Online Research

Your librarian has selected databases that represent your interests and school topics. These special resources are not available free on the internet. Some of them require a password.

Dig deep into these resources to learn about school-related topics, or just feed your curiosity!

Table of Contents:

Britannica Encyclopedia, Elementary School Edition

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Gale Resources, Elementary School Edition

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Password for New York City students: book123

Searches across reference books and periodicals covering history, current events, sports, government, and people.

Accessible from school and home computers.

From home computers, select "Use My Location" to connect

Brain Pop Junior and Brain Pop

Animated videos featuring characters Tim and Moby, on a wide variety of topics, ad well as learning games and coding activities.

Please see librarian for passwords for school and home use.

PebbleGo: Animals, Biographies, Science, Social Studies

Simple-to-navigate databases that offer key reading supports such as read-along audio and word-by-word highlighting. No password needed in the school building.

Please see librarian for password for home use.


Below are guides organized by topic.

Digital Resources from The New York Public Library

Explore the many digital resources for children offered through The New York Public Library!

All you need is the barcode from your library card.

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