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Online Resources for Kids

Deerfield Public Library Online Resources

Use our resources from inside the library or at home with your Deerfield Library Card.

Creativebug

Unlimited access to thousands of award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists.

Gale Biography Resource Center

Find biographies, images, articles, and suggested websites. Search for a specific person or browse by category, such as actors or notable women.

Mango Languages

Use the Mango interactive language learning software to learn one or more of over 50 languages including Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Russian, and Mandarin Chinese. ESL courses are available in 17 native languages.

NoveList K-8 Plus

Fiction and nonfiction book recommendations, read-alikes, award lists, book talks, and author biographies.

Scholastic Go

Formerly Grolier Encyclopedia, the Scholastic Go search engine provides access to The New Book of Knowledge, Encyclopedia Americana, America the Beautiful, and The New Book of Popular Science.  It’s a one-stop-shop for information on nearly any subject, for any reading level!

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Scholastic Teachables

Printable activities for any subject: math, science, reading comprehension, STEM, writing, and beyond. Download printable worksheets, lesson plans, reading passages, games and puzzles, clip art, bulletin board ideas, and skills sheets for kids in any grade.

Remote Access

TumbeBook Library

The TumbleBookLibrary is a collection of animated, talking picture books, which kids can read or follow along as they are read aloud!

 

Other Websites for Kids

These are websites that are not affiliated with Deerfield Public Library, but might be helpful or interesting:

Biography.com
Biography.com has thousands of biographies available, as well as videos, games, and interviews.

Facts Subject Index
This helpful site, from refdesk.com, provides links to dictionaries, encyclopedias, and quotations.

Purdue OWL
Citation guides for MLA, APA, Chicago, and more.

Quizlet.com
Create and share your own flashcards.

Year by Year
Use this website to look up events, sports, entertainment, and other facts associated with a year in the 20th or 21st century

DoSomething.org
Do you have an idea to do something good.  Use this website to make your idea a reality.

National Environmental Education Week
Do you care about the environment? Looking for more ways to go green?  This is the place for you.

DIY.org
A safe online community for kids to discover new passions, level up their skills, and meet fearless geeks.

Thingiverse
A community-driven 3d printing resource.

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