Library Databases

AP Images

Current and historic photos and graphics from the Associated Press.
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Biography in Context

Comprehensive database of biographical information. Includes full text biographical
articles from many popular magazines.
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Book Flix pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction books, offering an engaging way to link fact and fiction, reinforce early reading skills, and introduce children to a world of knowledge and exploration.
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Books and Authors

Powered by Gale’s popular What Do I Read Next? series, Books & Authors connects readers from every level of reading proficiency to fiction and non-fiction books that match their interests.
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Brainfuse provides online homework assistance and online chat with a live tutor using a virtual classroom. Resources are available seven days a week from 2 p.m. - 11 p.m. Tutoring is and access for educational materials are available for:

  • Adult education
  • College prep tests are available 24 hours (SAT, ACT, GED)
  • Elementary to high school
  • English
  • Intro college
  • Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies / History
  • Spanish Language
  • Writing
BrainFuse is funded by a generous grant from Eden Hall Foundation.
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Thousands of award-winning art and craft videos taught by professional artists and designers! Check out their kids' category for age-appropriate activities for your little ones.
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CultureGrams provides information about the countries of the world, including the United States.
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Learn how to be a safe, smart, and responsible citizen of the internet with these eBooks that teach you to how to avoid predators, play games safely online, protect your privacy, and use social networks.

Kids InfoBits

Elementary students in kindergarten through age five will find age-appropriate content covering a broad range of educational topics such as animals, arts, geography, health, literature, people, social studies, and technology.

NoveList K-8 Plus

NoveList K-8 Plus has information about more than 38,000 fiction and non-fiction titles of interest to students.
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Little Pim

Interactive online language learning program for children. Languages include: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish. To save your progress you must create a free account.
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Miss Humblebee's Academy 

An interactive kindergarten-readiness program that introduces children ages three to six to key concepts in math, science, social studies, language and literacy, art, and music. It’s as challenging as it is fun!
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Access to all things Pennsylvanian! PA photo and document database; PA facts, state symbols and figures, Ben's Guide to the US Government, and the Library of Congress kids' database.
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Science Online

Access essays on topics in science and technology, including illustrations and video, over 1,100 science experiments and activities, biographies, and timelines with Science Online.
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SIRS Discoverer

SIRS Discoverer has articles and graphics from newspapers, magazines, and government documents. Also, websites, biographies, country facts, pictures, maps, current events, the Encyclopedia Britannica, and the World Almanac for Kids.
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TrueFLIX provides eBooks that are enhanced with related content in a variety of text types and media, including primary sources, fiction, videos, audio clips, images, and related websites.
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A collection of storybooks, fact books, graphic novels, and more with read-aloud and animated features for kids K-6.
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Learn and practice math concepts through animated, read-aloud storybooks, complete with supplemental lesson plans and quizzes. For kids in grade K-6.
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World Book Online

The World Book Online is an online encyclopedia.
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