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ABCmouse.com

Available inside the library only

ABCmouse.com is a comprehensive early learning site for children ages 2 through 6+, covering reading and language arts, math, science, social studies, art, and music. It is completely child-safe, with no advertising or links to other websites.

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Beanstack

Beanstack is a free service provided by your local library to help families discover books and apps based on your child's age and interests. Our goal is help prepare your child for school and ensure that he or she is reading at or above grade level by third grade. All books recommended are available for free at your library.

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Brainfuse Adult Learning Center

Whether you are going back to school, switching jobs, or just want to brush up on an academic skill, our adult learning center is here to help.  HelpNow writing experts will help you craft a winning resume and coverletter or help you learn Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel or Powerpoint.  Also, get help studying for the GED or U.S. Citizenship Test; Brainfuse includes practice tests, live coaching and other helpful resources.

Career Information Center

The Career Information Center provides information every job seeker should have. Updated with a full volume devoted to computer careers, the first 12 volumes each focus on a different career area, and contain over 700 job profiles. Each profile includes a job summary chart, a job description, and up-to-date salary information. The 13th volume contains the index, as well as essays on different aspects of employment.

College Blue Book

Guide to thousands of 2- and 4-year schools in the U.S. and Canada. Covers the expected listings and detailed descriptions, degree programs offered, scholarships, and occupational education programs.

College Navigator

The College Navigator, from the U.S. Department of Education, provides students and their families with information about colleges and federal financial aid. Provides current data on expenses, financial aid, enrollment, admission, graduation rates, majors and the college selection process.

Driving-Tests.org

(Free DMV Permit Practice Tests)

Every person with a driver's license, from a regular commuter to a racecar driver, started exactly where you are right now: worried about passing their permit test. In the past, the only thing you could do was pick up the study manual from the MVA and go over each page until you felt like you had the information memorized. But now, with the entire internet at your fingertips, there's a better way to prepare. Driving-Tests.org gives you the chance to practice in the best way possible: with realistic practice tests, filled with accurate questions, based on the permit manual from Maryland's Motor Vehicle Administration! Includes: 10 car practice tests, 6 motorcycle practice tests, 1 CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) practice test, 2 online driver’s manuals (car and motorcycle), a FAQ section with detailed answers to 100+ DMV-related questions.

EBSCOhost

Reference databases designed for use in public libraries are made available via the user-friendly search system.

Explora Educator's Edition

Explora Educator's Edition contains the Professional Development Collection, Teacher Reference Center, and ERIC.  Teacher Reference Center is currently still available through the Searchasaurus, Kid's Search, and Student Research Center interfaces.

Explora Primary Schools

Explora Primary Schools contains the content from the Primary Search database (which is currently still available through the Searchasaurus, Kid's Search, and EBSCOhost interfaces).

Designed to meet the unique needs of its users, Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction with simple search that quickly delivers relevant results, easy-to-browse categories organized by popular topic, topic overviews that provide students with a starting point for research, colorful, mobile-friendly design with feature areas that provide context to students, reading level indicators (Lexile® Measures) to simplify discovery of grade-appropriate content, text-to-speech for HTML articles to assist struggling readers or those learning English, curriculum Standards Module to help educators correlate EBSCO content quickly and easily to Common Core, state- or province-specific curriculum standards.

Explora Public Libraries

Explora Public Libraries contains the content from the MasterFILE Premiere database (which is currently still available through the EBSCOhost interface).  Explora is EBSCO's interface for Schools and Public Libraries. Designed to meet the unique needs of its users, Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction with simple search that quickly delivers relevant results, easy-to-browse categories organized by popular topic, topic overviews that provide students with a starting point for research, colorful, mobile-friendly design with feature areas that provide context to students, reading level indicators (Lexile® Measures) to simplify discovery of grade-appropriate content, text-to-speech for HTML articles to assist struggling readers or those learning English, curriculum Standards Module to help educators correlate EBSCO content quickly and easily to Common Core, state- or province-specific curriculum standards.

Explora Secondary Schools

Explora Secondary Schools contains the content from Primary Search; Middle Search Plus; MAS Ultra-School Edition; Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia; Teacher Reference Center; and Topic Overviews 6-12.  Each of these resources is currently still available through two or more of the older interfaces: Searchasaurus, Kid's Search, Student Research Center, EBSCOhost.

Designed to meet the unique needs of its users, Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction with simple search that quickly delivers relevant results, easy-to-browse categories organized by popular topic, topic overviews that provide students with a starting point for research, colorful, mobile-friendly design with feature areas that provide context to students, reading level indicators (Lexile® Measures) to simplify discovery of grade-appropriate content, text-to-speech for HTML articles to assist struggling readers or those learning English, curriculum Standards Module to help educators correlate EBSCO content quickly and easily to Common Core, state- or province-specific curriculum standards.

Help Now! Powered by Brainfuse

Brainfuse’s “HelpNow” is a comprehensive suite of tutoring services designed for a range of academic needs; whether it’s tackling a tough homework problem, learning an academic skill, or writing a term paper. “HelpNow” is available for students in grades K through Adult Learners in the following subjects: Math, Science, Social Studies, English/Language Arts that includes writing assistance and Reading Comprehension/Grammar/Vocabulary Skills Building, English Literature and Foreign Languages.

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Science Reference Center

Science Reference Center™ is a comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full-text science-oriented content. Designed to meet every student's science research needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources.

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Testing & Education Reference Center

Practice tests for college entrance, employment, and citizenship, plus college and career search help.

TrueFlix

TrueFlix™ is the only online resource that leverages the award-winning True Books content to help students hone literacy skills, build knowledge of subject-area content, and cultivate 21st Century skills through the inquiry process.

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TumbleBooks™

TumbleBooks™ is a curated library database of children’s e-books.

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