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Almanacs

Farmer's Almanac - Information on astronomical events, weather conditions and forecasts, recipes and gardening tips

InfoPlease - Online almanac searchable by topic. Contains encyclopedia information, almanac data, dictionary entries, thesaurus, atlas data and biography reference.

Alternative Medicine
Botanical.com: A modern herbal - A 1931 online version of A Modern Herbal by Mrs. M. Grieve. Contains a poison and recipe index. Each entry has description, medicinal use & dosage information.

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Resources covered include acupuncture, herbs, clinical trials, how to choose a Complementary and Alternative Medicine practitioner.

Animals and Pets
Animal Law

ASPCA - American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals site has information on pets and caring for them.

Medline Plus: Pets & Pet Health


White House Pets - Information about pets in the White House

Arts
Art and Architecture Thesaurus - Comprehensive Vocabulary of almost 120,000 terms for describing art objects, textual materials, images, architecture and material culture from antiquity to the present.

Artcyclopedia - Worldwide guide to art and artists in museums

Art History Resources - Directory to online materials relating to art and art history. Links to museums and galleries worldwide.

Art Source - Network of art and architecture resources including links to art programs, libraries, journals, projects, exhibitions, collections and events.

Glema Mahr Center for the Arts - The Local Arts Center in Madisonville, KY that sponsors art shows and performances throughout the year

Kentucky Arts Council - KY State art web page

Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Reading Room - Over 13,000,000 images of photos, fine and popular prints and drawings, posters, architectural and engineering drawings.

Met Museum - Metropolitan Museum of Art

National Endowment for the Arts - Art interviews, new works and links to art resources

National Gallery of Art - Art history and artists biographical information

National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institute, Washington DC - provides general museum information, virtual tours, publications and research information

NYPL Digital Gallery - New York Public Library provides this digital gallery that gives access to over 275,000 images including illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints and photos, illustrated books and more.



Automotive
ARRC - Auto Repair Reference Center DATABASE - information on repairing and wiring diagrams on vehicles from 1946-2007

AutoZone - vehicle troubleshooting and repair guides

Cars.com - vehicle profiles, future cars, current model information, service and maintenance assistance, and more

ConsumerGuide Automotive - professional evaluations of nearly 1000 new and used vehicles

Edmund's Automobile Buyers Guide - New and used vehicles, tires, rebates, repair manuals, auto recalls

Kelley's Blue Book - Information on buying/selling cars, new/used prices, insurance quotes/comparisons, loan calculator, recall reports and more.

NADA Appraisal Guides - New and used car prices, new car reviews. Side by side car comparisons. Includes pricing for used cars, motorcycles, trucks, RVs, snowmobiles, watercraft, boats and planes

Old Car Manual Project - Classic and old car ads, brochures, pictures, manuals and technical information

Recalls.gov - Federal government inter-agency website that offers safety information covering: motor vehicles, boats, medicine, cosmetics, environmental products, food and other consumer goods


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Biology
Animal Diversity Web

Endangered Species - Information about US threatened and endangered animal and plant species

Gray's Anatomy - Resource of anatomical body system graphics

Human Anatomy Online - Anatomical body system graphics

Internet Directory for Botany - Links to botanical resources worldwide and covers general and specialized topics, including botanical databases, gardens, societies etc.

Mammal Species of the World

National Biological Information Infrastructure (NBII) - Links to state, national and international sites and organizations related to biology and includes sites that are related to invasive species, botany and amphibians

National Plants Database - USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service

Business
Better Business Bureau - Assists consumers with business disputes and offers business support

BPlan.com - Guidance for writing business plans

County Business Patterns - Business statistics using SIC Code by county before 1997.

Economic Census Summary of National Statistics - 5yr profile of the US economy providing a summary of establishments, payroll, number of employees and sales using the SIC code or by industry.

Entrepreneur Magazine Small Business Square - Lists businesses for sale, provides basic information on starting and running a business as well as providing business forms.

Export Opportunity Hotline, Small Business Administration

Minority Business Development Agency - Business plans and financing opportunities for minorities

Salary Calculator - Calculator provides cost of living comparisons between hundreds of US and international cities.

