Public Library Resources

Public Library resources designed for use in K-5th grade and available online from home or school.

What databases are elementary level?

Explora-Primary Search is designed for elementary students.  Browse topics of interest or search for a topic of their choice.   Contains elementary school-appropriate magazines, encyclopedias, dictionaries, and images.  No ads.  Here is the list of magazines found in Explora for Primary Schools.

Novelist (in left sidebar choose age level) is an online readers' advisory for readers, teachers, and parents. 

Fact Monster has an online Almanac, Encyclopedia and Homework Help for all subjects.

How do I find it?

EXPLORA is provided by our local public library, Copiah-Jefferson Regional Library.  To use it follow these steps:

  1. Visit MAGNOLIA Databases (
  2. Click "Search Databases"
  3. Key in Username (get password from the librarian or teacher)
  4. Choose 'search databases' and then scroll down to Explora - Primary Schools. 

These databases can greatly enrich your knowledge.  They are provided free to all Mississippi residents and funded by the Mississippi Legislature!