Thomas Ford Library Connection

Established in 1932 and located right across the street from McClure, the Thomas Ford Memorial Library is a wonderful resource for Bulldogs and everyone in the Western Springs community. They even have programs specifically meant for teens and tweens.

Access the Thomas Ford Catalog here

Bulldogs are encouraged to explore the resources listed, but they can only be accessed with a Thomas Ford Library Card number.

  • Biography in Context - Need information on someone notable? This is the database for you!
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library - An entire collection of electronic reference books covering a wide range of topics.
  • MasterFile - Use this for general information and for researching articles on a specific topic. MasterFILE Premier also includes images, maps, and flags.
  • NoveList - Not sure what to read next? NoveList is a readers advisory database, giving recommendations based on other books you've liked in the past.
  • Science Reference Center - All science, all the time.