Ridgewood Library Media Program:

  • Teaches Information Literacy Skills
  • Promotes reading comprehension and literature appreciation
  • Provides a safe, instructional environment for conducting research
  • Maintains a collection of current resources that supports student-learning, curricular objectives, and reading for interest

Fox School District On-Line Library Catalog
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Reading Counts! Catalog of Quizzes
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Reading Counts


Local Catalogues

Reference and Research
  • EbscoHost Search popular magazines and newspapers for research
  • Library Spot Encyclopedias, maps, online dictionaries, more ...
  • Merriam-Webster online dictionary, thesaurus, and encyclopedia
  • Citation Creation creates a bibliographic citation in APA or MLA format
  • Citation Machine creates a bibliographic citation in APA or MLA format
  • NetSmartz-Internet safety for children, teens, parents, and educators
  • Symbaloo-Variety of internet links to enhance curriculum

Authors, Books, and More...
  • Scholastic Author & Illustrator Index
  • Scholastic Booktalks Book Discussion
  • Children's Authors Directory Links to author websites
  • Kidsreads provides a place to find out about new and favorite books, series, and authors. The site includes book reviews, excerpts (sometimes the entire book), author interviews, trivia games, word scrambles, and contests
  • Guysread provides good reads and reviews that appeal to guys
  • Teenreads provides good reads and reviews that appeal to teens
  • TeenThing provides Missouri Award Lists and other popular booklists
  • Teens Top Ten yearly lists of top Teen Picks from American Library Association
  • Books On Screen displays the recent movies playing on the big screen based on books
  • Classics Online free ebooks to download
  • Lexile Frameworks for Reading The Lexile Framework for Reading is a scientific approach to reading measurement that matches readers to text. The Lexile Framework measures both reader ability and text difficulty on the same scale, called the Lexile scale.