Explore science and find fun activities about bridges, the weather, measuring, and more. A great resource for simple science fair ideas and topic exporation.
Find free sheet music organized by instrument and number of instruments, in several genres: Classical, World, Wedding, Christmas, New, and more. Play along to recorded accompaniment, or subscribe in order to download and print paper copies.
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.
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.
Search articles and books for people based on personal facts such as birth and death year, nationality, ethnicity, occupation, or gender, or combine criteria to create a custom search.
Access Image Quest for more than two million images which have been rights-cleared for non-commercial education use such as in teacher lesson plans, assignments, activities, and whiteboards; student reports and projects; or school web sites, newsletters, newspapers, flyers, and bulletins.
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! Start with Research Tools and Materials if you're doing a school project or report.
Search for cheat codes, walk-throughs, guides, and more for 20 different video gaming systems. Note: This resource provides games for all ages.
Find printable maps,world flags, and country profiles featuring the history, people, government, economy, military, geography and more for most of the countries of the world.
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.
Discover the everyday details about past eras that make historical accounts relevant and meaningful.
Access audio/video clips, pictures, maps, books, news, and more on homework topics common to middle and high school students.
Listen to music for free with your library card!
- Stream up to 5 hours of music per day.
- Download up to 5 songs in MP3 format per week. They are yours to keep.
- Enjoy 2 music videos per week.
Get a bird's-eye view of the FVRL Minecraft world.
Search full-text reference books on a variety of topics or read entire travel guidebooks without leaving your computer.
View full text reference books, encyclopedias, non-fiction books, history periodicals, documents, and biographies along with historical photos, maps, and more than 80 hours of videos.
Search magazines, books, videos and reports for projects and information. Find detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas. Subject areas include arts & crafts, collecting, games & electronics, model building, home & leisure, needlework, outdoors & nature, and scrapbooking & paper crafts.
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.
- Movies and TV shows are available to view for three days following checkout.
- Music albums are available to stream for up to seven days following checkout.
- eComics are available for 21 days following checkout.
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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.