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Encyclopedias, Dictionaries and Reference

American National Biography

Biographies of over 17,000 notable Americans.

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 Britannica Online Kids

Encyclopedia resources especially selected for kids.
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Gale Student Resources in Context

Provides information for students on a variety of hot topics from books, articles and websites.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library

300+ full-text reference sources on many subjects.

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Science and social science resources for students in grades 3-9.







 Newspapers and Magazines

Chicago Tribune

Full text of the newspaper from 1985 to the present.

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 Chicago Tribune Historical

Full text of the newspaper from 1849 to 1985.

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Language Arts and Literature


Watch the story and then read the book.

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 My Media Mall eReading Room

Find kid-friendly ebooks and audiobooks to download to an ereader, tablet or smartphone. Search for titles by subject, age level, reading level and more.

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 Novelist K-8

Suggested reads for kids and teens. Includes book lists, discussion guides, and more (requires library card).

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Tumblebook Library

A collection of animated talking picture books.

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Language Learning

Mango Languages

Learn new languages with these interactive online courses.

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Muzzy Online

Kids can learn Spanish, French, German and Italian from this playful online training system.
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Social Studies, Geography, and Current Events

SIRS Researcher

Newspaper and magazine articles and other resources on leading issues of the day.

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Art and Music

Art Museum Image Gallery

An online collection of over 155,000 works of art from around the world.

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Download MP3 format songs from the Sony music catalog of over 400,000 songs of all musical genres.

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