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You can use most of these eResources outside the library. Log in with your Homewood Library bar code number.

Please call us at 708-798-0121 x 222 for help choosing or using these tools.


CultureGrams for KidsCultureGrams Kids Edition   

Discover the world with cultural and statistical snapshots of every country recognized by the United Nations -- from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe.  Local experts document the unique, intimate details of each country's customs, traditions and daily life. Includes photos, videos, interviews, famous people, recipes, flags, graphs and tables and more.


Early World of LearningEarly World of Learning

Let World Book Online logo show you how.

World Book Early World of Learning consists has three sections for PreK to 2nd grade students.

  • Trek’s Travels offers narrated stories, interactive games, and original videos that teach early childhood themes, including numbers, shapes, colors, opposites, and more.
  • Welcome to Reading develops and strengthens phonics, vocabulary, phonemic awareness, and comprehension skills. 
  • Know It offers a richly visual first encyclopedia.  


Encyclopaedia Britannica for Kids logo
Encyclopaedia Britannica Online for Kids   

Includes two encyclopedias: Compton’s Encyclopedia for middle school students and Elementary Encyclopedia for elementary students as well as a dictionary. The Student Center includes an atlas, timelines, video clips, biographies, study skills and much more.
[Note: to use Britannica Online for Kids outside the library use this link and your Library barcode number.]

 

Kids Search

 Kids Search

 Let YouTube tiny logoshow you how.

Kids Search makes it easy for students to search by keyword or by topic to find the most useful search results. Results can be easily sorted by source type - -magazines, reference books, photos, flags, etc.  Kids Search is designed especially for youth in grades K-8.

 
Media on Demand (Overdrive)

Media on Demand

[Overdrive]

Going mobile? Let Overdrive Logo show you how.

Digital library ebooks and audio books to download for your mobile device or computer.

 

NoveList K-8 Plus NoveList Plus K-8

A version of NoveList Plus designed especially to help elementary and middle school students select fiction and nonfiction titles for school-related or pleasure reading.

 SearchasaurusSearchasaurus

Let YouTube tiny logoshow you how.
Colorful and easy-to-use for elementary and middle school students, Searchasaurus provides access to magazine articles, pictures, encyclopedias, and a dictionary through an animated interface with a dinosaur theme.

Student Research CenterStudent Research Center

Let YouTube tiny logoshow you how.
Student Research Center makes it easy for students to search by keyword or by topic to find the most useful search results. Results can be easily sorted by source type—magazines, newspapers, biographies, primary source documents, transcripts, photos, flags, etc.


Transparent Languages online with BykiTransparent Language Online 

[includes Byki]

Transparent Language Online incorporates Byki, Before You Know It. Over 70 languages are available, from Afrikaans to Zulu. Register with your Homewood barcode number. You'll then create a user name and password to use each time you log in so you can pick up where you left off.


World Book WebWorld Book Web

Quick and easy access to all the World Book products, including their Online Reference Center which is tailored to the needs and skills of patrons of high school age and above.  World Book Online Reference Center has encyclopedia, multimedia, e-book, and primary source databases, all available with a  single search. It also includes "Computer and Web Tutorials," "How to..." documents on skills for living, and collections of links to Illinois and federal government Web sites. [Go directly to World Book Online Reference.]

You will also find these products through World Book Web:

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