School is almost here and we have some great databases to help you with reading, homework, research, learning, and fun! To use these databases, all you need is your library card and they are FREE!
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If you are home, use your library card number to sign in and start using our free educational and fun resources!
Here’s some brief information on the databases we offer for kids.
21st Century Explorer
21st Century Explorer is a wonderful resource for research and learning. It allows kids to find facts and reliable information for all their projects, homework, and learning.
This database includes: Compton’s by Britannica or Britannica Student Encyclopedia;
Britannica Concise Encyclopedia; Journals and Magazines; The Web’s Best Sites; Videos; Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary and Thesaurus
This database allows you to download books to any PC/MAC laptop, notebook, desktop, and to Android tablets. Downloads are for a 90-day loan period and you may borrow as many books at the same time as you like!
Britannica Online For Kids
This database provides research information for young kids. Kids are able to learn about different animals, countries, and explore the world, through media and articles.
Grolier Online Kids
You can explore different subject area links along the left hand side of the homepage.Grolier is fun and easy to use for all school projects and outside learning.
This database includes: Encyclopedias, altas, dictionaries, and media.
This database has magazine & newspaper articles for grades K-5. information on current events, science, history, etc. You can also explore, pictures, videos, and sound clips.
Sesame Street eBooks
Read all your favorite Sesame Street books online! The Sesame Street eBook Reader displays eBook content in your Internet browser just like it appears in a printed book. There are 4 different kinds of eBooks: read along books, audio books, animated books, and interactive books.
True Flix provides factual information in a fun and easy way!
Perfect for students who love nonfiction and learning facts. Combines e-books with video clips and adds links to Grolier online encyclopedia articles, profiles of important people, primary sources, stories, poems, charts and tables, and multimedia.
Animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they’ll love.
An online collection of read-along titles geared towards Grades 3-8. Read-Alongs are great for emergent and reluctant readers, and as an excellent tool for ESL.
Need help with math homework or that science fair project? The Tutors at Tutor.com can help! Free and easy, just log in with your Library Card and ask all your questions. Click the link below to get started.
Little Pim (by Mango Languages)
Did you ever want to teach your kids a different language? Well now Little Pim can help. Young kids can use Little Pim’s interactive database to learn several new languages!