Online Resources for Kids

Libraries ACT has a range of learning based electronic resources available for children that are fun and entertaining. For school aged children and young adults there is a great range of e-books and homework help resources.   

 

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 Logo_2_Literacy_Planet-Created_by_IntrepicaClick here to go to LiteracyPlanet

Literacy Planet encourages the learning of essential English literacy skills through a motivational learning platform that is fun, compelling and addictive for students of all ages and ability. Because you can track your progress through LiteracyPlanet you need to enter some of your details. Please go to "New Users Click Here". You are then sent login details.

 story-box-logo1Click here to go to Story Box LibraryStory Box Library features engaging online Australian stories read by some of Australia's finest storytellers. Our stories are a little bit cheeky, a little bit charming and a whole lot of fun!
Busythings_logoClick here to go to Busy ThingsOver 240 fun, colourful and eductational games for young children aged 3-7
 anim2_238x60Click here to to to Tumblebooks -Online books, audiobooks and gamesOnline books, videos, games and learning activities for young children

eBooks for Kids 

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eBooks for Kids - OverdriveeBooks are in ePub or Adobe Reader format
eAudiobooks for Kids - OverdriveeAudioBooks are in MP3 or WMA format
eBooks for Young Adults - OverdriveeBooks are in ePub or Adobe Reader format
eAudiobooks for Young Adults - OverdriveeAudioBooks are in MP3 or WMA format

Online Homework Resources

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ANZ Points of View Reference CentreThis database offers up-to-date and diverse information about a range of current social issues in an Australian/New Zealand context. Each topic is supported by a subject overview, a range of viewpoints a nd research guides. Sources include: magazines, Aus/NZ newspapers and radio/TV news transcripts
Encyclopaedia BritannicaThe classic encyclopaedia online - includes a student and junior editions.