December 24 - 25: All locations closed.
December 26:
Dayton's Bluff and West 7th libraries closed.
The Bookmobile will be out of service December 22 - January 2.

History & Social Studies

History Study Center

History Study Center

Visit from home or school (you will need your library card)

Visit from the library (no library card required)

Kids Infobits

Kids InfoBits - History, Government, and Social Studies
Learn about states, countries, cities, and regions.

Visit from home or school (you will need your library card)

Visit from the library (no library card required)

America's Story from America's Library
Biographies of famous Americans, state facts, and multimedia coverage of American history. Presented by the Library of Congress.

Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids
Learn about how the government works.

Countries and states
Online resources and websites about countries and states.

Digital History Interactive Timelines
Timelines of events in the history of the United States.

Kids.gov
The official kids' site of the U.S. Government.

Minnesota History Topics
Paper and topic ideas from the Minnesota Historical Society.

Time Capsule: On This Day in History ...
Enter a date to find out headlines, top songs, prices of goods, and more.

Underground Railroad
A guided tour where you play the role of a slave who has decided to escape by way of the Underground Railroad.