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Great Websites for Kids History and Biography Center
The history & biography section of the American Library Association’s collection of outstanding websites. Divided into the following sections: Biographies, US History, US History Before 1865, US History After 1865, and World History.


History & Biography

BBC Kids History
Dive into this interactive site and learn about Ancient Greeks and Romans, the World Wars, and other World History.

History on the Net
What did Ghengis Khan and the Mongols eat? What was it like to work on a plantation in the American South? This website has articles and timelines on many different periods from Ancient Peoples to Twentieth Century.

Smithsonian Latino Center’s Kids Corner
Explore art, music and history of Latino cultures from the Smithsonian Institute.


Get Local

ConneCT Kids
Learn about the state of Connecticut, including symbols, history, puzzles and more!

City of New Britain
Official website of the city of New Britain with information about branches of government and Mayor Stewart.

New Britain Industrial Museum
Collects artifacts and information about our city’s history as the hardware capital of the world!

New Britain Museum of American Art
Founded in 1903, it is the first museum of strictly American art in the country!

New Britain Youth Museum
Explore the history and cultures of Connecticut and the world!

How do I...
> Get a library card? > Search the catalog? > Reserve materials? > Join a computer class? > Reserve a museum pass?
> Review my account? > Make a suggestion? > Renew materials? > Reserve a computer? > Request materials?