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Our reference staff is ready to help set you in the right direction with your homework. You can: Call, Email, or stop by the Ellis or Bedford Branches.
We offer a number of online databases that house articles from magazines, newspapers, and more. Here are just a few listed below.
For a complete listing click here.
Some databases do require a username and password that can be found in our Online Resources Brochure.
Learn A Test
Biography Resource Center
Novelist K-8 Plus
Downloadable Audiobooks and Ebooks
Is the book you need today unavailable from your local library? If so, don’t give up hope! It could be one of the more than 10,000 full text books that are free to download from the Internet.
Woodlands Downloadable Library - You can browse the collection, check out with your library card, and download to PC, Mac®, and many mobile devices. Titles can be enjoyed immediately or transferred to a variety of devices, including iPod®, Sony® Reader™, and many others. With hundreds of popular fiction and non-fiction titles to choose from, the new collection is guaranteed to have something for everyone. You can download best-selling novels, well-known classics, self-improvement guides, and much more.
IPL (Internet Public Library) - Check out the “Reading Room” to see a list of the websites that have the electronic book titles that are available to anyone. Be sure to take a look at the Kid Space for homework help.
Visit Your Local Library Branch
We have thousands of books spread throughout 16 branches! Check with us for a variety of books that will help with most of your subjects like History, English, Math, Psychology and more. In addition, most of the branches have a set of encyclopedias that can be taken home.
For more specialized research, the Ellis and Bedford branches have hundreds of reference books that also provide helpful information, including sets of Literary Criticisms that can’t be found on the Internet!
Most of all, remember that help is only a phone call or visit away!
Ask.com for Kids
Cyber Sleuth Kids - An Internet search guide for the
Yahooligans - Subject arrangement with easy to use search box.
Accelerated Reader Book Finder
Thinkfinity - Free Homework Help, Online Learning Games and more
DiscoverySchool.com - Study tools, learning adventures, and fun and games.
Homework Spot - Homework help, science fair projects, math help, and more.
America's Story -
This Web site is brought to you from the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., the largest library in the world and the nation's library.
Awesome Library - 14,000 carefully reviewed K-12 education sources.
Math Forum: Ask Dr. Math - Elementary School
Math Forum: Ask Dr. Math - Middle School
Encyclopedia.com - Where knowledge is cool.
Encarta Encyclopedia Online
Information Please - Encyclopedia, almanac, atlas, biographies, dictionary, thesaurus and more.
Graphic Map's World Atlas - Library of maps, flags, and geography facts.
Merriam Webster Online Dictionary
Newseum - The Interactive Museum of News.
New York Times Learning Center