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World Mythologies : Selected Library Book Sources

Research guide to mythologies from various civilizations.

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Search over 100,000 books in the Library's Catalog and books from 127 Illinois college and university libraries in the I-Share Catalog.

Search for books on the Oakton Library shelves

Some suggested search words:

  • Mythology
  • World Mythology
  • Roman Mythology
  • Greek Mythology
  • Norse Mythology
  • Mythical creatures
  • Mythical beasts
  • Mythical monsters

Reference Books

Start your book search with guidance from the librarian at the reference desk at either Oakton Community College campus.

Or, ask a librarian by phone or message for help with your search!

The Oakton Library has many books on mythology that you can use for reference in the library or to check-out to take home.  Here are just a few of the books that we have on the shelves...

Get your library card!

The Oakton Library card also serves as an ID card for currently enrolled Oakton Community College students taking classes for credit.

To get a library card, please bring a picture ID (driver's license or state ID) to the Oakton Library circulation desk on the Des Plaines Campus (Room (1406) ) or Ray Hartstein Campus (Room A200, Skokie).