Homework Help


You will need your library card number to use the sites with followed by an *.

  • Biography Resource Center*
    Thousands of award-winning biographies.
  • BJ Pinchbecks’ Homework Help
    A great site for helping with homework. Covers a wide range of subject areas.
  • CIA World Factbook
    Tons of great information on countries including population, geography, economy and government.
  • FactMonster
    Find information about a variety of subjects ranging from weather facts to homework help to quizzes and games.
  • 50states
    All-inclusive site about the 50 states.
  • Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia*
    Searchable by subject or keywords within the entry.
  • Kids InfoBits *
    Targets the research needs of students in Kindergarten through Grade 5.
  • KidsSearch*
    Geared for grades K-8, this database makes it easy to search for animals, magazines, and encyclopedia articles all at once.
  • MadSciNet
    A group of scientists providing answers to your questions.
  • A Maths Dictionary for Kids
    An animated, interactive dictionary for students which explains over 400 common mathematical terms in simple language” that is full of fun and educational examples.
  • Multnomah County Homework Center
    A very well organized site that will help with homework. Topics range from wars and world history to maps and mythology.
  • Primary Search*
    Provides children’s magazines and children’s pamphlets, designed for the elementary school student.
  • Science Fair Project Resource Guide
    An excellent resource from Internet Public Library that links to all sorts of resources for their projects.
  • Searchasaurus*
    Contains full text for more than 60 popular, elementary school magazines.
  • Time for Kids
    This companion to the Time for Kids magazine connects youth with up-to-the-minute news and current events.

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Updated December 2011.