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Reference Databases:

African American Experience
The history and culture of African Americans and the greater Black Diaspora.

American Government
Current events in American politics & public policy from grassroots activism to the White House.

American History
Coverage begins with the exploration of the New World by Europeans to the present.

American Indian Experience
The histories and contemporary cultures of the indigenous peoples of the United States.

AR BookFinder
Accelerated Reader book searches by author, readability level, point value, and topic.

Britannica Library
Online encyclopedia for all ages. Choose appropriate age level. 


Code.org
Learn to code by solving puzzles and creating games.


Consumer Reports
Consumer Reports magazine website with professional and user ratings.

CultureGrams
Peoples, lands, customs and lifestyles from around the world.

Daily Life Through History
Daily life for ordinary people in different cultures throughout history. 

Driving-Tests.org
Start Your FREE 2017 WA DOL Permit Practice Test Now! These practice tests are good for the permit test, driver’s license test and the senior citizens’ refresher test.


eLibrary
Magazine and newspaper articles, books, photographs and maps. (Tutorial)

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Reference eBooks on American history, culture, health, nations, states, law and more. (Tutorial)

History Study Center
A collection of primary and secondary sources on global history from ancient times to the present day.


Issues: Understanding Controversy & Society
Controversial topics with pro & con essays, images & video files & primary documents.

Latino American Experience
The history and culture of Latinos in the United States.

LearningExpress Library 3.0
Test preparation guides and practice tests including the GED.
(Tutorial)

Lynda.com
Learn software, technology, creative, and business skills to achieve your personal and professional goals. **Browser based only, no apps. Please note that if you change your library card number you will lose access to your saved playlists and certificates under your previous library card account.**


Mango Languages
Online language system teaching conversation skills for a wide variety of languages. (Tutorial)

NewsBank
US news & local newspapers: Chinook Observer, Chronicle, Daily World, Olympian & Vidette.


NoveList Plus
Readers' advisor covering fiction and nonfiction titles for all ages. Includes book club discussion guides. (Tutorial)

Oxford English Dictionary
Guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words.

Pop Culture Universe
American and world popular culture, past and present.

ProQuest Learning: Literature
Critical inquiry into the world of poetry, prose, and drama.


ProQuest Research Library
Diverse mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and newspapers.

Science in Context
Science experiments, biographies, illustrations and more.

SIRS Discoverer
Articles on reading, language arts, current events, science, social studies, history, health, and technology.


Student Resources in Context
Biographies, essays, critical analyses, and magazine and newspaper articles.

WOIS
Career Information & National Schools & Scholarship Center

World at War: Conflict and Society
The military conflicts that have defined our world from its beginning to today.

World Geography: Understanding a Changing World
The geographical, political, social, economic, and cultural forces important in our world.

World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras
Global coverage of the ancient world through the year 1500 CE.

World History: The Modern Era
Worldwide events from 1500 CE to the present. Includes photographs, speeches and videos.

World Religions: Belief, Culture and Controversy
Religions from around the globe, from prehistory to the present.