Tween Study


Homework Helpers at the Library

Struggling with a class or your homework? Get help from our Homework Helpers, a crew of high school students volunteering their brainpower to help you!

Drop in for homework help in any subject on Wednesdays from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in Kids' World. Make sure to check back for schedule updates.

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Online Tutoring Live Homework Help offers daily one-on-one online help with math, science, English, social studies and more.

Tutors are available from noon – midnight!

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Tools for School

Leverage your mobile device to work smarter and score better in school. This handout lists lots of great apps and research tips.

Call 847-506-2669 or use the "Chat with us" feature at the bottom of the page! 

Library Databases For Homework & Research

A to Z World Food

Recipes and overviews of food from around the world.

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Britannica Library--for Young Adults

Young adult edition of the world's most famous encyclopedia.

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Learn about the world's countries and peoples.

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Gale in Context: High School

Magazine, news and reference articles for middle school through undergraduate. Covers science, literature, history, social sciences, arts, etc.

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Mango Languages

Languages/cultural awareness. French, Italian, Spanish, Japanese German, English (for Spanish, Portuguese, and Polish speakers) and more, plus Little Pim for kids.

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Access Database › Live Homework Help & More

Live tutors online to help with math, science, English, social studies etc., as well as standardized tests (ACT, SAT, GRE, etc.) and career help (1-on-1 resume reviews, etc.) IOS App available.

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World Book Discover

A comprehensive encyclopedia with easier-to-read articles. Includes reference articles, text-to-speech capabilities, learning and life skills activities, research tools, multimedia, and interactive video.
Until April 30, additional World Book resources are available by clicking on the "World Book Home" link at the lower left of the World Book Discover page.

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