RESEARCH AND HOMEWORK HELP
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Thousands of Educational Videos for Kids, from PBS, Jim Henson & Company, Reading Rainbow, and more!
Aimed at pre-readers and emerging readers. Interactive storybooks, games and videos to help learn phonetics and more.
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A collection of databases, including Fact Monster, Time for Kids, and America’s Library (Library of Congress), that provides access to resources such as newspapers, magazine and journal articles, and books and encyclopedias.
This database is for students in kindergarten through Grade 5. It features a developmentally appropriate graphic interface with easy to use subject access to topics like sports, people, arts, science and more.
An online language-learning resource that offers courses in 163 different languages. Patrons who speak a language other than English can select from nearly 50 different languages as their “base” language. Includes new COVID-19 language course in 1010 languages.
A language-learning product featuring lessons in more than a dozen languages, as well as an ESL component.
Several different Scholastic online resource into one cross-referenced site. Encyclopedia articles, educational videos, science fair projects, and more.
Science news written especially for students. Updated weekly and containing thousands of links to a 15-year back-file, Today's Science explains important developments in biology, chemistry, the environment, space, physics, and technology.
TumbleBookLibrary Premium has more than 1,100 titles for grades K-6, and includes our unique animated, talking picture books, read-along chapter books, National Geographic videos, non-fiction books, playlists, as well as books in Spanish and French.
THE WORLD ALMANAC FOR KIDS ONLINE
Presents resources for homework, reports, and projects in a fun format while encouraging online research skills from a trusted source.
READ, WATCH, LISTEN
hoopla Digital offers downloadable eBooks to patrons 24/7. You can download with a valid library card, with the free hoopla digital mobile app on their Android or IOS device.
The eBook Cricket Media Collection includes more than 400 titles in e-book format and is suitable for Children grades Pre-K through 8th.
The eBook K-8 Collection contains more than 13,000 titles chosen to support a quality learning experience for K-8 students across all subject areas taught in elementary and middle schools, and content aligns with Common Core Curriculum Standards. The collection also features a selection of teacher resources to support educators and administrators.
Freading is a free eBook lending service being provided to the library system thanks to funding from the State Library of Virginia.
RBdigital Magazines offers downloadable magazines, available free to library patrons with no waiting and no checkout periods.
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Check out the following Reading Lists