RESOURCES

 

DATABASES

MAIN Online Digital Resources - Access all of MAIN's digital offerings in one spot.

Talking Book & Braille Center -State library services for the visually & hearing impaired, including Talking Books.

 
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HOW TO RENEW YOUR MATERIALS ONLINE

1. Visit the M.A.I.N. website at catalog.mainlib.org or by clicking the "My Library Account" icon at the top of our web page.

2. Click on "My Account" and select "Items Out/Renewals."

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. Enter your library card number and PIN number.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4. Check the boxes next to the items you would like to renew and click "Renew Selected Items." Or, click "Renew All Items" to renew everything.

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HELPFUL LINKS FOR CHILDREN

 

Homework Help

Cool Math
http://www.coolmath4kids.com

Fact Monster
Homework help for different subjects, including: geography, history, language arts, math, science, and social studies.

http://www.factmonster.com/homework

Jumpstart
Reading comprehension games for kids.

http://www.jumpstart.com

Math Help for Parents & Kids
http://mathatube.com

Starfall's Learn to Read with Phonics
http://www.starfall.com

Fun Sites

Fun Brain
Math and reading video-like games like math baseball and Mad Libs Junior.

http://www.funbrain.com/

Highlights Kids
This classic magazine has a great site where kids can read stories, play games, and learn new things.

http://www.highlightskids.com

National Geographic Kids
Games, videos, information, cool photos, and more will keep your kids engaged and learning on this educational site.

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/

National Geographic Little Kids
National Geographic Little Kids features games, crafts and recipes, science, videos, and animal information. Great for kids age 5 and under.

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/littlekids/

NGA Kids (National Gallery of Art)
This website gives kids art information and activities from the National Gallery of Art.

http://www.nga.gov/kids/kids.htm

Spatulatta
Get into cooking on this kid-friendly cooking website with lots of videos and recipes.

http://www.spatulatta.com

Whyville
Tweens hang out in Whyville to play learning games and socialize.

http://www.whyville.net

Wonderopolis
Discover a new wonder each day. Wonders are amazing facts and intriguing questions such as: Why are they called Lava Lamps? What Badger has a sweet tooth?

http://wonderopolis.org

Games for Kids

Barbie
http://www.barbie.com

Cartoon Network
http://www.cartoonnetwork.com

Disney
http://games.disney.com

Nick Jr.
http://www.nickjr.com

PBS Kids
http://pbskids.org

Puzzle Choice
http://www.puzzlechoice.com/pc/Puzzle_Choicex.html

Scholastic
http://www.scholastic.com

Sesame Street
http://www.sesamestreet.org/games

Seussville
http://www.seussville.com

Thomas the Tank Engine
http://www.thomasandfriends.com

HELPFUL LINKS FOR TEENS

 

Driving Tests

Free Driver Education Program

Your driver education program contains the following state-specific information:

 

- 11 car practice tests

 

- 9 motorcycle practice tests

 

- 12 CDL (commercial driver’s license) practice tests

 

- 3 online driver’s manuals (car, motorcycle, CDL)

 

- A FAQ ;section with detailed answers to over 100 DMV-related questions


http://lincolnparklib.driving-tests.org

HELPFUL LINKS FOR COLLEGE BOUND 

College Board
Get connected to your college. Find official college planning and preparation tools to help you succeed.

http://www.collegeboard.org/

The College Network
Since 1992 The College Network and its partner universities have provided accessible educational programs for individuals seeking degrees or professional certificates, entirely through distance learning.

http://www.collegenetwork.com

College Scholarships
This free guide offers resources and tips to help you find college scholarships and other financial aid.
http://www.collegescholarships.org/

FAFSA
Electronically submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). All students interested in financial aid for college will need to complete this form.

http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/

Federal Student Aid
Get ready for college or career school, learn about federal student aid and how to apply using the FAFSA, and get information on repaying student loans.

http://studentaid.ed.gov

FINAID
FinAid, The SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid, is the most comprehensive free resource for objective and unbiased information, advice, and tools relating to financial aid.

http://www.finaid.org/

Peterson’s
Provides data on over 4,000 colleges, universities and graduate programs. Also provides financial aid information and test preparation resources.

http://www.petersons.com

Princeton Review
The Princeton Review offer test preparation programs for all major admissions exams, including the SAT, SAT Subject Tests, AP Exams, MCAT, LSAT, GMAT, GRE, and many others.

http://www.princetonreview.com/

Student Site for the ACT
Information on ACT test dates, test prep, college planning, and financial aid options.

http://www.actstudent.org/

U.S News & World Report
Rankings for colleges, graduate schools, and online education programs.

http://www.usnews.com/rankings

HELPFUL LINKS FOR PARENTS

Education.com
Provides activities, worksheets, videos, expert advice and a school directory to give parents information and ideas to help kids reach their full potential.

http://www.education.com

Family Fun Magazine
http://www.parents.com/familyfun-magazine/

 

HELPFUL LINKS FOR JOB HUNTERS

 

Job Search Engines:

CareerBliss
http://www.careerbliss.com/

Doostang
http://doostang.com

HERC (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
http://www.hercjobs.org/

HigherEd Jobs: Jobs in Higher Education
http://www.higheredjobs.com

Indeed
http://www.indeed.com

Monster
http://www.monster.com

New Jersey Civil Service Commission
http://www.nj.gov/csc/seekers/jobs/announcements/

Simply Hired
http://www.simplyhired.com

 


Job Fairs:

New Jersey Department of Labor & Workforce Development
http://lwd.state.nj.us/WorkForceDirectory/jobfair.jsp

 


Resume Help:

Monster.com: Resume Writing Help
http://career-advice.monster.com

 

Purdue Online Writing Lab: Resumes
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/section/6/23/