Resources for Kids

Resources for Kids

Animal Kingdom - A Discus Database

Groups and habitats. Videos and photos. Fun learning materials.

BrainPOP Jr. - A Discus Database

For students in grades K-3. Fun video and learning activities that engage young learners.

Britannica Fundamentals - A Discus Database

Activities to explore, play, read, draw. Stories and videos.

Britannica School

For pre-kindergarten through 12th grades. Access to encyclopedia and related content on three levels: elementary, middle school, and high school, as well as teacher resources.

CultureGrams - A Discus Database

For all ages. Country reports that provide snapshots of the world’s cultures.

Escolar - A Discus Database

For students aged 7-12. Spanish elementary encyclopedia for early readers of Spanish.

Explora for Elementary Schools - A Discus Database

Articles on most topics, as well as pictures, maps and flags.

Explora for Middle Schools - A Discus Database

Infomration on many topics from magazines, newspapers, books and more.

Gale in Context: Biography - A Discus Database

For all ages. Comprehensive source for biographical information.

Gale in Context: Elementary - A Discus Database

For students in kindergarten through 5th grades. Articles, pictures, and reference information on all subjects.

Magic School Bus

For ages 6-9 The Magic School Bus is based on the best-selling book series by the same name. A collection of 51 video titles that teaches science by taking kids on a virtual bus ride with Ms. Frizzle. A trusted resource for teachers, students, and families that aids in the exploration of science.

NoveList K-8 Plus - A Discus Database

For elementary and middle school students and educators. Resource for helping students find their next great fiction or nonfiction title to read.

StudySC - A Discus Database

For elementary, middle school, and high school students and educators. Website with links to South Carolina-specific web resources for K-12 homework help, projects and more.


For students in grades K-6, subjects include counting, addition, subtraction, multiplication, word problems, geometry, fractions, place value, measurement, probability, division, graphing, finance, and time and temperature.

For students K-12: connects students with expert tutors and career coaches in more than 80 subjects and test prep areas. The K-12 Learning Suite includes live, one-to-one tutoring (8 AM-10 PM Sunday – Saturday), a real-time writing center, test preparation, practice quizzes and 24/7 access to worksheets, videos and tutorials. requires use of the Discus username and password. Please contact the library for further information.