Library & School Sites

Baltimore County (Md.) Library Kid’s Page.
A clear, colorful design invites young people to access a collection of online stories, a book discussion group, and “Ms. Spider’s” guided tour of the Internet for families.

Burlington Public Library for Kids and Tots
Canadian children’s literature emphasis with book reviews, lists, awards, plus games and homework help.

Eastchester (N.Y.) Middle School.
A lively, diverse page of Web resources and information.

Fairbanks (Ak.) North Star Borough School District.
Fairbanks (Ak.) North Star Borough School District.

Sponsored by the Central Rappahannock Regional Library (Fredericksburg, VA), includes book reviews, holiday information, self-quiz on books you read, homework help, program scrapbooks, activity section, web links and even a younger children section.

KYVL for Kids
This portal from the Kentucky Virtual Library incorporates a theme whereby Spacedog takes any user onto the “research rocket” to proceed with an information literacy tutorial. The site gives students the opportunity to learn the research process through technology. A small “Teacher’s Tool Box” is also available.

Multnomah County (Ore.) Library KidsPage.
A Homework Center with more than 500 sites, the Beverly Cleary Sculpture Garden site, and the Library Joke of the Month (usually a groaner).

New York Public Library “On-Lion” for Kids.
NYPL’s site includes many booklists and an easy-to-use design.

OH! Kids.
Children’s section of the Ohio Public Library Information Network. Notable for its directory of links by age, particularly its “WebTots” section. Searchable. Heavy graphic site with animations.

Seminole County (Fla.) Library Kids’ Page.
Noteworthy in this site are its bright, whimsical design and its bibliographies, to which young readers are invited to attach their annotations.

Story Place: The Children’s Digital Library.
Take a virtual trip to The Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County. Stories, online activities, take-home activities, and reading lists can be found in English and Spanish.