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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. 


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

Animal Kingdom

  • Part of the Britannica School database
  • Discover facts about animals by group, by habitat, or by name

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Biographies

  • Part of the Britannica School database
  • Includes an alphabetical listing of biographies with reading levels

Britannica Escolar Primaria

  • Discover encyclopedia articles, multimedia, games, and other learning resources for Spanish speakers and Spanish language students 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Britannica Learning Zone

  • Part of the Britannica School database
  • For PreK - 2nd grade students

 

Britannica School - Elementary

  • Discover encyclopedia articles, multimedia, games, and other learning resources for K  - 6th

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Compare Countires

  • Part of the Britannica School database
  • Compare population, area, and other important facts

CultureGrams

  • Concise, reliable, and up-to-date country reports on 200 cultures of the world
  • A trusted perspective on our changing world

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Explora

  • 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

 

Geography Explorer

  • Part of the Britannica School database
  • Includes interactive map games

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

History Reference Center

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

    

  Kids InfoBits

  • Access to magazine articles, maps, flags, images and more for students K - 5th grade

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Live-brary

  • Find additional databases, Topic Guides, and more

  


Newspaper Articles

  • We have multiple databases in our Research & Learning tab as   well as on the Live-brary.com 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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Tour the USA

  • Part of the Britannica School database
  • View statistics and other information for each state

World Atlas

  • Part of the Britannica School database
  • View statistics and other information for each country