Learning Resources for Kids

General Research Tools for Kids
Button to launch Britannica for Kids
  • Good place to start
  • Includes videos, timelines and maps

  • Search by picture
  • Designed for elementary grades
Button to launch Ebsco Explora
  • Primary source materials included.
  • Content from magazines and reference books
  • Includes topic browse feature
  • User: valib, password: Read21!
Button to launch America's News by Newsbank
  • 3,000 newspapers and magazines
  • Local papers included
  • See what happened the day you were born with the backfile of older papers.
Button to launch Help Now by Brain Fuse
Live tutors and other homework help

Reading Resources
Button to launch JLG Digital
  • Quality childrens' books with audio and video
  • Many kids can use at the same time
  • Rolling content changes every 30 days
  • username: VirginiaReader
  • password: VirginiaReader
Link to launch Novelist K-8
  • Find your next read with read-alikes
  • Discover the next item in a series

Language Resources for Kids
Button to launch Rocket Languages
  • DRM free language learning
  • Fun, conversational method.
  • Login and track your progress
Button to launch Read It!
  • ESL resources and materials
  • Quizzes and comprehension testing