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Books and Reading

Novelist K-8

A readers' advisory service for children's and middle-school fiction. Includes reviews and teacher resources.


Online picturebooks, games and reading for kids. An easy to use website where kids can see the pictures and hear the book read to them.


Encyclopedia Britannica School Edition

The online version of the ultimate encyclopedia in editions especially for young and school age children. Whatever age, you can find video, pictures and articles on every topic.

Homework Help for K-4

eLibrary Elementary

Over 140 magazines, books, pictures and videos for young researchers in an easy to use search interface. eLibrary elementary also has special features for educators to create reading lists and guides for students.

Infotrac Kids Edition

Information for kids in grades K-4 that's easily browsed by pictures and simple subjects. With a few clicks or a quick search kids can find information on almost any topic.

Kids InfoBits

Guides kids to topics kids are interested in and provides them with age appropriate articles, pictures and books.

Kid's Search

A fun to use resource that graphically guides kids through searching on any subject they are interested in. Great for reports on all sorts of subjects


A useful homework service that will help both children and their parents by enabling them to search thousands of articles, an online general encyclopedia and a ton of information about animals from around the world.

Homework Help for Grades 5-6

Infotrac Junior Edition

Information you need for homework or general questions. Look at articles from hundreds of magazine and book titles, even download some of them as mp3 audio.

Junior Reference Collection

Get familiar with a subject by reviewing material chosen by teachers and librarians on a variety of different topics. Great when learning about something new.

Middle Search Plus

Middle Search® Plus contains full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays.

Student Resource Center Gold

For research on any subject, Student Resource Center has articles, poems, primary documents, reference books and subject guides.

Test Preparation and Skills Improvement

Learning Express Library

Learning Express is transitioning to their next generation Learning Express 3.0 platform. Current accounts and progress will not be migrated to the new platform, so please finish all current practice exams before June 30, 2014.

Learning Express Library contains courses for math and reading skills improvement for both elementary and middle school students as well as high school entry exam study guides and practice tests (HSPT and COOP).



Homework help on every subject from trained tutors. Tutors can walk kids through troublesome homework problems and help them prepare for tests. Available from 6 p.m. -10 p.m., Sunday-Thursday.