Library Resources

Ludlow Elementary School Library

Quick Links: Use the Resources below for Reading e-books and Research

READ AN E-BOOKUser Name: ludlowmhPassword: reads
Username: tumble2020Password: A3b5c6
User Name: lesmhsPassword: 2schools
Animated Video Educational Site for Kids - Science, Social Studies, English, Math, Arts & Music, Health, and Technology.
WorldBookEncyclopedia&WorldBook KidsEncyclopedia
Nonfiction Information, Games, and Activities
User Name: tworiversPassword: trsu
K-3 Nonfiction -BooksUser name: engagedPassword: learning
K-6 Interactive e-books - includes full length nonfiction books on many topics for younger and older students too!User name: continuePassword: reading

Access these new Resources from:

by clicking on:

-From the Learn at Home page - click on PreK-K or gr. 1 & 2 and click on any book to access:
Paired fiction & nonfiction e-books for primary grades.
-Just click on the Bookflix home button in the left corner to find more titles.
Paired nonfiction short video & nonfiction e-book + activities & extensions
Paired nonfiction short video & nonfiction e-book + activities & extensions
********On the Scholastic Learn at Home page scroll down to Family Resources to find direct links to TRUEFLIX & SCIENCEFLIX

Search Engines & Subject Directories:

These web sites will link you to sites on most any topic, and they're created specifically for children.

DKFindOut! Fact Monster

Click on any subject, for related links and videos, including a wide variety of Virtual Field Trips.

click:Elementary School for Kids InfoBits click: Middle School for 5th/6th resources
**Teachers - click: Teachers to accessEducators Reference Completea database of journal articles.------------------------------------------------

Notable Children's Digital Media 2020 ALSC

Fiction Reading Resources

Looking for a good book to read? Read these reviews by current and former LES students .

E-Books and E-Stories

  • Tumblebooks - picture books, chapter books, nonfiction texts videos and games
user name: ludlowmh password: reads

  • audible - Try listening to a Book - Audible is currently offering popular childrens' books for free listening on any device - including Harry Potter Book 1

“Goodnight With Dolly” features Dolly Parton reading a series of Imagination Library picture books all carefully chosen for their appropriate content at this moment in time.

ICDL book logo

or check out the Library of Congress website

Classic Books for younger and older students
For our older students:
Each chapter is written by a different author from among the best in today's children's literature.

Authors and Illustrators Websites & Publishing News:

Childrens'Literature Web Guide

Author Websites


Not sure how to pronounce an author's name? Click to find out

Author Name Pronunciation Guide


Visit Dav Pilkey's new website

Mo Willems News about new books, series & authors
Dr. Seuss
Visit J.K. Rowling's new website:
Harry Potter at Home

Click Above for:

Video Interviews with Top Children's Authors and Illustrators
Jan Brett

Start Listening Now!

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (original title Book1) -free on Audible.
Jeff Kinney
Roald Dahl
2020 Caldecott Winner

Curriculum & Nonfiction Resources For the Classroom or Just For Fun!


-San Francisco Symphony Kids

New York Philharmonic Kids

PBS Kids Music Games:


-National Gallery of Art kids

-Metropolitan Museum of Art-MetKids

Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems : New episodes will be posted weekdays at 1:00 p.m. ET and then remain online to be streamed afterwards

Draw Every Day with JJK - Jarrett J. Krosoczka,author & illustrator of the Jedi Academy and Lunch Lady series. Weekdays at 2:00 - previous episodes available for streaming.

Social Studies : Vermont, United States, & the World

ALA Great websites for Kids: History & Biography
Paired nonfiction short video & nonfiction e-book + activities & extensions
Vermont History Websites
Ben's Guide
America's Story

Library of Congress
World FactBook
National Geographic Kids
Independence Hall Philadelphia
Colonial Williamsburg
Colonial Williamsburg

Historical Primary Sources: What is a primary source? - click here for a video to learn more

Primary Source Collections:

Library of Congress

Chronicling America digital collection of newspapers:

Digital Public Library of America Primary Source Sets

New York TImes Archives

Time Magazine Archives

World Digital Library

Digital History

The History Place

New York Public Library Archives and Digitized Collections

American Journeys - eyewitness accounts of American exploration

Bibliography Citations:

Use Noodletools Express to properly format your citations:

Why citations matter:

Citation for Beginners video by Easy Bib


Internet Instruction

***Watch this video to learn more about Website Evaluation:

Evaluating Internet Sources

Quality Information Checklist

8 quick steps to check

information quality

Learn what it means to be a digital citizen at:

  • Brainpop

Videos to help kids make decisions about texting, sharing photos, and other media literacy topics

For LES Faculty & Families: Ebsco LearningExpress-Free access to test prep services including PRAXIS, SAT, ACT, and AP Tests


The LES Library is in the process of converting to a fully automated catalog. Fiction is complete: Picture books, Chapter books, Paperback Series. We have begun to catalog Nonfiction, but this is not yet complete.Thank you for your patience!

Click on the catalog drawer

Check the new On-line catalog for Fiction print Books

  • Click the catalog image.
  • If the Log-in page comes up: Enter Ludlow Elementary
  • There is no password

Need more reading or research resources? Visit the other library in town!

Fletcher Memorial Library

88 Main Street

Ludlow, VT 05149

Main: 802-228-8921 Youth: 802-228-3517

Youth Library Info & Events:

Looking for a specific book? Check the Fletcher Memorial Library Catalog:


Library web page created by: Julie Goraj

Library Media Teacher, Ludlow Elementary School

last updated: 4/05/2020