Online Resources for Parents

Homeschool Curriculum Comparison resource –Check out these home schooling curriculum options

Kid Friendly Search  – links to kid friendly sites organized by subject area

NoveList K-8 Plus  – reading suggestions, series order, read a likes.

TumbleBooks Library- online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they'll love.

Any age or Anyone interested in Family History
Family Search provides access to family history records, guides and resources. This online service is the largest genealogy organization in the world with billions of records from over 100 countries.
Elementary through Middle School students, parents, and teachers
Novelist K-8 provides titles and content that is focused on readers in kindergarten through eighth grade. Information covers over 70,000 fiction and over 30,500 non-fiction titles for school-aged children. Ideal resource for avid readers, teachers, parents and homeschoolers.
Middle School and up
NoveList is a reader's advisory service that provides information and resources on over 100,000 titles, 75,000 full-text reviews, and more than 36,000 subject headings to help locate the best in fiction.
Provides full text covering all subjects including general reference, business, health and much more. Includes MasterFile Premier; Health Source: Consumer Edition; Professional Development Collection; ERIC (Educational Resource Information Center); Academic Search Elite; and TOPICS search.
Young Adult and up
IN LIBRARY USE ONLY - Provides instant access to over 1 billion names, more than 7000 databases, anda variety of genealogical research features including the U.S. Census, military records, court documents, and maps. VISIT LIBRARY TO USE THIS EXCEPTIONAL RESOURCE!
This is an interactive website for children in the process of learning how to read. It offers audio books with moving illustrations from well known childrens books.

Any age or Anyone interested in News
Search current and archived coverage of issues, events, people, government, sports and more with the largest collection of full-text U.S. newspapers. Includes staff-written articles, obituaries, editorials, announcements, real estate and other sections. No subscription necessary to access articles from more than 2000 news sources, including Tri-Town Times! Just use your library number card to log in.
Tri-Town Times
America's News from Newsbank
Narrow down your news search from the beginning for these popular topics: Health, Jobs & Careers, Politics & Government, Leisure Activities.