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Olympics
Introduction
Nothing brings countries together like the Olympics. Worldwide, everyone cheers together! Celebrate by catching up on the Olympic tradition with books on the history of the Games. Use the Library's databases to discover more about your favorite athlete or the history of a sport. Check local TV listings to find when your favorite Olympians will compete.

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Biography Reference Bank Biographies, obituaries, and photographs of thousands of individuals - both living and deceased, as well as the full text of the articles from more than 100 volumes of biographical reference books. Help

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World Book Online Reference Center The World Book Online Reference Center includes all the articles from the 22-volume print set, plus thousands more.

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Web Links

Ancient Olympics
What were the Ancient Olympics like? Test your knowledge of a time long ago.

NBC Olympics
Official televised host of the Olympics. Find sport air times, keep up with medal winners, etc.

Olympic.org
Official website of the Olympic Movement.

Rio 2016
Are you ready for Rio? Start early and check out the planning for the upcoming Summer Olympics.

Rio Trivia
Do you know the details of what is going on in Rio to make the Olympic stage ready? Check it all out here!

Torch Route
Follow the route until the torch is lit in Sochi. Discover just who the torchbearers are.

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