Databases and Informational Websites for Kids
Need help with a website or database? Feel free to call the library and get that help. Or you can Ask Rob, our reference librarian, by filling out this form: https://forms.gle/s2fTJxoKgaAmDryQ6 or emailing your question(s) to firstname.lastname@example.org and Rob will get back to you.
Databases for Kids
(If this is a database that the Abington Public Library purchased you will need Abington Library Card to access.)
Culturegrams is a great database to learn about countries around the world.
Browse PowerKnowledge databases to learn more about different science topics! Funded by the Abington Public Library and accessed through your library card. Instant Article Translation into over 100 languages supports English Language Learners and family literacy programs.
Power Knowledge: Earth Space Science is an online resource specifically designed for learners in grades 3 to 6.
Power Knowledge: Life Science is an online resource specifically designed for learners in grades 3 to 6. I
Power Knowledge: Physical Science is an online resource specifically designed for learners in grades 3 to 6. I
Pronunciator is a fun way to learn any of 315 languages with personalized courses, movies, chat, and more.
Tumblebooks is a selected group of animated books, and a whole lot more. Puzzles, games, and books in languages other than English are included.
World Book includes resources for elementary, middle school and advanced researchers.
Browse our Ma Statewide Databases for resources for children including access to Brittanica, Gale OneFile, PebbleGo, and more!
For Fun and Education
Here are some of the websites we have found to use for information and fun-
there are lots of wonderful places to explore!
All Kids Network Activities, crafts, and worksheets.
Boddle Interactive math games for grades 1 - 6
Internet Archive Free books, music, movies and lots more.
Helpful Links for Parents:
Common Sense Media is a great place to find help in evaluating books, movies, apps and games.
Net Smartz gives parents tips and help for digital safety and strategies.