Databases for Kids

African-American History Online

African-American History Online

Provides expansive and in-depth information on the people, events, and topics important to the study of African-American history.
American History Online

American History Online

Spans more than 500 years of political, military, social, and cultural history to cover the American experience.
American Indian History Online

American Indian History Online

Offers thorough access to more than 15,000 years of Native American culture, history, and heritage.
From Facts on File.
American Women's History Online

American Women's History Online

Covers the important people, events, legislation, and issues relevant to the study of women's history in the United States.
From Facts on File.
Ancient and Medieval History Online

Ancient and Medieval History Online

Explores the pre-modern world with in-depth focus on Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, Rome, Africa, Europe, the Americas, and Asia.
From Facts on File
Curriculum Resource Center

Curriculum Resource Center

Find people and events in history, information about countries and states, and great resources for your science projects.
eBooks -- Gale Virtual Reference Collection

eBooks -- Gale Virtual Reference Collection

Welcome to the library’s virtual reference collection, a place for conducting research that searches hundreds of full-scanned e-books. Browse along our virtual stacks and click on the subject category that matches your subject. Watch as the computer instantly searches through books and delivers the best information right to your desktop.
eBooks on EBSCOhost

eBooks on EBSCOhost

Access The Library’s eContent collection for digital books on all topics.
Facts on File

Facts on File

Find articles about history, including modern, ancient, medieval, American Indian, African-American, and women; science; careers; teacher curriculum materials, and there’s even an atlas.

Facts on File History Database Search

Search all Facts on File History Databases in one step to find articles.
Funk & Wagnall’s New World Encyclopedia

Funk & Wagnall’s New World Encyclopedia

Find thousands of simple-to-understand encyclopedia articles covering just about any topic imaginable.
Gale Virtual Reference Collection

Gale Virtual Reference Collection

Welcome to the library’s virtual reference collection, a place for conducting research that searches hundreds of full-scanned e-books. Browse along our virtual stacks and click on the subject category that matches your subject. Watch as the computer instantly searches through books and delivers the best information right to your desktop
Great Websites for Kids

Great Websites for Kids

Looking for websites to help with homework or satisfy your child’s curiosity about a subject? The Association for Library Service to Children of the American Library Association has the perfect sites to visit. Explore Animals, The Arts, History & Biography, Literature & Languages, Mathematics & Computers, Reference, Sciences, and Social Sciences.

History Reference Center

Find full-text articles, historical documents, photos or biographies from periodicals, reference books, encyclopedias, and non-fiction books.
Issues & Controversies in American History

Issues & Controversies in American History

Builds a deeper understanding of how historical events have shaped our nation by exploring the key players and the battles they fought.
Kids INFOBITS

Kids INFOBITS

Kids & Teens will find this database easy to use for school reports or just learning about your favorite topic. Explore animals, arts & entertainment, geography, health, history & social studies, inventions & technology, plants, people, science & math, sports, stories & literature and transportation. Find awesome pictures and there’s even the Merriam-Webster®’s Elementary Dictionary, maps, flags & seals and over 1,700 colorful charts and graphs.
LumosLearning.com

LumosLearning.com

This database called LumosLearning.com helps students in grades 3 to 8 prepare for the PARCC Assessment with hundreds of practice questions and diagnostic tests. East Brunswick Public Library cardholders may use this database from our website or anywhere there is Internet access. Students receivae immediate feedback on their answers and can work at their own pace. The newest enhancements are:
  • Personalized learning assignments after a student completes a PARCC practice test in remedial mode.
  • Access to a mobile app called Lumos StepUp. Click here to download the app.
  • Proficiency reports for measuring student mastery; videos, and resource kits.
Middle Search Plus

Middle Search Plus

Designed just for middle school kids, this database is not too easy, but not overly difficult – just right for you! Find articles on almost any topic in more than 150 great magazines
Modern World History Online

Modern World History Online

Covers the people, places, and events in the broad expanse of history—from mid-15th century to the present.
From Facts on File
Novelist

Novelist

Searching for a good book to read? Try NoveList K-8 to find exactly the right book! Find fiction and non-fiction, and even picture books, on your favorite topic.
PebbleGo

PebbleGo

Find content on animals, space, science, and all about the planet Earth using this database aimed at students in Kindergarten to Grade 3. Includes built-in reading and research tools such as leveled text, consistent navigation, fun educational games, and spoken-word audio.
Points of View

Points of View

This database is easy to read and covers both sides of controversial subjects facing society today. Find full articles to help you develop an argument, write a paper, or debate your point of view. Also includes thousands of supporting articles from the world’s top political and societal publications.
Primary Search

Primary Search

Find articles from your favorite magazines like Ranger Rick, Lady Bug, Highlights for Children, National Geographic for Kids, and more!

Qikan Library

Find Chinese language short stories and poems to read by yourself or share with the rest of the family.
Science Online

Science Online

Find information on Math and Science topics. There are pictures, videos and hands-on experiments and activities!
The World Almanac for Kids Online

The World Almanac for Kids Online

Handouts for your projects and more...with brand New Sections! PLANTS: More than 90 original, curriculum-based articles, along with Fun Facts articles and full-color diagrams and photographs, give students a clearer understanding of everything from plant structure, plant nutrition, and photosynthesis, to plant ecology, seedless plants, and plant ethnobotany. HUMAN BODY: This new section provides an accessible and fascinating introduction to the human body, with more than 140 original, curriculum-based articles, Fun Facts articles, and full-color diagrams and photographs that draw kids in to the material. SPORTS: Young sports fans will delight in the historical stats, images, videos, and Fun Facts articles on all kinds of sports--from baseball and basketball to football, hockey, and soccer. Get kids engaged in learning!

TumbleBook Cloud Jr.

Browse this great selection of e-books, read-alongs, videos, audio books, and more for elementary school-aged readers!

TumbleBookLibrary

E-books for young children offering animated, talking picture books.
Tutor.com

Tutor.com

Tutor.com brings live, one-to-one help TO YOU, FOR FREE to all East Brunswick library card holders. Who can use the Tutor.com Learning Suite? Everyone! K-12 and college students can get help with homework, studying, projects, essay writing and test prep in every subject. Adults can get help with job searches, GED prep and academic support.

How does the online tutoring work? All sessions are online with professional academic or career tutors. East Brunswick patrons can work with an online tutor 7 days a week from 3:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. There is no time limit for each session with a tutor.

Is the service available remotely? Yes. Patrons can connect to Tutor.com from any computer or mobile device (smartphones & tablets) with Internet access. Instructions to download the free mobile app for your iOS or Android device are on the Tutor.com site.
World Atlas

World Atlas

Find full-color maps of countries, provinces, and states that you can print, along with other local information.