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Construction of Exploration Commons at 50 East has begun at the Westminster Branch. Visit our Exploration Commons update page for information regarding the project and how to access the Westminster Branch. Beginning Monday, October 12, there will be no on-site parking. During this time, you may park in the Diffendal public parking lot behind the branch for free and access the library through the front entrance.
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National Gallery of Art Kids
A site to help children develop interpretive and analytical skills through interactive discussions of paintings and sculpture in the National Gallery of Art.
A multimedia web-book about art and art history made available by the Khan Academy.
Books and Authors
Offers new ways to explore readers’ advisory by topic, genre, and more.
Self-paced learning in 70+ languages available across desktop, tablet, and mobile devices.
Have you ever found yourself saying, what will I read next? This online research tool for adults and children will help you choose that next title and provide book reviews, descriptions, and links to author home pages and other fiction web sites to help you make your decision.
A curriculum, sponsored by the Georgia Preschool Association, for teaching Phonemic Awareness (also called Pre-Phonics) to children.
Gale General OneFile
A general interest periodical resource providing access to full-text articles from thousands of popular magazines.
Gale In Context: Middle School
Created specifically for middle-schoolers, Research In Context combines the best of Gale's reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more. Students will find outstanding support to complete assignments in core subjects including literature, science, social studies, and history.
Cross-curricular research and homework help for K-5 students. A graphic interface and a subject-based topic tree search will appeal to the early learner.
Biography in Context
Fully searchable biographical information on more than 1 million people throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas. Includes pictures.
Carroll County Times Archive
Full-text access to the Carroll County Times for the years 1933 - 2016.
A good general atlas.
MD Kids Page
The official Maryland Kids' Page sponsored by the Office of the Secretary of State. Includes facts and trivia.
Discovery School Webmath
Enter your math homework problem and Webmath will solve it for you.
How Stuff Works
Just how did they do that? Find out how all kinds of things really work.