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Databases for Kids

  • BookFlix is an exciting online literacy resource that pairs interactive, fictional video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks. The animated classic storybooks introduce early learners to the delights of reading while the paired nonfiction text allows for deeper discovery of the subject. BookFlix engages young students, reinforces reading skills, and introduces early readers to a world of knowledge and exploration.View our tutorial!

  • has thousands of award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists.  Find project ideas and instructional videos. You will have to create an account using an email address and a password.  For remote access you will also need your library card number.

  • Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) connects people to the riches held within America’s libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural heritage institutions. All of the materials found through DPLA—photographs, books, maps, news footage, oral histories, personal letters, museum objects, artwork, government documents, and so much more—are free and immediately available in digital format. The cultural institutions participating in DPLA represent the richness and diversity of America itself, from the smallest local history museum to our nation’s largest cultural institutions. View our tutorial!

  • Looking for homework help?  Get help with your class assignments using Explora, a kid-friendly interface from EBSCO. Learn about endangered species, famous musicians, space exploration and more! Explora contains complete articles from dozens of the most popular elementary school magazines. All complete articles are assigned reading-level indicators (Lexiles®), and many articles are available in color PDF. You’ll also find easy-to-read encyclopedia entries written specifically for kids and more than one million images of photos, maps and flags!

  • LOTE Online for Kids is our online database of digital books in World Languages, for kids to enjoy the magic of books in LOTE (Languages Other Than English). Each book also comes with English translations to help kids learn languages. LOTE Online for Kids has more than a thousand digital picture books in almost 50 languages, with new books and languages released each month – helping libraries to engage immigrant, refugee, and multilingual families in their communities.

  • A database with over 78,000 fiction and nonfiction titles for teens, older kids and younger kids. Find reviews, lexile ratings, book discussion guides, recommended reads lists and more!

  • Teachables by Scholastic, Inc. is an online database of more than 25,000 searchable and printable educational materials to support learning beyond the traditional classroom.
    This extensive hub of preK-grade 6 resources supports homeschool populations, prepares young learners for kindergarten, and provides extra skills practice.

  • TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they'll love.  View our tutorial!

  • TumbleMath a comprehensive collection of math picture books, all in the TumbleBook format complete with animation and narration.  TumbleMath also has the most comprehensive collection of math stories, all in a format which combines animation, narration, and sound to create a compelling and enticing story book for students of all ages.  The books are accompanied by supplementary materials such as lesson plans and quizzes.


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