Training Resources

Training and curriculum resources on this page can be used to support school, library and home instruction. and provide resources for teachers and librarians to provide their own training:

OnGuard Online: Government website that offers free online security tips and resources for individuals, educators, and parents, as well as videos and games to improve digital literacy and enhance online safety.

Disclaimer: Not responsible for any content on this site or recommend for fee services that may be linked off the site.


  • eBook Public Library Collection – Find over 33,000 downloadable eBooks that includes fiction and non-fiction titles for both adults and juveniles. A wide range of subjects and topics are covered including self-help, Health & Fitness, Games, Crafts & Hobbies, Cooking, Family, Marriage and Religion. All titles have unlimited simultaneous access so no waiting on holds!*

Online Picture Books

  • Tumblebooks – TumbleBooks online, animated talking picture books. TumbleBook Library is available to Missouri Public Libraries through LSTA funds administered by the Missouri State Library.*

Newspapers, Magazines, and Research Information

  • EBSCO – Access to over 15 different databases covering a wide array of materials and information for all age levels and research needs.*

Homework Help

  • Explora – Elementary – Designed specifically for elementary school students. Find age appropriate magazine articles, encyclopedias, online books and topic overviews.*
  • Explora – Middle and High School – A wide range of materials to support secondary school student research needs. Find online books, magazines, newspapers, Peer Reviewed journals and science related materials.*
  • LearningExpress Library – Free, online practice tests for ESL and basic skills improvement practice tests for elementary, middle and high school in reading, writing and math. Also find SAT, ACT Advanced Placement, HiSET and ASVAB among hundreds more.*
  • Read it! – Read It! is designed for middle and high school students and adults who have a basic foundation in English grammar and reading but need adapted reading material for a variety of subjects. It offers resources to help build background knowledge, conduct research and improve study skills.*


  • Consumer Health Complete – CHC provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.

Genealogy & Missouri History

  • HeritageQuest – Delivers an essential collection of genealogical and historical sources to help you research your family tree.
  • Missouri Digital Heritage – Access a rich archive of information about the history of Missouri and local communities. Included are educational resources like classroom curricula accessible through this website.

Additional Resources

*Note: This site requires an account that has been created through your local school, public library or higher education institution.