Your library card gives you access to online resources like encyclopedias, journals, newspapers, magazines, and educational games. Browse these websites for grades K–5 below, or view all library online resources.
Resources for Younger Learners
Britannica Learning Zone
Designed specifically for the needs of ages 4 to 7, Learning Zone is a classroom-tested, interactive learning environment that gives early learners enjoyable, engaging, and developmentally appropriate activities to help grow their minds, their spirits, and their intellectual horizons.
Kids InfoBits targets the research needs of students in Kindergarten through Grade 5. It features a developmentally appropriate and visual graphic interface, a subject-based topic tree search and full-text, age-appropriate, curriculum-related magazine and reference content.
Resources for Older Learners
Britannica Public Library Edition for Kids
Contains Compton’s Encyclopedia, Britannica Elementary Encyclopedia, and a wealth of other age-appropriate material for younger students and children
Brittanica: Escolar provides Spanish language reference for primary and high school age students. Separate home pages for each level allow users to tailor the site to their needs, making it the only online Spanish-language database that offers age-appropriate content for everyone.
Research in Context
Reasearch in Context covers the most-studied topics in literature, science, social studies, and U.S. and world history, as well as the social issues most relevant to students in grade 6-8
World Book Online – Natick cardholders only Video Tutorials
With reliable, authoritative, easy-to-understand information and an array of supplementary search tools and information sources, use World Book Online to answer a particular question or get help with research for a school assignment.