Here are a variety of educational and fun resources and activities for all ages.
Please click the links below to be taken to online read-alouds, animal videos, genealogy information and much more!
We give our greatest thanks to the authors and organizations that created these resources.
Kate Messner Website
(A list of resources for students in PreK-12th grade, including mini-lessons and read-alouds)
(A digital library that includes many of the best kids books, popular ebooks, and videos such as Fancy Nancy, Big Nate, Warriors, and National Geographic Kids)
Free for 30 days
Girls Who Code
Portland Public Library
If you are a resident of York or Cumberland County and you don't have a Portland Public Library card, you can request a free temporary e-card so you can use Portland Public Library's online resources. Just email firstname.lastname@example.org. Then you can access Portland’s e-books, e-audio books, and databases including TumbleBooks.
Online resources for children
Online resources for teens
Log in by going to:
(This website is a huge collection of books, including chapter books, that will highlight the words as the computer reads aloud. The website also contains comprehension quizzes. Go to https://daily.tumblebooks.com/ for a free book every day.)
(Explore an intriguing question about the world around us, and do activities that reinforce what you've learned while building background knowledge and vocabulary skills)