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HeritageQuest® Online  Is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. It delivers an essential collection of genealogical and historical sources with coverage dating back to the 1700s that can help people find their ancestors and discover a place's past. Remote users log in with their library card numbers.  

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Whatever your learning goal, Learning Express Library's resources will help you succeed.

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Kahn Academy khan-logo-vertical-transparentIs a not-for-profit with the goal of providing a free world-class education to anyone, anywhere.

All of the site’s resources are available to anyone, completely free of charge. Their library of over thousands of videos covers math, science topics such as biology, chemistry, and physics, and even reaches into the humanities with videos on finance, history and SAT preparation. Each video is a short digestible chunk, approximately 10 minutes long, and especially designed for viewing on the computer. All of the site’s resources are available to anyone. It doesn’t matter if you are a student, teacher, home-schooler, principal, adult returning to the classroom after 20 years, or a friendly alien just trying to get a leg up in earthly biology. The Khan Academy’s materials and resources are available to you completely free of charge. How the  Kahn Academy works.  


College Board

College Board.com : register for the SAT’s, Get connected to your college. Find official college planning and preparation tools to help you succeed. Visit the College Board website – your inside source. See Kahn Academy below for video SAT preparation help free of charge.

Educational Portal

Education Portal has launched some exciting new programs to help students learn more efficiently, earn their degrees on time and save money on their education. Take free online courses packed with fun & engaging video lessons.

How it Works: No registration or login needed. Watch fun & engaging lessons taught by world-class educators. When ready, pass an exam and earn real college credit (optional) that is accepted by 2,900 colleges. Learn how simple it is.
900 free online educational videos at Educational Portal : The collection of free online video resources cover 21 different course topics from English literature to calculus to macroeconomics . The 5-10 minute videos are taught by subject matter experts and designed to make even the most complex topics easy and accessible. Catalog of all courses


Free online Algebra and Geometry video instruction on
  • Pre-Algebra (Essential Math Skills) (Finding prime factorization, identifying fractions from a shaded region, finding smallest common denominators, converting decimals to fractions, converting fractions to decimals, adding and subtracting decimals, order of operations, finding least common multiples, and more)
  • Algebra 1 (Basic graphic skills, Solving one – step equations algebraically, Understanding Solving Equations, Finding x- and y- intercept,  Solving % word problems, Indirect variation, and more)
  • Algebra 2 (Find the solution of systems of linear equations by graphing, Find the solution of systems of linear equations using matrices, Introduction to Conic Sections, Identifying a parabola, Evaluating logarithms, Operations with logarithms, Solving equations involving absolute value, and more)
  • Geometry (Finding the distance between two points, Pythagorean Theorem, Line relationships – parallel, perpendicular, and skew,  Vertical and Alternate angles, Consecutive Angles, Applications of linear and angular relationships, Perimeter and Circumference, and more)
This is a commercial site that charges for online tutoring but the above link will take you to  videos you can watch for no charge. You don’t need to register to watch the free videos.    

Children’s Resources

book-flix-screen-300BookFlix BookFlix is a fun, reading program that you and your child can access from home! BookFlix is an online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning. This engaging resource for children in grades PreK to 3 will help early readers develop and practice essential reading skills and introduces students to a world of knowledge and exploration. Login with the code PL3250 and the 3 digits from your library card. BookFlix

Kids Search
provides access to books and encyclopedias, magazine and newspaper articles, and photos and video clips for Kindergarten through grades school students. Kids Search provides elementary school students with an easy-to-use, graphically-appealing interface they can use to search. Lexile limiters (reading level) are included. Kids Search

provides access to a dictionary, an encyclopedia, magazine articles, and an image library for elementary and middle school students. Lexile limiters (reading level) are included. Complete with erupting volcanoes, dinosaur guide and compass, Searchasaurus is an exciting and easy way for young researchers to experience online searching. It is an animated interface with a dinosaur theme that encourages young researchers to enhance and develop basic search skills.

SIRSDisco-An-125by125SIRS Discoverer
, an award-winning general reference resource for learners and researchers in grades 1-9, makes learning fun and intuitive. Discoverer helps students develop their research, writing, language, and computer skills. Only the best, most unique, and most relevant resources are selected for SIRS Discoverer. Now with Science Fair Explorer and Skills Discoverer