Online Homework Help & Resources

Check out these links to our wonderful online resources for homework help, free ebooks and educational videos, online classes, and more! And please remember, you can always call us with any questions about or help accessing these resources! 631-421-4530

Homework Help Center – sign in with your library barcode for resources such as homework help with a broad range of subjects and levels, skills building activities, writing labs, a 24/7 homework question center, and much more!

Live-Brary for Kids – Suffolk Cooperative Library System’s online resource center especially for kids! With links to free downloads, online resources, and more!

Mango Languages – learn a language from the comfort of your computer chair! Follow the link to sign in with your library barcode and password.

Novelist K-8 Plus – look up descriptions and information about children’s books for fun or for your book report!

True Flix – fun educational videos for you to watch, brought to you by Grollier! Follow the link and sign in with your library barcode and password to access.

James Patterson’s ReadKiddoRead – “the biggest get-your-kids-reading movement on the web!”

Pronunciator – You can learn 80 languages in any of 50 languages with Pronunciator. That’s 4,000 possible course combinations!  Follow the link and sign in with your library barcode and password to access.

TumbleBook Library – an online library of interactive ebooks for you and your child to read! For in-browser use.

Nextreads – subscribe to Nextreads and receive email recommendations for what you should read next! Choose from a wide range of genres, including kids’ books!

Sesame Street eBooks – Sesame Street ebooks to read with your child! Follow the link to sign in with your library barcode and password.

Databases & Encyclopedias:

Follow these links and sign in with your library card number and password to access these fantastic databases.

America the Beautiful – America the Beautiful is a database with information on each of the 50 states. Each state profile includes information on history, geography, economy, culture, government, important cities, and much more. Part of Grolier Online, published by Scholastic.

Grolier Online for Kids – Grolier Online is published by Scholastic Library Publishing. It includes access to eight encyclopedia databases: Encyclopedia AmericanaGrolier Multimedia EncyclopediaThe New Book of Knowledge,La Nueva Enciclopedia CumbreAmerica the BeautifulLands and PeoplesAmazing Animals of the World, and The New Book of Popular Science. Users can choose among five levels that meet your needs and reading level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School, Adult Patron, and Librarians/Educators.

National Geographic Kids – Browse pictures, books, and magazine articles, and explore exciting topics brought to you by National Geographic.

Something About the Author – An easy-to-use source for librarians, students and other researchers, Something About the Author Online provides electronic access to all volumes of Something About the Author and Something About the Author: Autobiography Series. Multiple search and browse options are combined with an easy format. Each volume of the series provides illustrated biographical profiles of approximately 75 children’s authors and artists.

World Book Online for Kids – An online encyclopedia for kids brought to you by World Book. Includes a search feature, as well as browsable topics including People, Places, Arts, Science and Mathematics, Plants and Animals, History and Government, and more. Also features a dictionary, science project ideas, maps, activities, games, and a special search page to find biographies of important people.

Full list of databases & encyclopedias for children & adults

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