DC Public Library's Databases
Published on Monday, December 17, 2012 - 10:22am
Did you know that we have a wealth of information available at your fingertips in our databases? School vacation might be a good time to explore and have fun reading!
To begin, you will need your library card to login. (Your pin number is the last four numbers of the library card number.)
To access these databases:
- Go to dclibrary.org.
- Mouse over the "Kids" headline.
- Click on "Homework Help," then alphabetical listings.
You will several databases. I wanted to highlight three today:
Pairs high-quality children's video storybooks with factual e-books for pre-schoolers, kindergartners and beginning readers. Related games and puzzles reinforce early reading skills and build curiosity about the world. Some titles in Spanish. Algunos títulos en español.
Watch and read; explore true facts from among over a dozen topics. Watch a video, read a book online, explore topics through project ideas, craft activities, online resources and more! Subjects cover history, science and geography. For ages 8-11.
FreedomFlix brings American history alive! Explore topics from the revolutionary era to today’s world through videos, online books, project ideas and quizzes to check your learning. For grades 4 and up.