New York Times Best Seller List

Texas Library Association Reading Lists

Literary and Related Awards

Agatha Awards

Mystery Writers of America

Hugo Awards

The National Book Awards

The Nobel Prize in Literature

Nebula Awards

Pulitzer Prize

Coretta Scott King Award

Book Links / Reading Guides


Book Spot

Reading Group Guides

Random House

Penguin Reading Guides

Harper Collins

Barnes and Noble


Great Web Sites for Kids - Web sites for kids selected by librarians

B.J. - Homework help links

FirstGov Kids - Government sites for children

KidsClick! - Web index for kids, with reading levels

Ask Jeeves for kids!


City of Port Aransas

Port Aransas Chamber of Commerce

Port Aransas Independent School District

University of Texas Marine Science Institute

Port Aransas Museum, Port Aransas Preservation and Historical Society (PAPHA)

Better Business Bureau

Consumer Price Index

Federal Trade Commission

Kelley Blue Book

NADA Guides


Learning Express Library Learning Express Library - Log into the online catalog and click on the resources tab. The tab will be available after you have logged in. Learning Express Library provides Online Test Preparation: interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help you succeed on the academic or licensing tests you must pass.

Federal Student Aid - Free application for Federal Student Aid.

Student Aid Publications

Mango Mango Languages is available after logging into the library catalog. Click on the resources tab which will be available after you have logged in. Mango offers access to 70 foreign language courses and 17 English courses taught completely in the user?s native language. In addition to traditional language courses.
Federal - Health Insurance Marketplace, Affordable Care Act - Learn how the health care law affects you at The official site of the Health Insurance Marketplace. See your health insurance choices.

American FactFinder - Statistics and maps from the U.S. Census.

FirstGov - Search U.S. government information by keyword, topic, or agency.

Library of Congress - U.S. history and culture, online exhibitions, and catalog.

U.S. Congress - Legislative information, searchable by bill number, keyword, session of Congress, and committee.

U.S. Government - Government branches, agencies, and Manual corporations, and independent establishments. - Free Friends and Family Health Kit.

FEMA - Federal Emergency Management Agency

Fuel Economy Guide - Updated fuel economy data for new and used passenger vehicles dating back to 1985.
Geography - Basic data about each of the 50 states, including capitol, geography, state flower, state son, politics, and vital records.

MapQuest - Maps, driving directions, trip planners, and yellow pages.

National Atlas - View existing U.S. maps or create ones using geospatial data.

WorldFactbook - CIA information includes the geography, government, and economics of individual countries.

Hurricanes - Historical and current data form the National Hurricane Center in Miami.


American Cancer Society

Centers for Disease Control - Statistics, health topics, and current awareness about public health issues.

Librarians' Index to the Internet: - Annotated directory of health resources evaluated by librarians.

MEDLINEplus - National Library of Medicine links to health topics, dictionaries, journal indexes, and directories for selecting physicians and dentists.

Guide to Texas HMO Quality - Health Insurance Marketplace, Affordable Care Act - Learn how the health care law affects you at The official site of the Health Insurance Marketplace. See your health insurance choices.

State of Texas

Occupational Outlook - Job descriptions, training and education needed, earnings, and job prospects for a wide range of occupations.


Library of Texas

Internet Public Library

Corpus Christi Public Library

Texas A&M University - Mary & Jeff Bell Library


Austin American Statesman

Corpus Christi Caller Times

Houston Chronicle

L.A. Times

New York Times

Port Aransas South Jetty

San Antonio Express News

South Jetty Digital Project with University of North Texas

USA Today

Washington Post


IRS Forms and Publications - Links to federal tax forms and publications.

Texas Legal Services Center of Austin - free help for working individuals and families making less than $50,000/year to file their taxes and to claim the Earned Income Credit (EITC).

I-CAN! E-FILE - free help in preparing and e-filing taxes in English or Spanish.
Texas Government

Official State of Texas Website

Nueces County

League of Women Voters Corpus Christi - Election information.

Office of Public Insurance Council - Guide to Texas HMOs

Texas History

Texas Treasures - An online exhibit of historical artifacts and documents.

Texas Parks and Wildlife

Texas Highways

Texas Tourism
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