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

 

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America’s Historical Documents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

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 Kids - Grades K-5

World Book Student - Grades 5-9

 

New Books Added in August

The Hopefuls
Unfollow Vol. 1
Dark Road Home
Dancing with the Tiger
Duty and Honor
Breast Cancer Surgery and Reconstruction: What's Right for You
Rogue Justice: The Making of the Security State
American Pharoah: The Untold Story of the Triple Crown Winner's Legendary Rise
The Devourers
And Soon I Heard a Roaring Wind: A Natural History of Moving Air
The Ghoul King
Fresh Fish: Seafood Recipes, Techniques, and Traditions
The High Ground
How the World Breaks: Life in Catastrophe's Path, from the Caribbean to Siberia
Missing Man: The American Spy Who Vanished in Iran
The Loyal Heart
Idiot Brain: What Your Head Is Really Up To
The Branson Beauty
Claiming Noah
Someone Always Knows

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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