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Education: Resources for K-12 students

Resources on education topics for both educators and students.

 This page is to help students in K-12 classes find age-appropriate information. Find Children's Books online and in the library. Use credible Online Learning Resources and Databases from TEL for reliable resources suitable for school assignments and projects.

Children's books

Use these free collections to read books online without the need for a library card or an e-reader.

Award-winning children's literature is available on the shelves in Vol State's Thigpen Library in Gallatin. Search "Pioneer Search - In the Library" to find a specific title or author. Or browse the PZ section on the second floor of the library on the Gallatin campus.

These links connect you to the websites and catalogs for the public libraries in Sumner County. Links are arranged alphabetically by city name.

Use the following links to find a public library near you in Tennessee or Kentucky.

Online Learning Resources

These sites provide free online learning resources. An account may be needed to access certain features.

Databases from TEL for K-12

The Tennessee Electronic Library (TEL) is a virtual library that provides Tennesseans with access to over 400,000 electronic resources including magazines, scholarly journals, podcasts, videos, e-books, test preparation materials, and more. Here are a few databases appropriate for K-12 students. Go to TEL to see the complete list.