Stay safe online! Visit these sites to learn how.
- I Keep Safe
- SafeKids.com – Read a great, easy list of rules for safe surfing. Share these with your family!
Search the Library’s Databases
These kid-friendly databases are perfect for reports and other research projects. Better than a web search, they have information from real encyclopedias, newspapers, magazines, and other great sources.
- Student Research Center – makes it easy for students to research topics to find the most useful search results.
- World Book Online – the #1 general encyclopedia and reference resource, plus “Research Guides” and a Science Fair section.
For even more databases to search, check out the Online Resources page.
Search the Web
Find information online with these search engines, just for kids!
|KidsClick||lists about 5,000 websites chosen by librarians and sorted into categories.|
|Yahoo for Kids||designed for ages 7 to 12.|
|ASK Kids||Find info by asking Jeeves your questions!|
Fun & Games
For information or just for fun, try these educational sites.
- ABC Fast Phonics
- Click Magazine for Kids
- EPA Environmental Kids Club
- Government Agency Webpages for Kids
- InsideStory Flashcards
- Maryland Kids Page
- National Geographic Kids
- Online Spelling Program
- Space Weather Center
- WayBack: US History for Kids
- Windows to the Universe
Check out ALA’s Great Sites , a list of 700 great sites for kids to explore, organized by ages and subjects.