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Readers' Advisory

Excellent collection of recommendations rated by kids for kids. Search by genre or grade level.

Common Sense Media

For quickly checking the content of books, movies, games, and apps.

Little Parachutes

Situation books to help young children with life's problems from shyness to divorce.

MCPL Juvenile Series

For finding the next book in a series. View by series title, series subject, book title, or author.

What Should I Read Next

Type in the title of a book you liked and suggestions for what to read next will be retrieved.

ALA Award Winners

ALA and ALSC Book & Media Award Lists

CCBC Book Lists

Bibliographies and lists of recommended books on a wide range of themes and topic from the Cooperative Children's Book Center.

Great Websites for Kids

Best of the best websites for kids about animals, the arts, history, math, science, reference, and more.

AR Bookfinder

Search for book titles based on authors, topics, or titles of books to find out the book's AR level.

Lexile Find a Book

Enter a lexile number to find books within a lexile range or enter a title to find out it's lexile number.

Homework Help
BJ Pinchbeck's Homework Helper

700+ links to sites for math, English, science, computers and more.

Sweet Search

A search engine for students with results evaluated by teachers and researchers.

Fact Monster

Information about a variety of subjects ranging from weather facts to homework help to quizzes and games.

Merriam-Webster Word Central

Dictionary, thesaurus, & rhyming words search and games powered by Merriam-Webster.

Scholastic Story Starters

Fun & free writing prompts for kids.


Educational resources for students.

Tufts Child and Family WebGuide

Directory of credible and authoritative websites with best child development information and practical advice on the internet.

Parents' Choice Awards

A non-profit consumer guide to children's books, toys, audio, video, TV, and magazines.

Kids Health

Info about health, behavior, and development from prenatal through the teen years with sections for kids, parents, and teens.


Parenting advice, recipes, DIY, entertainment, product reviews and more.

Reading Rockets

Strategies to help kids become strong, confident readers.

PBS Parents

Practical strategies for communicating with kids.

Safe Kids Worldwide

Children safety tips, statistics, and information for parents, educators and safety professionals. ​

College Bound

College Navigator

Find the right college with information for students, parent, and counselors about 7,000 schools.

Know How 2 Go

Learn the steps students and veterans need to take to go to college.

Federal Student Aid

Learn about grants, loans and scholarships for post-secondary education.

Think College

Inclusive higher education options for people with intellectual disabilities.

Reference at The Adult Desk

If you work at a small library, you are bound to find yourself filling in at other desks. Here are some links that will help you survive an encounter with (cue ominous music)...the adult desk.

General Help & Readers' Advisory

The New York Times Best Sellers -

KDL's What's Next Books in Series  - To search series fiction

What Should I Read Next? - - Simply type in the title of a book you've read to find similar

books & authors.

Fantastic Fiction - For lists of the latest books by genre or browse by author.

Federal Tax Forms -

American Fact Finder Census Info -

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