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Britannica Learning Zone
From Home or the Library
Interactive learning  activities developmentally appropriate for children aged 4-7, focusing on maps and videos, games and learning materials, word and letter activities. Fundamental concepts include animals, colors, geography, numbers, shapes, sounds, time and more. 

InfoTrac Junior Edition
From Home or the Library

This periodical database is designed for students in junior high and middle school, with access to magazines, newspapers and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

Kids InfoBits
  
From Home or the Library 
Search magazines & reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more. This database is designed for students in kindergarten through grade 5. 

Learning Express Library 
From Home or the Library
A comprehensive, interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help patrons—students and adult learners—succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass. You'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results.  Includes test prep books, in ebook format, for college and graduate school entrance exams, civil service tests, the GED, citizenship, TOEFL and more.  Funded by Thayer Public Library.

PowerSearch 
From Home or the Library
Select multiple databases from a  list and then search across all of the databases you have chosen.  

World Book Online Reference Center

From Home or the Library
Online reference source-containing every article from the 22-volume World Book Encyclopedia print set plus thousands more. Includes state-of-the-art multimedia, maps, as well as editor-reviewed Web sites. Special features include World Book Advanced for grades  8 and up that offers primary and secondary source content in one integrated search and World Book Kids, which is designed for younger students. Funded by Thayer Public Library.

   

 

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