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Databases for Kids

To access these databases, you will need the numbers on the back of your library card and your pin/password. 

America the Beautiful

  • Part of the Go Grolier database
  • Provides state by state histories, maps and current events for primary students


American Indian History Online

  • Includes timelines by culture and era
  • Covers more than 600 Native American groups
  • Includes articles, biographies, primary sources, maps and graphs












Amazing Animals of the World

  • Part of the Go Grolier database
  • Provides info on different animal species and includes learning games

Encyclopedia Americana

  • Part of the Go Grolier database
  • A general encyclopedia for middle school students and older














  • Includes the following databases: ERIC, History Reference Center, Teacher Reference Center, MasterFile Elite, Literary Reference Center, Student Reference Center, GreenFile and Topic Overviews for Public Libraries

Global Road Warrior

  • Features regularly updated travel and professional information
  • Includes high-resolution maps and culture reports
  • Covers 175 countries from A to Z












Go Grolier

  • Gives you the ability to search individual encyclopedias or all at once
  • You can link to Grolier Passport and Grolier Kids interfaces as well

Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia

  • Part of the Go Grolier database
  • A quick reference with rich media for middle school students and higher













History Reference Center

  • Features full text for 2,000 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books
  • Designed for secondary schools and undergraduate research


Lands and Peoples

  • Part of the Go Grolier Database
  • An encyclopedia of countries, cultures, and current events for middle and H.S. students













La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre

  • Part of the Go Grolier database
  • A comprehensive reference resource for Spanish speakers and Spanish language students


  • Find even more databases including e-library, Kids InfoBits, CultureGrams, Topic Guides, and more













New Book of Popular Science

  • Part of the Go Grolier database
  • Includes science and technology, plus science in the news for middle and H.S. students

Newspaper Articles

  • We have multiple databases in our Research & Learning tab as well as on the site.
  • Find Newsday, Newsday Historical, NY Times, NY Times Historical, NY State Newspapers, Wall Street Journal and more












NoveList Plus K - 8

  • Provides fiction and nonfiction readers' advisory for children and teens


Opposing Viewpoints

  • Explores multiple sides of a topic
  • Sections include politics, society, health, money, and religion













Science Online

  • Presents a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive definitions, essays, diagrams, biographies and experiments

Something About the Author

  • Includes illustrated biographical profiles of children's and young adult authors and artists