Elementary School Libraries


Amherst     Lake Cable     Sauder     Strausser

Encouraging a love of reading and learning every day

Librarians are important

(Parents: The sites below require your students to login to the Jackson website.)




Open a world of reading. Try Sora, the new reading app for students, by OverDrive

Students can borrow any of our eBooks with this app or right from their browser. Just be logged in to your school account to access

Elementary Schools Libary Catalogue Search Resources.

Click on your students' school to search for books in the library they can check out.

K-5th grade






Paired fiction and nonfiction popular texts that engage readers and support literacy. Helps students build foundational skills through making connections, building background knowledge, and building vocabulary. Read aloud feature can be disabled as readers progress. Lexile reading levels included. (Link)

Free Research Resources for Students, Parents and Teachers. 

Each Ohio PreK-12 student has equal access to high quality digital resources for a successful education and future.

K-5th Grade


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Teachers can browse InfOhio resources by topic here

Storytime with Ryan and Craig 

Includes over 90 selections.  Stories are read in a humorous fashion!

K-5th Grade

Story Time

Storyline Online

Storyline Online



Big Universe

Contains standards-aligned articles, activities, videos, and games in six unique databases: Science, Biographies, Social Studies, States, Health, and Indigenous Peoples' History (Link)

More than 2,600 fiction and nonfiction digital stories and videos on topics such as animals, science, sports, and social emotional learning. Nurtures optimism and a love of reading. Includes read-aloud feature and Lexile reading levels. (Link)

This collection of more than 185+ country reports teaches upper elementary and above about the world around them. Each report includes up-to-date, engaging cultural information, complete with images, a historical timeline, fun facts, and sections on history, population, "life as a kid," and more. (Link)

A library of more than 800 unlimited use, interactive eBooks for grades 3-6 on the topics of science and social studies. High-interest texts include highlighting and read-aloud capabilities. (Link)

This collection includes more than 60 full-text eBooks for elementary and middle school students on the topics of science. (Link)


Jackson Local School District has recently partnered with SmartSocial.com for its on-demand courses for parents and students. The SmartSocial resources cover a wide range of digital and social media topics.