Children's Online Resources

Looking for resources to help with a school project or to pick out your next book or movie online? Check out the resources that the Library has available for youth below.
Additionally, check out our list of School from Home websites. These are not Nevada County Community Library resources but are available for free online.

Book Connections 

Book Connections strives to joyfully enrich everyone's experience reading children's and young adult books.

Britannica Escolar Online

Britannica Escolar es una enciclopedia en dos partes con portales para estudiantes de primaria y secundaria.

Encyclopedia Britannica Online Resource

Britannica School is a three part encyclopedia with portals for elementary, middle, and high school students.

college prep center link

College Prep Center is here to help you achieve your college preparation goals. Getting into college is an important step to building a strong future. First, you must do well on your college admission tests and write a personal essay that highlights your special talents.  Use this center to get the resources you need.

Digital Public Library of America Link
DPLA: Digital Public Library of America: The DPLA offers a single point of access to millions of items-photographs, manuscripts, books, sounds, moving images, and more-from libraries, archives, and museums around the United States.
EBSCO has articles from general-interest magazines and scholarly journals. Search the MasterFILE Premier database.
enki Link
Enki: New gems, classic novels and eye-opening nonfiction. New gems, classic novels and eye-opening nonfiction

Hobbies & Crafts offers detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast. Full text is provided from leading hobby and craft magazines.


hoopla is a collection of streaming videos, audiobooks, comics, and music available instantly, with automatic returns and no late fees.  Check out movies and tv shows for 3 days, check out music albums for 7 days, and check out audiobooks, ebooks, and digital comics for 21 days.  (There is a limit of 5 items per person, per month, which resets on the 1st of each month).

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kanopy is an award-winning video streaming service providing access to more than 30,000 independent and documentary films ─ titles of unique social and cultural value from The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, Media Education Foundation, and thousands of independent filmmakers.

Learning Express Library Link
Learning Express Library offers practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want at school, at work, or in life.
Library to Go Link
Library to Go  Browse the Library's collection of downloadable audiobooks and eBooks.
Databases - NoveList K-8 Plus link
NoveList K-8 Plus Advice and recommendations for the younger reader.

Pronunciator is a fun and free way to learn 80+ languages with self-directed lessons, live teachers, movies, music, and more.  Register and learn at your own pace.

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Proquest allows you to search and access the best journals, databases, and ebook resources for all of your school from home research needs.

school center link

School Center resources can help students in elementary, middle, and high school prepare for important tests, get extra help with assignments, and boost their skills in important subjects.

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TeachingBooks offers multiple literacy resources that connect books with author interviews, readings, videos, lessons, and so much more!

Tumblebooks Link
Tumblebooks are eBooks for kids. Listen to and view books on your home computer!