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  • Posted on: Thursday, August 21, 2014

    Comprehensive, curriculum-oriented overview of a broad range of scientific disciplines. Content is organized by subject area and type of resource, as well as by Common Core, state, national, and national STEM standards. Science Online includes thousands of experiments and activities, articles, biographies, diagrams, timelines, videos and animations, a science dictionary, and more.

  • Posted on: Thursday, August 21, 2014

    Provides suggested reads across many genres (for ages 0-Teen) based on previous reads or based on a title, author or series. It also contains a breakdown of Dewey Decimal sections, Grab and Go Book Lists for K-8 students that suggests books to read about a particular topic (e.g. bullying, World War I) and book discussion guides to use with a book group.

  • Posted on: Thursday, August 21, 2014

    Designed for 6-14 year olds, this database includes digital copies of National Geographic Kids magazine from 2009-present, and books and images about animals, environment, history, peoples and cultures, places, science, and technology.

  • Posted on: Thursday, August 21, 2014

    A language-learning resource for kids and babies that uses videos and other tools to help them learn a new language in a way they can enjoy and understand.

  • Posted on: Thursday, August 21, 2014

    Offers detailed how-to instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast. Full text is provided from leading hobby and craft magazines, including Bead & Button, Creative Knitting, FineScale Modeler, Quilter's World, and more.

  • Posted on: Thursday, August 21, 2014

    Search a catalog of age-appropriate fiction and nonfiction eBooks just for kids. eBooks can be checked out for 7 or 14 days (you choose!) and when the checkout period expires, they check themselves in so there are never any late fees! Directions on how to enjoy these eBooks on your device may be found on this page.

  • Posted on: Thursday, August 21, 2014

    Contains state and country profiles, graphs and tables, photos, biographical articles, and unique information like recipes from around the world. There is a version of this database just for kids and a version for everyone else.

  • Posted on: Thursday, August 21, 2014

    A kid-friendly version of Encyclopaedia Britannica designed to help K-5 students with homework assignments, school projects, and research reports.

  • Posted on: Monday, August 04, 2014

    An educational tool intended to teach K-12 students about our nation’s Federal government, history and political structure.

  • Posted on: Wednesday, July 23, 2014

    Free activities at public libraries, Myriad Gardens mix well with brain games, kitchen chemistry

    Reading, science experiments and free educational programs can help parents prevent the summer slide, when children can lose skills gained during the school year.

    Whether you call it the summer slide, the brain drain or just plain old learning loss, for parents, it’s a conundrum that can cast a pall over a sunny summer vacation.

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