Jefferson County Library Links

Community Links

 Jefferson County
Google Map of Madras
PDF Map of Madras  This file is in Adobe Acrobat format (.pdf).

Large Topo Map of Madras
Google Map of Jefferson County


City of Madras
Madras - Chamber of Commerce
Wikipedia.org - Madras, OR  Wikipedia.org
TripAdvisor.com - Madras, OR
The Madras Pioneer  
Madras Aquatic Center
Madras stats on City-Data.com ( Submit your pictures of Madras)  
Madras on HometownLocator.com   -   (Oregon Features & Landmarks)
Madras, Business Directory - from BusinessDataMall.com

Jefferson County
Jefferson County Fairground
Jefferson County Fire District
Jefferson County School District
Jefferson County Sheriff's Office
Jefferson County Kids Club
Jefferson County on Wikipedia.org  Wikipedia.org
Jefferson County Historical Society and Museum

Volunteering Activities in Madras
from Serve.gov
Juniper Branch of Family Finders inc. - tracing the history of our ancestors
Desert Peaks Golf Club

Erickson Aircraft Collection/Museum    
The Airshow of the Cascades
   
The Cove Palisades State Park      WebCam from 3 Rivers  
MetoliusRiver.org - Metolius Recreation Area

Yelp.com - Madras Restaurants  
SuperPages.com - Madras Restaurants  
UrbanSpoon.com - Madras Restaurants  
MenuPix.com - Madras Restaurants  


Crooked River Ranch
Crooked River Ranch - Chamber of Commerce

Warm Springs
Indian Head Casino - in Warm Springs
Kah•Nee•Ta Resort & Spa - in Warm Springs
The Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs
KWSO.org - Warm Springs Radio
   


 Crook County
Washington State

Maryhill Museum - 99 miles north of Madras. Get a FREE family pass from the Jefferson County Library.





Online Databases

   
 

The Library subscribes to many online databases to help you find the information you need even if the library is closed!

You can access information like :
  Practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, & information you need for school, at work, or in life.   Travel & International business resource    
  Full-text Magazine & Newspaper   Oregon State Library's 150 Booklist  
  Online Homework Help     Travel & International business resource  
  Genealogical and Local History   Live Chat with a librarian  
  State and County Public Records   Application for Federal Student Aid  
  Oregon State Library's 150 Booklist   and more  
 
     




Interesting Links

 General / Office / Home / Research / Educational

CraigsList.org - Local classifieds and forums
CyndisList.com - Genealogy Sites on the Internet


Google Docs - Free web-based word Processor and spreadsheet, which allow you share and collaborate online.
Zoho.com - Free online office suite (Word Processor, Spread Sheet, Database, Presentations)
Skype.com - Free software that allows users to video conference with a webcam, telephone calls, IM, & FTP.
Wikipedia.org - Free online encyclopedia.  Wikipedia.org


PremierChoiceInternet.com - Our children's first years are when they develop the foundation for all future learning.
Joinvroom.org - Our children's first years are when they develop the foundation for all future learning.
Driving-Tests.org - Practice your state's DMV permit test for free - no registration required.
PressReader.com - an endless stream of news stories from the world's top resources.  
OregonLegalResearch.com - providing Oregonians with legal information and research assistance.
SpellCheck.net - Free online spell checker.
GrammarCheck.net - Now you can grammar and spell check any text or document online.
TheFreeDictionary.com - Free online dictionary.
OnlineConversion.com - Free online converter. Convert just about anything to anything else.
RefDesk.com - A comprehensive catalog of Web resources and power searchers.
StarFall.com - A free website to teach children to read. Perfect for kindergarten, first grade, second grade and home schooling.
MHEST.com - McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology.
Debt.org - America's Debt Help Organization - Your Source for Information on Student Loans, Settlement, Consolidation, & Personal Finance.
The Records Project - Your Encyclopedia for State and County Public Records.
Kaarme - Get noticed by prospective colleges, coaches and scholarships.
KhanAcademy.org - Learn almost anything for free. Over 2400 free videos from arithmetic to physics, and finance.
NCLD.org - National Center for Learning Disabilities.
AccreditedOnlineColleges.org - Directory of Online Colleges and Universities in Oregon.
GuideToOnlineSchools.com - Guide to Online Schools in Oregon.
Free Online Courses from Top Universities - The best cultural & educational media on the web.
MastersInEducation.com - Over 200 Campus and Online Masters in Education Programs and Degrees listed.
FranklinVirtualSchools.com - Study and obtain a GED at your own pace with Franklin Virtual Study.
SchoolGrantsBlog.com -Helping you with Grants, Loans, Financial Aid, Scholarships and other educational needs.

HowStuffWorks.com - Explains hundreds of subjects, using clear language and tons of illustrations
eHow.com - Learn how to do just about everything at eHow, the world's most popular place to find How To instructions.

Epinions.com - Consumer-generated product reviews, evaluation and recommendations.
Better Business Bureau - offers business and charity reviews, complaints, statistics, ratings, and more.
ConsumerWatch.com - Resource for safety information, recalls, and alerts for products currently or previously available.

