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Educational Resources

Find information on educational resources available at the Library.

The Library has excellent resources to help you as you support your child on their educational journey. This page includes links to library services of interest, information on homeschooling, and keeping up reading skills over the summer. The Library databases highlighted on this page are a great resource for children working on research projects, and library books on all kinds of topics can be found by searching our library catalogue or asking Library staff. 

Websites of Interest

Printable Activity Pages

Library Services of Interest

Databases

Explora Canada for Kids

Learn about endangered species, famous musicians, space exploration and more!  Explora contains complete articles from dozens of the most popular elementary school magazines.  You’ll also find easy-to-read encyclopedia entries written specifically for kids and more than one million images of photos, maps and flags!

Tumble Book Library

Animated, talking children's picture books created from existing books with quizzes, puzzles and memory games. Now iPad-friendly!

BookFLIX

Reinforces early reading skills and introduces children to a world of knowledge and exploration by pairing classic video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks to build a love of reading and learning.

Primary Search

Designed for elementary school years, Primary Search is a full-text database providing popular children’s magazines such as Ladybug, Spider, Junior Scholastic and more. It also includes easy-to-read encyclopedic entries and a large image collection. Students can learn about a variety of topics, including endangered species, famous musicians, fitness and space exploration.

Homeschooling Resources

Homeschooling Associations and Groups

Government of Manitoba Information

Author Websites

Supporting Children with Language-Learning Challenges

Keeping Reading Skills Up

Kingfisher Animal Encyclopedia by David Burnie
Super Space Encyclopedia by Clive Gifford
Dinosaurs: A Visual Encyclopedia by DK Publishing
Canadian Geographic Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada by Royal Canadian Geographic Society
History! by DK Publishing
The Big Book of Canada by Christopher Moore
Super Earth Encyclopedia by DK Smithsonian
The Arts: A Visual Encyclopedia by Susie Hodge
One Million Things: A Visual Encyclopedia by Chris Barker
Children's Encyclopedia: The Book that Explains Everything by Lizzie Davey
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