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Reading Lists

For more suggestions, visit NoveList Plus. You can browse by title, by genre, and by fiction versus nonfiction, to find titles appropriate for age and reading level.

Virtual Library Card

As a student of New Haven Community Schools (NHCS), your child has access to a Virtual Library Card. This card allows students to access digital resources offered by the library. This includes the OverDrive catalog,, and more.

For more information regarding Virtual Library Card, please contact Casee Talley-Hill, the Youth Services Librarian.

Homework Resources

  • - Connect students of all ages with professionally screened tutors.
  • Britannica School - Find information on countries, animals, and people in articles and media.
  • Learning Express Library - Use the "School Center" of this interactive learning platform to help improve math and language skills.

Safe Sites

  • Color With Leo - Explore the world of art through interactive games, hands-on activities, and lessons with a young Leonardo da Vinci.
  • Detroit Zoo Virtual Ventures - Join the Detroit Zoological Society for free, self-paced virtual programs including exciting animal-related content, expert interviews, hands-on activities, and much more.
  • Walking with Dinosaurs - Created by the BBC, Walking with Dinosaurs features individual pages featuring interesting facts, images and statistics on particular dinosaurs.
  • Scratch - Program and create you own interactive stories, games and animation and share with others. Includes video and step-by step guides.