Small Business Administration - SBA website providing assistance, regulatory information and statistics relating to small businesses

Small Business Administration: Business Plan Guide - Complete step by step business plan tutorial

SBA Franchise Advice - Franchise resource links

Twentieth Century Great American Business Leaders


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Calendars
10,000 year Calendar - Calendar that allows individuals to check days of the week for dates in history and in the future.

Calendars through the Ages - Origins of the modern and the history of past calendar systems. Calendars from different cultures and includes timelines of calendar data.


Charities
Charity Navigator - Gives information about different charitable organizations

Computing
Evaluating Internet Resources: A Checklist

Expert Village: Basic Computer Training - A series of videos on how to do certain tasks on a computer, as well as links to other computer related items, such as motherboard installation.

Internet Fraud Complaint Center - IFCC provides assistance to internet users who encounter internet fraud. Reporting option to let authorities know about fraudulent internet activities, statistics on internet fraud trends.

Learn The Net - Basic online computer and internet self training website.

NetLingo: Internet Language Dictionary - Dictionary of internet terms including text messaging

New Computer User Tutorial - for individuals that have never used computers before. Provides mouse training as well as some other basic skills

Videoconferencing and the MBONE - Intro to videoconferencing using MBONE.

Webopedia - Search engine and computer dictionary for internet terms and technical support.

Webdesign Studio - Information on how to design a webpage


WebJunction Basic Computer Course - Basic computer skills instructions in English and Spanish.

Consumer
Better Business Bureau - Assists consumers with business disputes and offers business support

Consumer Action - Offers consumer advice and the Consumer Assistance Directory

Consumer Guide - Information and product reviews

ConsumerGuide Automotive - professional evaluations of nearly 1000 new and used vehicles

Consumer Price Indexes - Information provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Internet Fraud Complaint Center - IFCC provides assistance to internet users who encounter internet fraud. Reporting option to let authorities know about fraudulent internet activities, statistics on internet fraud trends.

Recalls.gov - Federal government inter-agency website that offers safety information covering: motor vehicles, boats, medicine, cosmetics, environmental products, food and other consumer goods

US GSA Consumer Information Center - General Services Administration site provides consumer information on a variety of subjects.

Costume
The Costume Page - Directory of costume resources online, including historical costume resources

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Dictionaries
Acronym Finder - Acronym dictionary containing 4,167,000 definitions, abbreviations, initialisms and acronyms

American Heritage Dictionary - 90,000 entries and 900 full page color illustrations

Cambridge Dictionary Online

Dictionary.com - Online dictionary that leads to thousands of other dictionaries including the Webster.

Encyberpedia Dictionary and Glossary - Listings of many major online dictionaries and contains sign language, telecommunications and a variety of specialized subject areas.

NetLingo: Internet Language Dictionary - Dictionary of internet terms including text messaging

OneLook Dictionary - Online dictionary containing nearly 10 million words from 936 dictionaries indexed

Rhyming Dictionary - Online rhyming dictionary that contains a thesaurus. Provides near rhymes, homophones and synonyms of English words

Webopedia - Search engine and computer dictionary for internet terms and technical support.

Your Dictionary - Dictionary, thesaurus, glossary and foreign language portal


Diet and Nutrition
Food Pyramids - Different food pyramids that are used as nutrition guidelines

USDA Nutrient Database for Standard Reference - Provides different compositions of foods

Vegetarian Nutrition - Information on vegetarianism and eating habits


Directories
Anywho.com - Residential and business phone numbers, inc. reverse look up by phone number

Case Management Resource Guide - Searchable database the provides over 160,000 specialty healthcare services, business, facilities and organizations

Long Distance Area Decoder - Area codes for countries and cities in the US and Canada by locale name or area code


Drugs
College Drinking Prevention

National Institute of Drug Abuse - Discusses abuse of common drugs, including statistics and research reports

Parents: The Antidrug - Advice for parents concerning their children and drug prevention

Tobacco information and prevention source - Info provided by the CDC about tobacco and the prevention of the use of tobacco products

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Economics
Bureau of Labor Statistics - Economic data and analysis providing statistics and reports on employment and unemployment, prices, living conditions, compensation, productivity and more

FRED - Federal Reserve Economic Data


Education

ACT - Resources for Education and Workplace success

Children, Youth and Families Education and Research Network

Collegeboard.com - Information on colleges and universities, SAT, and provides a college kit about entering college

College is Possible - Information on how college is possible for individuals and what is offered for students

Dawson Springs Independent School System

Educational Statistics

E-How - Numerous education videos on a variety of different subjects.

