| Online Databases
The Library subscribes to many online databases to help you find the information you need even if the library is closed!
| Interesting Links
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CraigsList.org - Local classifieds and forums
CyndisList.com - Genealogy Sites on the Internet
Google Docs - Free web-based word Processor and spreadsheet, which allow you share and collaborate online.
Zoho.com - Free online office suite (Word Processor, Spread Sheet, Database, Presentations)
Skype.com - Free software that allows users to video conference with a webcam, telephone calls, IM, & FTP.
Wikipedia.org - Free online encyclopedia.
AreaVibes.com - livability infor for thousands of US cities, with infor like cost of living, crime rate, demographics, etc.
PremierChoiceInternet.com - Our children's first years are when they develop the foundation for all future learning.
Joinvroom.org - Our children's first years are when they develop the foundation for all future learning.
Driving-Tests.org - Practice your state's DMV permit test for free - no registration required.
PressReader.com - an endless stream of news stories from the world's top resources.
OregonLegalResearch.com - providing Oregonians with legal information and research assistance.
SpellCheck.net - Free online spell checker.
GrammarCheck.net - Now you can grammar and spell check any text or document online.
TheFreeDictionary.com - Free online dictionary.
OnlineConversion.com - Free online converter. Convert just about anything to anything else.
RefDesk.com - A comprehensive catalog of Web resources and power searchers.
StarFall.com - A free website to teach children to read. Perfect for kindergarten, first grade, second grade and home schooling.
MHEST.com - McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology.
Debt.org - America's Debt Help Organization - Your Source for Information on Student Loans, Settlement, Consolidation, & Personal Finance.
The Records Project - Your Encyclopedia for State and County Public Records.
KhanAcademy.org - Learn almost anything for free. Over 2400 free videos from arithmetic to physics, and finance.
NCLD.org - National Center for Learning Disabilities.
AccreditedOnlineColleges.org - Directory of Online Colleges and Universities in Oregon.
GuideToOnlineSchools.com - Guide to Online Schools in Oregon.
Free Online Courses from Top Universities - The best cultural & educational media on the web.
MastersInEducation.com - Over 200 Campus and Online Masters in Education Programs and Degrees listed.
FranklinVirtualSchools.com - Study and obtain a GED at your own pace with Franklin Virtual Study.
SchoolGrantsBlog.com -Helping you with Grants, Loans, Financial Aid, Scholarships and other educational needs.
HowStuffWorks.com - Explains hundreds of subjects, using clear language and tons of illustrations
eHow.com - Learn how to do just about everything at eHow, the world's most popular place to find How To instructions.
Epinions.com - Consumer-generated product reviews, evaluation and recommendations.
Better Business Bureau - offers business and charity reviews, complaints, statistics, ratings, and more.
ConsumerWatch.com - Resource for safety information, recalls, and alerts for products currently or previously available.
DrugAlert.org - information and news alerts about potentially dangerous drugs currently on the market.
FoodSafty.gov - Provides links to selected government food safety-related information.
MedLinePlus.gov - Connecting Oregonians to Health Services.
Duolingo.com - Free language-learning website.
PolyglotClub.com - online and offline language exchange, educational resources.
Nobuna.com - Dramatically improve your comprehension of spoken English. Speak conversational English with expressions used in real-life.
Fraze.it - If you?re learning a new language, Fraze-It can be extremely helpful in finding the correct use of a word or phrase in a sentence.
LanguageLearningLibrary.org - Free Online Language Learning Guide.
EnglishCentral.com - aims to become the premier, web-based conversational English language learning destination.
Juniper Branch of Family Finders inc. - Contact info. • 21 SE D St.
Madras, OR 97741 • 541-475-9745 • firstname.lastname@example.org
Free Genealogy or Family Tree Software
GenealogyInc.com - Getting Started with Family Trees
FamilySearch.org - The world's largest collection of free family trees, genealogy records and resources.
Elephind.com - over 177 million items (newspaper pages/articles) from several countries
RootsWeb.com - the Internet's oldest and largest FREE genealogical community
• Newspapers •
Oregon Online Historical Newspapers - Links to digitized historical newspapers found online.
Library of Congress - Chronicling America - over 12.3 million pages from 45 states
Google News Archive - over 2,500 newspapers
Old Fulton NY Post Cards - over 39 million pages of New York State (and many other states) historical newspapers
Wikipedia.org - List of Online Newspaper Archives
| Environmentally Friendly Links
Unshelved.com - The world's only daily comic strip set in a public library.
GameSpot.com - News, reviews, previews, screenshots, movies, message boards, FAQs, game guides, and downloads for computer and console video games.
| Links for Kids
MyOn.com - personalizes reading for students by recommending books based on their interests, reading level, and ratings of books they've read.
