Resources– The ABCMouse site is easy to navigate, colorful, and encouraging — and excellent way to introduce the youngest computer users to online learning. From the colorful kindergarten classroom homepage and learning zoo, to interactive books and songs, there are so many choices here that most pre-K children will be able to come back to this site and find something new to do and learn every time.

Action Reading FUNdamentals– Our home phonics tutorial is easy to use. Begin by watching the 40 minute Overview Video. Then go to Lesson 1 and start the instruction process. From the navigation menu or using guide arrows move to each audio track completing the activities. Follow through the 7 sets of lessons. We have provided pdf files for viewing or printing worksheets and equivalent automated worksheets to accomplish on screen. Encourage your student to write the letters and words with a pencil on paper as they proceed. User-tclibrary Pass-Fundamentals19!

American Library Association – The American Library Association (ALA) is the oldest and largest library association in the world, providing association information, news, events, and advocacy resources for members, librarians, and library users.

The Civil War Governors of Kentucky Digital Documentary Edition (CWGK) is a freely-accessible online collection of historical documents associated with the chief executives of the state, 1860-1865. CWGK is about far more than the five governors, though. The project records the diverse and largely unknown lives of tens of thousands of Kentuckians, and opens new windows onto the local and personal Civil War stories that have been overlooked.

Driver’s License Information- Read the updated 2024 Kentucky Driver’s Manual and it’s Audio version. CDL  Manual.  Kentucky Driver Licensing options. REAL ID KY pdf.

DuoLingo – Learning with Duolingo is fun and addictive. Earn points for correct answers, race against the clock, and level up. Our bite-sized lessons are effective, and we have proof that it works.

Get Ready to Read! – This segment of the National Center for Learning Disabilities’ has information and early literacy activities for children with learning disabilities.

Library of Congress – The Library of Congress provides research material and an updated database on virtually every topic from within the Library’s universal collection.

Livemocha – Livemocha offers free online language learning, lessons, and other language learning activities in 35 languages.

Scholastic –  This site offers quality, affordable books and entertaining and engaging educational materials and media to help children learn to read and love to learn

This Cob HouseThis Cob House is revitalizing ancient building methods for use in modern construction. Earth masonry materials are perfect for our current times, and they offer some of the best solutions to our growing consumption and environmental problems.


Online Libraries – 25 Places to Read Free Books Online

Beyond The Horizon: Blazing a Trail Toward Learner-Centered School Quality Systems  -Moving schools away from the test and toward our children learning.

Consumer Math for Real Life – A Biblical view of real life math.

The Lost Ways – “The Lost Ways is a comprehensive guide to surviving and thriving in the face of worst-case scenarios, taking you back to the self-sufficient principles and practices of our ancestors. With 432 pages of detailed, color illustrations, this eBook prepares you for a life without modern conveniences like electricity, refrigeration, and technology. It equips you with the skills and knowledge needed to survive in the absence of a hyperactive law enforcement, grocery stores and all the other comforts of modern life. This guide is not just a survival manual but a blueprint for living a fulfilling life in the face of natural disasters, famines, economic breakdowns, and even an Electro Magnetic Pulse. Get ready to embrace the simplicity and resilience of the past with The Lost Ways.”

Project Gutenberg – Offers over 42,000 free ebooks: choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online.

Still Singing: Hymn Stories for Every Season – Learning about hymns through study and questions.

Unspoil Your Child – Raising entitled kids? Learn how to reteach your child values that will benefit the community as a whole.

Woodworking Projects-You will get instant access to the largest woodworking resource available online with over 16000 ‘done for you’ woodworking plans.

40 Woodworking Plans – Read about the basics of woodworking and access building plans. And Folding Bench Picnic Table Plans – available

Websites for Kids

A list of 20 Educational Websites for Kids – These hand-picked educational websites for kids offer online teaching games, printables, videos and so much more.

The 100 Best Educational Websites And Online Resources For Kids– Look up stuff, watch cool videos, and play with friends anytime and anywhere with a few clicks and keystrokes.

Fun Learning – Learning games can be everything from informative to flat-out hilarious and everything in between.

Handwriting for Kids – Find fun handwriting worksheets to complete with your child.

Kids Know It –  Making education fun and free. Free educational Websites For the young, and the young at heart.

The Kidz Page – Hundreds of free kids games, puzzles, activities, coloring pages, clip art & more for children, families, parents, teachers… Kids of all ages are invited to play!

Mission US – Learn History

Storyline Online – Online stories and downloadable activities made available by the Screen Actors Guild

Typing Games – Free games for kids. A fun and fast way to improve your typing skill.

Wonderopolis -A cool site that offers a new fun fact every day. Answers are in-depth and educational with accompanying videos for the curious user.


  1. Do you have a family history department, or is that located in a different location of the city/county? Would you have contact information?

    Thanks in advance

    • We do have a Geneaglogy department. Our volunteer Genealogist is here on Mondays and Fridays from 2 to 4 if you have a specific request she could help you with.

  2. Would it be possble to check for an onituary for William Bowman who died in Todd County on January 20, 1958

    • We have a volunteer genealogist that comes on Monday and Friday from 2-4 if you would like to call the library and speak with her.

    • We do have obituraries from the Todd County Standard (our local newspaper) on file in our Genealogy section.

    • We do have a limited collection. You may want to call and speak with our librarians.

    • We do have Libby and Overdrive. When it asks you to sign in, you use your barcode number from your library card.

  3. I’m looking for information about a murder trial that was held in Elkton in the late 1950s or early 1960s. The defendant was Luther Reding from Guthrie. My father was on the jury and I remember him talking about it. Do you have anything about this trial or do you know where I might find it? I appreciate any help you can give me. Thank you

    • You may call our volunteer genealogist, she might have some information. She works Mondays and Fridays from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. (270)265-9071.

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