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Databases

Need a really cool science fair idea? Or working on a school report on different countries? With your library card, you have access to reliable resources 24/7. To check out all of our databases, click here. Below is a list of resources that are meant specifically for kids.

Britannica Library Children - Encyclopedia Britannica for kids in K-5. Includes research tools, history, and current events
Kids Search - Search this easy-to-use and visual database for articles from magazines, newspapers, and reference books covering a wide variety of subjects
Searchasaurus -  Easily find information by keyword or topic on things like animals, countries, people, and more
Primary Search - Containing full-text for more than 80 of the most popular elementary school magazines covering an array of topics
World Book Web - An online encyclopedia with maps, science projects, and photos too.

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Helpful Links

A list of outside resources selected by the librarians

Jersey Clicks: A portal for federated searching of full-text databases offered by the New Jersey State Library, the New Jersey Network, and funds from the Library Services and Technology Act.

KidSpace @ The Internet Public LibraryReference resource for kids featuring both a large collection of information and the ability to ask a question by submitting an online form.  

Countries and Their Cultures:   Geographical and sociological information on countries of the world, including the areas of language, religion, folklore, food, etc; and subcultures within the U.S.   

Ben’s Guide to U.S. Government for Kids:  A comprehensive guide to the U.S. government, arranged by grade-level groupings Kindergarten through 12th grade, from the U.S. Government Printing Office.  

History Central: A resource for U.S. and world history, including biographies and primary source documents and the relation of history to current events.  

U.S. World Wildlife Fund: Information on endangered species. 

DK Find Out: Learn about animals, space, history, math, and science through videos, quizzes, and photo galleries.