WEBSITES FOR STUDENTS
|Other Fun Websites
Our online library catalog. Students can search for books, read digital books (e-books) in our collection, create reading lists, and access online databases through Destiny.
Safe, visual search engine for kids.
A site created by school librarians for elementary school students and their teachers. Uses a Google custom search engine of selected sites with less commerical sites. Includes only websites recommended by teachers, librarians, and library and educational consortia.
Awesome Library organizes the web with 35,000 carefully reviewed resources.
Leverages Google to search only a fully vetted "whitelist" of websites. The original index was created by 50+ librarians, educators and researchers.
A direct link to the public library website, where you can search for books and access online databases.
Place a hold on print books and pick them up! https://drive.google.com/file/d/1s_zcQeLF-k3EFwEhynJgaXzFN9bIiFRI/view
Use even more online resoures for students! https://drive.google.com/file/d/1TQmNuyWRFTeyXEYhB3f2H58kFfHaXgGf/view
The SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s award-winning children’s literacy website, Storyline Online, streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations.
An online dictionary by Merriam-Webster for upper-elementary children. Type in a word and view the dictionary entry. Create your own dictionary, with new words you have created. View the daily buzzword, to learn new words and build vocabulary.
A NASA website for kids explains the solar system, the universe, and outer space. The information is offered in two levels of text, one for elementary students and the other for middle or high school students.
Ben's Guide to U.S. Government
This is a website about the U.S. government, the neighborhood, and community, symbols of our country, and government-related words. It also has links to U.S. Government websites.
George Washington's Mount Vernon
Take a photo tour of George Washington's home and read about his plantation.
Plimoth Patuxet Museums
An interactive exploration of the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag native people, along with links for kids with recipes, coloring pictures, stories. You can learn how to talk like the Pilgrims of long ago.
On This Day
Lists events that happened on "this day" in history.
Jamestown Settlement & American Revolution Museum at Yorktown
Official website of the Jamestown living history museum. Take Educational Adventures or Videos and Podcasts to read and listen for more information about life at Jamestown.
Historic St. Mary's City Explore Maryland's colonial roots.
Work on internet safety skills, digital citizenship, and information for parents about creating a healthy use of technology for children. Students should log in with their Google Chrome account to play the Digital Passport games.
Dance Mat Typing
Practice typing skills.
Learn coding skills.
Combines reference materials, fun facts, features, and homework help.