Resources - Cascade Park
Access legal education materials and tools that give you basic information on a number of legal problems, and in some cases, detailed instructions and forms to help you represent yourself in court. Look at the Youth Law & Education section for guidance on emancipation of minors or sealing the records of juvenile offenders. (Also available in Spanish and other languages.)
Print out state tax forms from 1996 to the current year or follow a link to Unclaimed Property search.
Look up historical newspaper articles or county and state records such as marriage, frontier justice, birth, and death records. You can even find historical photographs.
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Find multimedia on a variety of subjects, science fair projects, biographies, correlations to curriculum standards, 21st century research guides, and much more for high school students.
Read, play, watch, and do! Activities for pre-readers and beginning readers.
Una enciclopedia para niños. Encuentre artículos sobre temas populares y escolares, definiciones del diccionario, imágenes, y mapas.
An encyclopedia in Spanish for students. Find articles on popular and school topics, definitions from the dictionary, images, and maps.
Find articles, games, science projects, interactive tools, and activities covering a variety of subjects for elementary and middle-school students.
Find scholarly analysis, articles, references, and primary documents covering the past 5,000 years.
Read your favorite magazines in electronic format. Here's how:
- Create an RBdigital Magazines account with an email and password or use your RBdigital account if you have one.
- Mobile users: Download the right app for your device (also good for RBdigital audiobooks!)
- Visit the site through FVRL or the app and check out magazines to enjoy.
- Read the FAQs if you have questions.
Available in library only.
Especially for young children: learn pre-reading and reading skills through games, music, and puzzles. Create your own account, so you can log back in each time you visit the library.
Find information and resources to help you learn ASL and improve your signing.
Read from a library of over 6000 digitized historical children's books, available online from the University of Florida Digital Collections. This collection includes British and American children's books and magazines from the mid 1800s on by such authors as Lewis Carroll, Louisa May Alcott, Horatio Alger, and many more.
View scanned U.S. newspapers in multiple languages spanning the years 1836-1922. Read about major world events or seek out local news about ancestors.
Take courses from instructors at more than 60 universities--many of which are free or low cost. Topics include economics, genetics, foundations of teaching, chemistry, programming, arts and more. Classes available in multiple languages.
Enroll in MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) offered by recognized universities and institutions from around the globe. Take a class in genetics or focus on a classic novel for several weeks. The choices are plentiful.
Find the next book by your favorite author, look for books in a series, or find out what your favorite authors are recommending.
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.
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Find printable legal form templates and examples on a variety of topics, legal, business, and other letter templates, definitions for an extensive list of legal terms, a law digest with encyclopedic articles on legal topics, and a national attorney practice directory.