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Youth Collection

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The library holds a growing collection of children's books. They include picture books, non-fiction, biographies and fiction. The collection is located on the first floor. Use the search box on the right to locate them.

K-12 Databases

Birds of North America
Life histories for each species of birds breeding in the USA (including Hawaii) and Canada.
Credo Reference
General reference coving every major subject.
Encyclopedia Britannica
Full-text access to the encyclopedia and dictionary articles, an atlas, and recommended Websites.
Encyclopedia of Animals
Easy-to-read full-text entries about mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, dinosaurs and prehistoric animals.
Funk & Wagnall's New Encyclopedia
Thousands of entries on a wide variety of topics.
Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center
Content about popular hobbies, crafts and recreation activities. It includes magazines and books, as well as videos and hobby reports, "how-to" instructions and creative ideas.
International Children's Digital Library
Children's books from around the world in a variety of languages including historical and contemporary titles.
Mango Languages
Computer-assisted language learning software that provides interactive step by step lesson plans for many languages, including modern ones like English and Spanish, and biblical languages like Koine Greek and Hebrew.
MAS Ultra - School Edition
Information resources for high schoolers, including magazines, pamphlets, reference books, biographies, primary source documents, images, photos, maps, and flags
MasterFILE Premiere
Full text of general-interest publications dating as far back as 1975, including biographies, primary source documents, and an Image Collection of photos, maps and flags.
Middle Search Plus
Popular magazines, biographies, primary source documents, and images for middle school students.
NASA Image and Video Library
Growing collection of tens on thousands of aerospace images, audio and video previously scattered in more than 100 collections.
Oxford English Dictionary Online
Updated quarterly with between one and two thousand new and revised entries.
Primary Search
Full text of popular magazines for elementary school research.
Computer-assisted language learning site and mobile app that includes live tutors, feature films, music with lyrics, pronunciation analysis, quizzes, and more. It features ESL for 50 non-English languages.
Science in Context
Contextual information on significant current science topics. It integrates curriculum-aligned reference content with headlines and videos, to show students how scientific disciplines relate to real-world issues, from weather patterns to obesity.
Resources about fiction and nonfiction books used in the K-12 environment aiming to encourage the integration of multimedia author and book materials into reading and library activities.