lease agreement. 

If you live in Suburban Cook County, than you will also find election information at the Cook County Clerk website.

 

Viewing Suggestions

Crackle Free, hand-picked action, sci-fi, horror, crime & comedies

Crunchyroll Watch 10,000+ hours of anime, Korean drama and live-action shows.

Funimation and Viz Stream and Interact with your favorite anime shows.

What Is My Movie Get movie recommendations by searching keywords, titles, actors and more. Try zombie romance, or alien dystopia.

 

News & Reviews

AV Club Pop-culture news, features and interviews: the web's smartest take on TV, film, music and lots more.

Hypable Breaking entertainment news by and for fans.

The Mary Sue A Guide to Girl Geek Culture; for entertainment geeks, female or otherwise. Coverage includes movies, comics, tv/movie fandom and other cool stuff.

Variety Entertainment news & reviews galore!

 

Down the Rabbithole

WARNING: Once you venture onto these sites, you may have trouble finding your way out. See you on the other side.

IMDB How tall is Tom Cruise?  What year was the original Star Wars movie released?  If you have a question about movies or movie stars, chances are you’ll find an answer in the Internet Movie Database.

Tunefind You could spend hours sifting through 124,100 songs by 44,400 artists from 55,000 TV episodes and movies. Find your favorites!

TV.com Can you describe the plot for every single episode of The Simpsons?  This site includes just about everything you could want to know about your favorite shows.  Rate individual episodes and watch trailers, too.

TV Tropes This endlessly entertaining wiki is a catalog of devices, conventions and tricks of the trade for writing fiction. Called "TV Tropes" because it started with TV, its scope has expanded to literature, film and even games.