FinAid.org - FAFSA School Codes

FinAid.org - Information about financial aid

Free Application for Federal Student Aid

Hopkins County Schools - Information on the Hopkins County, KY School System

KYVL - DATABASE - Call your local library for logon information
Search over 30 on-line databases for information on just about anything including; where to find magazine or journal articles on topics, summaries of articles as well as full text articles. Government information including; tax forms, Kentucky statistical information, reports from Kentucky agencies and links to Kentucky government websites. This site also has almanacs, dictionaries, homework helpers, book reviews, telephone directories, and more.

Madisonville Community College


Madisonville Community College Adult Education

Listing of KY colleges

U101 College Search

Virtual College Campus Tours

Employment
Careeronestop.org - Replacement job seeking website for America Job Bank.

Careerpath.com - Employment opportunities around the country. Job listings from more than 130 newspapers nationwide.

Economic Census Summary of National Statistics - 5yr profile of the US economy providing a summary of establishments, payroll, number of employees and sales using the SIC code or by industry.

Employmentguide.com - Search for jobs by state/country, or by keyword

Employment Standards Administration: Wages and Hour Division - Offers information on employee rights, wages and other legal benefits

Jobs America - Search for jobs by category, state, internationally or by keyword

KY Job Bank

KY Office of Employment and Training

National Labor Relations Board - Decisions from the National Labor Relations board in full text

Occupational Outlook Handbook - Information about occupations alphabetically by subject. Gives description of the career, what type of education and training that is needed for said career

O*Net Online - Career information that you can locate by providing your skills to find possible career choices

Thingamajob - Job listings around the country

USA Jobs - Locate and apply online for federal jobs. Search by category and region

US Bureau of Labor Statistics News Releases - Employment and unemployment info, technology, cost of living and other employment projections

Yahoo Hot Jobs - Search for jobs by category, state, country or with a keyword selection

Encyclopedias
Columbia Encyclopedia

Encyclopedia Britannica

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Finance
AARP Tax-Aide - Tax information for seniors

American Association of Individual Investors - Investment terms, basic principles, how to pick stocks and more information especially for the beginning investor

Census Bureau: Economic Briefing Room - Statistics on poverty and household income.

Chicago Mercantile Exchange - News information, consumer information and trading information

Economic Census Summary of National Statistics - 5yr profile of the US economy providing a summary of establishments, payroll, number of employees and sales using the SIC code or by industry.

FDIC (Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation) - Banking information, consumer answers, banking laws and regulations

Federal Reserve Bank - St. Louis - Economic Data from the Federal Reserve Bank, St. Louis

Federal Reserve Foreign Exchange Rates - Monthly data on selected currencies

Federal Reserve Foreign Exchange Rates - Weekly data on selected currencies

Federal Reserve Select Interest Rates - Weekly data from the Federal Reserve

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

Internal Revenue Service Tax Forms

MSN Money - Financial information and investment help about publicly held companies

NASDAQ - financial information

OandA Currency Converter - Currency exchange rates for 164 countries from Jan 1, 1990 to previous current market day.

Salary Calculator - Calculator provides cost of living comparisons between hundreds of US and international cities.

US Treasury Department


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Genealogy
Aliki Babynamer - Information on personal names including historical background of where the name originated, and nicknames that are associated with the personal name

Baby Names - Over 4500 names with a brief excerpt on their meanings

Cyndi's list of Genealogy sites - over 168,000 links to genealogy resources

Death Indexes and Records - Online death indexes categorized by state and county names. Includes death indexes, obits, probate records, cemetery and burial indexes


Family Genealogy and History Directory - Links to numerous genealogy websites.

