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This site focuses on U.S. history for kids, including information about the states, biographies of famous Americans, and other materials from the Library of Congress.

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This site provides child-appropriate information on the branches of government, founding documents, national symbols, and more.

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Explore the world of reading with 135 animated stories paired with nonfiction ebooks, including 35 Spanish pairs. Build early literacy skills with interactive activities that support… more

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A growing selection of eBooks and eAudiobooks for all ages. You can check out up to six at a time for 21 days.

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Access free courses in programming languages, website creation, and other digital skills.

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The Cultural Pass Express program is now happy to offer limited access to venues which are open for visitors again. Please check the venue’s website for more information about their… more

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The DPLA site provides acess to photographs, books, maps, news footage, oral histories, personal letters, museum objects, artwork, government documents, and more.

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Master file of academic, general, and business periodicals. Search for scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers - many with full text and images.

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Authoritative content on the development of emerging green technologies and issues on the environment, sustainability and more. Includes news, unique commentary, audio, video, primary… more

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Gale In Context: High School provides:

  • A database of 18,000 topic overviews, 29,000 biographies, and over 13,500 pieces of literary criticism
  • 8 million full-text… more
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Created with the middle-school and high school student in mind, Research in Context combines reference content with videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more.… more

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A complete overview of U.S. history that covers the most-studied events, issues and current information using a broad collection of full-text periodicals, reference works, primary… more

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This periodical database is designed for high school students, with access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books for information on current… more

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These free classes cover a wide variety of topics, including beginning and advanced computer skills, math and reading, basic life skills, job seeking, and career planning.

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This non-profit educational website provides free video tutorials and interactive educational lessons.

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Part of the National Park Service website, this page provides educational videos, printable coloring sheets, and information about the Junior Rangers program.

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Kids InfoBits is designed to serve two distinct groups: children in kindergarten through grade two, and the more research-savvy kids in grades three through fi ve. It contains full-text… more

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The Library of Congress is the largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, newspapers, maps and manuscripts in its collections. It is the main research… more

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A Library of Things is a collection of items such as kitchenware, musical instruments, and games hosted at a library that library patrons can check out with their Libraries in Clackamas… more

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As part of a statewide consortium, LINCC cardholders can download e-books, audiobooks, and videos. Most can be transferred to other devices for use away from the computer. Don’t worry -… more

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For ages 6-14. Authoritative, age-appropriate content lets users explore the world for homework or for fun. National Geographic Kids takes kids on amazing adventures in science, nature,… more

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Novelist K-8 contains materials for K-8 grade levels and includes picture books, children's "chapter" books and young adult fiction titles. Users can also browse hundreds of theme-… more

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Pronunciator is a language-learning service featuring 163 languages with personalized courses, movies, music, and more. Learn how to speak a foreign language with the help of a variety… more

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Skill-building resources for classroom and homework success.

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Access free study guides on literature, poetry, math and other subjects.

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StopBullying.gov provides information on what bullying and cyberbullying are, who is at risk, and how kids, parents, and teachers can prevent and respond to bullying.

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This site from the Smithsonian Institute provides regular news stories for kids in grades K-12, including articles in Spanish.

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This site is a multilingual, web-based, free-content encyclopedia project supported by the Wikimedia Foundation.

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ZOOM provides free educational activities for kids based on the PBS television show. Also includes resources for parents and teachers.

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