Learning Tools for Kids & Teens

Need help? Try one of the resources below! You can use them in the library, or access them from home with your BRPL card. Need to get or renew a BRPL card?
  1. For Kids
  2. For Teens
WorldBook Online Student link Opens in new windowWorld Book Student
Encyclopedia content designed for students' homework and research needs. Features multimedia on a variety of topics, science fair projects, biography, timelines, links to world newspapers, atlas, dictionary and more.

Novelist K-8 link Opens in new windowNovelist K-8
Reading recommendations (K-8); includes book reviews and Lexile scores.


TumbleBooks Library for Kids link Opens in new windowTumbleBook Library
Animated, talking picture books, games, and puzzles that teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. Read more here.


overdrive kids link Opens in new windowOverDrive Kids eBooks
eBooks and eAudiobooks for download to a computer or your mobile devices. Items return themselves - no late fees. Includes popular series like Harry Potter, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Percy Jackson and others.
Kanopy Kids linkKanopy Kids
Stream titles from a curated selection of TV shows including PBS, language-learning programs like Muzzy and Little Pim, animated storybooks, anime favorites, and family-friendly films.

To access, log in to Kanopy and click on the "Go to Kanopy Kids" link at the top of the webpage.
Gale eBooks (GVRL) link Opens in new windowCoding and Computer Science Textbooks
eBooks written for kids and teens on a number of coding and programming languages, including: Ruby, Python, JavaScript, PHP, C++ and more.
Gale eBooks (GVRL) link Opens in new windowS.T.E.A.M. Textbooks
Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics books for Grades 4 - 12.
Gale-In-Context-Elementary link Opens in new windowGale in Context: Elementary (formerly Kids InfoBits)
Age-appropriate, easy-to-navigate content on a range of educational topics, including Animals, Arts, Geography, Literature, Social Studies, and Technology.


Gale in Context - Middle School link Opens in new windowGale in Context: Middle School
Research; includes magazines, newspapers, and reference books geared toward Grades 6 - 8.