August 2020
Learn at Home with Library Resources
Digital Access Card for StudentsAccess
Student Library Cards
The Hancock County Public Library has issued digital-only access numbers to all students with a school portal.*

Their digital access number allows students to use the library's research databases and digital downloads from both school and home.

*Homeschool students may apply for a full access, traditional card at the library.
Brainfuse: Online Tutoringtutor
Unsure of how to help your child find the answer?

Our "Brainfuse HelpNow" service has live, online tutors for all grade levels available every day from 2-11 p.m.

They'll even give advice on writing assignments.

As with all library services, tutoring is free.
Three Great Ways to Readread
To find items on this list, go to the "KIDS" tab on our website, then "SCHOOL RESOURCES":
     are digital collections in OverDrive that display content by age group. Download and read offline. 
  2. NOVELIST helps kids & teens find books that are just right for their reading level and interests.
  3. TUMBLEBOOKS library takes existing picture books and adds animation, sound, music and narration. Each story comes with puzzles and games that enhance reading comprehension.
Home Deliverydelivery
Home Delivery
If a situation prevents you from visiting the library, ask us about contact-less home delivery from the bookmobile.

We'll safely pick up and drop off your library materials.
Get a Stack of Booksstack
Stack of Books
Just need a big stack of books for your kids?

Tell us what you're looking for, and our librarians will gather a collection for you.
Think Outside the Booksdata
Your library card gives you access to reliable databases for your research projects. Here are just a few:
  • CULTURE GRAMS provides current information on over 200 countries and each US state (elementary to high school levels).
  • WORLD BOOK ONLINE includes current headline news, videos, a biography center, virtual tours, and a citation builder along with the entire World Book Encyclopedia (elementary to high school levels).
  • EXPLORA (Elementary | Middle | Educators) interface lets users easily search across a range of sources.
  • CQ RESEARCHER features in-depth, authoritative reports on political and social-policy issues extending back a decade (middle school grades and up).

Click below for a printable overview list of our digital resources or go directly to the research page.

For elementary students, go to the "KIDS" tab on our website, then "SCHOOL RESOURCES."
Ask Us!ask
Having trouble finding what you're looking for? Get help with research, ask for reading recommendations, or chat with us.
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