K-12 Connections

Beginning readers, homework help and tutoring, skill-building, and college test preparation. Find it all on K-12 Connections.

Some of these resources ask for a Huntsville-Madison County Public Library card to use them. If you don't have a library card yet, click below to get started!

Ready, Set, Kindergarten is a 10 week program that aims to help your 3-5 year old in exploring and practicing the skills needed to ensure a smooth transition into Kindergarten.

PreK-Elementary Resources

BookFlix

*Needs a library card. 

  • For PreK to grade 3 learners
  • Online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction from Children's Press and other trusted Scholastic imprints

Homework Alabama

*Needs a library card. If you are having trouble accessing Homework Alabama and Tutor.com, please enter this code as your Library Card Number: APLS

  • Free homework help and tutoring through Tutor.com
  • Worksheets, learning games, and flashcard activities

Hoopla Digital

*Needs a library card

  • Thousands of ebooks and audiobooks to check out
  • Includes access to The Highlights Collection, Stories for Children in Spanish, Hellosaurus, and more
  • Teachers and guardians can turn on Kids mode using the slider on the main page

PebbleGo

  • Direct access on the Alabama Virtual Library
  • Provides interactive articles on animals and science
  • Hundreds of ebooks from Capstone Interactive, with fiction, nonfiction, graphic novels, and Spanish language titles

PBS LearningMedia

 

  • Explore free standards-aligned videos, games, and activities
  • Teachers can create lessons, sync with Google Classroom, and manage classes and assignments

Britannica Elementary

  • Direct access on the Alabama Virtual Library
  • Built for PreK-2 early learners
  • Students can explore biographies, pictures and videos, and articles
  • Up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant content

Middle School Resources

   

Britannica Middle School

  • Direct access on the Alabama Virtual Library
  • Up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant content covering various topics
  • News of the day, primary sources, images, biographies, atlases, and videos

TeachingBooks

  • Direct access on the Alabama Virtual Library
  • Meet authors and illustrators with exclusive movies and recordings
  • Support assignments about books and author studies
  • Find the right book for you

Hoopla Digital

*Needs a library card

  • Ebooks and audiobooks
  • Movies and TV, including Great Courses and Curiosity Stream
  • Comics and manga
  • Music
  • Teachers and guardians can turn on Kids mode using the slider on the main page

    LearningExpress Library

    • Skills improvement resources for middle school math, language arts, social studies
    • High school entrance exams prep

    Homework Alabama

    *Needs a library card. If you are having trouble accessing Homework Alabama and Tutor.com, please enter this code as your Library Card Number: APLS

    • Free homework help and tutoring through Tutor.com
    • Worksheets, learning games, and flashcard activities

    Valley Digital Library (Libby)

    *Needs a library card

    • Ebooks and audiobooks
    • Download the Libby app to listen and read anywhere

    High School Resources

    Homework Alabama

    *Needs a library card. If you are having trouble accessing Homework Alabama and Tutor.com, please enter this code as your Library Card Number: APLS

    • Free omework help and online tutoring through Tutor.com
    • Study resources and test prep tools
    • Career prep and resume reviews

    Hoopla Digital


    *Needs a library card

    • Ebooks and audiobooks
    • Movies and TV, including Great Courses and Curiosity Stream
    • Comics and manga
    • Music

    LearningExpress Library

    • ACT, SAT, and AP prep
    • Job and career tools
    • Tutorials and practice resources for high school subjects

    Alabama Virtual Library

    • Encyclopedias and dictionaries
    • Human body atlas
    • Research and reference sources for multiple subjects
    • Foreign language learning
    • Reading guides and book lists

    NoveList Plus

    *Needs a library card

    • Find your next book
    • Recommended reading lists
    • Read-a-likes

    ChiltonLibrary

    • Step-by-step service and repair procedures, and labor estimating tool.
    • Vacuum diagrams.
    • Wiring diagrams to help explain system operation.
    • Close-up photographs and illustrations.
    • ASE test prep quizzes for the most popular certification exams

    Kanopy

    *Needs a library card

    • Movies, TV, and documentaries
    • Instructional films and lessons
    • Content from the BBC, PBS, Great Courses, and more

    The Lede from The Huntsville Times

    *Needs a library card

    • Current articles from The Lede
    • Digital archive includes articles going back to 1991

    Valley Digital Library (Libby)

    *Needs a library card

    • Ebooks and audiobooks
    • Download the Libby app to listen and read anywhere

    AccessScience

    • Direct access on the Alabama Virtual Library
    • Thousands of definitions from the McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms
    • 3,000 biographies of scientific figures
    • Case studies, briefings, videos, and more

    Opposing Viewpoints

    • Direct access on the Alabama Virtual Library
    • Credible facts and insight into today's most debated social and political issues
    • Viewpoints, reference articles, videos, and infographics

    Pronunciator

    • Direct access on the Alabama Virtual Library
    • Learn 163 languages with personalized courses, movies, and more
    • Daily lessons
    • Structured drills, quizzes, and audio lessons

    Britannica High School

    • Direct access on the Alabama Virtual Library
    • Up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant content covering various topics
    • News of the day, primary sources, images, biographies, atlases, and videos

    Black Freedom Struggle in the United States

    • Direct access on the Alabama Virtual Library
    • Access to primary source documents that are related to critical people and events in African American history.
    • Historical newspaper articles, pamphlets, diaries, correspondence, and more

    Teaching Books

    • Direct access on the Alabama Virtual Library
    • Meet authors and illustrators with exclusive movies and recordings
    • Support assignments about books and author studies
    • Find the right book for you