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NEW! World Book Online
Coming August 14, 2023

Please have your Ridgefield Park Public Library card ready. 

Don't have a card?  Click here to request one.


With your Ridgefield Park Public Library card,
you have access to the following World Book Online Databases:

  • World Book Early Learning: Designed for Pre-K and Kindergarten students, this site includes educational games and videos that teach Early Learning Basics, including letters, numbers, and real-world topics.

  • World Book Kids: Elementary school students can learn and play at the same time, with over 50 interactive games across 5 subject areas, access to thousands of biographies, tools to compare and contrast animals, and so much more!

  • World Book Discover: Discover is ideal for reluctant readers and ESL students. It allows students to modify the reading level of encyclopedia articles, as well as have articles read aloud to them.

  • World Book Student: Tailored for students in elementary and middle schools, Student includes all the articles from the print versions of the World Book Encyclopedia, plus thousands of additional articles, learning resources, and research tools

  • World Book Timelines: Want to learn about important points in history? Timelines provides students access to hundreds of historical timelines. In addition, students can build their own timelines from scratch.

Additional Academic Databases for Children through BCCLS


Explora Primary Schools

Designed for elementary school students, students can look up articles and facts for research papers, class projects, or homework from the world’s leading magazines and reference books.


NoveList K-8 

A database about books specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. 


Primary Search

A full-text database providing popular children’s magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedic entries and a vast image collection.

Disclaimer: As with all material to be used with young readers, we recommend previewing a site and the stories carefully before using it with kids.

Updated by Ms. Ariel 8/14/23

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