Children and Families
ala.org/greatsites – Great Websites for Kids is a compilation of exemplary websites geared to children from birth to age 14.
bam.gov – BAM!! Body and Mind, a CDC site, helps parents to promote the health and well-being of their children and adolescents.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – To learn more about tips for positive parenting, safety, and health, click here.
connectsafely.org – Here you’ll find tips, safety advice, articles, news, analysis, video, and other resources to promote safe, effective use of social media and mobile technology.
Kids.gov – The official kids' portal for the U.S. government. We link kids, parents, and teachers to U.S. government information.
kidsreads.com – Looking for a great book to read?
For kid-friendly reviews and author information, click here!
mymcpl.org – Are you looking for the next book in a series you’re reading? Click here!
sciencegems.com – Frank Potter’s Science Gems is for anyone interested in more than 14,000 science resources sorted by category, subcategory, and grade.
www.scrubclub.org – The Scrub Club, a fun interactive and educational web site that teaches children the proper way to wash their hands.
Mango is an online language learning system teaching practical conversation skills for a variety of popular languages. Their engaging interactive lessons are not only fun, they are designed to increase your ability to use the language skills you develop. It's the fast, easy and most effective way to learn to speak a foreign language! Mango is now FREE through the Ardsley Public Library!
Academic OneFile – A great source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world’s leading journals and reference sources.
Business Insights: Essentials – Detailed company and industry profiles including SWOT reports, market share reports, and financial reports. Thousands of company histories and industry essays from Gale's core business collection.
Directory of Open Access Journals – DOAJ is an online directory that indexes and provides access to quality open access, peer-reviewed journals.
First Find – An easy to use website with information and resources to help Westchester residents.
Gale Newsstand – Full-text newspaper resource allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, author, newspaper section, or other fields.
Gannett Newsstand – This database's detailed indexing helps users quickly find the news information they need.
Lynda.com – A leading online learning company that helps anyone learn business, software, technology, and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals.
Morningstar Direct or Home Access – Morningstar.com Library Edition offers proprietary stock and mutual fund analysis, screening tools, and portfolio-building features to library patrons.
National Newspaper Index – Indexing of America's top newspapers in one search: The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times, USA Today, and The Washington Post.
X-Plain – Patient Education from WLS providing basic health information regarding illness, medical testing, and procedures.
Teens and Young Adults
OneLook Reverse Dictionary – Lets you describe a concept and get back a list of words and phrases related to that concept.
Pacer Center's Teens Against Bullying – Giving kids the power to use their words not to hurt but to hear, to help, and to heal.
Spell Web · Online Spell Checker – No matter what you write, whether for school, work, online, or in a letter, it's important to always check your spelling.