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Biblioteca Tumble (TumbleBooks)

Libros ilustrados, rompecabezas, juegos y concursos de preguntas y respuestas para niños en línea.

Britannica Escolar

Un recurso para estudiantes para hacer busquedas y examinar informacion en enciclopedias, revistas, videos y sitios web.*

Dragonsource Qikan

Chinese language magazines database. Top 100 titles, includes issues from 1999-present. *

Enciclopedia Moderna

Explore la Enciclopedia Moderna, una fuente de conocimiento autorizado y confiable con miles de artfculos en un amplio rango de temas.*

Fuente Academica

Provides the full-text of Spanish language scholarly journals.  Ofrece articulos academicos completos.*


Full-text Spanish language collection of medical research and investigative journals.*

Pongalo NovelaClub

Spanish-language telenovelas and movies, including exclusives, action series, Hollywood movies, sports, documentaries, and content just for kids. Access this RBdigital Streaming Video on Demand service through a browser or download the RBdigital app to your favorite device, sign in with your library card and PIN, then create an account.  A checkout provides 7 days unlimited watching, no monthly checkout limits. *


Digital images of over 200 papers from 55 countries around the world. The latest 45 days are available.  Remote users: Please select "Sign In" on the PressReader page and choose the "Library or Group" option and search for Houston. Choose Houston Public Library then enter your library card number and PIN when prompted.*

Primary Search

Articles from children's magazines and pamphlets; designed for the elementary school student.*


A comprehensive language-learning solution with over 70 languages. Interface and lessons are available in multiple languages. Many languages also include lessons for children, advanced learners, and videos. Also includes ProCitizen for U.S. citizenship test preparation in both English and Spanish.*

Referencia Latina

This full-text Spanish-language database covers a broad array of subjects from a variety of sources, including reference books, general interest magazines and health reports. Daily updates ensure availability of the most current articles from a dozen prominent newspapers and newswires from 8 Latin American countries.*

Salud en Espanol

Consumer Health Complete database of health information in Spanish.*


Catalog of library materials owned by libraries around the world. Includes ability to search for books in Spanish, French, Arabic, Japanese, Korean, and Chinese (traditional and simplified).*

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Aprende Libre

Ofrece lecciones de tecnologia, ingles, matematicas, y vida diaria.

Autism Speaks

Nationally recognized organization providing information about autism and autism spectrum disorders, resource guides on specific topics, and a state-by-state service directory. Includes information in Spanish.

BBC World Service

Offers news and audio in multiple languages.

Colorin Colorado!

Colorin Colorado is a free web-based, bilingual service that provides information, activities, and advice for educators and Spanish-speaking families of English language learners (ELLs, also known as students of English as a second language).

El portal oficial en español del Gobierno de los EE. UU.

KidsHealth (en español)

Consejos, artículos, presentaciones de diapositivas, videos y herramientas de salud revisados ​​por médicos sobre cientos de temas físicos, emocionales y de comportamiento desde antes del nacimiento hasta la adolescencia. Secciones separadas para padres, niños, adolescentes y educadores. De Nemours, un sistema de salud infantil sin fines de lucro.

Law directory that allows you to search lawyer/law firm or area of law.

MedlinePlus: Informacion de salud para usted

MedlinePlus es el portal de Internet de la Biblioteca Nacional de Medicina de informacion de salud para el publico. Information is also available in other languages.

Social Security Online

Information in English and Spanish on benefits and regulations.

USA Learns

Offers lessons in English and Spanish emphasizing basic skills such as reading, writing, math, English language competency and problem-solving.


Online translating dictionaries from English to French, Spanish, German, Italian and Russian with links to dictionaries of additional languages.

Find a bilingual, multilingual or specialized dictionary from a list of over 600 dictionaries.