A library card is the perfect tool for back to school! With a Boyd County Public Library card, your child will have access to online databases covering a wide range of subjects. These databases, listed below, are a great resource to keep your child learning outside of the classroom.
Scholastic GO! hosts an abundance of resources including nonfiction texts, world newspapers, videos, and more. This easy-to-use digital resource is designed to strengthen content knowledge, vocabulary and core proficiency skills.
TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of animated, talking picture books perfect for young children.
TumbleBookCloud Junior contains early chapter books, children’s classics, graphic novels, children’s audio books and new National Geographic videos.
BookFlix from Scholastic pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction e-books. This database reinforces early reading skills and introduces children to a world of knowledge and exploration.
TrueFlix from Scholastic leverages True Books content to help students hone literacy skills, build knowledge of subject-area content, and cultivate 21st Century skills through the inquiry process.
FreedomFlix brings history to life with nearly 70 social studies units spanning ten core curricula areas. Each unit includes an introductory video, a dynamic e-book, related articles, primary sources, and vetted web links that expose students to a range of text types and media on the same subjects.
With an emphasis on the latest STEM thinking and Next Generation Science Standards, ScienceFlix provides students with a better understanding of science concepts and ideas through hands-on videos, multiple text types, and more.
PebbleGo is an emergent reader database that uses spoken-word audio, text highlighting and audio and video clips to build a foundation of research skills.
Kentucky Libraries Unbound
Kentucky Libraries Unbound offers a wide variety of e-books and e-audiobooks that can be downloaded to your computer and audio devices.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
The Gale Virtual Reference Library provides a wide variety of full-text e-books for use online including biographies, DK titles and more.
To access these databases, visit thebookplace.org/youth-services/kids-ematerials. If you do not have a library card, visit any branch of Boyd County Public Library with proof of name and current address to apply.