DrugAlert.org - information and news alerts about potentially dangerous drugs currently on the market.
FoodSafty.gov - Provides links to selected government food safety-related information.
MedLinePlus.gov - Connecting Oregonians to Health Services.

Language Leaning
Duolingo.com - Free language-learning website.
PolyglotClub.com - online and offline language exchange, educational resources.
Nobuna.com - Dramatically improve your comprehension of spoken English. Speak conversational English with expressions used in real-life.
Fraze.it - If you’re learning a new language, Fraze-It can be extremely helpful in finding the correct use of a word or phrase in a sentence.
LanguageLearningLibrary.org - Free Online Language Learning Guide.
EnglishCentral.com - aims to become the premier, web-based conversational English language learning destination.




   

 Job Hunting in Oregon
 Job Search Sites and Resources
   

Books at the Library to help with :
      Job Search
      Creating a Resume
      Creating a Cover Letter
      Job Interview Questions & Answers

   ReputationManagement.com - focus on reputation management for businesses or job seekers


Links to Job Search Sites and Resources
   CentralOregonJobs.com - Free Job Seeker Tools
   Oregon.gov - Employment Department Job Listings
   Oregon.gov - Employment Service programs for Job Seekers
   JobInterviewTools.com - Interview Skills & Employment Information
   Job-Applications.com - Free job Applications. Find and download hundreds of printable job application form.
   Monster.com - Search Jobs in Oregon
   OregonLive.com - Best Local Jobs
   Jobs.net - over 500000 current jobs, employment resources and career advice
   InDeed.com - One Search, All Jobs in Bend and area
   HomeTownLocator.com - Job Listings in Madras
   JobDango.com - The Northwest's Most popular Job Site
   Job-Hunt.org - The Web's Best Job Search Resources
   SnagAJob.com - The #1 Source fo Hourly Employment
   TopUSAJobs.com - Where Oregon Job Seekers Find Top Jobs
   Careers.org - if it's about your career, it's here
   CareerJet.com - is an employment search engine. Access millions of jobs on thousands of websites





 
 

 Book Links

Google Book Search - Google has digitized many books from library collections.
FantasticFiction.co.uk - Great for series info. Thousands author bibliographies, newest books, covers and descriptions.
OpenLibrary.org - A catalog of every book ever published.
SqueakyCleanReads.com - Squeaky Clean Reads is a place to find good, clean books! See how readers rate and review books based on their content.
Internet Book List - A comprehensive database of book information, including reviews and ratings. Find books by title, author, rating, or genre.
Internet Book Database - Contains information on thousands of books, authors and series.
Comic Book Database - The most detailed comic book resource on the net.
Comic Book DB - the fastest-growing comic database on the web.
Barnes And Noble - Bend
Powell's Books - Portland
What Should I Read Next - Enter a book you like and the site will suggest what you could read next.
Free eBooks & Audiobooks - To Read Online or Download
Free eBooks - 20 websites to download free e-books
Free eBooks - Hundreds of free eBooks for all devices.
Positively Good Reads - A guide to upbeat novels for people who often find good books depressing
CollegeDegree.com - 100 extensive university libraries from around the world that Anyone Can Access.


 Environmentally Friendly Links

Madras Sanitary Service - Recycling Depot.
Oregon E-Cycles - Free recycling of computers, monitors and TVs.
How To Make A Compost Tumbler - - Tumbler 2 - - What to Compost - - Basic Info

 Fun Links

Unshelved.com - The world's only daily comic strip set in a public library.

GameSpot.com - News, reviews, previews, screenshots, movies, message boards, FAQs, game guides, and downloads for computer and console video games.







Oregon Links

Google Map of Oregon

OregonStateParks.org - Find parks by location, features and services. Reserve a campsite.  
List of Oregon state parks - on Wikipedia    Wikipedia.org
Oregon State Fair
Oregon State Police - on Wikipedia  Wikipedia.org
OregonPublicRecord.com - find public record information by county
TripCheck - Road Cams, Road & Weather Conditions in Oregon - From ODOT
List of Oregon-related topics - on Wikipedia  Wikipedia.org

 




Government Links

  Oregon State

Oregon150.org - On February 14th, 2009, the state of Oregon turned 150.
Oregon.gov - Official site for the state of Oregon.
Oregon.gov/OSL/ - Oregon State Library.
  
Oregon.gov/DOR/pages/forms.aspx - Department of Revenue - Tax Forms and Instructions
Oregon.gov/DHS/ph/chs - Center for Health Statistics. Vital Statistics & Records.
OregonJobs.org - State of Oregon Jobs Page.
ODOT - Oregon Department of Transportation.
TripCheck Weather Cameras - Oregon Department of Transportation Weather Cameras.



