The New York Public Library's Digital Collection:
Fabulous Website for Kids and Adults Alike!
The New York Public Library's Digital Collection provides great research materials as well as hours of serendipitous discovery. The collection is far ranging including every topic you can think of from science and technology to arts and culture. The visual materials are enticing; you will lose track of the world while exploring the site. The home page is at:
And you will want to explore all the subsections, most especially the digital galleries at: http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/
As well at the collection description page at: http://www.nypl.org/digital/digitalcoll_allcollections.htm