Family History and Genealogy Records - Billions of free family tree records, family history, ancestry, genealogy and census records.

Gencircles - Family Tree Website


Mayflower Website - List of the Mayflower passengers, including history and genealogy of each passenger

National Gravesite Locator - US Department of Veteran Affairs database that provides more than three million records of veterans and dependents buried in the veteran's 120 cemeteries since the Civil War

Rootsweb - Regional Genealogy Databases


Geography
50 states of the US: Capital Cities and Information Links


CIA World Factbook - General facts about countries around the world, including data on population, size, environment, government and economy.

Country Reports - General information about countries around the world including statistics

Country Studies - General study of 100 different countries by the Library of Congress

Flags of the World - more than 15,500 pages about flags and more than 27,800 images of flags from around the world.

Geospatial Wetlands Information - Wetlands Mapper integrates digital map data with other resource information to produce timely and relevant management and decision support tools


Map Machine - Provides maps of nearly the entire world. Search and print historical, weather and population maps from this site

MapQuest - Mapping information from beginning to ending travel destination

US Department of State Background Notes - Statistical and information data containing history, government and political conditions, economy, foreign relations and basic travel information as well as US official and consulate officers.


World Heritage - Listing, description and illustration of over 560 cultural and natural sites of importance throughout the world.

Government
Catalog of US Government Publications - Indexes electronic and print publications from the legislative, executive and judicial branches of the US government since 1976 providing title, year, author, SuDoc number and Internet access

Congressional Directory


Documents Center - Reference website that provides government info at all levels: local, national & international

Executive Branch - Links to each government department and the White House


FedStats: One stop Shopping for Federal Statistics - Information provided by more than 70 government agencies organized in a subject based alphabetical index.

Foreign Entry Requirements - Information of Visa requirements for US citizens visiting other countries

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)


Internal Revenue Service Tax Forms

Kentucky Tax Forms

Local and State Government Officials

Project Vote Smart - Contact information for all elected representatives both state and federal by zip code. Contains the performance record of over 13,000 political leaders by providing voting records, biographies and committee assignments of elected officials

Search Systems - Public record databases throughout the country and around the world

Smart Voter - Information about voter registration and provides sample ballot

Social Security Administration


State and Local Government on the Web - Links to sites of states and local government agencies, including multi-state and national organizations

Stately Knowledge - Basic information on all 50 states inc. Washington DC


Statistical Abstract of the US

Thomas - US Congress on the Internet - Bill texts, summaries and status. Gives roll call votes and major legislation of current Congress. Recent public Laws by Public Law number

USA.gov - Official portal for the US Government

US Citizenship and Immigration Services - Official government site where you will find immigration laws, regulations, guides and forms

US Congress, House of Representatives


US Congress, Senate

US Supreme Court

White House

Grants
Grants.gov - Federal grant opportunities to organizations and allows them to apply electronically to 26 grant making agencies for over 900 programs

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Health
Americans with Disabilities Act ADA

Care Giver Organization

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Information about communicable diseases, health and AIDS education

Health Finder - Health information provided by the US Government

Medline Plus - Medical information from the US National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health.

Medscape Health & Medical Information - Health and medical information to medical personnel and consumers

National Institutes of Health - Information on clinical trials, MedLine Plus, health hotlines, medical news, grants and funding opportunities, research training and scientific resources

National Institute of Mental Health


History
American Heritage Dictionary - 90,000 entries and 900 full page color illustrations

Art History Resources - Directory to online materials relating to art and art history. Links to museums and galleries worldwide.

Calendars through the Ages - Origins of the modern and the history of past calendar systems. Calendars from different cultures and includes timelines of calendar data.

Encyclopedia of World History

Library of Congress - American Memory - National Digital Library provides a digitized history of America from the 1800s to the present day providing documents such as photos, sound recordings and maps

This day in History - Lists historical events that can be searched by date of the event

Vital Records: Where to write - Information on where to locate a birth, death, marriage or divorce certificate

Homeschool Resources
A-Z Home's Cool Homeschooling - Contains laws, lesson plans, support groups, community networking resources for homeschooling families

Housing
KY Housing Corporation - give information about house purchasing programs to low income households.

