eLibrary - A broad collection of images, video, eBooks, and articles from newspapers and magazines to support research topics. Students will also find maps, graphics, interactives, dictionaries, thesauri, encyclopedias, almanacs, atlases, and timelines.
Explora for Kids - Includes articles, essays, and primary source documents organized by popular topic and easy-to-browse categories.
Gale Virtual Reference Library - Full text reference eBooks on the arts, business, environment, history, law, medicine, multicultural studies, nation and the world, religion, science and social science. Mobile App:iPhone/iPadAndroid
SIRS Discoverer - Articles and graphics for students in grades 1-9. Need ideas for your science fair project? Looking for a good map for your state report? Here you will find information on your topic of interest at your reading level.
Student Resources in Context - Information on all core subjects from Science to Literature to History. Content is aligned to curriculum. This resource removes the risk of the open Web while delivering an authoritative multimedia selection of content — primary sources, overviews, videos, and interactives.
Family Learning Centers
Did you know that the Library has Homework Helpers in the Family Learning Centersat each neighborhood library? Homework Helpers can give you one-on-one help with your homework.
LBUSD Homework Helpline
The Long Beach Unified School District's Homework Helpline is free for all LBUSD students. Call (562) 437-2859. Open Monday - Thursday, 4:00 - 6:30 p.m. Homework Helpline teachers can also be reached by email at Homework@lbschools.net.
Databases for Kids
Highly engaging, expert-designed curriculum for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and beyond. With more than 3,500 individual learning activities, 450 lessons, and more than 300 online books, ABCmouse encompasses reading and language arts, math, science, social studies, art, and music, to help children build a strong foundation for academic success. In-library use only.
This site provides interactive practice tests and tutorial courses designed to help students succeed on the academic tests. You'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results.
Websites for Kids
Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids
The history of the U.S. Government, its parts and what they do are described here for students, their parents, and teachers.
The largest free reference site just for kids! Get homework help & find facts on thousands of subjects, including sports, entertainment, geography, history, and more.
InfoPlease Homework Center
Encyclopedias, dictionaries, almanacs and homework help on English, math, history, geography, science, and social studies.
Need help with math, computing, science & engineering, or assistance with college admissions?
Scholastic Homework Hub
Homework hub is where students can get help and direction in completing various assignments from doing research, improving skills, and organizing their work.
Science project due and no idea where to start? Science Buddies has a wide array of ideas, guides, and instructions for science projects. Parents' Choice Award winning website.
SpellingCity is an online spelling program that makes practicing for spelling tests fun.
Search Engines for Kids