Biographical information of contemporary & historical figures.
Full text articles geared for grades 1-6. In library only or via Mel for home access.
News from over 100 major newspapers going back to November 1940.
Full text reference books on business, history, science, environment, medicine, and multicultural studies.
Magazines, journals, newspapers, reference books, ebooks available in the library or at home with your KPL library card or with your Michigan Driver's License or ID by going to Mel.org
Includes Computer Database; Custom Newspapers; General Reference Center Gold; Grand Rapids Press; Expanded Academic ASAP; General Business File ASAP; Legal Trac; InfoTrac Onefile; Health Reference Center Academic ASAP
Full text articles for students in Kindergarten through 5th grade.
Study guides and test-preparation books to help prepare to advance in school, or pass licensing, certification, or competitive entry-level exams.
Online study test for the SAT, ASVAB, Civil Service, GED, ESL and many others. Available in the library and at home to KPL library card holders. New users must register on Learning Express at the library. Once registered, Learning Express Library can be accessed from home. Also available to Michigan residents with a Michigan driver's license or ID from MeL.org.
Information on authors and literary movements and themes, inlcudes Contemporary Authors, Dictionary of Literary Biography and Contemporary Literary Criticism
Full text articles for grades 1-6 on various subjects-countries, environment, health, history, notable people, science, social issues, sports, and technology. OR Access via MeL.org. with your Michigan driver's license or ID.
Full text articles on the following topics: architecture and design, culture, literature, multimedia, music, performing arts, philosophy and religion, and visual arts. OR Access via MeL.org. with your Michigan driver's license or ID
Articles from the World Book Encyclopedia. Includes related articles from major newspapers and magazines. Graphic and multimedia enhancements, including photographs, maps, illustrations, tables, animations, and audio/video clips.
Literature summaries of many classical books, plus information about the author's life, historical contexts, and suggestions for futher reading.
Locate homework help. Features a list of links covering academic subjects like art, biology, geography, literature, history, math, and science.
A K-12 educational and homework portal.
Reference tools like dictionaries, writing style guides, or encyclopedias. Links to web resources that help students with their homework assignments.
A directory of educator-reviewed Web sites for children in kindergarten, 1st grade and 2nd grade