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A note to home users:
If you want to access NC LIVE from home, you will need your library card number. Once on the log-in page, choose Burke County Public Library and enter your entire library card number (no spaces) and your password/PIN (the same one your use for Overdrive/Libby and our NC Cardinal online catalog). Call or come by the library today for more information!

Kids

Resources for homework help and for fun, just for children and students.
Available for free through your Library!

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NC Live: Homework Help: A list of programs and databases to help with all your homework problems, through NC Live. It's Free! *

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Accelerated Reader Book Finder: This website has book lists and points values for Accelerated Reader
books. Kept updated and easy to use

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Learning Express: Practice tests and self-paced courses for students from 4th grade up. Math, reading, SAT, and ACT courses and more.This resource is accessed through NC Live. *

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NCpedia: NCpedia highlights North Carolina's unique resources, people and culture to enrich, educate and inform. The NCpedia project is coordinated and managed by the Government and Heritage Library at the State Library of North Carolina, part of the NC Department of Cultural Resources.

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Just for Kids Streaming: The Just for Kids Streaming Collection gives children - and their parents - a thoroughly kid-safe, advertisement-free media platform they can freely explore and enjoy. This resource is accessed through NC Live. *
* * If you want to access NC LIVE from home, you will need your library card number and password. Once on the log-in page, choose Burke County Public Library and enter your entire library card number (no spaces) and password. Call or come by the library today for more information!

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NC Kids Overdrive Video Collection: The North Carolina Public Library Directors Association (NCPLDA) together with OverDrive and the state of North Carolina has created a new digital resource sharing service for kids’ pre-K through 4th grade, NC Kids Digital Library. Thousands of eBooks, audiobooks, videos and Read-Alongs are now available to younger readers via 85 regional, county and municipal libraries in North Carolina through OverDrive’s digital reading platform. These materials are instantly available for every child, at home and everywhere. You just need your library card number, password, and internet access to get started!

How-To-Videos and Step-by-Step instructions for each device.

NC Kids Digital Library is sponsored by NCPLDA: NC Public Library Directors Association, NCGA: NC General Assembly, with assistance from State Library of NC a division of the Dept. of Natural and Cultural Resources and supported by an IMLS federal LSTA grant.

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e-iNC Overdrive Video Collection: The Burke County Public Library is now participating in Overdrive's Ebook and Audiobook collections. This collection also contains streaming videos. The videos include children's tv shows, how-tos, and full length movies. The collection will continue to grow each year. You just need your library card number, password, and internet access to get started!

How-To-Videos and Step-by-Step instructions for each device.

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Storyline Online: Have your Favorite Author Read a book to you! The Screen Actors Guild is proud to bring you Storyline Online, an on-line streaming video program featuring SAG members reading children's books aloud! Each book includes accompanying activities and lesson ideas. This program has been made possible by a waiver from the Screen Actors Guild.

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International Children's Digital Library: A nonprofit website created eight years ago by researchers at the University of Maryland at College Park, offers nearly 4,500 free children's books in 54 languages from more than 200 countries, complete with an iPad-friendly interface and an iPhone app.






Internet Safety

Internet Safety: a list of resouces about internet safety.