Got Homework? Students grades K-8 can get FREE assistance at the Downtown Library throughout the school year. For questions about our Homework Help Center please contact our Childrenʼs Department at 410-749-3612 ext 125.
Mon & Wed 3-5 pm
Tue & Thu 4-8 pm
Sunday 1-5 pm
Look it Up:
- Explora - Designed specifically for student research, this database provides access to popular full-text magazines, essays, and primary source documents on a variety of topics.
- Middle Search Plus - This database contains full text for a variety of popular middle school magazines. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays.
- Primary Search EBSCO - Containing full-text for more than 80 of the most popular elementary school magazines, Primary Search is designed specifically for elementary school libraries.
- Fact Monster - almanac for kids, with quick facts on lots of subjects
- 50 States.com - everything you need to know about the states
Read! Ebooks and audio books to view online or download
- Maryland E Library - free ebook and audio book downloads with your library card
- Tumblebooks - listen and read along with story books (story books for pre-K to 2nd grade
- TruFlix - find your topic, and watch a video, read (or listen to) an online book, and get suggestions for more links and activities
- BookFlix - read and listen to a story and the real facts about the topic (for elementary grades)
- Brainfuse - free live online tutoring from certified teachers for pre-k through adult education, from 3 pm to 11 pm daily. Spanish language tutors available.
- Testing & Research Center - free online practice tests for the GED, SAT, ACT and other tests, online tutorials on computer skills.
- Wicomico County Board of Education - Wicomico County school contact information, calendars, policies.
- Family Portal - use the login from your school to get information on student assignments and progress.
Build your brain:
- Rosetta Stone- Do you want to learn a foreign language? The library can help you. Instruction is available for 30 languages, including Spanish, French, Arabic, Mandarin, Japanese, Italian, German, Latin, and many more.
- A+ Math
- Gale Courses - try a free online college class!
- ABC Mouse - learning games for basic skills in library only
- Kahn Academy - short, free how to tutorials on academic skills
- ALA Great Web Sites for Kids