Useful Web Sites

Looking for some answers? Click on a subject below for a list of helpful Web sites on a variety of topics. Helen Matthes Library does not take responsibility for content on external sites.

Need more help? Call the Information Desk at 217-342-2464, ext. 3, or email

Arts & Entertainment–Theaters, Movies, Museums, Leisure, and Art
Automotive–Price Guides, IDOT, and Car Repair
Book Discussions, Readers Advisory & Literature–Recommendations & Online Books
Business & Consumer–Consumer Information & Entrepreneurship
Community Resources–Local Resources to meet your needs
Education & School–Homework Help, Homeschooling, and College Test Prep
Genealogy–Effingham County Genealogy, and Family Tree Research
Government & Voting–State & Federal Government and Voting Info
History & Demographics–History & Geography
Income Taxes–State and Federal Income Tax Information
Jobs & Careers–Career Exploration, Job Loss, Resumes, Cover Letters & Interviewing
Legal–Legal Forms, Legal Issues, and Find a Lawyer
Maps, Weather & Road Conditions–Driving Directions and Weather
Medical & Health–Doctor Finder, Clinical Trials, and Consumer Health Information
Music & Radio Stations–Local and Internet Radio and Searchable Songs and Lyrics
News–Local and National News
Nonprofits–Non-profits in the Effingham area and Grant Writing Info
Patent Trademark & Copyright–Illinois Trademark Applications and Copyright
Phone Numbers & Addresses–Phone Numbers, Addresses, and ZIP Codes
Photos & Images–Clip Art, Online Photo Storage, and Photo Gifts
Research–Journal Articles, Citation & Documentation, Statistics and Encyclopedia
Science–Chemistry, Life Science, Geology, and Weather
Shopping–Deals, coupons and unique online shopping