Do you need help with homework or a special project? We offer a variety of biographies and other educational resources in the Children’s Room, as well as online resources. Visit us and we will be happy to assist you in locating materials or teach you how to use our free databases and online resources.
Library Databases & Helpful Resources
To access these resources, you will need to make sure to have your library card number available.
researchIT CT provides online access to essential library and information resources, including secured access to licensed databases.
Explora for Elementary Schools
An interface designed specifically for elementary students with an emphasis on topical browsing for age-appropriate articles. You can find interfaces for older students below:
This site offers instructional videos, practice exercises and a personalized learning dashboard.
USA Government for Kids
A kids’ portal to the U.S. government, this site was developed and is maintained by the Federal Citizen Information Center. It provides links to Federal kids sites along with kids sites from other organizations all grouped by subject.