Wednesday, January 25, 2012

New Library Databases - for Kids

These new online tools will be of great assistance to kids when they are working on their homework projects - or just to help answer all the questions their inquisitive minds come up with. 

To access you just need your SPL library card number! (all 14 digits and no spaces).  These websites are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week - wherever you have Internet access - so home, school, library or on the go.

Searches newspapers, magazines, books and even the Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia - all the the help of a dinosaur. 

Research has never been so easy with this website! Search to find magazine articles, biographies, images and more - all geared for grades K-8.

Lots to learn on this site! Learn about living things, ecosystems, the earth, weather, matter, energy and much more. There are even various science experiments you can try. 

Use this site to tour the world's continents, and study the people, culture, history of various parts of the world. There are maps, pictures, and quizzes to keep you entertained. Geared for students in grades 2-6. 

If you have any questions using these sites, please let us know!

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