Gates Newspapers

50+ years of local newspapers are available at the links below from the NYS Historic Newspapers database.  Many other Monroe County and New York State newspapers are also available.

National Geographic Kids

National Geographic Kids is another site that makes free online education applicable for younger users. For those looking for kid friendly education, a large variety of games, puzzles, videos and photos keeps kids interested on this site.


A K-6 children’s ebook database brought to you by TumbleBooks.


A collection of videos and books in a variety of different categories including e-books, read- alongs, graphic novels, videos, and audiobooks brought to you by the New York Public Library.

Sora App

Did you know all students of the Gates Chili School District have access to Sora? In collaboration with Monroe BOCES 2 and GCSD, Sora is a FREE collection of ebooks and audiobooks for independent, self-directed, or teacher-assigned reading. Students can read or listen to these books using a Chromebook, desktop computer, or personal mobile device.  […]


Browse, check out, and download audiobooks, eBooks, music and videos right to your home computer or mobile device! Click here  to view the entire catalog of titles and for full instructions.


As a resident of Gates, you have access to Hoopla- a digital media service that allow you to  borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for […]

Gale General OneFile

This database contains abstracts and full text news and periodical articles on many topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many more. Provided by the New York Online Virtual Electronic Library.

Gale OneFile: News

Access major U.S. and international newspapers online to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, or other fields. Finally, a one-stop source for the day’s news and searchable archives. Provided by the New York Online Virtual Electronic Library.

New York Times

Search the full text of The New York Times (starting in 1985). Provided by the New York Online Virtual Electronic Library.