Learn a new language: Pronunciator
You can learn 80 languages in any of 50 languages with Pronunciator. That’s 4,000 possible course combinations! One of the great things about Pronunciator is that you can learn any language, in virtually any other language. Plus, Pronunciator has ESL for speakers of 50 non-English languages! Each language course has a minimum of 1,500 phrases to learn, and most have 10,000 phrases.
To access Pronounciator please enter your entire 14-digit library card barcode when prompted.
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Resource for Parents
Education.com provides parents of school-aged children with free access to information and resources to give them the answers they need - plus activities and articles that make learning together more fun for everyone. There's no doubt about it - raising kids in the "wired world" where bullying, learning disability diagnosis, childhood obesity and divorce rates are at all time highs isn't easy.
Most parents intuitively know what multiple studies have proven: family involvement improves kids' success at school. Parents want to do the best they can for their kids but often don't have the right information to help them navigate today's complicated world. With the vast Internet at their fingertips, not having enough information is rarely a problem for parents. The bigger issue is knowing how to find the best information fast. Education.com is a one-stop source of information for all parents' educational, developmental, and parenting questions.
friends of the library
Birds of North America Online provides comprehensive life histories for each of the 716+ species of birds breeding in the USA (including Hawaii) and Canada.
The Cornell Lab of Ornithology is a world leader in the study, appreciation, and conservation of birds. The lab's hallmarks are scientific excellence and technological innovation to advance the understanding of nature and to engage people of all ages in learning about birds and protecting the planet.
To enter this site, click on the link http://bnaproxy.birds.cornell.edu/login. Select "Library card holder" then enter your entire 14-digit library card number.
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