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The Town Library has many databases that you can use for free from home or school! Here are some that are particularly useful for the Nursery-Kindergarten Division.
The Town Library's complete list of helpful databases, encyclopedias and sites for research, including all the links below. Refer to Library Online any time you have a question!
Designed for K-2nd grade. Features articles, images, and videos on animals, science, biographies, and more.
Brain Pop Jr.
Gently encourages K-3 learners to ask questions and form their own ideas.
Staying Safe and Using S.O.S. Online
Just like in the classroom, it's important to practice S.O.S. with researching together on the internet!
Here are some tips from your teachers and librarians:
- Work together with your child when you use the internet for research.
- Use the suggested research links in this guide or from teachers.
- Track your research time! Set a timer for 10 minutes to start.
Get a Public Library Card
No public library card? No problem! If you are in NY State, all three New York City libraries provide options to get a public library card online.
eBook and Print resources
The Town Library has eBooks and audiobooks! Use the Sora app that is pre-installed on your child's Town iPad and login with their Town Google account. There are thousands of eBooks and audiobooks available.
The Town Library
The Town School Library is studying and working out safe circulation procedures. We’ll let you know when we are ready to circulate books to students.
NYC public libraries have partially re-opened! Select branches now have grab-and-go services. Check with your neighborhood branch for information.
New York Public Library
Brooklyn Public Library
Queens Public Library
And don't forget about your home library! Most of us have great books at home that we haven’t read. Take a look!
Responsible Use Policy
Parents and students: remember to share and sign your Responsible Use Policy!