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.
Encyclopedias, Magazine Articles, & More
- Encyclopaedia Britannica Online for Kids - Search Compton’s Encyclopedia, E.B. Elementary Encyclopedia or a dictionary. (for kids)
- Grolier Online Kids - Includes New Book of Knowledge encyclopedia for reference and current events, Lands and Peoples for country information, and America the Beautiful for states’ information. (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)
- Searchasaurus (Ebsco) - A general children’s encyclopedia, an animal encyclopedia, a dictionary, a picture resource and a newspaper index. (for kids)
Links to thousands of sites on hundreds of subjects.