HOMESCHOOL AND HOMEWORK HELP
In addition to the books and other resources available in the library, there are many educational websites for kids and teens to explore.
The American Library Association offers links and summaries for a wide range of sites at "Great Websites for Kids."
Here are a few to get you started -- for school, for homework, or just for fun.
Online databases: Visit the library's online database pages for kids and teens, or access the complete list. These resources offer a wide range of reference materials for grades K-12. All you need is your library card number!
Reading and language arts
Interactive e-books, language learning, puzzle books, and more.
Books recommendations and reviews written by kids and teens.
Book recommendations, author interviews, series A-Z, contests, and more.
Book reviews, recommendations, author interviews, reading lists, and more.
Resources for all stages of the writing process, with pages created specifically for grades 7-12.
Social studies and government resources and games for grades K-8.
Information about the United Nations, global issues, and UN member states.
Facts and maps covering all the countries of the world.
The Library of Congress' digital collection of historic photographs, videos, and other primary sources from U.S. history.
Math and computers
Math and logic problems for grades 1-12.
Pre-algebra, algebra, and pre-calculus lessons and practice.
Math games and practice for grades K-8.
A programming language and community for developing to basic programming skills.
Code.org offers basic tutorials and practice for kids and teens interested in learning to code.
Step-by-step resource for all stages of developing a science fair project.
Science news, informational articles, and blogs for middle and high school students.
The science behind the headlines; provides a scientific and historical context for current events.
News, photographs, video, and learning resources from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Genetics, cell biology, ecology, neuroscience, and human health resources.
Watch the Trimet Bridge construction project with OMSI's Trimet bridge cam .