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World, continent, country, and state maps. Includes political, physical, population, climate, and more.

State, county & city information with maps, flags, photos & facts for US states & territories.

AtoZ World Food contains traditional recipes for 174 countries of the world.

Online encyclopedia for all ages. Choose appropriate age level: Children, Young Adults or Reference Center. 

Peoples, lands, customs and lifestyles from around the world. (Tutorial)

Free test preparation for WA DOL permit, driver, motorcycle and CDL tests.

Up-to-date information with historical and cultural background on about 150 ethnic groups.

eBooks on travel, American history, culture, health, nations, states, law, and more. (Tutorial)

Science experiments, biographies, illustrations and more.

175 country handbook for the International traveler, with a focus on business travel.

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

Legacy Washington documents extraordinary stories in Washington history. This collaborative venture, spearheaded by Secretary of State Kim Wyman, relies on original sources at the Washington State Library, the Washington State Archives and heritage organizations across the state. The work of Legacy Washington can be found in libraries around the country and museums of Washington.

Magazine and newspaper articles, books, photographs and maps. 7/29: We are *still* working to resolve the issue with the link to eLibrary. If you need access, please follow the main link for ProQuest above this listing then click on "Databases (8)" in the upper left and choose eLibrary off that list.  You can also click here for access. 

Historical, detailed maps of urban areas in Washington State.

NEW  Printable activities for math, science, reading comprehension, STEM, writing, and more. Download and print worksheets, lesson plans, learning games, puzzles, clip art, and skills sheets for grades pre-k to 8.

Access point for the Washington State Newspaper collection from NewsBank content. Includes local TRL area papers, The Seattle Times, Tacoma News Tribune, and many other sources. This additional WA content is part of a Washington State Newspaper collection trial funded by the Washington State Library through December 31, 2020. 

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