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Gale Resources For Kids

The Orland Free Library offers a subscription to Gale Resources through California’s K-12 Online Content Project from the California State Library! Just enter your library card number to login.

Understand environmental issues that affect people globally through topic overviews, journals, news, and multimedia content.

Manipulate 3D interactive models to visualize and understand concepts in biology, chemistry, earth, and space science.

Explore amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space. Best for children aged 6–14.

Gale Resources

These additional Gale resources are best for high school to college students:

  • Archives Unbound–Gain access to rare primary source documents with these topically focused digital collections. Supports academic research.
  • Gale EBooks–Explore this database of encyclopedias and reference sources within the Gale eBooks platform. For multidisciplinary research.
  • Gale Literary Index–Search this digital master index to find coverage of authors and works in products published by Gale.

Login with your library card number for access to all listed Gale resources.

Scholastic Learning at Home

Encourage kids in grades PreKindergarten through 9 to keep reading, thinking and growing! Scholastic provides recommended book lists, Klutz activities and literacy articles to continue learning at home.

They also offer homework help tips.

Scholastic Home Base

Scholastic Home Base is a safe, free, 3D interactive world that celebrates favorite stories through book-based games, live author events, and a large community of readers. Play on your PC or Mac computer or on mobiles devices by downloading the app from the Apple App Store or Google Play.

Free Tutoring

Did you know that the Glenn County Office of Education Adult Literacy Program offers free tutoring each week at the library? Two tutors are here on Mondays from 3-5pm in the meeting room to help anyone of any age with reading and more. Contact Brian Berry at (530) 865-1267 x4777 to set up an appointment.

Online Tutoring Resource Center

Use HelpNow for free access to online tutoring, homework help, practice tests, writing reviews, study tools, and more!

If you have your Orland Library Card click here to access HelpNow

If you don’t have your Orland Library card click here to access HelpNow (be sure to sign up for a library card soon- they are free and easy to acquire at the library!)*

*Access to the this resource will end August 25th, 2024

#GOALS Gathering Orland Around Literacy and Student Success

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We are excited to inform you that Orland Unified School District has a new FREE app to support children 0-4 years old who live in Orland! Clever Kids University Pre-Reader has game-like activities that focus on early literacy skills children will need to be successful in school. 

Clever Kids UniversityTM  Pre-Reader has fun daily activities that prepare your child for Kindergarten in either English or Spanish. 

If you have any questions please call Orland Unified School District 530-865-1200

Capstone Interactive & PebbleGo

Capstone is the nation’s leading educational publisher of K-5 digital solutions, children’s books, and literacy programs for school libraries, classrooms, and at-home reading. Home of the award-winning PebbleGo™ curriculum-connected learning tool, Capstone has a passion for inspiring students to learn and their communities to thrive. Capstone offers 50 different books in both English and Spanish. PebbleGo is a curricular content hub specifically designed for K-2 students. Packed with informational articles, ready-made activities, and literacy supports for students of all abilities, it boosts engagement and fosters independent learning in core subject areas. PebbleGo Next provides a natural next step for 3rd-5th grade students with articles all aligned to state and national standards with a familiar, yet age-appropriate, experience and supports.

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