 US Government

WhiteHouse.gov - The official web site for the White House and the President of the United States.
USA.gov - Home page of all US Government information.
IRS.gov - Internal Revenue Service - Tax Forms and Publications
USCIS.gov - U. S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

 

 



 


Links for Kids

 

MyOn.com - personalizes reading for students by recommending books based on their interests, reading level, and ratings of books they've read.
NetSmartz.org - Educational resource discusses various Internet safety topics.
BLPinchBeck.com - Homework Helper.
Pilkey.com - Meet Dave PIlkey in comic book form! Explore his books, videos, and games.
HowToSmile.org - All The Best Science & Math Activities.
StartWithABook.org - Read. Talk. Explore. All Summer Long!
TweenTribune.com - Daily news sites for kids, tweens and teens.
Wonderopolis.org - Where the Wonders of Learning Never Cease.
American Library Association's - Great Sites for Kids
Martindale's - The Reference Desk - Large collection of links to reference resources, including language centers, calculators, aps, and science tables.

Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, & Almanacs
ScienceGems.com - Frank Potter's Science Gems.
InfoPlease.com - All the knowledge you need to know. Combining an encyclopedia, a dictionary, and several up-to-the minute almanacs loaded with statistics, facts, and historical records, Information Please places the resources of an entire reference information center at your fingertips.
Encyclopedia.com - Search dozens of encyclopedias and dictionaries!
OneLook.com - Look up words in several dictionaries at once.
Yahoo's Babel Fish - Online text and web page language translation tools!
FreeTranslation.com - free and professional language translation services.
LibrarySpot.com - The best library and reference resources.


 Geography
Geographia.com - In-depth travel guides to over 75 countries, culture, history, and more.
Atlapedia.com - Physical & political maps, key facts & statistics on countries of the world.
50States.com - Information on all 50 states. Map state pop/flower/bird/statistics/flag


 History
EyeWitnessToHistory.com
- History through the eyes of those who lived it.


 Mathematics

MathForum.org - The Math Forum is the comprehensive resource for math education on the Internet. Some features include a K-12 math expert help services.
EduPlace.com - Tease your brain with math games and word puzzlers.

 Science
Yucky.Discovery.com - The yuckiest site on the Internet. Find out yucky facts about worms, bugs, and more!
Chem4Kids.com - Teaches the basics of chemistry to everyone!
HHMI.org - Cool Science for Curious Kids.
SmithsonianEducation.org - A place for kids to Explore, Discover, & Lean.
Kids.NationalGeographic.com - Features different people, animals, and places each month with facts, games, activities, and related links.
KineticCity.com - The most amazing collection of science experiments, Games, Activities, & Challenges.
School.DiscoveryEducation.com - Discovery Channel School.













Games                 


   Please eMail us any game site that may be of interest to others


    AddictingGames.com - Play free online games! New free games every day.
  •  AGame.com - Play free online Action games, Racing games, Sports games, Adventure games and more.
  •  AraceCentered.com - Free classic online video games to play.
  •  bGames.com - Play free online games.
  •  Bored.com - Play free online games.
  •  Box10.com - Free flash games.
  •  Cellbiol.com - Wide selection of free flash online games!
  •  ClassicGamesArcade.com - A free playable flash online classic arcade games website.
  •  CrazyMonkeyGames.com - Many great free internet games.
  •  Disney.Go.com - Play Disney's hottest online games from Disney Channel, Movies, Princesses, and more!
  •  FamilyLobby.com - Play family-friendly games. Compete with others and see who can get the highest score.
  •  Free80sArcade.com - Play classic arcade games online from the 80s.
  •  FreeOnlineGames.com - Play Free Online Flash Games for free.
  •  FreeWebArcade.com - Large collection of casual games.
  •  Friv.com - A safe place to play the very best free games!
  •  Games.com - Free online games.
  •  Games.co.za - Play puzzle games, bubble shooters, sports games, adventure games and more!
  •  Games.MSN.com - Play the best free games.
  •  Games.Yahoo.com - Play a wide selection of the latest online games.
  •  GamesLoon.com - Play top free online games! Rate games, share free games with your friends.
  •  KeyGames.com - Play fun free online games. Including puzzle games, action games, racing games and many more.
  •  KnowledgeAdventure.com - Find free games for kids!
  •  Kongregate.com - Play free games online.
  •  Learn4Good.com - The best classic and newest free games for kids and families.
  •  MiniClip.com - The Biggest and Best Selection of Awesome Free Online Games.
  •  NextPlay.com - The best FUN games on the internet.
  •  Nick.com - Free online games from Nickelodeon.
  •  OneOnlinegames.com - Collection of free online games and flash games.
  •  PCGammer.com - 100 best free online games on PC.
    PhysicsGames.net - A collection of physics-based games that can be played online.
  •  PuffGames.com - Adventure, rpg, brain, puzzle, car games and other popular and new flash games!
  •  Safe-Game.com - Find free, safe and educational on-line games.
  •  SafeKidGames.com - Free Safe Non-violent School Online Games for kids.
    TechSupportAlert.com - Best Free Games.
  •  TripletAndUs.com - Play Free Online Arcade Games from the 1980s.
  •  y8.com - Free Flash Games, Choose an Online Game and Play NOW.


   Please eMail us any game site that may be of interest to others



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