Learning Resources

Need help finding facts and information
for homework and reports?

ABC Mouse


ABDO Digital Bookshelf for Pre-K-8th Grade


ABDO Digital Bookshelf for 5th-12th Grade


ABDO ZOOM Research Database


Ag in the Classroom – Learning resources related to agriculture


Aquarium of the Pacific Webcams -Fun live streams of various aquatic animals


Audible -Free e-audiobooks for kids during the COVID-19 outbreak


Awesome Library– Great Reference Site


Beanstalk : Free to join during the COVID-19 outbreak, this is an early learning tool for preschool-aged children


Beyond the Barn Door -Brought to you by Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom




Choose My Plate -Fun Nutritional Information and Activities


Disney Jr. Games


eRead Illinois -requires valid Schmaling Library card to access thousands of e-books and e-audiobooks


Fact Monster– from InformationPlease (Dictionary, Almanac, Encyclopedia & Thesaurus)


Free Fender Guitar Lessons


Geography – effectively learn and practice national and global geography, even capitals and bodies of water!


Illinois Digital Archives: A digital repository of archival collections in and related to the state of Illinois


Kidsreads– Book Reviews and Author News just for you!


Knowbuddy Resources Virtual Platform -FREE e-book access through May 2020


Louvre Museum Virtual Field Trip


Mobile Math


NASA KIDS’ CLUB– Space news & fun facts from NASA


NASA Story Time from Space


National Geographic Kids


Nick Jr.


PBS Kids


Putnam Museum: Free at-home activities


Scholastic Learn at Home: Learning resources for children in pre-K through 9th grade


TumbleBookLibrary : FREE until August 31, 2020, e-books, videos and more for K-6th Graders

TumbleMath : FREE until August 31, 2020 , math e-books for K – 6th Graders

Tumble Books AudiobookCloud: FREE until August 31, 2020 , e-audiobooks for all ages!

World Flag Database– Find flags from around the world

 How About Award Winning Book Lists?  Recommended Reading?

We have this page just for that! Access Caldecott, Newberry, and other award winning book lists past and present, along with other resources that can help guide you in your search for quality  children’s literature.