The Library has many resources available to help you ace your next school project or test.
NEW! Peterson's Test and Career Prep (Testing & Education Reference Center) - Peterson's Test and Career Prep helps students and adults be better prepared down the road for both college and their career. Discover comprehensive test prep and career solutions from Peterson's, a world-leading educational provider.
BrainFuse (Free, online tutoring help) - Brainfuse is a database for test preparation, tutoring, and homework help; available seven days a week between the hours of 2:00 pm and 11:00 pm, EST. Spanish speaking tutors available.
Mango Languages - Mango boasts over 70 languages, including dialectical variants and English lessons for non-native speakers. Offerings include common languages as well as more unique ones, including Pirate! Mango continues to grow the languages offered and is currently developing courses in American Sign Language. Focusing not only on the words to be spoken but also on cultural nuances, the lessons are self-paced and most learners finish one unit in about three months with daily study.
Muzzy - An award-winning language learning program for kids, created by the BBC, using natural the immersion approach alongside animated stories, online games, printable flashcards, and worksheets.
NewsBank - Search full-text and archived articles from local newspapers including the Bay Times (8/2/06-current), The Capital (1/1/02-current), Dorchester Star (6/30/06-current), Kent County News (11/30/06-current), Record Observer (8/4/06-current), Star Democrat (11/16/05-current) and the Times Record (8/2/06-current)
Niche Academy - Short, simple tutorials for a variety of library services including databases, streaming resources, and software. Available 24/7 when in-person assistance isn’t readily available!
The Library offers several resources through Gale for students in elementary, middle, and high school, and even college students and educators. Click here to see all that we offer.
Your student library card will also allow to check out three books when you visit your local library branch. The library is fine free so there is no need to worry about charges as long as you return your material. If you need help completing an assignment or finding a great book to read, library staff are here to help.
We would also love to see you at an upcoming program, check out our calendar to see what’s coming up.