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Local Information:


Library Resources:

  • VALNet Catalog - Our OPAC (Online Patron Access Catalog) is the catalog of books, government documents and media available through our library consortium, VALNet (Valley Automated Library Network).
  • EBSCO Database - This is a full-text database where you can find magazine and newspaper articles from hundreds of sources.
  • INFOTRAC Database - Infotrak is also a full-text database with magazine/newspaper articles. There will be some overlap between Infotrak and Ebsco, so like all search engines, which one is better is simply a matter of personal taste. We suggest you try both. To log in to Infotrak you will need to type in the first five numbers of your library card as your password.
  • LiLI Home Page - Libraries Linking Idaho. Our electronic link to Idaho libraries.
  • Librarians' Index to the Internet - This is a very large reference site for whatever you may want to find. A good place to start any search.
  • National Education Association - NEA's web site offers parents, teachers and students -- everyone interested in creating great public schools -- a place to find information on elementary, secondary or higher education.


Kid's Links:

  • Fox Kids - Games & Activities
  • Lego - Games & Activities
  • Nickelodeon - Games & Activities
  • ToonDisney - Games & Activities
  • Ask for Kids - Search Engine
  • ALA Cool Site for Kids - Includes links to sites for homework help, reference and educational games.
  • Book Adventure - Book Adventure is a FREE reading motivation program for children in grades K-8. Children create their own book lists from over 5,400 recommended titles, take multiple choice quizzes on the books they've read offline, and earn points and prizes for their literary successes.
  • KinderStart - Storytime & Craft Ideas
  • Preschool Education - Storytime & Craft Ideas
  • Pauly's Playhouse - Games and activities for children 3 and up.


Our Favorites:

  • AARP - The American Association of Retired Person's website contains many informative articles on a variety of different subjects, including computer and technology, health & wellness, legislation, learning, money, and travel & leisure.
  • BayCon - Provides a number of free computer and educational tutorials.
  • eBay - Largest online auction service - links to Technology Center's page.
  • Hallmark - Free source for email cards.
  • Ask - Search Engine
  • DogPile - Search Engine
  • Google - Search Engine
  • Yahoo - News & Celebrity Gossip
  • MSN - News
  • - Listing of elementary and private schools nationwide.
  • Trulia - Trulia provides comprehensive real estate guides with up-to-date information about housing prices, real estate trends, market activity, and neighborhood information (schools, crime, community info).
  • Affordable Colleges Foundation - An organization dedicated to providing free higher education tools for current and future college students and their families.


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208 S Main St, PO Box 386
Pierce, ID 83546
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