US Housing and Urban Development (HUD) - information for consumers on housing assistance

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Kentucky
KDLA Library Directory - Includes contact listings for all Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives personnel and all library entities in KY


KY Department of Revenue - Find current and prior year tax forms, check refund status and other tax information.

KY Driver Licensing Division

KY Food Stamps

KY Flag Status - Information on the KY State Flag

KY Government Branch Directory

KY Housing, Utilities and Property

KY Office of Employment and Training

KY Revised Statutes

KY State Main Website

KY Tourism

KY Vehicle Registration Renewal

KY Vital Records and Genealogy Information - Information on obtaining copies of birth, death, marriage and divorce certificates

KY Attorney General

KY Governor

KY Lt. Governor

KY Secretary of State

KY State Auditor

KY State Main Website

KY State Treasury

KY Vehicle Registration Renewal


KYVL - DATABASE - Call your local library for logon information
Search over 30 on-line databases for information on just about anything including; where to find magazine or journal articles on topics, summaries of articles as well as full text articles. Government information including; tax forms, Kentucky statistical information, reports from Kentucky agencies and links to Kentucky government websites. This site also has almanacs, dictionaries, homework helpers, book reviews, telephone directories, and more.


Moving to KY


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Languages
Applied Language Solutions - Provides medical and legal translations. Can translate English, German, French, Korean, Spanish, Japanese, Dutch, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese and Russian

Dictionary.com Translator - Language translations: English to Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.


Tomisimo Spanish English Dictionary

Translation Software - Offers translations of languages in Spanish, French, German, Portuguese and Italian.



Legal

Laws.com  Free Legal Forms. Laws.com is aimed at providing thousands of free legal forms as well as instructional videos and articles that can be useful to hearing and visually
impaired users and anyone preparing their own legal forms. Each form comes with suggested forms that may also be needed and related articles that can provide more detailed information about theissues at hand, whether it is immigration, rental agreement sample or a traffic ticket. All forms can be
downloaded in the pdf format to be filled out or printed. Click here to go directly to legal forms.   About Laws.com

 Self Help Legal Forms - Maintained by the Legal Aid Network of Kentucky 


Legal Forms - Up to date legal forms for Kentucky. Maintained by the Kentucky Court of Justice Warning: These forms are provided as a convenience to individuals with legal business in the Commonwealth of Kentucky to assist them in their official capacities or their pursuit of justice. Some forms require assistance from the local County Attorney or Commonwealth's Attorney. Many will have no legal effect unless signed by the appropriate judge. The proper use and handling of these legal forms is important. Improper use of a form, or alteration of a form (beyond mere completion) without removal of the seal of the Commonwealth and the AOC form number, is prohibited and may result in civil or criminal liability.

FindLaw - Up to date legal information written for the general public containing subjects such as accidents and injuries, bankruptcy, criminal law, family law, estate planning and real estate.

KY Revised Statutes


LawChek - DATABASE - Access state laws, law forms, and help guides pertaining to law. It is very helpful for everyone from those in law careers to everyday people who need law related information.

LexisOne - Locates cases from State and Federal courts for the past 5 years & US Supreme Court from 1790 to the present

West's Legal Directory Search - Addresses and phone numbers of lawyers and law firms searchable by city and state


Literature - Authors/Criticisms
Celebration of Women Writers - In depth resource on women's literature that can be searched by name, country, date or ethnicity. Site includes many complete books online

Database for Award Winner Children's Literature - Information about children's books, genre, setting and format. Award lists are also available

Internet Public Library: Literature Resources - Author information and literary criticism

Native American Authors - Bibliography of Native American authors searchable by name, title and tribal entity. Some authors biographical information, interviews, online texts and tribal websites are also available.

Oxford Shakespeare - Provides the complete works of William Shakespeare


Literature - Booklists and Book Reviews
Oprah's Book Club

SF Site - Science Fiction literature website

Literature - General
Harvard Classics -Literary website that covers the classics and the authors that wrote them

Library of Congress Catalogs - Library of Congress Catalog contains over 12 million materials. Can be searched by subject, titles or author.

