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Youth Services librarians compiled their favorite online resources for students and families. All resources listed are free at this time, thanks to companies waiving their usage fees during the current public health situation.


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CultureGrams Online

A series of reference tools on world cultures, including maps, statistics and other information on 187 countries and the 50 U.S. States.

eLibrary Proquest Database

Offers more than 1,500 full-text sources, with improved functionality, and a fun and easy-to-use search interface. Includes magazines, newspapers, books, television/radio transcripts, maps, pictures, and audio/video clips. (ProQuest) SDL Project

eSequels (Card Number Required)

eSequels is an online guide to series fiction. It lists titles in the correct reading sequence so you can begin at the beginning rather than blunder into the middle of "Act III."

Explora Research (Formerly EBSCOhost)

Search across multiple database collections including newspaper sources, magazines articles (including Consumer Reports), general reference publications, images, and, as well as selection of eBooks and eAudiobooks.

Explora Pesquisar en Español (Formerly EBSCOhost en Español)

Provee texto completo para más de 1,170 publicaciones periodicas que cubren casi todos los asuntos incluyendo referncia general, negocios, salud y mucho más. (EBSCOhost in Spanish)

Flipster Digital Magazines

Click on the Flipster link to easily access a site where you can browse available magazines like People, Entertainment Weekly, and Consumer Reports. You can then click on a magazine to view it within your browser. This means you can access Flipster from any computer, laptop, or mobile device, as long as you are connected to the Internet.

Khan Academy

Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom.

Learning Express Resources (All)

Learning Express School Center

Build skills with these resources for classroom and homework success for Elementary, Middle, and High School levels.

Learning Express GED Center y en Español

Guided support and preparation to help you earn a high school equivalency credential in English and Spanish.  Includes other test prep materials for the HiSET and the TASC.

Learning Express Recursos para Hispanohablante – Resources for Spanish Speakers

Herramientas de aprendizaje, Carrera y ciedadania en español. Mejore sus habilidades escritas, orales y gramaticales.  Prepárese para el examen de GED.  Desarrolle sus habilidades matemáticas

Life Magazine Archive

Each issue visually published by Time Inc., Life Magazine has featured story-telling through documentary photographs and informative captions. Each issue visually and powerfully depicted national and international events and topical stories, providing intimate views of real people and their real life situations. This collection contains more than 2,200 issues with coverage from 1936-2000.

Lynda | LinkedIn Learning

Lynda (LinkedIn) offers a wide variety of expert-taught courses on topics including photography, business/management training, web design, graphic design, computer coding, and much more! All you need is your library card number, PIN, and an email address to take advantage of the thousands of high-quality courses on

Mango Languages

Mango offers access to 60 foreign language courses and 17 English courses taught completely in the user’s native language. In addition to traditional language courses, Mango also offers the opportunity to learn through foreign film with Mango Premiere™ and access to a variety of specialty mini courses, like Pirate, Medical Spanish and romance courses. Mango can be accessed at the library, remotely, or even on-the-go with apps for iPhone®, Android™, Kindle® and Nook®.

NewsBank - Access World News Research Collection

Find global information on topics related to business, economics, education, government, health, homework help, international studies, politics, science, social issues, sports, STEM and more from a variety of news media featuring newspapers, videos and web-only content.

Novelist K-8

NoveList K-8 contains materials for all K-8 grade levels and includes picture books, children’s "chapter" books and young adult titles. It also contains a wealth of materials written especially for teachers and media specialists.

ProQuest Discovery - ALL (Card Number Required Outside Library)

Indexes 3,600 magazines and journals—2,000 of which are full text, as well as several national and Washington State newspapers. Indexes 1,000 business and management journals, trade/industry publications, 460 of which are full text.

Rosetta Stone (Available Until July)

Rosetta Stone helps all types of learners read, write, and speak more than 30 languages, including several endangered languages.

TumbleBook Library

TumbleBook Math Library

TumbleBook Teen Library

TumbleBook eAudiobook Library

TumbleBook en Español (Biblioteca Tumble)

World Book Online (Login required - click here)

Early World of Learning, World Book Kids, World Book Student, World Book Advanced, World Book Discover, and Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos.