POWER Kids

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POWER Kids is collection of databases for Elementary and Middle school aged children. Provided by the Pennsylvania Public Libraries, School Libraries and the State Library, the POWER library enables parents and children to access thousands of articles, newspapers, and photographs on a range of subjects from animals to current issues, cybersafety, social studies to science and math.  Search encyclopedias, images, magazine articles, historical essays, and much more. Great resource for science fairs, homework and research projects. 

Math and English Skills Improvement

LearningExpress Library is a comprehensive, interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help students learners succeed in a variety of academic levels from grade 4. You’ll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results.  In the main menu, hover over All Centers, click School Center then Elementary School.  Choose Math, Reading and Writing and Language. Middle School topics are also available. The site is free but requires registration.  

Learning on the Web

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Subscription databases for young learners

Academic websites

Subject specific websites

General reference websites