Literature - Grammar, Writing and Style
Common Errors in English - Provides a list of hundreds of grammatical mistakes and commonly confused words in American English

Elements of Style - William Strunk's writing style

English Usage - Provides assistance with the correct use of English

Guide to Grammar and Writing


Style Manuals - Writing Styles website

Works Cited 4 You - Formats your bibliographies and works cited for your paper


Literary Awards
Alfred Nobel Prize in Literature - Annual award for an international author who has written the best literary accomplishment that greatly benefited mankind

Local
Glema Mahr Center for the Arts - The Local Arts Center in Madisonville, KY that sponsors art shows and performances throughout the year

Hopkins County Website - General information about Hopkins County

Hopkins County Attorney

Hopkins County Court

Hopkins County Jail

Hopkins County Schools

Hopkins County Tourism

Madisonville City Website - Information on city departments, property and utilities online payment options.

Madisonville Community College

Madisonville Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce

Madisonville Messenger

Madisonville Online

Madisonville Police Department


Local History
Hopkins County Genealogical & Historical Societies

Hopkins County, KY History - Locate queries, surnames, birth, death and census records, lookups, marriage records, cemetery lists, articles from the file cabinet, online newspapers for Hopkins County, KY



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Magazines and Newspapers
Find Articles - Archival articles dating from 1998 to current from over 300 journals and magazines that can be searched for free

International Newspapers

Messenger Newspaper - Local paper for Madisonville, KY

Newspapers.com - Listing of international newspapers

Mathematics/Measurements
Conversion and Calculation Center

Conversion Factors - Methods, comparisons and examples of conversions

World of Mathematics - Information on astonomy, biographical scientific information, chemistry, mathematics and physics providing equations, definitions and mathematical explanations

Military History
American Civil War - Links to info about the American Civil War (1861-1865) in electronic file form

MIA/POW Homepage - Information about Vietnam era prisoners of war and missing in action information. Searchable by last names, country names, service branches, keywords or key phrases.

World War 1 document archive - Archival website that contains documents of WW1

Movies and Television
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences - Oscar award info from past and present. Access to the new Motion Picture Scripts Database catalog with over 30,000 scripts (1910-2005)

Internet Movie Database - Information about thousands of current popular movies, cast listings, movie star biographies, filmographies movie ratings, reviews, television, etc.

Movie Review Search Engine


Music
AMG: All Music Guide - Music Reviews

Classical Music on the web - Music resources on the internet, mostly classical but provides links to other music genres.

ST Lyrics - lyrics to songs and movie soundtracks

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Native Americans
Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian

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Patents, Trademarks & Copyright
Patent Search - Full text data and images of US patents granted from 1790 and applications from March 2001 to present. 1790-1975 patents can only be retrieved by patent number or classification numbers


US Copyright Office

US Patent and Trademark Office

When Works Pass in to the Public Domain - Explains the use of materials that have passed into public domain classification

Philosophy and Religion
Internet Sacred Text Archive - Open source collection providing information on world religions, traditions and religious mysteries.

Mythica - an encyclopedia on mythology, folklore and legend

Myths and Legends - General mythological resources and websites that can be searched geographically

Poetry
Academy of American Poets - Official organization for American poetry. Includes a large selection of poems, biographical information about authors and some audio versions of famous poems

American Poetry


British Poetry

Population Statistics
American Factfinder - Population, housing, economic and geographic statistics

Fastats - National Health Statistics

FedStats: One stop Shopping for Federal Statistics - Information provided by more than 70 government agencies organized in a subject based alphabetical index.

