Series and Sequels: Want to know what book comes next in the series or how many books there are? Or maybe discover a new series to read by a favorite author?
Biography Reference Bank: If you need more information for a biography project and can’t find it in a book, try this database. It will also generate your citation for you! *If using outside of the library, a library card is needed to access.
Novelist K-8 Plus: Reader’s advisory help for children in grades K-8. *If using outside of the library, a library card is needed to access.
Goodreads (WKPL Children’s/YA): The Children’s/YA staff have compiled a Goodreads page with chapter books for children, tween, and teen book reviews that we have read. See how many stars we rated the books as well as our notes as to what age level we recommend for the titles.
Open Bookshelf: This is a digital library collection of popular books free to download, formatted for modern devices, and handpicked by a Curation Corps of librarians from across the US.
Learning Express Library: Math and Language Arts help and practice tests are available here. *If using outside of the library, a library card is needed to access.
World Book Kids: Encyclopedia for kids. *If using outside of the library, a library card is needed to access.
INFOhio: This is a state run website that includes links to games, search engines, school help, and databases. It is a free site, however, a log-in is required. Use links on website to get the password, or contact the Children’s Department at the Wickliffe Public Library for the password.
Search Engines for Kids:
Explora: *If using outside of the library, a library card is needed to access.
Explora Public Libraries provides easy-to-use features and reliable content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books, grouped into easy-to-browse categories.
Carnegie Cyber Academy: “At the Academy, we train our cadets in online safety so that they can protect themselves and others from the attacks of malicious Cyber Villains. The Internet is a growing part of our daily lives. It is my hope that future generations will be able to continue exploring Cyberspace in a safe and secure way.” Join in the fun! http://www.carnegiecyberacademy.com/
Learn a Language:
Mango Languages is an interactive language-learning platform, offering more than 70 different languages and 18 different ESL courses. Learn real-life conversations with native-speaker audio and cultural context so that you can speak like a local. Mango features authentic content, interactive features, and an algorithmic review activity designed to adapt to your individual learning path. Sign up for Mango with your library card today! Click HERE to sign up.