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Help for ages 0-5 kids (and their caregivers)

Early Childhood Development

Learn through play with Sparkler! Sparkler sparks healthy early development for children (0-5) and families in Connecticut. Check in on your child's development and get a library of 1000+ play activities just right for your child's age. Get regular coaching and advice. Sparkler is in English and Spanish, for iOS or Android. Download Sparkler from the Google Play Store or the Apple App store, create an account, and enter the Sparkler access code, Groton.

Help for kids

Explora for Elementary School

A Library database designed specifically for students in grades K-8

National Geographic Kids

Fun facts and information from all around the globe

Ben's Guide to the U.S. Government for Kids

Includes historical documents, including the U.S. constitution, games and activities, links to government web sites.

Government Information for Children

The guide identifies government information (documents, databases, resources) on a wide variety of topics produced by local, state, Federal, and international governmental organizations for use by K-12 teachers and students.

50 States.com

Facts about all 50 of the United State of America. Find out about state songs, state birds, and more!

The Library at SERC

Assistive technology for distance learning, resources for students with significant needs, information about learning apps, and more!

Thinking Money for Kids

The American Library Association (ALA), in partnership with the FINRA Investor Education Foundation, has a collection of free online games to teach children basic financial skills, as part of a series called Thinking Money for Kids.

Help for teens

Library of Congress Online

An online database of primary and secondary resources for Middle and High School. Includes information on citing sources, formatting papers, strategies for searching, and types of sources.

Explora for High School

EBSCOhost database for looking up information in articles, magazines, biographies, and more

Looking for Help Passing Your Driver's Ed Test?

Take Practice Tests
Did you know that 5 out of 10 people fail the DMV written test the first time they take it? On driving-tests.org you can read the Driver's Education manual, and take practices tests for free, as many times as you need to to get ready for the real thing!

Middle Search Plus (EBSCO)

Requires a library card
Articles and curriculum-related materials for grades 6~8

MAS Ultra - Student Edition (EBSCO)

Requires a library card
Articles and curriculum-related materials for grades 9~12

Explora for High School

Requires a library card
EBSCOhost database for looking up information in articles, magazines, biographies, and more

Spark Notes

Online study guides

How Stuff Works

Find out how stuff works!

Ben's Guide to the U.S. Government for Kids

Includes historical documents, including the U.S. constitution, games and activities, links to government web sites.

Government Information for Children

The guide identifies government information (documents, databases, resources) on a wide variety of topics produced by local, state, Federal, and international governmental organizations for use by K-12 teachers and students.

Online Writing Lab by Purdue

A guide to grammar, punctuation and spelling. Includes PowerPoint presentations on grammar, downloadable handouts, and resources for English as a second language learners.

Conservation Institute

A collection of articles and profiles on animals from all around the world.

The Library at SERC

Assistive technology for distance learning, resources for students with significant needs, information about learning apps, and more!