Youth Research Resources
Lester Public Library offers a number of databases and research tools geared toward the information needs of children and teens. Most of these resources are available 24/7 and require a valid Wisconsin library card to access.
Searchasaurus is a child safe search engine. It provides a safe environment for children to learn about Animals, Art & Music, Health, History, People & Places, Science & Math, as well as read stories.
To get started with Searchasaurus, click here.
NoveList K-8 is a database about books specifically for younger readers. It’s the perfect tool to find a new book when you’ve read everything by your favorite author, if you need to find the next book in a series, or if you just see what other kids are reading.
To visit NoveList K-8, click here.
If you’re studying for an exam, we can help! You can study for the 4th grade standardized tests, practice math skills, test your reading comprehension or study for your college entrance exams any time you want, even when the library is closed. You must use Internet Explorer/Edge to make this software work correctly.
Select an age group:
BadgerLink provides online access to printed magazines, newspapers, articles and databases not available through regular search engines such as Google. These authoritative resources are perfect for reports and homework.
Please select the grade level you need:
Digital Library Kids Portal
Wisconsin’s Digital Library offers a wide selection of downloadable ebooks for children and young adults. Choose from non-fiction, fiction, graphic novels, audiobooks and more!
To visit the Digital Library Kids Portal, click here.