Doing homework? Writing a paper? Need an idea for a science fair project? You can use the databases and websites below, start your internet research on a kid-friendly search engine, or visit the library and ask the friendly Children’s staff for help with research!
The library’s homework databases are available 24 hours a day! You’ll need your library card number and PIN (usually the last four digits of your phone number) to log in.
CultureGrams: Kids Edition Learn about countries of the world, all 50 United States, and the Canadian Provinces. Includes facts and figures as well as holidays, customs, recipes, and lifestyles of the world’s people.
eLibrary Perfect for K-12th grade students, eLibrary includes more than 2,500 full-text magazines, newspapers, books and transcripts plus thousands of maps, pictures and multimedia files.
Drugs, Alcohol and Tobacco: Learning About Addictive Behavior
Encyclopedia of Buddhism
Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion
Encyclopedia of Food and Clothing
Encyclopedia of Religion
Encyclopedia of World Biography
Geo-Data: The World Geographical Encyclopedia
Grizmek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia
Holidays, Festivals and Celebrations of the World Dictionary
The People’s Chronology
SIRS Discoverer A kid-friendly online learning resource for elementary and middle school students. SIRS Discoverer offers articles, images, activities, and websites on many school subjects, and also includes Science Fair Explorer, which helps students find exciting projects that can be completed with everyday materials.