Other Student Resources

ABC Mouse 

The Alameda Free Library has been offering access to ABC Mouse at our library computers, but now you and your child can access ABCmouse from home.  ABCmouse Early Learning Academy’s award-winning curriculum is guided and designed by a highly experienced team of educators and other learning experts who have comprehensive knowledge of research-based principles of effective education for children. ABCmouse has become a highly valued supplemental resource that assists teachers by supporting the achievement of widely accepted standards for young learners.

Use this link to checkout ABCmouse for 4 weeks. 

First time checking out ABCmouse at home?  Follow the ABCmouse Quick Guide for Parentsto get you started.


Ancient and Medieval History Online

Ancient and Medieval History Online explores the pre-modern world with in-depth focus on Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, Rome, Africa, Europe, the Americas, and Asia. This database for older students (upper elementary through high-school) includes biographies, timelines, images, maps, charts and topic-centered tabls enabling students to focus on an era or specific subject.


California Fact Cards

Find information about California here. You can search for information on California Explorers, Native Tribes, Missions and Mission Life, Ranchos, Govenors and general California History by Decades.


Evaluating Information

Use this link to help you evaluate whether or not you are using authoritative resources for your research project. These resources were put together by the American Library Association and can also help you in determining real news from "fake" news.


Live Homework Help

Connect one-on-one with tutors; for grades 4-12 and college intro. Math, Science, English & Social Studies - Spanish language tutors available.


  Teacher Resources

Designed to assist teachers in crafting targeted lessons, the Curriculum Standards module contains more than 1,050 standards alligned to the curriculum of U.S. states, the U.S. Common Core State Standards Initiative and Canadian provinces.