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.
|Click 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.
|Click here to go to Story Box Library||Story 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!|
|Click here to go to Busy Things||Over 240 fun, colourful and eductational games for young children aged 3-7|
|Click here to to to Tumblebooks -Online books, audiobooks and games||Online books, videos, games and learning activities for young children|
eBooks for Kids
|eBooks for Kids - Overdrive||eBooks are in ePub or Adobe Reader format|
|eAudiobooks for Kids - Overdrive||eAudioBooks are in MP3 or WMA format|
|eBooks for Young Adults - Overdrive||eBooks are in ePub or Adobe Reader format|
|eAudiobooks for Young Adults - Overdrive||eAudioBooks are in MP3 or WMA format|
Online Homework Resources
|ANZ Points of View Reference Centre||This 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 Britannica||The classic encyclopaedia online - includes a student and junior editions.|