Amherst County Public Library

Find It Virginia

Find It VirginiaFind It Virginia is a collection of databases that provide access to resources such as newspapers, magazine and journal articles, and books such as encyclopedias. Materials are available for all age ranges and interests.

 

Resources available:

NoveList Plus

Can’t decide what to read next?  Use Novelist to discover your next favorite author, series, or title!

 

Gale Career Transitions

Job seeking and career exploration. Take an interest and skills assessment to identify potential career fields; create a professional résumé for downloading and emailing; view webinars on interview skills, search for available jobs near you with an instant connection to Indeed™’s database.

 

Early World of LearningEarly World of Learning

World Book Online’s early childhood digital resource, is a child’s first encyclopedia, eBook, and introduction to core early concepts.  With read-aloud across all functions, the 60 stories in “World of Reading” and “Trek’s Travels” tie learning together through videos, games, and printable activities.  Twelve stories are available in both Spanish and English, and the worksheets also offer written instructions in Spanish.  Classic songs, nursery rhymes, and fairy tales complete the program, and are often included in the lesson plan for each story.

 

eBook Cricket Media Collection

The eBook Cricket Media Collection includes more than 400 titles in e-book format and is suitable for Children grades Pre-K through 8th. Cricket is an internationally recognized education company with award winning print content for children, families and educators. Cricket is focused on engage children in a wide variety of subjects and disciplines helping them explore and expand their worlds.

 

Gale kids InfoBits Kids InfoBits

Kids InfoBits meets the research needs of students in Kindergarten through Grade 5. It features a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface, a subject-based topic tree search and full-text, age-appropriate, curriculum-related magazine, newspaper and reference content for information on current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

 

Explora Primary

Age appropriate research needs searching Ebsco’s K-8 eBook collection, Cricket Media eBook collection and general knowledge database.

 

Ebsco K-8 eBook Collection

The Ebsco K-8 Collection includes eBooks for K-8 students and the educators who work with them. It offers a cost-effective way for libraries to provide educators with full-text eBook coverage to support their curricula, and is a great complement to other elementary and middle school eBook and database resources.

 

NoveList K-8 Plus

Can’t decide what to read next? Use Novelist to discover your next favorite author, series, or title! Specifically for students up to 8th grade, Novelist K-8 can help you find your next best read!

 

Explora Middle School (Grades 6-8)

Ebsco’s interface for Schools and Public Libraries is designed to meet the unique needs of its users. Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction. Explora searches both:

  • NewspaperSource
  • eBooks
  • Read It!
    Research while practicing reading skills with Read It!™  Helps students with a basic foundation in English grammar and reading who need adapted reading material for many subjects. Read It!™ is also a great tool for English Language Learners.

 

Cricket Media Collection

The eBook Cricket Media Collection includes more than 400 titles in eBook format and is suitable for children grades Pre-K through 8th. Cricket is an internationally recognized education company with award-winning print content for children, families and educators. Cricket engages children in a wide variety of subjects and disciplines, helping them explore and expand their worlds.

 

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    382 South Main Street
    P.O. Box 370
    Amherst, VA 24521
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    Madison Heights, VA 24572
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    Sat 10am-2:00pm

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