TCPL has pulled together a collection of helpful online resources for kids and parents to use for homework, school assignments, and learning at home.
NoveList K-8 Plus helps parents, teachers, and librarians improve literacy, connect reading across curricular areas, teach reading and writing concepts, and engage young readers.
Children’s Literature Comprehensive Database (CLCD) provides full-text searchable access to all important and relevant information about Pre-K to young-adult media of all types. Inside, you’ll find over 600,000 Professional Reviews from 50 sources, notations from over 1500 Children’s Book Awards, Lexiles, Reading Counts and Accelerated Reader measurements.
Accelerated Reader Book Finder provides the book level of over 100,000 books. Just type in the title of a book, topic, or author that you want to read, click go, and you will see the book level (BL) and the points (AR pts) for the book.
Indiana Digital Media has expanded its services with a new digital collection website experience just for kids. The main digital collection, now has a separate site to provide a safe and easy browsing experience for kids. This appealing and user-friendly page contains eBooks, audiobooks, music and video. Browsing can be done by subject, reading level or interest level.
BookFlix is an interactive literacy resource that builds a love of reading and learning – online! BookFlix pairs classic fictional video storybooks from Weston Woods with nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to reinforce reading skills and develop essential real-world knowledge and understanding.
TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they’ll love.
ScienceFlix lets kids, parents and educators have fun while exploring science and technology. Learn about scientific fields with articles, videos, and interactive activities. Find out about careers in science, computers, and engineering. Get great ideas for experiments and science projects.
World Book Online for Kids offers thousands of media-rich encyclopedia articles that are carefully selected and edited to suit the educational level of the users.
The Early World of Learning contains three learning environments, each targeting a critical area of the development of young learners in early elementary grades.
World Book Online Info Finder is the optimal resource for patrons in elementary and middle school coming to the library for help with their homework and research projects.
Craft Corner contains thousands of crafts for the home, as well as projects designed to keep young minds busy. Search crafts by keyword or browse by cost of materials, ties to holidays, time to complete, and more.
Ben’s Guide to the USA is your guide to information about our government for all grade levels. You can also find out about Ben Franklin’s life.
Conner Prairie, a Living History Museum, offers many online educational resources.
Tippecanoe County Historical Association has information about Fort Ouiatenon and the Feast of the Hunter’s Moon.