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Beanstack makes it easier for you to help kids track their reading, keep kids motivated to read, and provide feedback and insights into their reading habits.
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BookPage is a recommendation guide for readers, highlighting the best new books across all genres as chosen by their editors. 

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CT State Library

Access to CT history, public records, magazines, newspapers, digital collections, eContent, and more.
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Educate Station

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Ready-to-use, hands-on learning plans, worksheets, and activities for kids from Pre-K through 5th grade to do at home or at school.

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Learning Express Library

Improve reading, writing, and math skills; prepare for the GED and other exams; take computer tutorials for Windows and Mac; and more.
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Library Speakers Consortium

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The Consortium creates 2-4 online bestselling author events per month that are streamed to patrons of every member library, including the Meriden Public Library.

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NoveList Plus

A comprehensive readers' advisory resource that answers the question: "What should I read next?"
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Open Culture

Open Culture has free textbooks, online courses, and many other free kids' educational resources including video lessons, apps, books, etc.
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Scholastic BookFlix

An online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning. Use BookFlix for FREE with your library card. Click the BookFlix icon to log in to access the library of more than 50 themes and more than 100 eBooks and eAudiobooks for children in preschool to Grade 3.
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Scholastic StudyJams!

StudyJams! is a place for kids to learn, review, and practice science and math topics.
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Student Dictionary for Kids

Search an online dictionary written specifically for young students.
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