Have a student and looking for quality educational
resources? This is the place! Help your student take their learning to
the next level with the following educational resources. IN-LIBRARY
ACCESS AND OUTSIDE THE LIBRARY ACCESS
In order to access
library databases from outside the library, you will need to have a library
card and PIN registered in Carver County.
Clicking on the links below for access outside the library will prompt you
for your last name, library card number, and PIN.
Forgot your PIN? Call your local branch during open hours and we will reset
it for you.
Click here for branch locations, hours, and contact information.
HOMEWORK RESCUE/WRITING LAB
Students in grades 3-12
can get online homework help from an expert tutor.
Great tools for writing a paper
and citing sources.
Search elementary level magazines,
pictures, Encyclopedia of Animals™, and more.
Click here for in-library access
Click here for access outside the library
WEBSITES: SCHOOL RESOURCES FOR KIDS: GENERAL
Easy to use on-line calculator for students.
Merriam-Webster's Word Central
Merriam-Webster’s website has an
easy to us dictionary and thesaurus for kids. Try out the
Alpha-bot! The word-spelling robot hosts the latest amazing word game
and challenges spellers of all ages.
RESOURCES FOR KIDS: TOOLS FOR LEVELED READING
Accelerated Reader (AR) is a program used by
many schools to help measure reading progress. School websites usually have a
list of AR books used at that school. Learn more at
Accelerated Reader or use the
AR book finder
Framework for Reading
Does your school use Lexile levels to help
you find a book at your reading level? The Lexile Framework for Reading matches
readers of all ages with books. Use
“Find a Book” to find library material appropriate for your reading
Scholastic Book Wizard
Find and level books with Book Wizard.
Book Wizard makes it easy to create and customize book lists based on reading
levels and other themes. Browse ready-made book lists.
Important Note: Carver County Library is not responsible
for the content or accuracy of the information provided on external
websites. The inclusion of a link does not constitute an endorsement by the
library of that website.