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Books

Homework Help

Here you’ll find library resources that have thousands of books, magazines, journal articles, and more, to help you with homework or research.

Getting Started

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia: Online encyclopedia covering more than 25,000 topics, including biographies.

MasterFILE Premier: MasterFILE Premier contains articles from nearly 1,700 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. There are also 500+ reference books, over 107,000 primary source documents, and over 510,000 photos, maps, & flags.


More Resources

EBSCO Non-Fiction Book Collections: Middle School | High School
Searchable collections of non-fiction eBooks on a wide range of subjects for middle and high school students. Subjects include careers, health, life skills, ethnicity, disabilities, adventure, sports, technology, biographies, music, science, history, civics and more.

Explora: General Research | Middle School | High School
Explora provides age-appropriate content and topic overviews for students in middle and high school in an easy-to-use interface. 60,000 videos from the Associated Press

Learning Express Library School Center: Prepare for tests, get help with assignments, and boost skills in core subjects.

MAS Ultra School Edition: This database is designed specifically for high school and contains articles from nearly 500 popular high school magazines. There are also over 85,000 biographies, 107,000+ primary source documents, 360+ reference books, and 592,000 photos.

Middle Search Plus: Middle Search Plus contains articles from more than 140 popular middle school magazines. There are also thousands of biographies, historical essays, photos, maps, and flags.

Pronunciator: Learn a new language or improve your skills with short lessons for over 80 languages.

Science Reference Center: Science Reference Center is a comprehensive research database that provides easy access to science-oriented content: science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and more.

Websites & Apps

Code dot org: learn how to code

Code.orgLearn how to code with lessons, games, and activities to teach you the basics. You can also sign up to participate in the Hour of Code.

 

 

Incredibox

Incredibox is a musical game that helps you create a mix very easily by managing a band of beatboxers. Just drag and drop icons on the different characters and start creating music! Find the right combos during the game and unlock animated bonuses that will help you improve your mix. Available via your web browser and in the Apple app store.

 

Stop Motion Studio

Stop Motion Studio: Create beautiful stop motion animated movies anywhere instantly on your device. Everything you need is right at your fingertips. No computer needed. It’s simple to use, deceptively powerful and insanely fun to play with. Create fantastic movies your friends will enjoy or share it with the world on YouTube, Facebook and other sites. Available for Android and Apple devices.

 

Video Star

Video Star: Video Star makes you and your friends the stars of awesome music videos. There’s no other app like it! Available in the Apple app store.

 

 

Volunteer

Do you want to volunteer at the library? You can fill out a volunteer application and help create bulletin board displays for the library, prepare crafts for storytimes, and more.

Click here to access the application.