The Mendham Borough School District subscribes to many online databases and encyclopedias. These resources are introduced in the Hilltop Library Media Center, but we encourage students to utilize and access these wonderful resources from home as well!

Need the username and password information??
Email: lemay@mendhamboroschools.org

Brain Pop, Brain Pop Jr., Brain Pop Espanol, Brain Pop Francais

Animated, curriculum-based content that engages students, supports educators, and bolsters achievement. In June 2011, they launched GameUp™, a collection of top free online game titles that tie right in to curriculum.

Encyclopedia Brittanica 

Encyclopedia Britannica Online School edition allows you to search Reference Articles, Journals and Magazines, the Web's Best Sites, and Multimedia


Pebble Go

Pebble Go is a database specifically geared toward the needs of K-4 learners. It helps your student learn foundational research skills plus provides critical early-reader supports like audio voice overs and text highlighting.



The following resources are made available to all student patrons through the NJ State Library. These are direct links to the sources and are validated through a geolocation method of authentication. This means the system can verify, through your computer IP address, that you are accessing these sources from within the state of New Jersey.

Explora Primary Schools - Database with full text articles


NoveList K-8

Novelist K-8 - read-alike recommendations specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Parents, teachers, and librarians can also find tools to teach with books and engage young readers.


Primary Search

Primary Search - designed specifically for elementary school libraries, this database contains full text for popular children's magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedic entries and a vast image collection. Students can learn about a variety of topics, such as endangered species, famous musicians, space exploration and more. To view full list of encylopedias, magazines and collections included in this database click HERE.


Also available, through funding from the NJ State Library, to all public library card holders. You must enter your public library card number in order to acxess this resource.

Rosetta Stone (enter library card number) Learn a language online withRosetta StoneĀ®, the world's best language-learning software. Learn to start speaking a new language today.



Is a consortium of 37 Morris County public libraries. Search our combined catalog, which lists books, videos, audio books, and music recordings. Here you can link with many other databases including: Ebsco, Novelist, newspapers online, Informe, Magill on literature, etc.


Password : Your Public Library Card # & PIN