Lower School

Reading

Use our library catalog to find books, audiobooks, and DVDs. You can search by a word or words, a title, an author's name, a subject, or even a series title. Please ask a librarian if you do not find what you are looking for!



  • Digital Books & Audiobooks

Overdrive is a collection of ebooks and audiobooks selected by Waynflete librarians for Waynflete students. Log in by using your Waynflete google ID as your username and your library number as your password. Contact a librarian if you need help.

Follow this link to download the Overdrive app for your tablet or smartphone.


Tumblebooks is a collection of ebooks and read-alongs for early elementary grades. No login is necessary; just click the link.


  • Statewide Book Award Programs

Chickadee Award - Our Kindergarten through 3rd grade students participate in the Chickadee Award program, a children's choice book award program sponsored by The Maine Association of School Libraries. Nominee books are read aloud throughout the school year, and voting takes place at the end of March. The winner is announced in early April.

Maine Student Book Award - Students in 4th through 8th grade may participate in the MSBA program by reading at least three of the nominees. Voting takes place at the end of March, and the winner is announced in early April.


Research

  • Databases

If you use these research databases from home you'll be asked to login. You'll find a list of user names and passwords here.

Kids Infobits is a database of magazine, newspaper, and reference book articles about people, government, history, science, health, sports, geography, current events, the arts, and more. It is designed just for kids.

MARVEL For Kids is a collection of databases where you can find articles and pictures, search for flags, maps, animals, biographies and more.


  • Encyclopedias

World Book Online

Britannica Online K-12


  • Websites

Kiddle - Use this kid-friendly search engine to search the internet.

Word Central - Merriam-Webster's online dictionary/rhyming dictionary/thesaurus for kids.

Fact Monster - All-around general reference/research site.

National Geographic Kids - Like the magazine, this site has lots of great information about animals and nature, geography, and lots more.


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