Online Learning Resources during school closures and beyond

In addition to the resources listed below, Milwaukee PBS will dedicate the 7 a.m.-5 p.m. daytime weekday schedule on WMVT 36.1 to educational programming that includes specific blocks of time for pre-K through 12th grade levels and covers subjects, including English language arts, social studies, science and math.

Books & Reading Engagement Kit: Home Edition

Storyline Online

PBS Daily Newsletter with Activities

Khan Academy


National Geographic Kids

Smithsonian for Kids

Time for Kids

While travel is currently discouraged you and your children can take virtual fieldtrips to zoos, art museums, aquariums and more.

San Diego Zoo

Smithsonian National Zoo

National Gallery of Art

Metropolitan of Art

Louvre Museum

Monterey Bay Aquarium

National Aquarium

Yellowstone National Park

Colonial Williamsburg

Great Wall of China

Ellis Island

Resources to find information for homework and personal interests:

Log-in to these resources with your library card number and PIN

Britannica School Atlas - Elementary

Interactive world atlas designed especially for elementary school students and educators.   Provided by Badger Link.           

Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc. - School Edition K-12Britannica School

Reference for all general research needs and interests. Provided by BadgerLink.


NoveList K-8NoveList K-8

Search for fiction books. Includes reading lists, author and book read-a-likes and genre overviews. Provided by BadgerLink.


Primary SearchPrimary Search Icon

Research all kinds of topics within many full-text sources including articles and book chapters. Includes Lexile scores. Provided by BadgerLink.


Explora for Elementary SchoolsExplora Icon

Research topics like Animals, Arts & Music, Biographies, Geography, Language Arts, Math, Science & Health, and Social Studies. Provided by BadgerLink.

Grades 4-8 Educator Resources

For elementary and middle school teachers to supplement classroom instruction with curriculum-aligned materials in math, reading, writing and social studies.
Provided by Badgerlink.


Keyboarding Practice at Typing Web

The Library also has a large collection of informational books for different age levels, and reference books on many subjects.

Reference books can't be checked out, but you can take notes or photocopy pages! Photocopies are 15 cents per page for black and white and 50 cents per page for color.