NetSmartz.org - Educational resource discusses various Internet safety topics.
BLPinchBeck.com - Homework Helper.
Pilkey.com - Meet Dave PIlkey in comic book form! Explore his books, videos, and games.
HowToSmile.org - All The Best Science & Math Activities.
StartWithABook.org - Read. Talk. Explore. All Summer Long!
TweenTribune.com - Daily news sites for kids, tweens and teens.
Wonderopolis.org - Where the Wonders of Learning Never Cease.
American Library Association's - Great Sites for Kids
Martindale's - The Reference Desk - Large collection of links to reference resources, including language centers, calculators, aps, and science tables.
Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, & Almanacs
Geographia.com - In-depth travel guides to over 75 countries, culture, history, and more.
ScienceGems.com - Frank Potter's Science Gems.
InfoPlease.com - All the knowledge you need to know. Combining an encyclopedia, a dictionary,
and several up-to-the minute
almanacs loaded with statistics, facts, and
historical records, Information
Please places the resources of an entire
reference information center at
Encyclopedia.com - Search dozens of encyclopedias and dictionaries!
OneLook.com - Look up words in several dictionaries at
Yahoo's Babel Fish - Online text and web page language translation tools!
FreeTranslation.com - free and professional language translation services.
The best library and reference resources.
Atlapedia.com - Physical & political
maps, key facts
& statistics on countries of the world.
Information on all 50 states. Map state pop/flower/bird/statistics/flag
EyeWitnessToHistory.com - History through the eyes of those
who lived it.
MathForum.org - The Math Forum is the comprehensive resource for math education on the Internet. Some features include a K-12 math expert help services.
EduPlace.com - Tease your brain with math games and word
Yucky.Discovery.com - The yuckiest site on the Internet. Find out yucky facts about worms,
bugs, and more!
Chem4Kids.com - Teaches the basics of chemistry to everyone!
HHMI.org - Cool Science for Curious Kids.
SmithsonianEducation.org - A place for kids to Explore, Discover, & Lean.
Kids.NationalGeographic.com - Features different people, animals, and places each month with facts, games, activities, and related links.
KineticCity.com - The most amazing collection of science experiments, Games, Activities, & Challenges.
School.DiscoveryEducation.com - Discovery Channel School.
Please eMail us any game site that may be of interest to others
• AddictingGames.com - Play free online games! New free games every day.
• AGame.com - Play free online Action games, Racing games, Sports games, Adventure games and more.
• AraceCentered.com - Free classic online video games to play.
• bGames.com - Play free online games.
• Bored.com - Play free online games.
• Box10.com - Free flash games.
• Cellbiol.com - Wide selection of free flash online games!
• ClassicGamesArcade.com - A free playable flash online classic arcade games website.
• CrazyMonkeyGames.com - Many great free internet games.
• Disney.Go.com - Play Disney's hottest online games from Disney Channel, Movies, Princesses, and more!
• FamilyLobby.com - Play family-friendly games. Compete with others and see who can get the highest score.
• Free80sArcade.com - Play classic arcade games online from the 80s.
• FreeOnlineGames.com - Play Free Online Flash Games for free.
• FreeWebArcade.com - Large collection of casual games.
• Friv.com - A safe place to play the very best free games!
• Games.com - Free online games.
• Games.co.za - Play puzzle games, bubble shooters, sports games, adventure games and more!
• Games.MSN.com - Play the best free games.
• Games.Yahoo.com - Play a wide selection of the latest online games.
• GamesLoon.com - Play top free online games! Rate games, share free games with your friends.
• KeyGames.com - Play fun free online games. Including puzzle games, action games, racing games and many more.
• KnowledgeAdventure.com - Find free games for kids!
• Kongregate.com - Play free games online.
• Learn4Good.com - The best classic and newest free games for kids and families.
• MiniClip.com - The Biggest and Best Selection of Awesome Free Online Games.
• NextPlay.com - The best FUN games on the internet.
• Nick.com - Free online games from Nickelodeon.
• OneOnlinegames.com - Collection of free online games and flash games.
• PCGammer.com - 100 best free online games on PC.
• PhysicsGames.net - A collection of physics-based games that can be played online.
• PuffGames.com - Adventure, rpg, brain, puzzle, car games and other popular and new flash games!
• Safe-Game.com - Find free, safe and educational on-line games.
• SafeKidGames.com - Free Safe Non-violent School Online Games for kids.
• TechSupportAlert.com - Best Free Games.
• TripletAndUs.com - Play Free Online Arcade Games from the 1980s.
• y8.com - Free Flash Games, Choose an Online Game and Play NOW.
Please eMail us any game site that may be of interest to others