Just for Kids

This is a list of databases for kids.

Licensed resources

A to Z the USA

Information about all 50 United States and 6 territories. Find maps, flags, photos, and facts about states, counties, and cities. Everything you need for your next report is here.

A to Z World Culture

Learn about the countries of the world. A to Z World Culture is an excellent resource for student projects and a great companion for international travelers.

Biography in Context

Contains biographical info on over 650,000 international figures from all time periods and areas of study. 

Biography Reference Center

Search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender, as well as keyword and full text.

BookFlix by Scholastic (for use outside the library)

Check out great story books and "true" books. Great for young readers!  You will need your Library Card to log in.

BookFlix by Scholastic (in-library use)

Check out great story books and "true" books. Great for young readers!

Gale Virtual Reference E-books

Search business & finance reference titles from Gale.

History Resource Center: U.S.

Historical documents and journal articles covering United States history from pre-Colonial times to the present.

History Resource Center: World

Reference and journal articles, primary sources, images, maps and charts covering all aspects of world history.

Little Pim: Fun with Languages

Little Pim is part of Mango Languages, an online language learning system, with easy, fast and fun interactive lessons

Maps AtoZ

One-stop shop for maps with over 145,000 different maps. Also includes geography quizzes and lesson plans for teachers.

Middle Search Plus

Contains full text articles for popular middle school magazines, assigned to Lexile reading level indicators. Find biographies, historical essays, reference books, photos, maps, flags and primary source documents. Designed for middle school students.

Novelist K-8

Search authors and titles, find reading recommendations, and connect to curriculum requirements for ages 0 through the teens.

Primary Search

Geared towards elementary students, this database provides full-text articles complete with Lexile levels as well as encyclopedic entries, photos, maps and flags to aid kids in learning.


Emphasizing the latest STEM thinking, ScienceFlix is transforming the way students access science topics, acquire scientific knowledge, and build an abiding interest in science, technology, and engineering.


Offers animated, talking picture books that help kids learn to read. Play games, do puzzles, and much more!


Live, online tutoring service. All tutors are certified and background-checked. Log in for help with math, social studies, English, and science. Use ProofPoint to have your papers proofread before you turn them in.

World Book Online

The premier online resource developed especially for kids. The site features thousands of articles, images, and videos, as well as fun and educational games, science projects, and activities.