Research for Kids
Access to accurate and age-appropriate content in Spanish. Ideal for native Spanish speakers, bilingual students, and students learning Spanish.
Discover encyclopedia articles, multimedia, primary sources, games, and other learning resources for Elementary, Middle and High School.
Concise, reliable, and up-to-date cultural information on more than 200 countries detailing daily life and culture, including history, customs and lifestyles. Includes World edition, States edition, and Kids edition.
Digital Public Library of America (DPLA)
The Digital Public Library of America brings together content held by America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world.
Explora Public Libraries
Search for articles, essays and primary source materials for teens and adults.
A digital magazine newsstand offering over 160 popular magazine titles including Spanish language titles. Available for download.
Gale in Context: Elementary
Gale in Context: Elementary (formerly Kids Infobits) contains age-appropriate magazines for grades K-5. Also includes Merriam-Webster's Elementary Dictionary, maps, flags, seals, charts, graphs, and videos to support STEM topics.
Gale in Context: Middle School
Resource for students in grades 6 to 8. Offers magazines, newspapers, primary sources, and videos on a variety of topics. Supports national and state curriculum standards in language arts, social studies and science.
Offers universal access to books, movies, software, music, websites and more.
Discover books, media, and other electronic resources available from the Public Libraries of Suffolk County, NY.
NoveList K-8 Plus
Novelist K-8 Plus provides access to reading recommendations for both fiction and nonfiction for kids in grades K-8.
Something About the Author
Access to biographical profiles of authors and illustrators for children and young adults. Typically covers: personal life, career, writings, works in progress, adaptations, and additional sources.
Access to live tutors in math, science, reading/writing, social studies, PSAT/SAT, ACT, AP and state standardized tests. Also includes a 24-hour online writing lab and Homework Question Center.
Kids Topic Guides
Topic Guide: American Revolution
This guide will assist kids in researching the American Revolutionary War. They'll have fun reading all the tabs and learning so many interesting facts!
Topic Guide: Ancient Civilizations
An overview of ancient civilizations from around the world.
Topic Guide: Aquatic Animals
Explore the amazing world of life under the sea.
Topic Guide: Community Helpers
Help kids learn about the community helpers in their neighborhood!
Topic Guide: Compassion & Kindness
A guide to increase compassion in adults and children and to learn how to express it in acts of kindness.
Topic Guide: Human Body
Find facts about the human body, including, how it works and how to stay healthy!
Topic Guide: Long Island for Kids
Explore the history of our very own Long Island!
Topic Guide: Musical Instruments
Learn about the different woodwind, brass, string and percussion instruments.
Topic Guide: Nature Benefits
Discover nature's ability to heal, soothe and restore anyone of any age.
Topic Guide: Weather
Help kids learn about different types of weather.