General Reference

DK FindOut!

DK's aim is to inform, enrich and entertain readers of all ages, and they have built a safe place online for your child to see, learn, and explore almost everything.

​Early World of Learning

Early World of Learning, World Book Online’s early childhood digital resource, is a child’s first encyclopedia, eBook, and introduction to core early concepts.  With read-aloud across all functions, the 60 stories in “World of Reading” and “Trek’s Travels” tie learning together through videos, games, and printable activities.  Twelve stories are available in both Spanish and English, and the worksheets also offer written instructions in Spanish.  Classic songs, nursery rhymes, and fairy tales complete the program, and are often included in the lesson plan for each story.

Encyclopedia of Virginia

This encyclopedia is an authoritative and user-friendly resource on the history and culture of Virginia.

Find it Virginia

Use Find It Virginia to search an array of resources all at one time. This collection includes newspapers, magazine and journal articles, and books such as encyclopedias.

Kids InfoBits (K-5)

Kids InfoBits is developed especially for beginning researchers in Kindergarten through Grade 5. This collection covers the following and more:
  • The Arts
  • Current Events
  • Geography
  • Government
  • Health
  • History
  • People
  • Science
  • Sports