BookFlix® is a digital literacy resource that pairs more than 120 animated stories from Weston Woods with a best-selling nonfiction eBook from Scholastic on a similar subject. The fiction and nonfiction pairings are designed to strengthen early literacy skills while exposing young learners to real world concepts.
Gale Legal Forms offers a wide selection of essential state-specific (and multi-state) legal forms that may be customized for the most common legal procedures. These forms are used by attorneys and law firms. Includes real estate contracts, wills, premarital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord tenant, and many others.
Guide to Indigenous Maryland is a multi-faceted community engagement initiative of the Maryland State Library Agency and Maryland’s public libraries. Through the development and curation of educational resources, the project aims to teach Marylanders about the history of local Native and Indigenous peoples and how their heritage influences contemporary life in Maryland. Content for the app and website are based on crowdsourced contributions and recommendations from individual Native and Indigenous Marylanders, as well as tribal nations heritage organizations, in collaboration with Maryland’s public libraries and the project curator Dr. Elizabeth Rule, Assistant Professor, American University.
Engage kids and young students to broaden their educational horizons with reputable, special, authoritative, and age-appropriate digital content that brings them the world in a way they have never seen before. National Geographic Kids will take them on amazing adventures in science, nature, wildlife, culture, geography, archaeology, and space.
Northstar is a free, digital literacy program to teach basic computer skills and tools to thrive online. Online, self-guided modules assess the ability of individuals to perform tasks based on these skills. Included in Northstar are basic computer digital literacy standards and modules in three main areas: Essential Computer Skills, Essential Software Skills, Using Technology in Daily Life.
The Washington Post (inside the Library)IN LIBRARY USE ONLY
Use this link if you are using the Library's computers or the Library WiFi on your own device. You will be directed to WashingtonPost.com. There should be no paywall and no registration prompt with onsite access. See more information about accessing The Washington Post through St. Mary's County Library.
Using your personal computer or device outside of the Library, use this link to reach a page with the following message: “Your library has provided you with complimentary access to WashingtonPost.com for the next 7 days. To access the site, sign in or create a free Washington Post account.” Register or login by entering an email address and password. Offsite access is available for seven days. On the eighth day, please return to this page and select the offsite access link again; this triggers a new seven day access period. You do not need to pay for an account. See more information about accessing The Washington Post through St. Mary's County Library.
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