World history in context

History geeks can find bliss with this free online tool that let’s you take a deep dive into history.

Using a trusted source for research

Learn more about the Britannica Digital Library, which is a safe, comprehensive and reliable source of information and media.

Back to the library

We’ll help fortify you and your kids for another school year with tons of library tools.

Imagine Free Books for Kids

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is a free book program that promotes literacy skills for all children from birth to 5 years old. Each month a new, carefully selected book will be mailed in the child’s name directly to their home.

I spy book cover

Why I Spy?

If my kid’s so busy reading the junk food of literature, when will they get to the vegetables? Let me put your fears to rest.

bluebird and boats

Musical Storytime with author Lindsey Yankey

You can meet real-life author and artist Lindsey Yankey at a special storytime on December 10. Read on for an interview with the author of Bluebird and Sun and Moon.

Why Beverly Cleary?

Beverly Cleary celebrated her 100th birthday this year, and although many of her books were published decades ago, they still remain popular and relevant to young readers.

Summerfest 2016: Take the reading challenge.

On Your Mark, Get Set, Get Ready for Fun!

Paper copies of your Library News are coming soon to your mailbox, but while you wait, here’s a preview of the fun that is happening at your library this summer.