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 World Book Early Learning
  • Designed to link knowledge with stories and activities
  • Includes read-aloud in addition to text
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