Federal Tax Forms And Publications -The official IRS site. Download forms and publications here.
Illinois Tax Forms – Official state site for Illinois tax forms.
Tax Forms (Other States) – Index of links to individual state sites for tax forms.
AARP Tax-Aide – Locate a tax help center near you.
Art and Craft Shows Net – Search for an arts/crafts show, festival or fair by dates, city, state, or region in this database.
Crafting with your kids
Crochet Guild of America – Dedicated to the art of crocheting.
Fave Crafts – Free craft projects, home decor ideas and DIY tips, new projects and tips added every day.
Free Patterns – Free online patterns for your projects.
Jo-Ann Project Archive – Library of projects for knitters, quilters, crafters and more.
Michaels, the Arts & Crafts Store – Floral and handcraft project ideas.
Pinterest – Arts and Crafts Inspiration! Organize your project ideas and get fresh inspiration.
Quilt.com – Quilting information for the novice, the expert and all those in between.
WoolWorks – Projects for hand-knitters.
Positive Parenting DuPage – Official website for the county-wide collaboration comprised of dozens of organizations in DuPage County that work with families during the first three years of a child’s life.
Reading is Fundamental – Founded in 1966, this organization’s site is all about getting kids to read. Visit their “Reading Planet” section for fun activities and recommended reads.
La Leche League International – Dedicated to providing education, information and support to breastfeeding mothers.
The Baby Center
Better Homes and Gardens – Online companion to the magazine.
Handyman USA – Tips, articles, and an “ask an expert” feature.
HGTV – Official site of the cable television network.
Martha Stewart Home – Tips, techniques and inspiration for home keeping.
This Old House – Official site for the television program.
DIY Network and Resources
Bankrate – Provides consumers with financial data, research and editorial information on non-investment financial products.
Chicago Board Options Exchange – Official site for the CBOE.
Edgar Database – Database of corporate information from the Securities and Exchange Commission.
InvestorGuide – Covers online brokers, stock information, and provides a comprehensive list of publicly traded companies (including home pages, research, and discussion).
IPO Central – IPO information from Hoover’s Online.
Motley Fool – Wide array of investment resources. Sign up for news to be delivered to your e-mail.
New York Stock Exchange – Official site of the New York Stock Exchange.
NASDAQ Stock Market – Commonly known as the NASDAQ, news and information for the investor of this American stock exchange.
Better Business Bureau – Access the national site or find your local bureau.
Consumer Information Center – Provides access to full text of federal consumer publications.
Consumer Product Safety Commission – Government site; report an unsafe product or check on the latest recalls.
Consumer Protection – Government site giving you the scoop on what you need to know to protect yourself from scams and hoaxes.
Consumer World – Large index of online consumer resources.
Edmund’s Consumer Information Experts – New and used car pricing and information.
Kelley Blue Book – New and used car pricing guide.
National Fraud Information Center – Provides information on a variety of frauds and scams.
U.S. Consumer Gateway – Government site providing access to a variety of consumer information
Food Safety Product Recalls
Authorlink! – Variety of resources for editors, literary agents, writers and readers.
Writing World – Information for writers looking to start their careers.
AfriGeneas ~ African Ancestor Genealogy – System of genealogy resources for researching African related ancestry.
Ancestry.com – Online resource for tracing family history; more than 500 million names contained in the collection of online genealogical databases.
Cyndi’s List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet – Largest index of links to genealogy resources on the internet.
DuPageCounty Genealogical Society
Family Search Internet Genealogy Service – Extensive site from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
JewishGen: The Home of Jewish Genealogy – The primary internet source for researchers of Jewish genealogy; its components include the JewishGen Discussion Group and the JewishGen Family Finder.
The Mayflower Web Pages – Find information about family members who came over on the Mayflower here.
National Archives and Records Administration – Official government site; search for documents here.
ROOTS-L – Compile information from ROOTS-L, a mailing list for people who are interested in genealogy.
U.S. GenWeb Project – Links to state and county websites for genealogical information
HealthCentral – One of the most complete sources of consumer healthcare information on the Internet.
Healthfinder – From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; gateway to reliable consumer health and human services information.
Journal of the American Medical Association – Online companion to the journal.
Martindale’s Health Science Guide – Detailed reference center for medical questions. Includes information for both patients and doctors.
Mayo Clinic Health – Source of reliable health information from Mayo Clinic; site is directed by a team of Mayo physicians, scientists, writers and educators and is updated daily.
MedicineNet – Network of U.S. board-certified physician writers and scientists committed to providing the best unbiased, 100% doctor-produced medical information.
MedlinePlus – From the National Library of Medicine. The best and most complete consumer health source on the Interent. Available in English and in Spanish
Merck Manual of Medical Information – Full text, online version of the print manual used by medical professionals for over 100 years.
National Library of Medicine (NLM) – Home of the world’s largest medical library; includes access to MEDLINE, a searchable database.
RxList – Searchable drug index.
Embark – Features include a school matcher, graduate schools information, and online recruitment application.
Fenton High School: Guidance Department – Everything Bensenville students need to plan for the future.
Peterson’s – Online companion to the popular college guide. Nice variety of resources available.
USNews.com (Colleges) – Includes information and rankings from the annual listing of schools.
Campus Tours – Take a virtual tour of the college you are interested in.
College Answer – Free financial aid service offered by Sallie Mae. The database includes thousands of private scholarships, grants, tuition waivers, internships and fellowships.
College Illinois – Official site for the Illinois Prepaid Tuition Program.
FAFSA Application – Get a copy of the FAFSA or fill it out online.
Illinois Student Assistance Commission Outreach Activities Calendar – ISAC’s outreach efforts help families navigate the steps of the college admission and financial aid processes.
FastAid – Searchable database of private scholarships.
Affordable Colleges Online – This directory of online colleges in the U.S. compares thousands of online colleges and programs.
GoodCall Scholarships – A free and easy to use scholarship search engine where you can filter by scholarship entry difficult, competition level, scholarship amount, and more.