Find It Virginia

Middle School


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  • Explora Middle School (6-8 grades)
      • EBSCO’s interface for Schools and Public Libraries is designed to meet the unique needs of its users. Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction. Explora search across the following resources, including Newspaper Source, with variance for age appropriateness:
  • Read It!  (6-12 grades)
      • Research while practicing reading skills with Read It!™  Helps students with a basic foundation in English grammar and reading who need adapted reading material for many subjects. Read It!™ is also a great tool for English Language Learners.


  • Junior Library Guild, Digital (JLGDigital)
      • This eBook/eAudiobook collection, offered 2/1/21 to 9/30/22, is an online collection that has new books every month that can be read in a browser or on any device.
      • Download the app from Google Play or the Apple Store for free or view in your browser.
      • For app users, please use the username VirginiaReader and the password VirginiaReader.
      • Use the filter symbol to search by grade level. English and Spanish languages are available.
  • OverDrive Kids Reading Room
      • Use your library card to access LVA’s Overdrive Kids Reading Room with age-appropriate popular magazines, ebooks and digital audiobooks.
  • Novelist Plus
      • Can’t decide what to read next?  Use Novelist to discover your next favorite author, series, or title!
  • Novelist K-8
      • Specifically for students up to 8th grade, Novelist K-8 can help you find your next best read!


  • Universal Class – access from your local public library HERE.
      • Choose from over 500 online courses from photography to physics, computer skills to calligraphy. Learn for fun or to get extra help with a tough topic.
  • Homework HelpNow:
      • Available seven days a week, 2 pm to 11 pm, beginning 9/1/21. Connect LIVE with a certified teacher for assistance with homework (k-college), research and writing. A library card is needed for this service.

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