Skokie Public Library's Guide to... provides online interactive preparation for dozens of standardized tests, including the SAT, ACT, GED, ASVAB, some AP tests, Civil Service exams, professional licensing exams, citizenship tests, and more.’s practice tests are based on actual tests.

Why Use

Use this database to practice taking certain standardized tests.

  • Help! I’m taking the firefighter exam tomorrow and I need to go over it one more time.
  • I’m scheduled to take the LSAT this fall and I want to start studying for it. What resources do you have?
  • I can never find any of the postal worker exam books on the shelf do you have anything online?

Find Your Test

From the main page, you may select your test by choosing one of the broad subject headings listed on the right hand side of the screen.

Select Practice now image to proceed with a test or click on the name of the test for more information.

If you choose Practice now image first, you will be asked to sign in at that point.

Alternatively, log in from the main page and choose your test from the list on that page.


You must register to use; registration is free with your Skokie Public Library card.  Simply select a username and choose a password.  Your account will provide you with instant online scoring, analysis of your strengths and weaknesses, and allow you to go back to tests that you are unable to complete in one sitting.

After you register and select your test, read the Instructions image for the test, accessible from the black bar at the top of the screen.  Clicking the Questions image  button allows you to skip ahead or back to any question.

You may also choose Finish later image or Score my test image at any time.  If the test is timed, you can see your remaining time in the box at the top of the screen; if your test has no time limit, the box will read, "Untimed."'s Help section, accessible from the gray button at the very top of the main page, answers many common questions about using this test preparation database.

Keeping Track of Your Test Results

The practice tests you have chosen are tracked in your account.  You may choose to view your test scores at any time, or finish a test you left incomplete.

Practice tests cannot be printed, downloaded, or emailed, but test scores may be printed by using your browser’s Print button.

Other Resources is a unique database; no other online resource offers access to so many practice tests.  Skokie Public Library does offer a large selection of test practice books and study guides in print; check the catalog or contact the Reference Desk in person, at 847.673.3733, or via for more information.