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Leighton Township Library

Homework and Research Sites

Civics

Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids

Choose a grade level then look around for information on how the U.S. government works.

Justice for Kids & Youth

English

Merriam-Webster Online
How do you spell that word? And what does it mean? Try this famous dictionary and thesaurus for help.

Resources for Writers - the OWL Handouts
Grammar, spelling, parts of speech, and more.

Sparknotes.com
Study guides for English literature.

Geography

United Nations
Information about the United Nations, global issues, and information about UN member countries/states.

CIA World Factbook  Facts and maps about countries of the world.

Flags of the World
Thousands of flags from around the world.

History

American Memory
Historic photograph collections of United State's history.

USHistory.org
Hundreds of resources about American History

Civil War
Encyclopedia summary of the Civil War including causes, battles and links to detailed information.

Civil War Maps
Search for maps by location, subject or alphabetically.

Gettysburg Address
See a copy of the original Gettysburg Address writing by Abraham Lincoln and read about how it was written.

U. S. National Archives and Records
Get primary source documents for American history.

Mr. Dowling's History Passport
Links to information on counties, culture and history.

Math

Ask Dr. Math
A question and answer service for K-12 math students and their teachers.

Math Reference Tables
Math tables, algebra formulas, and more.

Math.com
The World of Math online.

Graph Paper!
Used your last sheet of graph paper? Don't worry, you can print out different kinds of graph paper here.

Science

The Exploratorium Science Museum
The Exploratorium has a web site of over 15,000 web pages exploring science, art, and technology including science experiments and activities.

Science News for Kids Science news, games and information to keep you up to date on science in the news.

NASA
Thousands of pages of resources on astronomy, planets, comets, astronauts and new discoveries of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Calendar of Events

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A printable calendar of the
month's events at the library.

May
June
July

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Library Photos

Ornaments

mother and child holding handmade ornaments
Wood Signs

two women holding round thankful signs

Lighted Canvas

mother and daughter holding snowman lighted canvas paintings

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