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Accelerated Reader New!

Thousands of quizzes, searchable by author, title, award, reading level, and topic. (Enter your school code in the "Keycode" box at the left side of the screen on the AR website to access quizzes.)





Access Video: Teen Issues Library Card Required.

Over 1,000 videos covering academic success, personal character development, dating and marriage, mental health, entertainment, sex education, and substance abuse.


Access Video: Just for Kids Library Card Required.

Over 2,500 animated and educational videos covering reading, language, early learning, growing up, homework topics, music and art, people and places, and world languages.


ACT Compass

Official web site of the Compass test featuring general test information, sample questions, and test-taking tips.



Alliance of Angels

Venture capital opportunities for Northwest hi-tech companies funded by Technology Alliance, a statewide network of businesses, research institutions, and industry trade associations.



America’s Stories

State history, famous Americans, original songs, and historical films from the Library of Congress.




Animal ARKive

A multimedia guide to the world's endangered species, plants, and fungi.



Art Project

Interactive museum tours, views of masterworks at brushstroke level detail, and tools to share your own collection online.




ArtsEdge

Articles, videos, interactive games, and audio clips about art.



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Biography.com

Over 20,000 biographies, plus a "Born on This Day" section.




Brainfuse Databases Library Card Required.

Online tutors are available 7 days a week from 1pm until 10pm to help students prepare for the MSP, HSPE, and SAT tests.








Business Law

Easy access to business laws in Washington State from lawforWA.org.


Business Outreach

Video workshops on tax topics for Washington State businesses, from the Washington State Department of Revenue.


Business Planning

A short video on business planning from the Washington State Small Business Development Centers Network.




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CBeebies

Preschooler games, clips, songs, and things to make with your favorite CBeebies characters.








Citation Creation

Free online citation tool to create and format MLA, APA and Chicago styles easily, with helpful examples.


City and County Codes

Directory of city and county municipal codes with links to individual city websites, from the Municipal Research and Services Center.


Clifford The Big Red Dog

Games about reading, sharing, and math with Clifford the Big Red Dog, Emily Elizabeth, and all of their friends on Birdwell Island.


CliffsNotes

Homework help from CliffsNotes literature notes and study guides, covering literature, Shakespeare, biology, chemistry, math, calculus, history, and much more!





College Scorecard

Scoring system to examine a school's affordability and value, developed by The U.S. Department of Education’s College Affordability and Transparency Center.







Cyndi’s List

Comprehensive listing of genealogical resources containing links to ethnic group sources, how-to articles, country/geography resources, and more than 200 other categories. Found In:

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Duolingo

Learn Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Italian, and English for free.

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EasyBib

MLA, APA, and Chicago format citation generator for your bibliography.





Engineer Girl

Opportunities for girls in engineering careers, profiles of women engineers, and more.



Exploratorium

Lessons and experiments around food, space, geology and more.


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FAFSA on the Web

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) to complete online. Major changes to 2017 FAFSA deadlines- check the FAFSA site for details.



FamilySearch

Historical records, including many with digitized images; save and share your family tree; order microfilmed records to view in a local Family History Library; find tips and resources using the Research Wiki; and much more. Found In:



Federal Student Aid

Collection of links to help you find out how to pay for higher education, provided by the U.S. government.










Funbrain Jr.

Fun and vibrant games to help children build early learning skills in math and reading.

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HeritageQuest Databases Library Card Required.

Fully-indexed U.S. Census, local and family history collection, Revolutionary War records, Freedman’s Bank records, U.S. Serial Set, PERSI (Periodical Source Index), and more. Found In:








How Stuff Works

Video and illustrations on thousands of topics, from engines to lock-picking to drones.

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IndustryNet

Listings for over 700,000 manufacturers and suppliers.


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Khan Academy

Short video lessons and practice exercises to work on at your own pace.

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Let’s Move

Simple 5-step action plan to get moving in fun ways, every day.


Lexile New!

Thousands of books, searchable by Lexile or grade level to find a just-right book for every reader.





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March2Success

Materials to help prepare for the SAT, ACT, ASVAB and other standardized tests, resource sponsored by the U.S. Army.



Math Moves U

Math games, logic puzzles, word problems, and Common Core practice.



MedlinePlus

Information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand, from the National Library of Medicine. Found In:


Mergent Intellect Business Research Databases Library Card Required.

Directory of over 245 million global businesses with data for over 100 million executives, First Research industry reports, KBR Business Ratios, Nielsen Popfacts, Prizm market segmentation, consumer lifestyle by zip code, Indeed job listings, and directory information for over 250 million residences with previously associated addresses and relatives. Found In:









My Plate

Model of a balanced plate, with all of the yummy food groups.

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NASA’s Space Place

Information about space from NASA, including games and activities in English and Spanish.





New York Times Databases Magazines & Newspapers Library Card Required.

Articles from the New York Times (1980-present). Tip: To see the most current complete articles, do an "Advanced Search" and search by date range (current date-current date) and select "Full Text" only.







Nick Jr.

Online learning games from your child’s favorite Nick Jr. shows designed to help develop your preschooler's math and reading skills.


NIH Senior Health

Health and wellness information for older adults from the National Institute on Aging.


No Sweat Shakespeare

Translations of full plays into modern English, articles on Shakespeare’s life and times, and more.




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Octonauts, The

Games that take you on a dive deep into the ocean to explore, rescue, and protect the creatures who live there.



Oh Noah!

Educational games and activities that teach Spanish.








OverDrive Video Library Card Required.

Children’s movies, available anytime, anywhere- all you need is a library card. For technical support using OverDrive, please open the service's website or app and select 'Help.' Get App in Apple Store Get App in Play Store Get App in Amazon Store


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Paper Rater

Free resource, developed and maintained by linguistics professionals and graduate students.


PBS Kids

Games with your PBS Kids favorites like Curious George, Wild Kratts, Daniel Tiger, and Peg + Cat!


PBS Nova

Videos, articles, quizzes, and more on space & flight, tech & engineering, physics & math, and nature.






Poets.org

Hundreds of poets and poems, many with audio recordings.









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Scratch

Application for creating and sharing stories, games, and animations.


Scratch

Free downloadable application used like Legos to code online.





Seattle Score

Free one-on-one business counseling and workshops to help clients grow or start a business. Make an appointment to meet with an experienced business professional at the Bellevue, Bothell, Kirkland, or Shoreline libraries. Free legal resources for business owners. Found In:



Sesame Street

Educational games, videos, and coloring pages with Elmo, Cookie Monster, Abby Cadabby, Big Bird, and more!


Seussville

Games based on your favorite Dr. Seuss books such as The Cat in the Hat, Hop on Pop, The Lorax, and many more!









Sprout

Fun and exciting math, spelling, and coloring games with your favorite Sprout friends.



STEM Resources

Valuable resources for anyone interested in STEM education, from elementary school to college and beyond.


Story Starters

Writing prompt idea generator for your next creative writing project.



Student Accounts Library Card Required.

Access to all of the online resources that KCLS offers with a Student Account connected to your student ID.



Study Zone

Need homework help? Students in grades K-12 can get free help at the library from volunteer tutors.


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WashBoard.org, the

One-stop source for state and local scholarships available to Washington state students.




















WebMath

Answers and step-by-step instructions for solving specific math problems.







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YourEconomy.org

Detailed information about the performance of over 24 million active businesses.

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