08 November 2006

Photos of the Carleton/St.Olaf/NPL Chess Club

Northfield students get help with their chess game from Carleton and St. Olaf students.

Adventure Girls have fun!

Members of ADVENTURE GIRLS BOOK GROUP have fun at their November 7th meeting. They are reading A Girl Named Disaster and enjoying time with St. Olaf honor house members! Adventure Girls meet every Tuesday night at 7 pm. New members are always welcome! This program is made possible by a grant from the Northfield Healthy Community Initative.

04 November 2006

Resources for kids- you may not know about!

These are electronic databases that the Northfield Public Library and SELCO subscribe to.
To access them directly would require you to pay a subscription fee.
All you need is a library card! (There are also great sites to help older kids, students and adults)

How to access them- www.northfieldmn.info
Click on Access all Online References and Databases

Grolier Online Encyclopedias
Encyclopedia Americana®: In-depth research and worldwide current events for middle school, high school, and college.La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre: Complete encyclopedia for Spanish speakers and Spanish-language studentsThe New Book of Popular Science: In-depth science information, plus science in the newsLands and Peoples: Up-to-date information for country and state reports, plus Mexican state articles in SpanishAmerica the Beautiful: State-by-state history and current events

Biography Resource Center
Need information about someone famous? This is a large database of biographical information on more than 165,000 people from throughout history and around the world. Includes authors, sport standouts, politicians and movie stars.

EBSCO Novelist NoveList is a resource that helps you find fiction books may like to read. You can look up books by subject, author or title. There are reviews, summaries, and much more for over 125,000 fiction titles.
Click on NoveList and then you can open NoveList K-8.

InfoTrac is a resource of magazine, journal and newspaper articles such as;
· Kid's Edition - K12
· Student Edition - K12
· Discovering Collection
· Junior Reference Collection
· Kids InfoBits
· Consulta
· Professional Collection
· ¡Informe!