World Book Kids is a general reference website developed especially for kids. The site offers simple search and browse navigation, easy to read articles with embedded multimedia, thousands of illustrations, and a wealth of engaging activities.
Use World Book Kids for
- Just about any subject – Find thousands of easy-‐to-‐read articles, images and illustrations, as well as interactive games and activities.
- Games – Keeps kids engaged in research. Search by subject or game type. These educational games cover a variety of topics.
- Hands-‐on Activities – Keeps kids actively working using their hands and logic skills.
- Definitions – Double click on any word in an article and the World Book Dictionary will define it.
- State and Country information – The Atlas provides up-to-date, full-‐color maps of the world, continents, countries, states, provinces, and many cities.
Go there now: http://ohioweblibrary.org/db/worldbook-kids
Quick Start Guides & Tip Sheets
- Getting Started Guide (PDF) This one-page guide created by OPLIN is designed to get your patrons started.
Tutorials and Presentations
- World Book Kids Tutorial This page from World Book contains several helpful video tutorials.
- Promotional Database Graphics.These graphics are available to any Ohio public library to use, on a library's website or social media. No attribution required.
- World Book Online Web Graphics
- OPLIN graphics