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North Salem Library: Library Databases and Links

Login Information

Click here for user names and passwords.

Grade 2-5 students must  be logged into their school ( account to view the passwords. If your student is in K/1 or you need help click HERE.

 Which database should I use?     Grades K/1 Tip Sheet          Grades 2-5 Tip Sheet



Sora: eBooks and audiobooks for your computer, tablet or phone

Look for SALEM SCHOOL DISTRICT when logging in.

Watch this video to get started: Sora Features

Paired fiction and information books with a read along feature.

Science and social studies e-books for grades 3-5. Supporting activities and videos.

E-book collection with read along feature.  App available from iTunes.

Unite for Literacy

Simple nonfiction read along books

Read and listen to all of your favorites here!

Get a book recommendation

New Database!

4 different databases in a simple format that include read aloud for all articles.

Research Databases

Encyclopedia has articles, pictures, and videos that are perfect for beginning your research.

Animals, Science, Biographies, Social Studies, Health for Gr.K-3

Educator resources

Supports NGSS with articles, images, videos, activities, and games.

Life Science

Earth and Space Science

Physical Science

Newspaper and magazine articles, books, videos, and images in an elementary format.  An excellent research resource.

Video tutorial: How to highlight, take notes and save to your Google Drive.

Countries and cultures from around the world.


Research Libguides

Student Search Engine



Videos on a wide range of educational topics. Games and activities to support all videos.

Multimedia resource that features video, images, audio and interactives.


Images for projects

Video tutorial: How to insert and cite images in Google Slides

Free images, clip art and music - no citations needed!

Thousands of images that are easy to cite

Images from the U.S. and around the world

Need help with online resources?  Click HERE to send us your question and we'll reply ASAP.



Learning Activities and Games

ST Math

Typing agent

Mrs. Lodge's Library - Shelver

News/Current Events Websites