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thousands of award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists Library card required.


Easily find out a book’s Accelerated Reader Level or Lexile Measure.

thousands of award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists Library card required.

The most you can learn about countries, cultures, and people around the world without actually leaving home! Concise, reliable, and up-to-date content includes videos of traditional musicians in Ethiopia, kids gathering water in the Central African Republic, a wedding procession in Cameroon, and more. Teaching activities and curriculum standards are available for teachers, too.   Library card required.

The ultimate easy-to-use curriculum and reference resource, delivering one of the largest general reference collections of periodical and digital media content designed specifically for teaching K-12 students. Students can search for research paper topics, and educators can search for resources that correlate to state and national standards, including Common Core state Standards.   Library card required.

Live tutors are available from 1pm-10pm daily to help you ace your homework or prepare for the GED, SAT, ACT, TOEFL, and AP exams! Tutores disponibles en español. Log in any time to access practice tests, submit your research paper or resume to the writing lab, prepare for the U.S. Citizenship test, advance your Microsoft Office skills, and more! También disponible en español. Library card required.

A collection of primary and secondary sources on global history from ancient times to the present day. Contents include reference books, essays, journal articles, historical newspaper and magazine articles, maps, rare books, government documents, transcripts of historical speeches, images, and video clips.   Library card required.

Ready to do some research? Search scholarly journals, reports, working papers, and popular newspapers including The Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post.   Library card required.

More than 180,000 full-text works of poetry, prose, and drama from around the world! This unique resource offers secondary sources such as author biographies and multimedia, as well as literary criticisms, essays, reviews, and interviews drawn from full-text literary magazines and journals.   Library card required.

This site provides educators and parents access to the highest quality practices in reading and language arts instruction by offering the very best in free materials.

Teaching reading IS rocket science! This national multimedia literacy initiative offers information and resources on how young kids learn to read, why so many struggle, and how caring adults can help.