The Ruth Wallace Memorial Library

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Located on the campus of The Newton School, the RWM Library serves its students and staff, as well as members of the community of Strafford.

Simone Pyle, Library Media Specialist

Read our blog to see new books lists and other news!
More about me & the library

Search the library catalog! Username: RWML (no password)

Research Tools

The Gale family of  databases are an excellent resource for research, and can be accessed from anywhere–click the Vermont Online Library link for the complete list of  available resources.
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KidInfo
RIC
BIC
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Resources for Creative Projects

Find images & sound that are licensed for reuse, or in the public domain*

Images
Wikimedia Commons
Photos for Class
Pixabay
Library of Congress Images
Clipart Pal

Audio
Soundjay
Soundbible
Musopen
Free Music Archive
Archive.org
Library of Congress Recorded Sound Research Center

*Remember to give credit to the creator!


Internet Search Tips

Smart Searching on the World Wide Web
“10 Tips for Internet Searching” from TechRepublic

Citing Internet Resources


Fun With Coding!

Code.org
Scratch
ScratchJr
Codecademy
Hopscotch
Tynker
Daisy the Dinosaur

Get the database app!

Simone’s How-To Videos

Using Tagul to Create a Word Cloud.
Setting Up Your PLP Website.

Resources for Parents

“Just Right” Websites for Kids

Looking for fun and educational apps and games? Graphite.org, a service of Common Sense Media, offers picks and reviews!

Have a suggestion for a great online game for kids? Email it to Simone.

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