Resources that bring favorite children’s and young adult books to life! Discover book trailers, discussion questions, lessons, author interviews, read-along performances, games, and more. Includes a dedicated Homeschool Resource section with lesson plans and more.
Research & Learn
As a library card holder, you can access most of our databases from home (Ancestry is available in-library use only) using your library card number and PIN/Password. Some databases are only available with a valid Willoughby-Eastlake Public Library card. Forgot your PIN/Password?
ABCmouse is 100% educational and 100% fun, with more than 10,000 learning activities for ages 2-8+ (books, puzzles, educational games, science videos, art activities, songs) that encompass reading, math, science, social studies, art, and music—including more than 2,000 STEM and 1,200 Spanish-language learning activities. ABCmouse Home Access for Libraries, it can be shared by several children in the same household, each with their own avatar, profile, and progress-tracking on their ABCmouse Step-by-Step Learning Paths.
You can now access ABCMouse from home with your library card and PIN. When you login, you will create an account for your household to share.
Northstar focuses on basic digital literacy skills—such as using a mouse, searching on the internet, and using email—as well as advanced skills, like using Google Docs and searching for jobs online. Self-directed online learning provides individualized online instruction and practice. Learners can independently access original online content incorporating Northstar standards, instruction, and practice. When learners complete an assessment, they are automatically directed to the Northstar Online Learning (NSOL) content corresponding to what they still need to learn.
World Book Encyclopedia articles form the foundation of this expansive reference database that includes the World Book Dictionary, the World Book Atlas, an extensive multimedia collection, thousands of editor-selected Web sites, correlations to state and provincial curriculum standards, and much more
Paired fiction and nonfiction popular texts that engage readers and support literacy. Helps students build foundational skills through making connections, building background knowledge, and building vocabulary. Read aloud feature can be disabled as readers progress. Lexile reading levels included.
From Microsoft Office and email to reading, math, and more, GCFLearnFree.org offers more than 90 tutorials, including more than 1,000 lessons & videos completely free. GCFLearnFree.org can be accessed at anytime with a computer and an internet connection. The courses offer easy to follow step by step instructions, video instructions, and challenges to test your knowledge.