Homework Help

Girl wroking at a computerStruggling with a tough assignment?  Bored with your textbooks and looking for a new perspective?  Can't get to the library for reference help?  Try one of the sites on our homework help list.
Quiz Hub
This site was made for K-12. It includes hundreds of matching quiz games focused on vocabulary, spelling, math, geography, history, and science facts.
The Reference Desk for your Home
You have to hang in there for this page - there is a ton of information and it might seem hard to navigate.  But you can find almost anything you would ever need from how to do a bibliography to an online dictionary and calculator to a quote of the day which you can use to impress your parents or teachers.  This is probably the site all librarians wish everyone used if they couldn't come to the library.
Citation Machine helps students and professional properly cite sources by automatically generates citations in APA, MLA, Chicago, Turabian, and Harvard formats.
Codecademy is an online interactive platform that offers free coding classes in different languages including Python, PHP, JQuery, JavaScript, Angular JS, Ruby, HTML & CSS.
WebMath is math-help web site that generates answers to specific math questions and problems.
The resources here can help students in elementary, middle, and high school prepare for important tests, get extra help with assignments, and boost their skills in important subjects.
Grades 6-12. This database, designed specifically for students in middle school and high school, provides access to age-appropriate articles and facts for any research papers, class projects or homework.
Wanna Go to College?
Do you want to go to college but aren't sure how to get financial aid or write an outstanding application essay that will set you apart?  The library has books that can help you find the college of your dreams, and get into it.  But you can also try these web sites for information and advice, as well as financial aid tips.
College Preparation Center (LearningExpress Library)
Learning Express Library provides a completely interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help patrons, students, and adult learners succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass. This center provides valuable resources you need to achieve your preparation goals.
Next Step Magazine: Life After High School
This page is terrific not only for students considering four year colleges but also those who may be interested in community colleges, 2 year programs, or vocational programs.  It also helps you consider careers - what you might actually DO with that college degree.
The Department of Education - Government Advice about Colleges
This is a site sponsored by the United States government to encourage high school students to consider college. There is a wealth of information about how to access government funding and resources.  This is also another excellent resource for those considering higher education that is not a four year college program.
College Teen Ink Magazine
There are free copies of Teen Ink Magazine in the teen room - it is a magazine written by and for teens.  The college section of their web page is terrific - full of real college essays and applications, advice written by first year college students, and lots of information for those who are either thrilled or terrified by the idea of college.