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Resources for Do-It-Yourselfers

ALLDATA (In Library Use Only)

Repair information for foreign and domestic cars and trucks manufactured from 1982 to the present, including wiring diagrams and the latest Technical Service Bulletins as well as reference information for technicians. Available at all St Louis County Library branches. Not available from home. 

Auto Repair Source

Formerly called AutoMate, this database provides service and repair information including step-by-step repair information, diagrams, maintenance schedules, parts/labor estimates and service bulletins/recalls.

Creativebug

Over 1,000 art and craft video classes for adults and kids, taught by recognized design experts and artists. Topics include fiber and paper arts, jewelry making, sewing and quilting, food, home and more. Create your free account and enjoy unlimited access to instructional videos, patterns, and access to exclusive documentaries and live video feeds on Creativebug Television (CBTV). Click here for a video tutorial about using this resource.

Driving-Tests.org

Driving-Tests.org provides access to the following state-specific information:
 - 11 car practice tests
 - 8 motorcycle practice tests
 - 3 CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) practice tests
 - 3 online driver’s manuals (car, motorcycle, CDL)
 - An FAQ section with detailed answers to 100+ DMV-related questions