Homework Help

 

Find Information From Home!

You may need your library card to use some of these websites so be sure you have it handy!

 

 

Jumpstart your paper!  Type in your topic to get information from an online encyclopedia called Britannica Online.

Click here for the library catalog.  If you have a password, you can request books from home.  To get a password, visit the Circulation Desk next time you’re at the library.

Find information on recent events, people, sports, musicians through magazine articles.  The tools listed below will  connect you to articles about your homework topics as well as other things that interest you.  The tools listed below are especially designed for students to make finding information fast and easy.

  • Kids Search — Kids Search makes it easy for students in grades K – 5 to search by keyword or by topic to find the most useful search results. Results can be easily sorted by source type – -magazines, reference books, photos, flags, etc.
  • Kids InfoBits — Kids InfoBits targets the research needs of students in Kindergarten through Grade 5. It features a developmentally appropriate and visual graphic interface, a subject-based topic tree search and full-text, age-appropriate, curriculum-related magazine and reference content.

You may want to find a website on your topic.  The site below organizes websites by subject to make looking for information easy.

  • GREAT WEB SITES FOR KIDS Organized by subject, this resource from the American Library Association contains hundreds of links to suggested websites for children.

These librarians are just a phone call or e-mail away.