Resources for Homework Help
HelpNow - Students can go to: bit.ly/sblibhelpnow for live tutoring and study support, including SAT preparation as well as an Adult Learning Center. Simply enter your library card number and create an account.
Algonquin Regional High School assistance
Algonquin offers in person tutoring times for various subjects.
Course-Notes.Org provides free notes, outlines, vocabulary terms, study guides, practice exams, and much more to help high school students with their homework.
Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. We tackle math, science, computing, history, art history, economics, and more, including K-14 and test preparation (SAT, Praxis, LSAT) content.
HippoCampus.org is a free, core academic web site that delivers rich multimedia content--videos, animation, and simulations--on general education subjects to middle-school and high-school teachers and college professors, and their students, free of charge.
Infoplease is a reference and learning site, combining the contents of an encyclopedia, a dictionary, an atlas and several almanacs loaded with statistics, facts, and historical records.
National Geographic Education – Resource Library
Our Resource Library offers high-quality, standards-based, educational resources and activities. Many of our free maps, lesson plans, imagery, interactives, and reference materials have been curated into collections grounded in the bold and transformative approach that National Geographic takes around science, exploration and storytelling.
World Fact Book
The World Factbook provides basic intelligence on the history, people, government, economy, energy, geography, environment, communications, transportation, military, terrorism, and transnational issues for 266 world entities.
Shmoop is an education technology solutions company that provides engaging digital classroom tools and solutions aimed at easing the stress of the learning environment.
PBS NewsHour EXTRA
Using the standards and resources of PBS’s NewsHour, PBS NewsHour Extra provides middle and high school students and teachers with quality educational resources based on current issues and events.
Extra’s mission is to help middle and high school students understand world events and national issues and answer the question, “Why should I care about the news?”
Just need a book available to you right away through a device? Search through the library's Overdrive browser for teens to see thousands of available e-book and e-audio books geared for teen readers.
Students can also feel free to email the Youth Services Librarian firstname.lastname@example.org for some research help or questions!