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Bates Library


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Laura Beth Akers
Bates Elementary
7601 Bardstown Rd.
Louisville, KY. 40291


Gale databases curated for our school! InfoBits covers a broad range of topics and includes images, articles from encyclopedias, magazines, and the news.  National Geographic Kids includes topics on science, nature and space with videos and articles

ABDO eBooks

Take a look at these always available digital books from ABDO! This means that any student can read any of these titles anytime. No waiting times ever. 

Gale Professional Library

This resource provides access to authoritative periodical content covering topics as diverse as 21st century skills, learning disorders, standardized testing, classroom practices and more. Updated daily, this library resource is useful for any professional educator interested in professional development.


Bates Elementary School
7601 Bardstown Rd., Louisville, KY 40291