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Open Culture – Free Cultural & Educational Resources for Children

Open Culture is a free repository of cultural and educational resources on the web. You can find free online courses, free movies, free ebooks, free audiobooks, free language courses, and more!

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Check out their K-12 Educational resource page for selections geared towards students and teachers. The Wizard of Oz, The Chronicles of Narnia, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, and Anne of Green Gables are but a small selection of free texts available. Check out lesson resources for math, history, science, geography, art, etc.

It is an excellent resource for students, parents, and educators!

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Library of Congress – Digital Collection

logo-locThe Library of Congress serves as the de facto national library for the United States. As such, it is a repository of important historical collections of various media available to the public. While most people are aware that the Library of Congress is a free resource for citizens to use, they do not access due to the fact that it is located in Washington D.C. However, the Library of Congress has many online resources, including an entire repository of Digital Collections. Individuals can access maps, images, recordings, and more via the online digital repository. Librarians have also organized much of the material into various topical collections to help navigate through the content. Be sure to check out their Digital Collection here.