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Discover & Go: Visit Museums for Free

Get free and discounted passes to museums, science centers, and more! You just need your library card and PIN. Go to discover.santacruzpl.org and discover the more than 30 places you can go!


Learn a New Language with Little Pim Little Pim

Want to learn a new language? Use this fun multimedia program to start learning Spanish, French, German--or a variety of other languages! Try out Little Pim today!

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Online Research for kids

PebbleGo PebbleGo

Beginning researchers can find information about animals, earth and space, biography and social studies at PebbleGo.

PowerKnowledge Databases Powerknowledge

Kids in grades 3-6 can explore science topics at PowerKnowledge Earth and Space Science, PowerKnowledge Life Science, and PowerKnowledge Physical Science.

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Brainfuse HelpNow offers live online tutoring for elementary, middle school and high school students. Writing a paper? Send your paper to a tutor and receive a response within 24 hours. Maestros en español disponible.

Social Studies Fact Cards: California Edition

Fact Cards are quick reference resources for students grades 4 through 8. For the past ten years, printed Fact Cards have been used extensively in California elementary and middle schools. Now this information is available online!

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We've got books and ideas that will get you started with many Frequently Assigned School Topics! Take a look at the list below and learn about...

Did You Know?

Sleepy feet

"The relationship between ants and aphids has long been seen as mutually beneficial: the ants protect aphids from predators such as ladybugs, and the aphids secrete honeydew, a sweet, nutritious liquid that the ants drink. But it turns out that some aphid-farming ants have a not-so-nice way of making sure ..." [More]

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