Databases for Children

In light of the evolving concerns of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the Governor’s direction on mass gatherings, the City of Inglewood is taking steps to ensure the health and safety of our community and our employees.
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The Inglewood Public Library subscribes to the following online databases for children and teens. Most require an Inglewood Public Library card to use.

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is a digital literacy resource that pairs more than 120 animated films/stories from Weston Woods with a best-selling nonfiction eBook from Scholastic on a similar subject. The fiction and nonfiction pairings are designed to strengthen early literacy skills while exposing young learners to real world concepts.
Britannica School 
is the go-to site for learning more about any subject—for all grades and all reading abilities—offering thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, recommended Web sites, and three separate databases—Elementary, Middle, or High School.  There is also a Spanish Version for Primary students and one for High School students.

TumbleBook Library
TumbleBook Library is an online collection of e-books for children.  There are over 250 animated, talking picture books! The site also features Tumblebook Math, Spanish and French books, read-along chapter books, non-fiction books,and games as well as puzzles!  
Scholastic Go!
Scholastic GO!® offers endless resources for research in a multitude of media. Explore nonfiction texts, world newspapers, videos and more with this easy-to-navigate digital resource designed to strengthen content knowledge, vocabulary, and core proficiency skills.

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Looking for a good fiction book? This database contains thousands of fiction titles, book reviews and booklists for children and adults on a wide range of topics. NoveList also includes book discussion guides useful for Book Clubs. Available in the Library and from home by entering your library card number and your PIN.

Social Studies Fact Cards for California
These fact cards are designed for anyone studying California history, and include information on the missions and mission life, Native American tribes, European explorers, governors, and history by decade.
From Age of Learning, Inc., ABCmouse has over 5,000 learning activities (books, puzzles, educational games, art activities, songs, etc.) across all major subject areas: reading, math, science, social studies, art, and music. You can also use it in the Library on your electronic device.   Make sure you are connected to our wi-fi network.  For Android™, iPhone®, iPad® and other devices, navigate to the app store and look for "ABCmouse."