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Biblioteca Tumble (TumbleBooks)

Libros ilustrados, rompecabezas, juegos y concursos de preguntas y respuestas para niños en línea.

Britannica Escolar

Un recurso para estudiantes para hacer busquedas y examinar informacion en enciclopedias, revistas, videos y sitios web.*

Dragonsource Qikan

Chinese language magazines database. Top 100 titles, includes issues from 1999-present. *

Enciclopedia Moderna

Explore la Enciclopedia Moderna, una fuente de conocimiento autorizado y confiable con miles de artfculos en un amplio rango de temas.*

Fuente Academica

Provides the full-text of Spanish language scholarly journals.  Ofrece articulos academicos completos.*

Mango Languages

Mango prepares learners for realistic conversations and communication in over 70 world languages including English. To get started, select Sign Up, register with your valid MyLink card number and PIN, then create an account with your email address and a password.*


Full-text Spanish language collection of medical research and investigative journals.*

New York Times Online (In-Library Use)

Enjoy access to today's basic online edition of The New York Times newspaper in English, Spanish, or Chinese, or search recent and historical digitalized editions while visiting any Houston Public Library location. (To create an account, sign up with your email and create a password. Must be 13 & up to register.) *

New York Times Online (Remote Access)

Enjoy 72-hours of access to today's basic online edition of The New York Times newspaper in English, Spanish, or Chinese, or search recent and historical digitalized editions. To access, click Redeem, then create an account with your email address and a password, then confirm the code redemption that you will receive in your email account to begin access. (Must be 13 & up to register.) *

Primary Search

Articles from children's magazines and pamphlets; designed for the elementary school student.*

Referencia Latina

This full-text Spanish-language database covers a broad array of subjects from a variety of sources, including reference books, general interest magazines and health reports. Daily updates ensure availability of the most current articles from a dozen prominent newspapers and newswires from 8 Latin American countries.*

Salud en Espanol

Consumer Health Complete database of health information in Spanish.*


OCLC FirstSearch provides a catalog of library materials owned by libraries around the world. Includes ability to search for books in Spanish, French, Arabic, Japanese, Korean, and Chinese (traditional and simplified).*

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Aprende Libre

Ofrece lecciones de tecnologia, ingles, matematicas, y vida diaria.

Autism Speaks

Nationally recognized organization providing information about autism and autism spectrum disorders, resource guides on specific topics, and a state-by-state service directory. Includes information in Spanish.

BBC World Service

Offers news and audio in multiple languages.

Colorin Colorado!

Colorin Colorado is a free web-based, bilingual service that provides information, activities, and advice for educators and Spanish-speaking families of English language learners (ELLs, also known as students of English as a second language).

FEMA Informacion Sobre Inundaciones

Federal Emergency Management Agency information in Spanish about floods and flooding.

El portal oficial en español del Gobierno de los EE. UU.

KidsHealth (en español)

Consejos, artículos, presentaciones de diapositivas, videos y herramientas de salud revisados ​​por médicos sobre cientos de temas físicos, emocionales y de comportamiento desde antes del nacimiento hasta la adolescencia. Secciones separadas para padres, niños, adolescentes y educadores. De Nemours, un sistema de salud infantil sin fines de lucro.

Law directory that allows you to search lawyer/law firm or area of law.

MedlinePlus: Informacion de salud para usted

MedlinePlus es el portal de Internet de la Biblioteca Nacional de Medicina de informacion de salud para el publico. Information is also available in other languages.

Social Security Online

Information in English and Spanish on benefits and regulations.

USA Learns

Offers lessons in English and Spanish emphasizing basic skills such as reading, writing, math, English language competency and problem-solving.


Online translating dictionaries from English to French, Spanish, German, Italian and Russian with links to dictionaries of additional languages.

Find a bilingual, multilingual or specialized dictionary from a list of over 600 dictionaries.