Resources for science exploration and student research support. Includes nonfiction articles with read aloud option, videos, current events, career information, and experiments. Overviews, full-text articles, images, websites, and videos covering earth and life science, space, technology, mathematics, and science history and biography.
Current and controversial issues with detailed discussions of pros and cons, summaries, bibliographies, and links to related stories. Goes back to Essays on controversial topics that examine multiple sides of current issues.
Includes charts, graphs, and research guides. Biographies, bibliographies and critical analysis of authors from every age and literary discipline. Includes criticism, plot summaries, and dictionary of literary terms. Includes read-alikes, discussion guides, reviews and articles. A quarterly email newsletter with resources and services from Hennepin County Library to use with your students in kindergarten through grade Tutors online HelpNow Free online tutoring for all ages.
Available on computers in the library or at home with your Hennepin County Library card. Tutors are available online every day from 1 to 11 p. Get help from a tutor in English or Spanish. Get help from a tutor online. Tutors at the library Free in-person tutoring for K students.
No advance sign-up needed. Online resources Expand all General. BookFlix Video storybooks and online nonfiction books for young readers.
Explora Kids Full-text articles from magazines, newspapers, and reference books about current events, people, places, animals, history and more.
InfoTrac Student Edition Full-text articles from magazines, newspapers, and reference books about politics, current events, science, history, popular culture and more.
Kids InfoBits Full-text articles from magazines, newspapers, and reference books about current events, people, places, animals, history and more. Research in Context Covers cultures, government, people, U.
Student Resources in Context Biography, literature, history, science, current events, multiculturalism, and more. TrueFlix Scholastic True Books on nonfiction topics. Offers easy-to-use, age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics. The modern design and simple navigation makes it easy for users to explore content and gain comfort with database searching. Features nearly 1, online tutorials, practice tests and eBooks to help users of all ages.
Includes National Geographic Kids magazines from present with videos, pictures, books and downloadable images in a kid friendly environment. Includes some books in French, Spanish, Chinese and other world languages. Provides access to the complete archive of National Geographic Magazine Current - along with a cross-searchable collection of National Geographic books, maps, images and videos including National Geographic: People, Animals and the World.
Provides new comprehensive collections of in-depth, peer-reviewed summaries on an ever-growing range of topics and disciplines including but not limited to American history, business, criminal justice, environmental science, literature, politics and religion. Provides engaging reference, periodical and multimedia content supporting national and state curriculum standards for grades 6 to 12 in language arts, social studies and science.
Learn more than languages at your own pace with easy-to-use online lessons, vocabulary exercises, practice activities and more. Offers live, on demand one-to-one expert assistance for help with homework, tutoring, peer coaching, professional development, training and career help.
Offers concise introductions to a diverse range of subject areas from climate to consciousness, game theory to ancient warfare, privacy to Islamic history, economics to literary theory and beyond. The World Book eBooks platform includes a rich library of beautifully illustrated titles for kindergarten through grade Titles can be checked out for three weeks.
Create an account and download the app so you can access anywhere. Online version of the popular encyclopedia is great for general information and school projects for children and adults including non-fiction ebooks for students and WorldBook in Spanish and French. Mission Engage all of our communities, inspire lifelong learning, and provide universal access to a broad range of information, ideas, and entertainment. African American Heritage A great resource for African American genealogical and biographical research.
Learn something new today! Designed for high school libraries, this database contains full text for nearly popular high school magazines.
Provides full text for more than popular middle school magazines. Includes biographies, primary source documents and collections of photos, maps and flags. NoveList K-8 features grab and go booklists and series information for students in kindergarten through eighth grade. NoveList K-8 can also help parents, teachers, and librarians improve literacy, connect reading across curricular areas, teach reading and writing concepts and engage young readers. This research tool supports science, social studies, current events, and language arts classes.
The informed, differing views present each side of an issue to help you develop the confidence to draw your own valid conclusions.
PebbleGo is a pre-kindergarten to third grade resource for reading and research. It features six modules: Each includes leveled text, educational games and video support to help emergent readers and researcher learn database and reading skills.
This resource features interactive, animated stories, puzzles and games. There are stories by well-known authors, original stories, classic fairy tales, puzzles and games in English, Spanish, French and a mobile version. Some bilingual stories are also available.
Remember to check with your school or community librarian for help with books and other sources for homework help. Live Homework Help is funded by the State of Alaska and from a grant from the Alaska State Library to the Alaska Library Network.
Homework resources for K students including online resources and databases, online tutoring, and hours and information about in-library tutors.
Homework Help Online Students at all levels can find help at Homework Help Online, which offers everything from live tutoring to specialized test prep and a writing lab. Online Resources and Step-by-Step Demonstrations». Libraries also post recruitment announcements on their websites, linking either from the homework-help site, general volunteer recruitment page, or library jobs page, if the position is paid. In Hennepin County, the announcement for paid homework-help lead tutors includes program goals, the position’s primary duties and responsibilities.
Help your early reader develop and practice essential reading skills. BookFlix pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to create a fun link between fact and fiction. Spanish language options, key-word definitions, games and activities help your child discover learning can be easy and fun! The Toledo Lucas County Public Library exists to Engage all of our communities, inspire lifelong learning, and provide universal access to a broad range of information, ideas, and entertainment.