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Location & Hours

125 S. Municipal Drive
Sugar Grove, IL 60554
(630) 466-4686
Contact Us

Sun: 2pm - 6pm
Mon-Thurs: 10am - 8pm
Fri: closed
Sat: 10am - 4pm

Research Center

With your Sugar Grove Public Library card, you have access to these databases 24-7. Ancestry 

Update 4/7/20: Ancestry is now available from home! Click here to access the database.

You will need to enter your full library barcode number. Email us if you need help.

Ancestry® Library Edition, distributed exclusively by ProQuest and powered by, delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more from countries all over the world.

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For information on the Sugar Grove Historical Society, genealogy, and open access databases to help you with your research. Please view this document to access links, or print for your reference. 

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Consumer Reports

View the consumer reports website for valuable unbiased information on all kinds of products, from cars to windows to computers. Includes product and brand guide, and the familiar comparison/ratings chart. Must login with full library card number using this link to access. 

driving testsDriving Tests

Driving Tests provides patrons with unlimited access to official state driver's manuals, online practice tests for car, motorcycle and commercial driver's license (CDL), an exam simulator, and a DMV - related FAQ. Patrons can access Driving Tests to start preparing for their DMV knowledge exam by visiting The program is designed to help aspiring as well as more experienced drivers (teenagers, newcomers, renewal applicants or senior citizens). Tests can be accessed from any computer or mobile device.


Explore More Illinois is a cultural pass program that allows Illinois public library cardholders to get offers from museums, park districts, historical societies, performing and visual arts centers, and other attractions. Explore More Illinois is free and can be accessed 24/7 from any computer, tablet, or smartphone. 

Log in with your library card credentials and browse for passes by date or attractions. Make your reservation and print or download your pass shortly before your visit. You can have two active reservations per library card. Please cancel your reservation(s) if unable to attend, otherwise the reservation will count as being used. Remember that once you print or download your pass you cannot cancel your reservation.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library

Search the content of hundreds of nonfiction eBooks on health, business, travel, school subjects, and more and save it to Google Drive to access later. Other features include: translation, text-to-speech, and 24/7 access to any title on any device. 

general one file database linkGeneral One File

General OneFile is a one-stop source for news, magazine, and periodical articles across a wide range of general interest topics and academic disciplines. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text, General OneFile serves a wide audience of readers. 

Kids InfoBitsKids InfoBits

Kids InfoBits meets the research needs of students in Kindergarten through Grade 5. It features a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface, a subject-based topic tree search and full-text, age-appropriate, curriculum-related magazine, newspaper and reference content for information on current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

Museum Adventure PassMuseum Adventure Pass

Use your library card to checkout passes for free admission or a special discount at participating Chicago area cultural destinations. This includes the popular Brookfield Zoo! Check the availability of passes by clicking here.  If you would like to checkout a pass, visit the library and we will print the pass for you, which will be valid for 7 days. For a full list of museum and how the Museum Adventure Program works, click here. 

 national geographic kids National Geographic Kids

Reputable, authoritative, and appropriate content that brings children aged 6-14 the world in a way they've never seen it before. Fun and substantive, National Geographic Kids will take them on amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space. National Geographic Kids includes the complete run of the magazine from 2009 to the present, as well as books, videos, and images.

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This is the world's largest library catalog. If you can't locate an item in our local SWAN catalog, use Worldcat to search for an item. If you would like us to request the item, please fill out this form and we will place the request for you. 

Waubonsee Community College logo Waubonsee Community College Database Access

Community members residing in College District 516 may apply for a Community Borrower Card. More information can be found here.

For in-depth research needs, Waubonsee Community College Library's three on-site locations (Sugar Grove, Downtown, Fox Valley) offer guest computers that provide access to their extensive databases. A complete list of their online databases can be found here. A community borrower card will not be needed at the guest computers on campus. For hours, locations, and more, please click here.