P.S.156 Library Resources

  • Includes kid’s research databases on Animals and Earth &Space.
  • Research Website for Children. Contact your school librarians for user name and password.
  • The Screen Actors Guild Foundation (SAG) is an online streaming video program featuring SAG members reading childrens books aloud!Each book includes accompanying actvities and lesson ideas.
  • This site contains book guides for children's popular fiction. Book guides or teaching guides can be searched by grade level and subject area.
  • Databases for Elementary Students and Teachers

    Amazing Animals of the World

    Articles, photos, audio recordings, videos, games, and more about the animal kingdom. Learn about how different animals sleep, what they eat, and where they live.


    America the Beautiful
    State by state history and current events for elementary and middle school students.


    Bookflix
    Online literacy program that pairs classic Weston Woods storybook films with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic. Users of all ages can read along with the narrator, play educational games, read author biographies, or check out related web links.


    Encyclopedia Britannica Online for Kids
    Children's version of the Encyclopedia Britannica Online. Includes a dictionary, an atlas, timelines, and information on writing reports.


    Grolier Online
    Find articles on the following subjects using one search box: science, geography, history, animals.


    New Book of Knowledge
    Resource including reference, current events, maps, photos, flags, web links and homework help. For elementary readers and up.


    TrueFlix
    Read and listen to e-books and watch videos online based on titles from the Trueflix nonfiction book series. Also look up project ideas, extra information, and lesson plans for teachers and others.