Kids

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AR BookFinder

Search for Accelerated Reader books for yourself or your student in AR Book Finder. Look through lists of award nominees and winners or popular topics.

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Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids

Explore age-appropriate information about the U.S. Government. Learn basic information about the way the government works, how it began, and how citizens can participate.

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Britannica ImageQuest

  

Use Image Quest for more than two million images which may be used in assignments, activities, projects and other non-commercial educational uses.

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Britannica Library Children

  

Find articles, pictures, and videos about animals, arts, language, places, plants, science & math, social studies, sports, and religions. Even tour the USA or compare countries!

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CultureGrams Online

  

Use Culture Grams to research information on the peoples and cultures of over 185 countries, the provinces and territories of Canada, and all 50 states in the U.S.

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Daily Life through History

  

Discover the everyday details about past eras that make historical accounts relevant and meaningful.

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Hoopla

  

Check out up to 12 films, TV episodes, music albums, or eComics from Hoopla monthly.

  • Hoopla is available only to FVRL cardholders who are also district residents or paying non-residents.
  • View movies and TV shows* for three (3) days following checkout.
  • Stream music albums for up to seven (7) days following checkout.
  • Download and view eComics for 21 days following checkout.

Get started today!

  1. Create an account with the email and password of your choice.
  2. Download the appropriate app for your device if necessary. (For FAQs and help getting started, see Hoopla Support.)
  3. Borrow and enjoy!

*You may need the Widevine plugin to view videos in your browser. If you are using Firefox, you may wish to use Google Chrome instead, as it doesn't require the plugin.

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Khan Academy

Watch tutorials online and practice a wide variety of life skills and academic subjects, from computer programming to printmaking or 3rd grade math to entrepreneurship.

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KidsHealth from Nemours

Find current, accurate health information. Topics include how the body works, puberty, staying safe, illnesses, feelings, health problems of grown ups, and more.

(Also available in Spanish.)

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Learning Express Library

  

Learn new skills or prepare for exams of all kinds in one of the many learning centers:

  • Adult Learning Center - Improve your basic skills in math, reading, writing, speaking, and grammar, or prepare to become a U.S. citizen.
  • Career Center - Learn about careers, prepare for entrance and occupational exams, like the civil service or ASVAB, or even the TOEIC if you're an English language learner.
  • Popular Software Tutorials - Expand your skills and claim some self-study time with common computer software from Adobe and Microsoft.
  • School Center - Find extra lessons and practice exams for elementary, middle and high school students on topics ranging from reading comprehension to trigonometry.
  • High School Equivalency Center - Build your basic skills and prepare for the GED test.
  • College Prep Center - Study up before you take standardized tests for college such as PSAT/NMSQT, AP Exams, SAT and ACT.
  • College Center - Strengthen your academic skills in science, grammar and writing, reading, or math; and prepare for placement tests and graduate entrance exams.
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Lexile Framework for Reading

Find the right book for your reading level. Don't know your Lexile measure? Get help finding it.

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Little Pim

  

Have fun with languages! Children can start learning a second language before they can read a first one. Create an account in Little Pim and get started!

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Minecraft Game

In order to play Minecraft on the FVRL server, you'll need to purchase and register to play the Minecraft game here.

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Minecraft Wiki

A publicly accessible and editable wiki for information related to Minecraft (the game).

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National Geographic Virtual Library

  

Browse articles, explore topics, and find images. All the National Geographic resources are at your command, without the big stacks of yellow magazines.

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NoveList K-8 Plus

  

Discover new titles, series, and authors for kids and teens to enjoy. Find Author Read-alikes, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, and Feature Articles.

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