National Center for Education Statistics


Statistical Abstract of the US

US Census Bureau

US Historical Census Data Browser - Provides statistics for each state and county from 1790 to 1960

Preschool Resources
Ivy Joy coloring pages

Jan Brett Coloring Pages

Kidz Page - Activities for preschool children

Lil Fingers Games - Game and activities for preschool children


PBS Kids Mr. Roger's Neighborhood - Reading and learning activities for preschool children

Story Place - Preschool learning activities


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Quilting
Quilt Index - research and reference tool designed to provide access to information and images about quilts held in private and public hands

Quotations
Bartlett's Quotations - Index of quotations that can be located by date and author and a concordance

Columbia World of Quotations - Authoritative collections of over 65,000 indexed quotations

Simpson's Contemporary Quotations - Notable modern quotations from 1950-1988


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Reference
RefDesk.com - Index of reference sites and assists with the navigation of these sites such as online encyclopedias

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Science
Discovery.com Planet Earth Guide

Discovery.com Tech Guide

Farmer's Almanac - Information on astronomical events, weather conditions and forecasts, recipes and gardening tips

How Stuff Works - Simple explanations on how things work from car engines to DVD players

Internet Public Library Science Projects

Periodic - Web Elements - Complete table of scientific elements and atomic weights

Science.gov: FirstGov for Science - Contains Federal government's science resources: the Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, Education, Energy, Health and Human Services, Interior, Environmental Protection, NASA and National Science Foundation


Science Reference Services - Provided by the Library of Congress, contains science reference guides and internet resources containing science and technology topics.

USGS Earthquake Information - Official US Geological Survey earthquake website


Search Engines
VCI Search Engine Page (thanks to VCI) - A selection of internet search engines

Seniors
AARP

AARP Tax-Aide - Tax information for seniors

AgeLine Database - Summaries of books, articles and videos on hundreds of topics related to life after 50

First Gov for Seniors - Government information and services for seniors

Nursing Home Companion - Information on Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing homes in the US

Senior Corps - National service program for seniors


Space
Asteroid Comet Impact Hazards - NASA provides info on all known earth crossing asteroids and predictions of an asteroid or comet approaching earth

Atlas of the Universe - Provides maps of the Universe

Discovery.com Space Guide

Heavenly Details - Lists solar/lunar eclipses and full moon dates for 7 years. Includes current monthly information

Laws List - Contains Laws, rules principles and other related topics in physics and astronomy

NASA


Nine Planets - Discusses all planets in the solar system

US Naval Observatory Astronomical Applications - Provides tables for sunrise/sunset, moonrise/moonset and twilight times for a year. Recent and upcoming eclipses are covered and seasonal events such as solstices and equinoxes

Supreme Court
Gallery of the Justices - Information on US Supreme Court members

Supreme Court Decisions Web Server - Full text availability of court decisions

US Supreme Court


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Taxes

Federal Tax Forms

Kentucky Tax Forms


Teacher Resources
Federal Resources for Educational Excellence - Free governmental resource for teachers, parents and students providing teaching and learning info

International Reading Association - Reading professional organization for teachers who teach reading

KY Department of Education - Information and state statistics and Kentucky's education program

US Department of Education - Information for administrators, teachers, students and parents

Time Zones
10,000 year Calendar - Calendar that allows individuals to check days of the week for dates in history and in the future.

Official US Time - Current Time for US time zones and includes info about timekeeping history

Worldwide Time Zones - Provides the current time for locations worldwide


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United States Government
US Flag Rules and Regulations - Provides information on the rules and regulations of the American Flag


United States History
Columbia Gazetteer - Names, descriptions and characteristics of over 165000 locations in the world

Inaugural Addresses of Presidents

Library of Congress - African American Mosaic - A resource guide for the study of Black History and Culture developed by the Library of Congress

Library of Congress - American Memory - National Digital Library provides a digitized history of America from the 1800s to the present day providing documents such as photos, sound recordings and maps

Revolution to Reconstruction - Historical information from the American Revolution to the Reconstruction period of the US


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W
Weather

World History

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Zip Codes
International Zip Codes

Zip Code lookup and Address information - Contains zip codes and the 4 digit code for cities across the US

 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 December 2013 13:12
 
Parkway Plaza Mall

455 Madison Square Drive Madisonville, KY 42431
Tel: 270 825 2680
Fax: 270 452 2451

Opening Hours

Mon-Friday: 10am-7pm
Sat: 10am-5pm
Sun: CLOSED

Dawson Springs

103 West Ramsey Street
Dawson Springs, KY 42408-1738
Tel: 270 797-8990

Opening Hours

Tuesday - Friday:
10am - 5:30pm
Sat: 10am - 3pm
Sun-Mon: CLOSED