The library is not only a repository for books, but also has a computer lab available for student use during school hours. If students need to use a computer, they must arrange a time with the library staff if it is not during their regularly scheduled class time.
References for student use, as provided by NPS Library Media Services:
- Elementary English - Fun interactive sites to help with everything from learning letters to vocabulary and word games! Links to sites, including "Between the Lions," "Clifford," "Martha Speaks," "PBS Kids," and much more!
- Elementary Fine Arts - Curious George helps in this fun mix and paint game.
Elementary Math - Many interactive math games to help build skills starting from number recognition and simple math to measurement, patterns and geometry!
Elementary Science - Meet up with the Wild Kratt Brothers on a wildlife science adventure, or learn about physical science with Sid the Science Kid!
Elementary Social Studies - Curious George helps you learn about the community you live in, different careers and on-the-job exploration!
Kids InfoBits: “Indexed, searchable content—including books, magazines, and news— with more than 13,000 images and over 1,700 kid-friendly charts and graphs, Animals, Arts, Geography, Health, Literature, People, Social Studies, Technology and more!”
Grolier Online Kids: Do all your basic encyclopedia searches here! Names and dates, places and pictures, histories and how-to's are all searchable here.
Gale Junior Edition, K-12: An Online research tool with more encyclopedic information for all your research neeeds.
All NPS Media Reference Resources - A link to all the resources the Norfolk Public School District Media Services has to offer.
***NOTE! All resource links must be accesed using the school's computers. They will not work at home. A simple solution? Visit your local public library to get a free library card and gain access to dozens of these same resources from home!***
Mrs. Amber Stein, Library Media Specialist
Mrs. Michele Mileur, Library Media Assistant