For Teachers & Students

Get Help From Librarians

Call Denise 412-882-6622 (Whitehall Public Library)

  • To request materials.
  • To select project materials.
  • To schedule instructional sessions.

Websites You Can Trust

Click here for librarian-approved websites for teachers and students.
Salem’s The Fifty States is an online reference database with access to historical, geographical and statistical information about the 50 states.
Salem’s Critical Survey of Short Fiction is an online reference database with access to six volumes of The Critical Survey of Short Fiction.

Testing & Education

Testing & Education Reference Center is a source for students to search for colleges, take practice entrance exams, learn about financial aid and much more.
Edudemic – A resource for educators that provides useful information about integrating technology into the classroom.

Downloads for the Classroom

Find AR Books for School!

Searching for Accelerated Reader books is fun and easy with this free online tool. Find Reading levels and points at one convenient location.

Electronic Resources for Learning K-8

Novelist K-8 provides Information about more than 38,000 fiction and nonfiction titles for students in grades K-8. Full text reviews from professional journals and book talks for selected titles are available in this database.

Little Pim is an interactive online language learning program for children. Languages include: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish.

Bookflix pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction books, offering an engaging way to link fact and fiction, reinforce early reading skills and introduce children to a world of knowledge and exploration.

Tumblebooks adds animation, sound, music and narration to existing picture books, producing an electronic picture book which you can read or have read to you.

ScratchJr. teaches young children (ages 5-7) to program their own interactive stories and games, inspiring creativity and problem-solving. Download the app to ANY device today.