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Art in the Public Domain

Copyright Free Music

Creative Commons for Copyright Free Images, music, media 

Flickr Images in the Public Domain 

Maps from the Library of Congress Copyright Free

Music in the Public Domain

Pics4Learning is a huge image library that is safe and free for student multimedia projects.

Pixabay offers millions of copyright free images

Safe Search Images are images that have been filtered for student use.

Wikimedia Free Media Files

Click on the links below for help with your homework.

Factmonster helps you find information about a variety of subjects ranging from weather facts to homework help to quizzes and games.

Jefferson Labs Science Education Site offers science and math homework help, video resources and educational games.

KhanAcademy offers video tutoring for math, science, economics, arts and humanities, computing, test prep and more.

Kidspoint includes book reviews, holiday information, self-quiz on books you read, homework help, program scrapbooks, an activity section and more.

New York Public Library’s site includes many booklists and an easy-to-use design.

MeL Learning Express offers middle school and high school skills improvement in math, writing and grammar, reading comprehension, social studies, and vocabulary and spelling.

Time for Kids Magazine offers news articles about many topics including the country, the world and trends.  Plus Time for Kids offers a homework help section.

We encourage students to check out books using the Destiny Library Online Catalog or come to the media center for assistance from Mrs. Aytes.  

8:05 AM – 3:15 PM: Regular library services are offered by Mrs. Aytes, Library Media Specialist, during school hours. Students will come to the Media Center from class individually, in small groups, or with their classroom teacher for library services and instruction.  The library media center is open most days during both recesses. 

Use the links below to conduct research or to write a research paper.

The CIA World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.

BibMe is a free bibliography generator.

Citation Machine will create free MLA citations for your paper.

Citefast free citation maker useful for manually creating difficult to cite bibliographies.

Encyclopedia Britannica Online offers research articles, multimedia resources and more.

Infoplease - A reference and learning site, combining the contents of an encyclopedia, a dictionary, an atlas and several almanacs loaded with statistics, facts, and historical records.

The Library of Congress in the largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, newspapers, maps and manuscripts.

Library Kids Page is a homework center with more than 500 sites, the Beverly Cleary Sculpture site and the Library Joke of the Month (usually a groaner),

Michigan eLibrary (MeL) provides all Michigan residents with free access to online full-text articles, full-text books, digital images, and other valuable research information at any time via the Internet. Databases recommended for student research are:

MeL Kids offers resources and educational interests for students k-8.

Merriam-Webster Dictionary - Aside from the wonderful access to the dictionary, this site offers words games and a word for the day.  

MLA Formatting Guide - Create a Works Cited list for your research from Purdue Owl.

The Purdue Writing Lab offers free resources for writing and teaching writing including grammar, punctuation, research and more.

Smart History covers the history of art and enriches the social studies curriculum with information sorted by essays, cultures and themes.

Middle School Book Lists

Young Adults and Teens Book List compiled by the American Library Association

School Library Journal Tween Book List

Library Catalog

Destiny Library is our school library catalog, sign in to view your account, place a hold, create lists, make recommendations, checkout/download digital books.

Common Sense Media

Common Sense Media helps families make smart media choices. We offer the largest, most trusted library of independent age-based and educational ratings and reviews for movies, games, apps, TV shows, websites, books, and music.

Common Sense Book Reviews