Find homework resources for K-12 students online and at all our libraries: history, language arts, math, science and more.
Free in-person tutoring for K-12 students. No advance sign-up needed.
Tutors available September 11 to May 24, except on holidays and school vacations.
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Homework Help tutoring is made possible by the Friends of the Hennepin County Library.
Math tutoring by specialists provided by Catalyst Learning Center at Hosmer Library on Mondays and Wednesdays, 6-8 p.m., and at Franklin Library on Wednesdays and Thursdays, 6-7:30 p.m.
Video storybooks and online nonfiction books for young readers. Includes streaming video, games and educator resources.
Full-text articles from magazines, newspapers, and reference books about current events, people, places, animals, history and more. Includes primary sources, images and maps. Full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Elementary - middle school.
Full-text articles from reference books and academic and popular periodicals about health, arts and literature, biography, current issues, geography, history and more. Includes primary sources, images and maps. Full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). High school.
Full-text articles from magazines, newspapers, and reference books about politics, current events, science, history, popular culture and more. 1985-present. High school.
Full-text articles from magazines, newspapers, and reference books about current events, people, places, animals, history and more. Elementary school.
Covers cultures, government, people, U.S. and world history, geography, literature, science, and social issues. Includes books, images, biographies, audio, video, magazines, newspapers, creative works, primary sources, and more. Middle school.
Biography, literature, history, science, current events, multiculturalism, and more. Includes full-text articles, primary sources, essays, critical analyses, timelines, images, and maps. Middle - high school.
Scholastic True Books on nonfiction topics. Projects, lessons, and activities help build knowledge on people, places, history, science, and nature.
Full-text articles, plus primary sources, news, websites, videos, images, magazine articles, online books, and an interactive atlas. Resources categorized for children, teens, and general reference.
Información sobre gente, lugares, objetos, acontecimientos e ideas para los estudiantes de primaria a secundaria. Incluye enlaces a periódicos en español de todo el mundo. Aprovecha esta enciclopedia para investigar y divertirte.
Media, tables, facts and figures, maps, abstracts from magazine articles, websites, and related articles covering geography, science, literature, history, and more. Includes Americana Journal, a searchable database of events organized by nation and/or international organization and by date. High school - adult.
Full-text articles, images, maps, audio files and multimedia. Research Starters offers suggestions for topics to study and a research plan for each topic. Covers science, geography, social studies, literature, history, and more. Middle - high school.
Cross-search two or more resources at once. Includes animals, biographies, countries, science and more.
التعلم للصغار General reference developed for young Arabic speaking students with articles, illustrations, videos, and engaging games and activities.
Ofrece artículos enciclopédicos completos con fotos, mapas y sonidos. Incluye lecturas seleccionadas para estudiantes de español acerca de la historia, la geografía y la cultura del mundo de habla hispana.
Full-text articles as well as world history timelines, science projects and experiments, and tips on research, studying and writing. Elementary - middle school.
Full-text articles on people, places, science, animals, history, and more. Includes videos, images, audio files, science projects, maps, and games. Elementary school.
Full-text articles on geography, history, science, and current events. Includes biographies, videos, and quizzes. Middle - high school.
Articles on the Native tribes of North America as well as primary sources, including treaties, speeches, traditional tales, maps, and images.
People from throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas. Includes images, audio files, and articles from magazines and reference books.
United States history and current events from the colonial era through today. Includes online nonfiction books, articles, videos, and project ideas. Elementary - middle school.
Primary sources, secondary sources, and full-text journal articles covering all areas of U.S. History. Middle - high school.
Primary sources, secondary sources, and full-text journal articles covering world history from antiquity to the present. Middle - high school.
State history and current events. Includes images, maps, an almanac, timelines, quizzes and games, and biographies. Elementary - middle school.
Country histories, cultures, statistical data, embassy contacts, images, maps, audio files, and recipes. Includes U.S. states.
Information on the land, climate, people, and government of each country and individual U.S. states. Includes an almanac, maps, images, timelines, and statistics. Middle - high school.
Resources for science exploration and student research support. Includes nonfiction articles with read aloud option, videos, current events, career information, and experiments.
Encyclopedia with information and images on animals from aardvarks to zebras. Elementary school.
Articles, news, science projects, biographies, and games covering a broad range of science subjects. Includes projects and experiments. Middle - high school.
Overviews, full-text articles, images, websites, and videos covering earth and life science, space, technology, mathematics, and science history and biography. Includes science experiments.
Current and controversial issues with detailed discussions of pros and cons, summaries, bibliographies, and links to related stories. Goes back to 1991.
Social issues covered by pro/con viewpoint essays, topic overviews, primary sources, biographies, court-cases, articles, statistics, charts and graphs, images, and podcasts.
Essays on controversial topics that examine multiple sides of current issues. Includes charts, graphs, and research guides. Middle - high school.
Biographies, bibliographies and critical analysis of authors from every age and literary discipline. Includes criticism, plot summaries, and dictionary of literary terms. Goes back to 1400.
Resources for finding fiction and nonfiction titles for children and teens by topic, genre, grade level, and Lexile score. Includes read-alikes, discussion guides, reviews and articles.
A quarterly email newsletter with resources and services from Hennepin County Library to use with your students in kindergarten through grade 12.