• Birmingham Public Library (Inglenook Branch)

    Inglenook Library (BPL)

    Student Resources

    Reading

    myOn

    myON is a personalized literacy program that provides access to the largest integrated collection of digital books with reading supports, customized to a student’s interest and reading abilities. Created to enhance the reading experience, myON develops an individual profile for each student based on his or her interests and reading ability, and generates a recommended book list.

    Story Online

    Storyline Online: An online streaming video program featuring members of the Screen Actors Guild reading children's books. 

    Reading Bear

    Reading Bear, a project of WatchKnowLearn.org, is the first free program online to teach beginning readers vocabulary and concepts while systematically introducing all the main phonetic patterns of written English, all using innovative rich media. 

    Learn English Kids

    Learn English Kids uniquely combines UK’s deep expertise in arts and culture, education, and the English language to teach English to young people and adults.

    Math

    Math Playground

    Math Playground is a popular learning site filled with math games, logic puzzles, step-by-step instructional videos, math practice, and a variety of problem-solving activities.

    Learn Your Tables

    This is an enjoyable way to learn Times Table skills. You can learn single tables on their own, and then mixed tables. 

    Aprende Tus Tablas/Learn Your Tables

    Con este juego resulta divertido aprender las tablas de multiplicar. Se pueden aprender tablas únicas o varias tablas mezcladas. 

    Social Studies

    Kids National Geographic

    Nat Geo Kids inspires young adventurers to explore the world through award-winning magazines, books, apps, games, toys, videos, events, and a website, and is the only kids brand with a world-class scientific organization at its core.

    News Week

    A weekly newspaper for current news and events. 

    Times for Kids

    Students can discover and follow the latest news. All articles and news stories are tailored to their reading level and grade.

    Smithsonian Education

    The Smithsonian Office of Educational Technology (OET) created the Smithsonian Learning Lab to create learning experiences for learners of all ages to make discoveries and create new ideas in history, science, art, and culture through the use of digital materials, millions of images, recordings, and texts.

    Learning Games For Kids

    These online learning games and songs for kids are fun, teach important skills for preschool and elementary school kids and they're free. 

    Science

    NASA Space Place

    Launched in 1998, NASA Space Place's mission is to inspire and enrich upper-elementary-aged kids' learning of space and Earth science online through fun games, hands-on activities, informative articles and engaging short videos. With material in both English and Spanish and resources for parents and teachers, NASA Space Place has something for everyone.

    U.S. National Science Foundation

    The U.S. National Science Foundation is an independent federal agency that supports science and engineering in all 50 states and U.S. territories.

    All Subjects

    STRIDE Academy

    STRIDE Academy will provide educational experiences for all children promoting a strong foundation in all core academic areas.

    ABCYA

    Abcya.com is a teacher-created website which provides fun and educational games and apps for kids to use under the guidance of their parents and teachers. 

    Starfall

    Starfall is a children's website that teaches basic English reading and writing skills.

    Sheppards Software

    Sheppard Software is a site with free online learning games and activities for kids. 

    Research and Writing

    Alabama Virtual Library

    The Alabama Virtual Library provides all students, teachers, and citizens of the State of Alabama with online access to essential library and information resources. It is primarily a group of online databases that have magazine, journal, and newspaper articles for research.

    Ducksters

    A fun activities and games site covering subjects such as sports, animals, history, science, geography, jokes, math, and biographies.

    Encyclopedia.com

    As the Internet's premier collection of online encyclopedias, Encyclopedia.com provides you with reference entries from credible, published sources like Oxford University Press and Columbia Encyclopedia. 

    Kiddle (Kid Friendly Searching)

    Kiddle is a visual search engine for kids powered by Google, offering safe kids web, image, and video search.

    KidRex (Kid Friendly Searching)

    KidRex is a fun and safe search for kids, by kids.

    Dictionary.com

    An online dictionary is a dictionary that is accessible via the Internet through a web browser. 

    Purdue OWL.

    The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material, and we provide these as a free service of the Writing Lab at Purdue. Students, members of the community, and users worldwide will find information to assist with many writing projects. 

    Homework Help

    Homework Alabama

    Homework Alabama offers FREE online tutoring and academic resources from Tutor.com for Alabama residents from kindergarten students through college, plus adult learners.

    Art

    Birmingham Museum of Art 

    The mission of the Birmingham Museum of Art is to spark the creativity, imagination, and liveliness of Birmingham by connecting all its people to the experience, meaning, and joy of art.

     

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