Children and Young Adults in the Thompson Library

Welcome to the Frances Willson Thompson Library! As a visitor, you are able to use the library's resources in-house on a walk-in basis. 

Please remember that during normal school hours, all minors must have a permission slip from their school to come to the Thompson Library. Kids under 12 must be with an adult at all times. 

Below are some resources for our visitors from local K-12 schools. The Flint Public Library and Genesee District Library are also available to area students.

Resources for Elementary Students

eLibrary Elementary (bigchalk)-More than 130 magazines, newspapers, books, maps, images, web links, and audio/video titles, all selected for elementary school kids.

InfoTrac Kids InfoBits- Developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface, a subject-based topic tree search and full-text, age-appropriate, curriculum-related magazine, newspaper and reference content for information on current events and more.

KidSpace in the Internet Public Library- Information for research, fun stuff, a reading zone, as well as information for teachers and parents.

SIRS Discoverer Deluxe- articles from over 1600 magazines, newspapers and government documents from around the world.

 

Resources for Middle School and Junior High Students

InfoTrac Junior Edition-articles from magazines, newspapers and encyclopedias about current events and just about everything else.

SIRS Discoverer Deluxe- articles from over 1600 magazines, newspapers and government documents from around the world.

Teen Space in the Internet Public Library- Information to help you with life, school, friends, and work. You'll find articles written especially to help you solve problems, links to web sites you can use for homework, and a place to ask questions.

 

Resources for High School Students

InfoTrac Student Edition- get access to articles from magazines, newspapers and encyclopedias about current events and just about any other topic.

Teen Space in the Internet Public Library- Information to help you with life, school, friends, and work. You'll find articles written especially to help you solve problems, links to web sites you can use for homework, and a place to ask questions.