Resources

Welcome! We hope you find whatever it is you are looking for - a bit of information, a resource, a great new book, and more!  If you need help, please ask a librarian.

Overdrive & Library Database

SF Day has teamed up with other independent schools in the Bay Area to get Overdrive. Now you can read eBooks from kindergarten to adult titles on virtually any device, including your phone, tablet, or computer. You'll need your library username and password - please see a librarian if you don't have one.

Login to Overdrive today and happy reading!


View our library database, check out eBooks, and more!

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Booklists & Recommendations

2018 ALA Award Winners

2018 Newbery Award Winners

2018 Caldecott Medal Winners


Biblionasium
Social reading community for students, educators, and parents

Research Databases

We have several research databases both general and grade-level specific. The following username and password will work for all of the links below.

Username: sfday

Password: databases

 

General research

BrainPop
Videos and information on a variety of subjects

Britannica School
Encyclopedia articles, multimedia, games, and other learning resources

CultureGrams
Current country reports on 200 cultures around the world

GALE Student resources in context

GALE Research in context

GALE US History in context

GALE World History in context

GALE Science in context

GALE Opposing viewpoints in context

Kids Discover
Research information on a variety of subjects

Kids InfoBits
Research information on a variety of subjects

Nat Geo Kids
National Geographic tailored for students

Time for Kids
Journalism tailored for students

 

Literary research

Etymology Dictionary
Explanations of what our words meant and how they sounded 600 or 2,000 years ago

Oxford English Dictionary
Guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words--past and present--from across the English-speaking world

 

Image search

Britannica Image Quest
Access to millions of images