Children & Parent Services

Collections for Kids

Watch over 30,000 Documentaries, Classic and Indie Films.

Kanopy is an award-winning video streaming service providing access to more than 30,000 independent and documentary films ─ titles of unique social and cultural value from The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, Media Education Foundation, and thousands of independent filmmakers

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Watch movies & TV, listen to audiobooks & music, and read ebooks & comics, all with Hoopla.

Hoopla is a digital streaming service for library users to access eBooks, eAudiobooks, music, movies, and TV shows using portable devices like smartphones and tablets.

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With Libby by Overdrive, you can take your library with you! It's simple to borrow eBooks, and audiobooks from your library on your computer or mobile device. 

Libby is a free app where you can borrow ebooks and digital audiobooks. You can stream books with Wi-Fi or mobile data, or download them for offline use and read anytime, anywhere. All you need to get started is a library card.

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Access to live tutors in math, science, reading/writing, social studies, PSAT/SAT, ACT, AP and state standardized tests. Also includes a 24-hour online writing lab and Homework Question Center.

Brainfuse is an online tutoring suite for students, adult learners, and job seekers. With a few distinct services available, Brainfuse provides on-demand tutoring, job coaching, self-study lessons, practice tests, and employment transition assistance for veterans. Depending on the library’s subscription, you might have access to one or more of these services.

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New Children's Books

Databases for Kids

brainfuse VetNow

VetNow supports veterans and their families with navigating the VA bureaucracy, providing academic tutoring, and assisting with employment transition.

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Discover encyclopedia articles, full-text journal and magazine articles, primary sources, multimedia, and other unique resources and tools for college-level learners, researchers, and faculty.

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Access to accurate and age-appropriate content in Spanish. Ideal for native Spanish speakers, bilingual students, and students learning Spanish.

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Concise, reliable, and up-to-date country reports on 200 cultures of the world. A trusted perspective on our changing world.

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Search the Sayville Library and Suffolk County libraries' catalogs.

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ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center, provides access to education literature and research; provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index

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GrantStation, offers nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, and government agencies the opportunity to identify potential funding sources for their programs or projects.

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Informational articles and interactive, nonfiction multimedia for students of all ages.

JSTOR database

JSTOR provides full-text access to more than 12 million journal articles, books, images, and primary sources in 75 disciplines. 

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Gale Kids Infobits contains age-appropriate magazines for grades K-5. Also includes Merriam-Webster's Elementary Dictionary, maps, flags, seals, charts, graphs, and videos to support STEM topics.

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Resource for students in grades 6 to 8. Offers magazines, newspapers, primary sources, and videos on a variety of topics. Supports national and state curriculum standards in language arts, social studies and science.

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*World Book Online

 An engaging, verified, and trustworthy digital resource for grades pre-K through high school.