Digital Library Resources   

Ludlow Elementary School Library

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

Tumblebooks - picture books, chapter books, nonfiction texts videos and games 
User Name: ludlowmhPassword: reads
Click above to access epic! and its collection of nonfiction and many current, popular fiction titles:
Ask your teacher for your class code or 
Flyleaf Publishing - a series of e-books for Emergent Readers following a sequence of foundational skills.  Just click on a book title and turn the pages.
WorldBook Encyclopedia&WorldBook Kids 
Nonfiction, Games, Puzzles, and Activities
User Name: tworivers1Password: trsu
“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. 
Storyline Online you can Listen to a story read to you by a famous actor!
Classic Books from the Library of Congress
The Library of Congress has created this book for older students.
Each chapter is written by a different author!

Search Engines, Subject Directories & Encyclopedias: 

These web sites will link you to informational sites on most any topic,

& they're created specifically for elementary & middle school students 

  • click: Elementary School for Kids InfoBits
  • click: Middle School for 5th/6th resources
  • Teachers - click: Teachers for: Educators Reference Complete journal articles.

Safe visual search engine for kids

Recommended Apps

Fiction Reading Resources

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

Interviews with Authors & Illustrators

Dr. Seuss
Visit J.K. Rowling's new website:
Harry Potter at Home
Jeff Kinney
Roald Dahl
Funbrain ReadingFree e-books for upper elementary students 
(including the 1st Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Scott Kinney)
2021 Caldecott Winner
2021 Newbery Award Winner

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



-Ms. Barron's Music Room favorite picks

-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 : Try drawing like Mo! Visit this site for 15 archived episodes created by illustrator Mo Willems during the Covid-19 School Closure of Spring 2020. 

Draw Every Day with JJK - Jarrett J. Krosoczka,author & illustrator of the Jedi Academy and Lunch Lady series created a series of drawing videos for you to follow. 

Social Studies  : Vermont, United States, & the World

Colonial Williamsburg
Colonial Williamsburg
  Library of Congress
PBS: Liberty! American Revolution :Historical Information & Adventure Game
Ben's Guide
Independence Hall

Internet Instruction & Digital Citizenship 

Website Evaluation

How do you know if you can trust the information you find on a website?
  • Watch this video to learn about Website Evaluation:

Evaluate a website by using:

Quality Information Checklist: 

8 quick steps to check Information quality
Author: ex. 1   ex. 2   ex. 3   ex. 4   ex. 5Purpose of a website   currency ex.1  ex 2 ex3  Fr: 4 5     ?  6 Bias: ex. 1  +    ex2  +  ex3

Common Sense Media

Common Sense Media has many educational resources regarding internet instruction and digital citizenship
Videos to help kids make decisions about texting, sharing photos, and other media literacy topics

Bibliography Citations:    

Why citations matter:

Citation for Beginners video by Easy Bib

Use Noodletools Express to properly format your citations:

For LES Faculty & Families:  Free access to test prep services 

Ebsco LearningExpress provides free 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 print Books

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: 2/20/2022