Call the library and ask for help:
Children's Dept. 947-8336, x111 (Grades K-8)
Reference Dept. 947-8336, x126 (Grade 9 and up)
E-mail a question:
ANIMAL DIVERSITY WEB - Pictures and facts about animals.
ANIMAL OMNIBUS - List of web sources indexed by the name of the animal.
THE FROGGY PAGE - A delightful combination of facts and fun.
ART HISTORY RESOURCES ON THE WEB - Award winning site with an amazing amount of information.
WEB MUSEUM - Artist and theme indexes.
Countries & Geography
THE CIA WORLD FACT BOOK - Great resource for countries.
PLC MAP COLLECTION - This site is from the University of Texas and has wonderful world wide maps.
GOOGLE MAPS - Another great site for maps.
ENCYCLOPEDIA.COM - Facts at your fingertip
MERRIAM-WEBSTER'S COLLEGIATE DICTIONARY - A very easy dictionary, just type in the word and click.
Government & History
AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY - This site has information on genetics, biodiversity, astronomy and paleontology, lots of fun to browse.
BEN'S GUIDE TO U.S. GOVERNMENT FOR KIDS - Wonderful site that targets particular age groups from K through 12.
CONGRESS.ORG - Find facts about your congressman, what committees they are on and how they voted in key issues.
DISCOVERY.COM - History is only one of the exciting links on this site.
FirstGov for Kids - Features more than 400 kid-friendly links. Links are organized by topic. Includes a Homework section.
MAYA ADVENTURE - The Science Museum of Minnesota brings sites, activities of Maya culture and past.
PILGRIM HALL MUSEUM - Information about pilgrims, links to other pilgrim sites, and presidential Thanksgiving proclamations starting with Washington!
SALEM WITCH MUSEUM - Information about the Salem Witch Trials, FAQ, and links to historical places during the time of the Trials.
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION - Take a guided tour of historical exhibits!
UNDERGROUND RAILROAD - National Geographic takes you on a trip via the Underground Railroad.
A TO Z HOME'S COOL - Everything you need to know about homeschooling and then some.
HOMESCHOOL WORLD - Homeschooling articles, organizations, experts, events and forum.
HOMESCHOOLER.COM - Links to Homeschool Environment, Christian Homeschool, Homeschool Fun, Homeschool Subjects, and Homeschool Socialization.
COOLMATH 4 KIDS - Math games for all ages. Lots of fun!
A+ MATH - Good math practice site.
FUNBRAIN.COM - Math games are only part of the fun on this site.
MATH LEAGUE HELP TOPICS - Math help for grades 4-8.
BETSY ROSS HOMEPAGE - Information on Betsy Ross and on the United States flag.
BIOGRAPHY A & E PAGE - This site contains 15,000 biographies. It also tells what happened on your birthday.
NASA ASTRONAUT BIOGRAPHIES - This site gives much more than biographies. It has information on how to become an astronaut and what it is like to live in space.
POTUS - Presidents of the United States. Interesting facts about the presidents, from Washington to Bush.
Engineer Girl - Created to inspire and inform girls about the world on engineering.
A SCIENCE ODYSSEY - Science then and now. Lots of fun activities to show the advancement in science.
WEATHER UNDERGROUND - Click on a geographic location and get the weather in (detail).
YOUR GROSS AND COOL BODY - This site tells you how your body works.
Sports & Hobbies
BOATSAFE KIDS - Why is a boat referred to as a she? How do you tie knots? Lots of useful and fun information about boating.
LITTLE LEAGUE - Information on summer camps, history of Little League, and worldwide Little League.
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL FOR KIDS - Links to the National and American Leagues.
SPORT! SCIENCE - Find out your fast ball reaction time and other scientific fun facts about sports!
SPORTS ILLUSTRATED FOR KIDS - Sports trivia, headline news, and games.
UMAINE ATHLETICS - Official site of the University of Maine Athletics, links to all sports.