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Teacher & Student Resources

Online Resources for Students

Learning from home isn't hard with your library card! Check out these resources for homework help, live tutoring, virtual study rooms, and more.

Get Live Homework HelpNow!

Connect live with expert tutors for homework help in English & Spanish, 7-days a week, 1–10 PM. Meet friends in private virtual study rooms.

Looking for Something Great to Read?

Search the TumbleBook Library for a collection of eBooks, videos, and talking books with fiction, non-fiction, graphic novels, and more.

ABCmouse.com Through the Library

Award-winning online curriculum for young learners available from home.

High School Research Databases

Looking for sources for a high school paper? Use this resource to search multiple databases for full-text articles, images, videos and more.

Online Resources for Educators

Add these resources to your distance teaching repertoire with book guides, discussion questions, lesson plans, research and more!

Book Guides, Lesson Plans, Discussion Questions

Find lesson plans, discussion questions, novel units and other instructional support for the books you're reading in any K–12 classroom.

Connect Your Students to Homework Help and More

Connect your students to live homework help, study guides, virtual study rooms, college major and career information, and more on HelpNow.

Find Great Books With Instructional Materials

Resources include audiobook readings, author videos, book discussion guides and more for over 40,000 books in English and Spanish.

Teacher Resource Databases and Insights

Professional educators can search multiple databases for full-text articles from peer-reviewed education journals and educational reports.

Our full list of educational eResources includes live tutoring, research databases, language-learning programs, early literacy games, lesson plans, and so much more. Whether you are an educator or student, find what you need to boost your distance learning.

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