Homework Help

Helpful Websites

Research Tools

Unless otherwise stated, use your library card number to access the following sites from your home.

Almanacs and Encylopedias

Britannica School Elementary (KYVL)
Encyclopedia Britannica for pre-K and elementary school students to grade 5.
Britannica School Middle (KYVL)
Encyclopedia Britannica for middle school students from grade 6 to 8.
Explora Primary School (KYVL)
Get help with your class assignments using Explora. Learn about endangered species, famous musicians, space exploration and more.
Grolier’s Scholastic GO! (KYVL)
Provides content on many core-curricula subjects in a variety of media.
World Almanac for Kids Online (Library access only)
Information for kids on many topics.

Books and Reading

Literature Resource Center
Biographies, bibliographies, journal articles, and critical analyses of more than 120,000 authors and their works.
Novelist (KYVL)
Find information on authors, fiction books, book discussion guides, theme-oriented book lists, best fiction book lists, and teacher resources.

Educational Videos

Access Video: Just for Kids! NEW!
Just for Kids includes many children’s programs and PBS favorites, such as Sesame Street, The Electric Company, Arthur, and Reading Rainbow, and much, much more!

Social Studies

Opposing Viewpoints (KYVL)
Supports high school, public, and academic library research.

Test Prep

LearningExpress Library (KYVL)
LearningExpress Library provides practice tests for Elementary, Middle, and High School students. Please note: You must register before you can use the site’s resources. To register, you will simply need to create a user name and password.