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!

Homework Helpers is on hiatus for this semester. Please check back for future updates.

Library Databases For Homework & Research

A to Z World Food

Recipes and overviews of food from around the world.

A to Z World Maps

Thousands of detailed international maps (countries, regions, states, etc.), as well as topographic maps, climate maps, and more.

Britannica Library--for Children

Kids' edition of the world's most famous encyclopedia. Includes a world atlasstate profilesbiographiesanimal profiles and much more.

Video Tutorial

Britannica Library--for Young Adults

Young adult edition of the world's most famous encyclopedia. Includes a world atlasstate profilesbiographies, and more, as well as "how-to" guides for research projects, presentations, etc.

Video Tutorial


Learn about the world's countries and peoples.

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Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes

Current and past U.S. and Canadian tribes, large and small.

Gale in Context: High School

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

Video Tutorial

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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Milestone Documents in American History

Primary source documents pertaining to the history of the United States.

National Geographic

Full-text issues of National Geographic (1880-present) and  National Geographic Traveler (2010-present).  Hundreds of maps, videos and images.

National Geographic Kids

Pictures, books and magazine articles about animals, science, history, cultures, the environment and more.

Video Tutorial

NoveList K-8 Plus

Help connect young readers to books of interest. 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.