Learning Resources for Kids

General Research Tools for Kids
Button link to World Book online encyclopedia
  • Good place to start
  • Includes videos, timelines and maps

  • Search by picture
  • Designed for elementary grades
  • Primary source materials included.
  • Content from magazines and reference books
  • Includes topic browse feature
  • User: valib, password: Read21!
Newsbank: Digital newspapers
  • 3,000 newspapers and magazines
  • Local papers included
  • See what happened the day you were born with the backfile of older papers.
Button link to launch Help Now: Homework help and live tutoring
Live tutors and other homework help
  • Find your next read with read-alikes
  • Discover the next item in a series

Language Resources for Kids
Button link to launch Transparent Language
  • DRM free language learning
  • Fun, conversational method.
  • Login and track your progress
Button to launch Read it: ESL resources
  • ESL resources and materials
  • Quizzes and comprehension testing