Science & Technology

  • AbdoZOOM Animals

    Young readers will explore 160 pages of fascinating and interactive animal content in depth! Animals can be easily filtered by geography, habitat, and classification. Topic tabs feature overviews, characteristics, life cycles, feeding habits, personality traits, history, and more. With read-along audio, beginning readers can go on an adventure with their favorite animals!

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  • AbdoZOOM STEAM

    Young readers can explore more than 100 topics through the lens of how they relate to Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. Each topic is broken down into sections about the five STEAM categories. Plus, a special art project helps spur creativity. With read-along audio and colorful pictures, this database is a great introduction into the wide world of STEAM!

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  • Gale Virtual Reference Library: Science Collection

    A collection of e-books, including the Gale Encyclopedia of Science, covering several scientific disciplines.

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  • Gale Virtual Reference Library: Technology Collection

    A collection of e-books on current technologies, including cloud computing and electric cars.

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  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)

    Learn relevant, professional skills on LinkedIn Learning (formerly LyndaLibrary).  With your Avon Library card number and PIN, you can access more than 16,000 online courses in seven languages taught by expert instructors with real world experience.  Popular topics include leadership, project management, cloud computing, Microsoft products, and web development.

    LinkedIn Learning can be accessed via an app on Android and iOS devices.  Download those from the Google Play or App Store.  When using an app, you will be prompted for your library ID.  The library ID for Avon Free Public Library is afpl.

    For PIN problems or other technical support,  call the reference desk at 860-673-9712 x4.

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  • Science Reference Center

    A comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full-text, science-oriented content.

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  • ScienceFLIX

    ScienceFlix combines curriculum-driven, leveled content, interactive features, and intuitive navigation into a single, highly-engaging digital resource for students in grades 4 through 9. It is published by Scholastic Inc.

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