Social Studies

History, government, states, countries, geography

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Online Resources

Authoritative sources of articles and reference information, brought to you by the Ridgefield Library unless otherwise noted. Have your library card handy for log-in.

 

Britannica Online for Kids
It’s an encyclopedia, it’s online and it’s fantastic!  Full-text articles with properly formatted citations make this a great resource.  To access Britannica Onlne from outside the Library enter your library card number here.

Kids SearchICONN
A database of essential and informational resources designed especially for youth grades K-8.

Student Research CenterICONN
Looking for help with a research project? Take a look at these great resources to help you find the content you need.

SearchasaurausICONN
Another great database chock full of resources for student research.

Popular MagazinesICONN
A wonderful array of online resources for elementary school-age children, including Ranger Rick,
Time for Kids, Cobblestone
and more.

A to Z the USA
A great source of information for U.S. States and Territories

Ancient and Medieval History Online
Biographies, events, primary sources, timelines, limages, video and maps from Facts on FIle.


Websites
Tested and recommended by our librarians.

Children's Books and Web Sites about the U.S. Government
From the U.S. Senate!

America's Story
From the Library of Congress!


Library Materials

Circulating materials, most reference works shelved together in the stacks. Print magazines on display. Non-fiction videos and Audiobooks on CD shelved separately.


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