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Encyclopedias, Magazine Articles, & More

From outside of the library building, you must live in Iowa City, Hills, University Heights, Lone Tree, or rural Johnson County and have an ICPL library card to use these resources.
  • Encyclopaedia Britannica Online for Kids - Search Compton’s Encyclopedia, E.B. Elementary Encyclopedia or a dictionary. (for kids)
  • Learning Express - Practice tests for Grades 4 & 5 math and Grade 4 & 6 reading (and much more for older students and adults). (for kids)
  • Mango Languages - An interactive tool that helps you learn English, Spanish, French, Mandarin Chinese, and six more languages. (for kids)
  • Explora - Provides easy-to-use features and reliable content from the world's leading magazines and reference books. Explora provides high-quality articles from licensed from reputable publishers, simple searches that quickly deliver relevant results, including primary source documents, news articles, and Associated Press videos, easy-to-browse categories organized by popular topic and topic overviews. (for kids)

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