(for students in junior high and middle school)
Magazines, newspapers and reference books (most are full-text) for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more. Updated daily. Covers current year and past two years.
(for grades K - 6)
Periodical database for elementary school students, with easy access to full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more. Updated daily. Covers current year and past three years.
(for grades K - 5)
Provides full-text magazine, newspaper and reference content for information on current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more. Kid friendly, simple to navigate.
Tutor.com free online homework help service. Real teachers are available online to help with homework every evening from 3-10pm. Tutoring is available in all subjects, 4th-12th grade, in both English and Spanish. This service is available from home for patrons with a Brighton District Library card.
Includes access to the Worldbook Info Finder, Reference Center, Online for Kids and Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos
Tours of the Library
Let us know about an assignment requiring library support. Staff will gather appropriate materials and web sites to support the assignment.
Please offer us as much advance notice as possible. Please be aware that students may not be able to check out some materials and should be prepared to work in the library.
Kurzweil 3000 - located in the Access Center (next to main bank of Adult computers)
The Kurzweil 3000 provides complete reading, writing, and study solutions to help students overcome learning challenges and succeed academically. It is intended for struggling students in grades 3 and above.
Kurzweil 3000 software aids educators in meeting the needs of struggling learners, including English Language Learners (ELL) students and students with special needs. It enables educators in providing differentiated instruction without having to make adjustments to the curriculum.
Web Resources for Educators
The websites selected for this list contain information on a wide variety of topics of interest to daycare providers and educators.
Accelerated Reading List - Maltby and Scranton Middle Schools
Activity Idea Place 3400 lesson plan ideas for toddler, preschool and kindergarten teachers
Awesome Library - 37,000 carefully reviewed resources, including the top 5 percent in education
Early On - Early On - assists families with infants and toddlers, from birth until 36 months or 3 years of age, who have a delay in their development or a diagnosed disability.
Enchanted Learning- Curriculum Material Online -- Over 25,000 Web Pages for teachers
Familyeducation.com - Good resource for parents of children from preschool through high school.
The Gateway to 21st Century Skills - The Gateway is a Consortium effort to provide educators with quick and easy access to thousands of educational resources found on various federal, state, university, non-profit and commercial Internet sites.
Great Start Livingston - a partnership of local professionals, community leaders and parents committed to establishing and maintaining a comprehensive early childhood system addressing all factors influencing a young child’s readiness for school and life.
Learner.org - Annenberg Media’s site for teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum
Reach Out and Read Reach Out and Read (ROR) promotes early literacy by giving new books to children and advice to parents about the importance of reading aloud in pediatric exam rooms across the nation.
SuperKids - a collection of easy-to-use, free educational resources, for home and school.
Teacher Tube An online community for sharing instructional videos for teachers, schools, and home learners. Teachers can post videos designed for students to view in order to learn a concept or skill.
Teaching with Historic Places' by the National Parks Service
Living Hope Inspirational Books and Gifts; Homeschooling Workshops
1537 N. Leroy St.
Fenton, MI 48430