Research Databases

Your librarian has selected databases that represent your interests and your studies for school. 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!

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.

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.


Up-to-date information resource for Elementary, Middle, and High School.

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


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

Giant selection of interactive and printable maps of all kinds focusing on history, geography, civics, and earth science. For grades K-12

Please see librarian for password.

Also,

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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