Kids Links

These great resources are available at no cost to anyone with a Mount Vernon City Library card. You'll need to enter the barcode number from the back of your card when prompted.


Concise, reliable, and up-to-date country reports – delivering the world to you. CultureGrams helps you discover the world with concise cultural and statistical snapshots of every country recognized by the United Nations from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe.


Designed for students, Users have access to nearly 2,500 full-text magazines, journals, newspapers, transcripts, and e-books—plus nearly seven million images, maps, websites, videos, and interactive simulations not found in any other online reference resources.

NoveList K-8:NoveList K-8

Find something good to read with this reader's advisory site. NoveList can help find works of fiction that suit your interests and tastes. Includes reviews, recommended reading lists, discussion guides and more. Geared for K - 8 grade students and teachers. 

SIRS Discoverer

SIRS Discoverer:

This award-winning general reference resource for beginning learners and researchers in grades 1-9,includes carefully selected, 100% full-text articles and images from more than 1,900 domestic and international newspapers, magazines, and government documents, along with 9,000+ educational web links via the integrated Discoverer WebFind content set.


Provides animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. TumbleBooks are created by adding animation, sound, music and narration to existing picture books in order to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you.