The Kids Are Home! We Can Help Them Keep up Their Learning
March 16, 2020
Here are a few of our favorite online resources for kids.
Don't have a library card? During our temporary closure due to COVID-19, we can email you a library card number so that you can use all of our online resources. No need to come in! Just fill out the online application and we'll be in touch.
This resource is designed for students in kindergarten through grade 3. It includes articles and activities that support literacy.
Once you have logged in with your library card number and last name, select a content area: Animals, Animales, Science, Biographies, Social Studies, or Dinosaurs.
Hover over or clicking on any of the pictures to read or listen to information.
After you’re finished learning, click on “Games” at the bottom of the page to select a fun learning activity.
For added fun, click on “Question of the Day” at the bottom of the page to answer a poll like we regularly have at the Youth Services Desk.
Do you wonder what it is like in other states or countries? Do you enjoy learning fun facts and trivia or looking at fun infographics? Parts of this resource can also be translated into Spanish, Russian, Polish, Arabic, Hebrew, and many other languages. Just look for the “translate” menu.
Click the colorful “Explore” button for the module you would like to try.
World Edition provides cultural information about more than 200 countries.
States Edition provides information about all of the states in the United States.
Provinces Edition lets you explore the provinces and territories of Canada.
Or try the Kids Edition for information by region or country in a kid-friendly format.
For a really cool way to learn about people from other places, click on the “Interviews” tab in the World or Kids Editions to read or listen to interview questions and answers from people of all ages.
So much more than an encyclopedia, this resource includes an Early Learning module containing stories, games, activities, and videos; Kids, Student, and Advanced modules with age-appropriate topics and materials; an exciting Timelines section; and more.
Are you curious about current events? Interested in learning more about both sides of the story? This resource can help!
Browse issues of interest or type a keyword or two into the Search bar at the top of the page, or click on the lightbulb icon to browse a list of issues.
Scroll to find an article of interest, then select it to view the article.
Download more detailed PDF instructions for using our online resources for youth and teens: