Homework Help

Need help with a research paper or a math problem? These resources can help. You can also ask a librarian online or call your local branch if you aren't sure where to start.

Library Tools

TumbleBook Library
Books, Kids
TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books that teach kids the joy of reading in a format they’ll love. TumbleBooks are created by taking existing picture books, adding animation, sound, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you.

Books, Teens, Kids
Use Beanstack to participate in reading challenges like the library’s Summer and Winter Reading Challenges, keep track of the books you read all year, and receive personalized book recommendations for you and your kids by email.

A to Z World Culture
Education, History, Kids, Teens, Languages, References
Comprehensive, easy-to-navigate information on 175 countries including culture, language, history, national symbols, geography, and more.

A to Z The USA
Education, History, Kids, Reference
Prepare reports on U.S. states and research detailed information about the U.S. and individual states. Research culture, people, history, geography and government. Explore 127 feature articles for every state and territory, 103 feature articles about the United States, video dictionaries to help learn geography, thousands of royalty-free images, and study plans for teachers.

Explora Elementary
Designed for the needs and search abilities of elementary school students, this EBSCOhost research database contains age-appropriate materials, lots of images and videos, and topic overviews to provide students with a starting point for research.

Other Useful Sites

Free educational resources for middle school to college
Khan Academy
Free courses for K-12 in math, science, history, and more
Smithsonian Kids
Free games and quizzes from "the world's largest museum, education, and research complex"
Free education site with content for kids in all subjects