New and Improved Homework Help Websites!


teens homeworkJust in time for the school year, the Library has updated and improved the homework help pages to make getting your homework done easier than before!
For Middle and High School students visit Homework Help 6-12.

For Elementary School students visit Homework Help K-5.

Preschool children can get a head of the curve with the Homework Help PreK page!

On these pages you will find library resources like “always available ebooks”, live tutors (free) at Brainfuse to help with those hard homework questions, databases full of information on every topic and more!

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Teacher’s Toolbox for Back to School


In teachers lessonsTeacher’s Toolbox, you will find a host of lesson plans for all subjects, printables to use in the classroom, websites like Teachers Notebook and a lot more! So when you need ideas for lesson plans take a look at Teacher’s Toolbox,

 

Lesson Plan for Prek-Kindergarden Students


ive signedUse this lesson plan to  talk about responsibility and how everyone in school (community, state, country) has to be a good citizen and take responsibility for their actions. You will ask questions like:

  • What do we have to do to show we are responsible?
  • What can happen if we are not responsible?
  • How does that affect other people?
  • Do you think the library is an important place for all people to use?

Then have them sign the Declaration for the Right to Libraries

Lesson plan: Right to Libraries-PreK-Kindergarden

Credo Reference Get’s a New Look


credo2013Checkout the new interface for Credo Reference and let know how you like it.

Credo Reference contains over 600 reference eBooks which are available 24/7 365 days a year. For each search it not only searches the reference eBooks but also provides content from the Library Catalog, CQ Researcher, Gale Virtual Reference Library, World Book Online and credo holiday searchGale’s General OneFile. It also contains cool tools like the Holiday tool.

Enter a holiday like Halloween and find out how other countries celebrate the holiday.

Back to School Time – The Library Can Help You With Your Homework!


homework helpGot Homework? The Library has terrific online resources available 24/7 365 days a year, which makes it quick and easy to do your homework. There are Always Available eBooks, databases and vetted websites in all subject areas. Best of all there is FREE online Tutoring with a real teacher!  Available for all grade levels and subjects. So there is no excuse for poor grades this year with all our terrific resources. To get started visit our Hot Topics, select your subject area or select Databases A-Z. Students can also access Homework Help pages by grade level from the Library’s Homepage. And Teachers, we have not forgotten you! We have put together a new tool called the Teacher’s Toolbox which is full of lesson plans, activities and what the library can do for you and your students.